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From A Wish Mom

Sarah Anderson Photography
We are forever grateful to those who made our son’s wish such an amazing experience. His wish was to explore an active volcano and learn from the experts. He thinks that Kilauea is special; more special than any volcano around the world.

Jun 04, 2015

From A Wish Mom

Sarah Anderson Photography
We are forever grateful to those who made our son’s wish such an amazing experience. His wish was to explore an active volcano and learn from the experts. He thinks that Kilauea is special; more special than any volcano around the world.

Wish Refreshes Life for our Family

Adelyn and Bethany
Wish Mom Holly shares the impact of Adelyn's wish at our 2nd Annual Surf Camp with Bethany Hamilton - an experience that brought a sense of community to our wish families, reminding them that they do not face these medical battles alone.

Feb 17, 2015

Wish Refreshes Life for our Family

Adelyn and Bethany
Wish Mom Holly shares the impact of Adelyn's wish at our 2nd Annual Surf Camp with Bethany Hamilton - an experience that brought a sense of community to our wish families, reminding them that they do not face these medical battles alone.

Meet Donovan - our 1000th Wish Kid!

Donovan
Donovan of Waipahu tasked his wish granters with a unique request – to be a volcanologist. We are actively planning his wish to the Big Island right now!

Feb 11, 2015

Meet Donovan - our 1000th Wish Kid!

Donovan
Donovan of Waipahu tasked his wish granters with a unique request – to be a volcanologist. We are actively planning his wish to the Big Island right now!

For Wish Kid Marissa, meeting Bethany was a dream come true

Marissa in the Water
12-year-old Marissa, battling a Progressive Neuromuscular Disorder, found hope, strength and joy through her inspirational wish to meet Bethany Hamilton.

Feb 10, 2015

For Wish Kid Marissa, meeting Bethany was a dream come true

Marissa in the Water
12-year-old Marissa, battling a Progressive Neuromuscular Disorder, found hope, strength and joy through her inspirational wish to meet Bethany Hamilton.

Surf Camp with Bethany Hamilton leaves lasting impact

Worries of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma washed away for 11-year-old Emily and her family as they made new memories at Surf Camp on Kauai.

Feb 09, 2015

Surf Camp with Bethany Hamilton leaves lasting impact

Worries of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma washed away for 11-year-old Emily and her family as they made new memories at Surf Camp on Kauai.

Wish Volunteer Dianne Sanae Carroll shares her heart for our mission

Dianne Carroll helps out during the Macy's Believe Campaign
Do I have a child? No. Well, why do I do this? I was tired of seeing kids be in the hospital for most of their lives, much as I was. They don't have a chance to be kids, and that is heartbreaking for me to see.

Dec 22, 2014

Wish Volunteer Dianne Sanae Carroll shares her heart for our mission

Dianne Carroll helps out during the Macy's Believe Campaign
Do I have a child? No. Well, why do I do this? I was tired of seeing kids be in the hospital for most of their lives, much as I was. They don't have a chance to be kids, and that is heartbreaking for me to see.

Behind the Scenes of Tiare's Wish

Tiare
Tiare, 16, is a Kailua girl battling a chronic kidney condition. For her one true wish, she wished to meet and cheer with the San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders! Below is a behind the scenes snapshot of how practice is going before the big Thanksgiving Game Day Performance!

Nov 26, 2014

Behind the Scenes of Tiare's Wish

Tiare
Tiare, 16, is a Kailua girl battling a chronic kidney condition. For her one true wish, she wished to meet and cheer with the San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders! Below is a behind the scenes snapshot of how practice is going before the big Thanksgiving Game Day Performance!

An internship that teaches beyond the books

“Look closer, and you’ll see that everyone you encounter during your everyday routine has their own story – some who may be suffering more than meets the eye. Learn to pay it forward.” –Henry Ma, Intern

Aug 22, 2014

An internship that teaches beyond the books

“Look closer, and you’ll see that everyone you encounter during your everyday routine has their own story – some who may be suffering more than meets the eye. Learn to pay it forward.” –Henry Ma, Intern

About this Blog

Wish Blog gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful work happening at Make-A-Wish® Hawaii. See how the wishes of local keiki battling critical illnesses come together and how they change lives forever. Hear directly from those who work or volunteer here, or from those in your neighborhood who have been transformed by a wish in some way. Discover why we are so committed to achieving our vision of granting the wish of every eligible child, every year.

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