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Dec 24, 2019


Zeila’s wish to go to Tokyo “saved” her family


This time last year, 10-year-old Zeila of Mililani had no idea that she would soon be on her way to Tokyo to enjoy much-needed time away from treatments related to her battle with lupus.

Dec 12, 2019

Leadership Works

Leadership Works supports Make-A-Wish Hawaii’s 7th Annual Jingle Rock Run

Hawaii News Now

The annual fundraiser wouldn’t be possible without community support from businesses like Leadership Works.

Dec 02, 2019

Giving Tuesday

Kaneohe man who received wish as a child encourages donations to MAWH


This year, Make-A-Wish Hawaii Chief Development Officer Madalyn Kenney and Kaneohe wish alum Wallace Choy are encouraging people in Hawaii to donate to make more wishes come true.

Nov 25, 2019


17-year-old battling lymphoma gets a Broadway wish granted

Hawaii News Now

17-year-old Jamea recently found out she’s going to Broadway to watch the Tony Award-winning musical, “Hamilton.”

Nov 16, 2019


'Believe' it

The Garden Island

Five-year-old Iris, of Kapaa, battling a gastrointestinal disorder, recently wrote her letter to Santa at Macy’s Kukui Grove Center as part of the Macy’s Believe letter-writing campaign benefiting Make-A-Wish.

Nov 12, 2019


Dunkin' & MAWH's sweet campaign aims to grant wish for Wahiawa boy


Four-year-old Iverson, affectionately known as "Bubba," is fighting a rare nervous system disorder that makes him prone to seizures.

Oct 30, 2019


Former Kailua wish kid selected for Disney® video


Twenty-year-old Reece’s wish to go to Walt Disney World® was granted eight years ago in the midst of a battle with cancer. This year, he was one of four former wish kids from across the country selected to appear in a video showcasing the lasting effect wishes can have on kids with critical illnesses. The video was debuted at this year’s D23 Expo, Disney’s ultimate fan event.

Oct 18, 2019


Three questions with Make-A-Wish's new chief development officer

Pacific Business News

Make-A-Wish, a nonprofit catered toward granting wishes for children with illnesses, welcomed the newest addition to its Hawaii chapter, Chief Development Officer Madalyn Kenney, in August.

Oct 04, 2019


Make-A-Wish® Hawaii partners with Philpotts to grant Hilo girl’s wish


Make-A-Wish® Hawaii recently partnered with Honolulu-based luxury interior design firm Philpotts Interiors to grant the wish of a 10-year-old Hilo girl.

Sep 27, 2019


Wine For Wishes


Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i’s Young Leaders Board hosted its second annual Wine for Wishes event at ‘Alohilani Resort Waikīkī Beach.

10 wish kids from across the nation ,

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Make-A-Wish® Hawaii

223 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Tel. 808.537.3118
Fax 808.536.5566

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1877
Honolulu, HI 96805

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Make-A-Wish® Hawaii
P.O. Box 1877
Honolulu, HI 96805
(808) 537-3118 x100