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Mar 15, 2019

Owen glass blowing

Make-A-Wish kid’s hand-drawn turtle comes to life at UH Mānoa

University of Hawaii News

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in partnership with Make-A-Wish Hawaiʻi® granted 10-year-old Owen from North Dakota his wish to see his hand-drawn turtle come to life as a glass sculpture in Hawaiʻi.

Mar 13, 2019


Maui Girl on Cancer Journey Gets Disney Wish Granted

Maui News Now

The Keiki Playhouse on Maui and Make-A-Wish Hawaiʻi have joined forces to make a dream come true for a special Maui girl.

Feb 28, 2019


Make-A-Wish Hawaii teams up with Bethany Hamilton


Earlier this month, Make-A-Wish Hawaii welcomed four wish kids to Kauai to grant their greatest wish – to meet professional surfer Bethany Hamilton.

Feb 05, 2019


Two local nonprofits awarded $40K by AEG Community Foundation


AEG Community Foundation awarded $25,000 to Make-A-Wish Hawaii to support their mission of granting life-changing wishes for children who live with a critical illness.

Nov 19, 2018


Christmas comes early for one teen at the Lanai Cat Sanctuary


Make-A-Wish and holiday joy makers Lanai Cat Sanctuary teamed up to grant Delilah her biggest wish -- to cuddle with over 600 cats at the sanctuary.

Sep 17, 2018


A Kailua boy's illness prevented him from enjoying the beach ... until now

Hawaii News Now

With the help of the Make-A-Wish Hawaii foundation and Reyn Spooner, a Kailua teen is once again able to enjoy his love for the beach.

Aug 28, 2018


Canine Companions for Independence helps make Hawaii girl's Make-A-Wish dream come true

The Press Democrat

Fourteen-year-old Mililani wish kid Selena experiences a wish come true at Canine Companions for Independence.

Aug 23, 2018

Selena Hickam

Teen gets her wish to train military working dogs

Ho'okele News

Teen gets her wish to train military working dogs

Jul 30, 2018


Big Island Child Gets Wish Granted, Meets Mickey Mouse

Big Island Now

Make-A-Wish Hawai‘i recently granted eleven-year-old Elijah of Papa‘aloa his wish to meet Mickey Mouse.

Jul 22, 2018

Maui WOD

Working out for Make-A-Wish grant

The Maui News

Waikapu resident Duke Au Hoon holds up his cellphone so his wife, Rachel, and 4-year-old daughter, Kahalau, can see Kristi Ota and other athletes participating in a fundraising “WOD for Wishes” workout Friday at Maui CrossFit Extreme in Wailuku. CrossFit boxes across the island joined with Make-A-Wish Hawaii for the workout as part of helping grant wishes of Kahalau and other Maui keiki with critical illnesses.

10 wish kids from across the nation ,

I wish to surf with Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton brings Soul Surfing to a whole new level


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