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Jun 26, 2016

Make-A-Wish Hawaii serves waffles and smiles in benefit brunch

Make-A-Wish Hawaii serves waffles and smiles in benefit brunch


They were serving up waffles and wishes at the Ward Village IBM Courtyard on Sunday and one boy got them both. Restaurants and volunteers created a champagne and waffle brunch with proceeds going to support the more than 600 keiki in Hawaii.

Jun 20, 2016


Waffles for Wishes on Good Morning with KITV


We're here today to tell you about an amazing organization called Make-A-Wish Hawaii, and this fun "champagne chic" event called Waffles for Wishes coming up, hosted by the Young Leaders Board.

Jun 18, 2016

Jacksonville Boy

Make-A-Wish sending Jacksonville boy to Hawaii

CBS47 FOX 30

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is making a Jacksonville boy's dream come true: Eight-year-old Conner Bennett is going to Hawaii.

Jun 15, 2016

Waffles for Wishes

Waffles for Wishes

Honolulu Star Advertiser

Waffles and wishes will make a perfect pairing at a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Hawaii on June 26. Add bloody marys and you’re looking at a mighty fine morning in support of a good cause.

Jun 07, 2016

Scott Creel, John Michael White, Siana Hunt, Don Eovino and David Hayakawa by Anthony Consillio

30th Annual April Foolish


The Boys Bunch of Hawaii hosted its 30th annual April Foolish fundraiser; an event of music, food and fun to benefit the children of Make-A-Wish Hawaii. The 30th annual event makes this partnership the longest-standing in the Hawaii community for this wish-granting organization.

May 20, 2016

Wailuku teen Kayla receives a forever gift through Jewelers for Children.

Wailuku Girl with Brain Tumor Receives Special Gift

Maui Now

For children diagnosed with a life-threatening condition, a wish is more than just a day of happiness; it’s a lifelong reminder of support and joy in the darkest of times. For 13-year-old Wailuku girl Kayla, who is battling a brain tumor, that support will shine through a special gift that will last a lifetime.

May 18, 2016

Honolulu Federal Credit Union

HOCU Makes Wishes Come True


Honolulu Federal Credit Union donated $4,000 to Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Funds will be used to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

May 17, 2016


2016 Make-A-Wish Gala

Honolulu Magazine

The 5th Annual Make-A-Wish Gala was held on Saturday, May 14 at the Sheraton Waikiki. The purpose of this event is to help raise funds needed to fulfill wishes for local keiki battling life-threatening medical conditions.

May 07, 2016

Rhythm Pirate

Cumberland native treasures time with son Rhythm as he battles brain cancer

The Call

Though constantly tired and barely able to walk, 7-year-old Rhythm Esh was able to leave Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children to go be a pirate for a few days. Through Make-A-Wish Hawaii, a charity that turns the wishes of children with serious illnesses into reality, Rhythm was brought backstage at the Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu on Monday to make a pirate sword and costume. His brother and sister, along with members of the theatre, then put on a mini pirate show.

May 05, 2016

Addison Martins' Family

Family enjoys Make-A-Wish trip to Hawaii

Westside Connect

A young Newman girl’s “Make-A-Wish” trip recently sent her and her entire family to Hawaii. Five-year-old Addison Martins’ wish was to learn to hula dance... and that dream became reality over the spring break from school. Addison suffers from a rare syndrome known as megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalisas, a disorder which prevents the intestines and bladder from functioning properly.

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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