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2015: A Year to Remember

The year 2015 brought new opportunities, exciting accomplishments and record-breaking numbers for our chapter.

You helped grant an astounding 1,123 wishes last year to local keiki as well as children who wished to visit Hawaii! Our volunteer ohana has also grown to more than 600 throughout our State! Mahalo to all our supporters, donors and the businesses that helped make this past year such a success! Check out some of our favorite photos of from 2015 below. 

  • Tiare cheering on the San Francisco 49ers football team with the Gold Rush Cheerleaders! Photo courtesy of Terrell Lloyd, San Francisco 49ers.

  • TJ beaming with joy as his wish to be a superhero in his own comic book series came true with the help of the anime community! Photo courtesy of Rayen Watanabe.

  • The Honolulu Police Department standing by as junior officer Daidap is welcomed into the main station to receive his official badge! Photo courtesy of Isle Media.

  • A crowd of volunteers welcomed Eity as she discovered that she would be receiving a brand new puppy to "grow big with." Photo courtesy of Darcy Fiero.

  • Wish kid Grayson and his sister surrounded by marvel characters at Universal Studios!

  • Henry Kapono Concert volunteers helping out behind the scenes!

  • Waffles for Wishes volunteers letting their inner hero shine at the popular networking brunch.

  • Jin wishes to be a recording artist in L.A. and created his own original track with the help of the prestigious Village Studios! Photo courtesy of Joe Marquez.

  • Jingle Rock Run volunteers taking a break at our successful holiday 5K for wishes! Photo courtesy of Darcy Fiero.

  • Julie finds out that her one true wish to go to the Sapporo Snow Festival is coming true amidst a crowd of onlookers on Macy's National Believe Day! Photo courtesy of Isle Media.

  • Nahla receiving a royal welcome to her wish reveal party with the help of dozens of military volunteers. Photo courtesy of Rayen Watanabe.

  • A crowd of volunteer students help reveal Ross' wish to have college tuition supplemented to start his journey of becoming a doctor! Photo courtesy of Amanda Shell, John A. Burns School of Medicine.

  • Volunteers celebrate Ryder's wish come true in his new backyard oasis! Photo courtesy of Maui Creative Photography.

  • Miss Hawaii and her fellow volunteers helping out at Dita Holifield's All American Rodeo.

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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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