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Aug 27, 2019

Wish Spotlight: Long-time volunteer, donor, and friend Erle Chan Chue

Erle
After retiring from a successful career in finance and moving to Hawaii, Erle Chan Chue was walking down South King St. one day five years ago when he saw the wish kids pictured in our office windows and was inspired to join our mission.

Aug 27, 2019

Wish Spotlight: Long-time volunteer, donor, and friend Erle Chan Chue

Erle
After retiring from a successful career in finance and moving to Hawaii, Erle Chan Chue was walking down South King St. one day five years ago when he saw the wish kids pictured in our office windows and was inspired to join our mission.

Thank You for Giving Wishes Wings!

All summer long, you’ve been helping us Give Wishes Wings! This summertime drive has allowed us to grant more wishes thanks to you.

Aug 18, 2015

Thank You for Giving Wishes Wings!

All summer long, you’ve been helping us Give Wishes Wings! This summertime drive has allowed us to grant more wishes thanks to you.

My Life Now with Jin

Jin
Jin, now 17, has already started college, utilizing KCC’s summer program. He’s full steam ahead in an engineering track, noting that his dream career would specifically be in aeronautical engineering.

Aug 11, 2015

My Life Now with Jin

Jin
Jin, now 17, has already started college, utilizing KCC’s summer program. He’s full steam ahead in an engineering track, noting that his dream career would specifically be in aeronautical engineering.

Mahalo to our Volunteers

Give Wishes Wings
Thank you to our volunteers who helped out this past weekend at Dita Holifield's All American Rodeo, our Give Wishes Wings Kick-off and our Waffles for Wishes networking brunch.

Jun 30, 2015

Mahalo to our Volunteers

Give Wishes Wings
Thank you to our volunteers who helped out this past weekend at Dita Holifield's All American Rodeo, our Give Wishes Wings Kick-off and our Waffles for Wishes networking brunch.

When You Get a Gift You Didn't Expect

JRR
Glenn and Debbie Furuya of Leadership Works LLC were among thousands of runners at this year's Jingle Rock Run 5k to raise funds for Hawaii Wish Kids. When Wish Kid Reece raced up next to them at the halfway point, an unexpected gift was exchanged.

Jan 02, 2015

When You Get a Gift You Didn't Expect

JRR
Glenn and Debbie Furuya of Leadership Works LLC were among thousands of runners at this year's Jingle Rock Run 5k to raise funds for Hawaii Wish Kids. When Wish Kid Reece raced up next to them at the halfway point, an unexpected gift was exchanged.

Hawaii Kid Gives Birthday Away for Wishes

Babi on his Birthday
One Hawaii Kai family got a glimpse of their seven-year-old's future career calling when he told them what he wanted for his birthday.

Dec 11, 2014

Hawaii Kid Gives Birthday Away for Wishes

Babi on his Birthday
One Hawaii Kai family got a glimpse of their seven-year-old's future career calling when he told them what he wanted for his birthday.

A Father's Firsthand Account

Ileina and Belle
The following is written by wish dad Aaron, who chronicled his daughther's Ileina's wish trip to Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida, where they stayed at Give Kids The World Village. Ileina, 5, of Mililani, wished to feel like a princess on her trip. Below, Aaron describes Day 3 of their family's experience, which he titles "The Kindness of Strangers."

Sep 22, 2014

A Father's Firsthand Account

Ileina and Belle
The following is written by wish dad Aaron, who chronicled his daughther's Ileina's wish trip to Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida, where they stayed at Give Kids The World Village. Ileina, 5, of Mililani, wished to feel like a princess on her trip. Below, Aaron describes Day 3 of their family's experience, which he titles "The Kindness of Strangers."

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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