We believe in
a better Hawai'i.

That’s why we created the C H A N G E Framework

Six essential sectors

Latest happenings

Recent stories, progress, and news from across the foundation.

Maui FOC

Maui Financial Opportunity Center Achieves First-Year Goal of Working with 1,000 Local Families


HCF, University of Hawai‘i and Arizona State University launch plans for ‘Iole

2021 Ho‘okele  Award

HCF announces the 2021 Ho‘okele Award recipients, paying tribute to leaders from the nonprofit sector

ALICE Partnership

HCF and Aloha United Way announce 17 nonprofits who will work as a cohort to improve the lives of ALICE households

105 years of
community impact

HCF is a steward of more than 1,050 funds, including over 300 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities. In 2021, HCF distributed more than $85.3 million in grants and contracts statewide.


Our Response to COVID-19

We’re working to address the health and economic impacts on our island communities.

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Stories of Impact

Learn more about the people and organizations dedicated to making Hawai‘i a better place.

Healthcare Provider with Patient

A Generous Gift Ensures a Healthier Hawai‘i

This fund helps keep doctors practicing on Hawaii Island, reducing medical care shortages.


Fresh Start for Families at Kealaula

A new Līhuʻe housing complex offers a springboard for families transitioning out of homelessness.


Funding Hawai‘i’s Future Freshwater Resources

Watershed partnerships are helping to protect fresh water resources on Maui and across the state.

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Partner Gateways

HCF offers two online portals to make managing our relationship easier. My Giving Gateway is a donor portal where you can get all the information related to your fund. The Grants Portal is for our local nonprofits to create an account and apply for grants.