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Tickets for Hawaii Island United Way events on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for two events during Hawai‘i Island United Way’s biggest weekend of fundraising for the year. Proceeds from these events support 48 human service programs delivered by Hawai‘i Island United Way’s 38 partner agencies islandwide. These services touch three quarters of our island’s residents.

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Iselle: How to help

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Donations from across the island are pouring in to collection points for delivery to residents affected by Tropical Storm Iselle. Community groups, non-profit organizations, businesses and individuals are setting up systems to get supplies to the areas still without power and water. Hawaii 24/7 has compiled this list to help streamline the […]

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Kona hotel continues United Way legacy

MEDIA RELEASE It is said that the last words of King Kamehameha I were, “E oni wale no oukou i kuu pono aole e pau”. (Translation: Continue the good work that I have done, for it is not yet finished.) True to the wishes of King Kamehameha, for whom the Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona […]

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BISAC garage sale to benefit United Way (Oct. 19)

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Substance Abuse Council (BISAC) will host a garage sale with proceeds going to the Hawaii Island United Way 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19 at 297 Waianuenue Ave. BISAC also is invites the community to donate items for the garage sale. “It’s really a great way to get rid of some […]

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Hawaii Island United Way general campaign underway

MEDIA RELEASE Kick-off rallies in Hilo and Kona were conducted last week, celebrating the 46th Annual General Campaign of the Hawaii Island United Way. The goal for this year is to raise $1.2 million to support 54 programs that are provided by 40 partner agencies. Each year, more than 75 percent of Hawaii Island residents […]

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Kahele makes donation to the KAPA Keiki Food Truck

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island singer/songwriter Kuana Torres Kahele, the most nominated artist for the 2012 Na Haku Hanohano Awards, has donated $1,000 to the KAPA Keiki Food Truck to feed Big Island youngsters during the upcoming winter school break. During a benefit concert at Keauhou Shopping Center sponsored by KAPA Hawaiian FM, Kahele performed songs […]

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Charity music festival at Laupahoehoe Beach Park (Aug. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Biker & Family Fest, a charity event to benefit the Hawaii Island United Way, will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Live musical performances, children’s games, a motorcycle contest, and food and craft vendors will be part of the festival that starts at noon and will end […]

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Credit union employee drive nets $15,000 for United Way

Credit union employee drive nets $15,000 for United Way

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Hawaii Island United Way (HIUW) following a vigorous annual employee campaign. The Credit Union’s employees – through good times and economically challenging times – each year, for more than 20 years, committed to a United Way campaign. It is estimated […]

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Hawaii Island United Way 5K Run results

Hawaii Island United Way 5K Run results

* Saturday, Jan. 7 in Hilo 1. Chris Gregory 17:33 2. Jonathan Ucker 18:05 3. Anthony Horstman 18:52 4. Andrew J Langtry 19:22 5. Stephen Hunter 20:01 6. Stewart Miyashiro 20:21 7. LindenVillena 21:07 8. Patrick Baker 21:40 9. Ray Ibarra 21:51 10. John Hylas 21:57 11. Clint Anderson 22:30 12. Lory Hunter 22:57 13. […]

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Resolution 5K Run/Walk (Jan. 7)

Resolution 5K Run/Walk (Jan. 7)

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island Road Runners presents the Hawaii Island United Way Resolution 5k Run/Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan 7. Hilo Course: Liliuokalani Park (Near Hilo Hawaiian) via Banyan Drive, Ice Pond, Kalanianaole Avenue to turnaround. Kona Course: Old Kona Airport (Near Park) via walking/jogging path, Kuakini Highway to turnaround. The Big Island Road […]

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Big Island Visitors Bureau, Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods present Hawaii Island United Way with donation

BIVB reaches out to meeting planners while supporting local causes

Big Island Visitors Bureau, Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods present Hawaii Island United Way with donation

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United Way fundraising weekend (July 8-9)

United Way fundraising weekend (July 8-9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is partnering with Hawaii Island United Way to host one of its biggest annual fundraising weekends of the year from Friday, July 8 to Saturday, July 9. Events include the 2011 Mayors Dinner, 18th Annual Mayors Cup Golf Tournament and the Evening in Paradise food and […]

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Aunty Audrey's Big Island Eats (Nov. 20)

Aunty Audrey’s Big Island Eats (Nov. 20)

Benefit for the Hawaii Island United Way, with Aunty Audrey and chefs featured in her new book. * 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20 at Sangha Hall, Hilo. * Tickets $25

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Annual fundraiser weekend included dinner, auction, golf and more dinner; 98 cents of every dollar stays on the Big Island

United Way raises more than $30K at Mayors Dinner

Annual fundraiser weekend included dinner, auction, golf and more dinner; 98 cents of every dollar stays on the Big Island

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