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No Task Is Too Big, When Done Together

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Hawaii. Founded by local business and community leaders seeking to leverage our expertise, resources, and experiences to support our community.

what we do

Creating opportunity for the Hawaiian Community

We create opportunities for vulnerable or moderate and low-income families, children, and the elderly in Hawaii by providing educational services, programs, and support.

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Breeani Sumera-Lee
Executive Director

We give people a chance. Through educational, housing, and health programs, we create opportunities for those who lack the resources or skills to live up to their full potential. The expertise, resources, and experiences within our community help us approach our work through the lens of Hawaiian culture.

Our mission is to create opportunities for vulnerable, or moderate and low-income families, children and elderly by providing educational and cultural services, programs and support.

who we serve

Assisting Hawaiian communities through
education, assistance and planning

'Ōpio (youth)

We develop inner city youth through educational work shops.
Support Our Youth

Kūpuna (Elderly)

We provide care packs, workshops and assistance programs for our elderly.
Rise For Kūpuna

Victims

Victims of domestic violence can find resources and assistance.
Rise Together
A New approach

Community Workshops

Creating opportunities for at-risk youth in Hawaii through programming, scholarships, and education.

  • Employment and Financial Literacy
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education and Youth Development
A time for change

Creating Opportunity

Our mission is to create opportunities for vulnerable, or moderate and low-income families, children, and the elderly by providing educational and cultural services, programs, and support.

  • Affordable Housing and Domestic Violence Support
  • Cultural and Intergenerational Exchange
  • Education and Youth Development
Community Workshops

Building Together

Creating opportunities for at-risk youth in Hawaii through programming, scholarships, and education.

  • Employment and Financial Literacy
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education and Youth Development
Make An impact today

Creating change in Hawaii is as easy as 1,2,3

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A tax deductible monthly contribution of $19 a month is all it takes to make change.
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Meet our team

Hawaii Rise Foundation was founded by local business and community leaders seeking to leverage our expertise, resources, and experiences to support our community; by providing creative solutions to address issues and deficiencies faced by everyday community members.

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*Hawaii Rise Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization; our work and programs depend on the generous support and contributions from our community and like-minded individuals.