Build on our Strengths
Create opportunity for the Hawaiian Community
The Hawaii Rise Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities for vulnerable, or moderate and low-income families, children and elderly by providing educational services, programs and support.
Breeani Sumera-LeeExecutive Director
We listen to the needs of our most vulnerable populations and respond with creative, community-based solutions. Because of your contributions, we’ve been able to support our
Listen to the Need
Roughly half of all households in Hawaii are living lives conducive to poor health because of financial constraints (Islander Institute, 2018). Over 190,000 Hawaiians were living below the poverty level last year (Hawaii News Now, 2019). Before the pandemic. Unfortunately, the pandemic and its economic repercussions have hit vulnerable populations the hardest.
- Celebrations of our cultural heritage
- Support for the whole health of our low-income families.