The Mission of the
Hawaii Island United Way is:
"To unite people, organizations and resources to build a healthier community."
What we do...
The Hawaii island United Way serves and supports the extended 'Ohana of people who live on this beautiful island we all call home. We are a collaborative networking agency, driven by community volunteers. 98% of all dollars raised on our island, stays on our island! Your tax-deductible donations are invested in specific programs, offered by local organizations with excellent track records of service. These programs positively influence the way we live our lives, embracing everyone from our keiki to our kupuna.
Advancing the Common Good: Creating Opportunities for a Better Life for All. Underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we are all people. Connected, Interdependent, United. HIUW invests in programs based on prevention and those seeking solutions which provide growth opportunities in the following areas:
STRIVING TO ACHIEVE OUR FULLEST POTENTIAL
Programs designed to encourage and nurture positive values and skills development in children, youth and adults; striving to achieve our fullest potential.
PROMOTING FINANCIAL STABILITY & INDEPENDENCE
Programs that help families and individuals become financially stable; increasing self-sufficiency and fostering independence.
IMPROVING HEALTH & WELLBEING
Programs designed to improve the experience of wellbeing by responding to basic needs; providing a safety-net of services that promote prevention and encourage healing and recovery.