Hawai‘i Community Foundation Celebrates 100 Years of Giving

April 20, 2016, 2:05 PM HST · Updated April 20, 2:05 PM
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HCF’s Gallery of Giving, a visual journey that takes guests through the history of philanthropy in Hawai‘i. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

The Hawai‘i Community Foundation held its 100th centennial celebration at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Saturday, April 16, to celebrate its history and the impact individuals and organizations have made on Maui County.

The celebration brought together more than 200 invited guests—business leaders and community members who have demonstrated their commitment to giving or have directly benefited from the generosity of others.

With 100 years of community service, the HCF is the leading philanthropic institution in the state.

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    HCF is a steward of more than 700 funds, including more than 200 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities.

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    In 2015, HCF distributed more than $46 million in grants and contracts statewide, including $4.5 million in scholarships.

    HCF also serves as a resource on community issues and trends in the nonprofit sector.

    As HCF embarks on its next 100 years, the organization is focused on ensuring that giving continues for the next 100 years through its Legacy of Giving campaign.

    If people left just 10 percent to charitable purposes in their will or trust, it would equal to upwards of $6 billion of incremental funding to nonprofits.

    There are more than 53 funds to benefit Maui, Moloka‘i and Lāna‘i, including the Mary Josephine Bloder Scholarship Fund and the Lanai Community Benefit Fund.

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    AIW_3344.JPG-Lanakila and Andrew Makua

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: Lanakila and Andrew Makua. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    AIW_3348.JPG-Pat & Richard Endsley

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: Pat and Richard Endsley. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    AIW_3359-St. Anthony Sophomore Jalen Coloma greets guest Auriol Flavell

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: St. Anthony Sophomore Jalen Coloma greets guest Auriol Flavell. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    AIW_5361 Josh Stanbro, Honey Bun Haynes-BOG, Chairman of HCF Maui Council Leadership Board, Joe Martyak

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: Josh Stanbro; Honey Bun Haynes, HCF Board of Governors; HCF Maui Council Leadership Board Chairman Joe Martyak. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    AIW_5366 Susan Bendon and Sandra Florence

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: Susan Bendon and Sandra Florence. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    AIW_5368 Craig Bode

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: Craig Bode. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    AIW_5370- Charlene Schulenburg

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: Charlene Schulenburg. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: HCF CEO Kelvin Taketa. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

    GalleryofGiving

    Hawai‘i Community Foundation Centennial Gala: HCF’s Gallery of Giving, a visual journey that takes guests through the history of philanthropy in Hawai‘i. Photo credit: Lynelle Marble

     

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