Past Recipients

Honolulu Police Community Foundation

Founded in 1997, the Honolulu Police Community Foundation is a nonprofit that seeks to foster the relationship between the Honolulu Police Department and the community. The nonprofit works to strengthen HPD’s services, raise money for essential equipment, provide college scholarships and assist high-risk seniors who live alone. The foundation is not affiliated with HPD or the City and County of Honolulu.

Institute of Human Services

Hawaii’s most comprehensive human services agency focused exclusively on ending or preventing homelessness by offering tailored solutions for those in crisis while nurturing homeless people toward greater self-direction and responsibility.

Lemonade Alley

A social venture program for students that promotes the discovery of entrepreneurial skills while teaching empowerment and positive social values

Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club

In 1918, Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole formed the first Hawaiian civic club to perpetuate and preserve the Hawaiian culture. The civic club organizes cultural events, provides scholarships and more to promote the education and social welfare of Native Hawaiians.

Teach for America

Teach For America is a diverse network of leaders working to confront education inequality. Together, they are driving change across the country so that one day all children will have access to the education they deserve.

The YMCA of Honolulu

Founded in 1869, the YMCA of Honolulu serves children, teens, women and men of all ages, faiths and backgrounds in its mission to promote care, honesty, respect and responsibility. Today, the nonprofit serves more than 100,000 people a year through its programs and services, which focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Waikiki Health

Doctors, nurses, counselors, pharmacy staff and healthcare specialists working together to provide compassionate healing and expert care since 1967. Medical and social services are provided at clinics in Waikiki, Kaimuki and across Oahu.