Aloha & Welcome to HCCF

Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF) is the only organization in Hawaii whose exclusive focus is children with cancer and their families. The Foundation is dedicated to the children who are battling cancer, to those who have survived, and to those who survive in our hearts. All of HCCF’s funds stay in Hawaii to help families cope with childhood cancer.

Press Releases

  • Consider Becoming an HCCF Holiday Sponsor

    Although Halloween is not yet upon us, the months are racing by and we’re already in the planning stages of our annual, holiday party. We rely on our sponsors and donors to make the season bright for our HCCF families. Because we need the help of so many elves, we hope you will consider becoming […]

    Posted on 9th Oct 2019 0 comments
  • 14th Annual Fundraiser – Hot Havana Nights

    HCCF will be holding it’s 14th Annual Fundraising Dinner on June 22, 2019 from 6pm – 10pm at Murphy’s Bar and Grill. This year’s theme, Hot Havana Nights, will be a fun and memorable night. This year, we will be honoring Diane Ono for her contributions to HCCF since 1999. Please join us in honoring […]

    Posted on 13th Mar 2019 0 comments


“Thank you all very much for all you have done for us. I wouldn’t have known what to do or where to go. I was scared for my son and myself…and you were there to help us.”
- Cathleen San Nicholas
(Her son Ryan Unchangco was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer at age 9.)

“Since my daughter was diagnosed, I have not been able to return to work. You have taken a huge weight off of my shoulders. I can’t thank you enough.”
- Debra Seitz
(Her daughter Rita was diagnosed with lymphoma at age 12.)

Read more testimonials »

News & Events

  • Generosity from the Oyama Family & Friends

    On behalf of our HCCF keiki, we extend our deepest gratitude to Terry & Kaylene Oyama for dropping off these adorable stuffed (plush) animals on May 7th, which were donated by a family friend. In addition, the Oyama’s made a cash contribution in honor of another dear friend. We deeply appreciate your many kindnesses!

    Posted on 11th May 2021 0 comments
  • Cancer and Teens; a Unique Struggle

    Nearly 32% of children we serve, are teens. Parents have shared how devastating it was getting their son or daughter through all their childhood illnesses and owies, only to have them diagnosed with cancer as a teenager. One of our moms shared how she sent her seemingly, healthy daughter off to college only to bring […]

    Posted on 30th Apr 2021 0 comments
  • Cancer Families Need Not Journey Alone

    “Mahalo for your continued support w/ reimbursements. We want you to know this eases the financial burden, when only one parent is able to work due to travel w/ Karley & no income coming in during Karley’s treatment days. This ensures we have propane for the Stove & Fridge & a Phone for appointments in […]

    Posted on 7th Apr 2021 0 comments
  • Care & Compassion

    Childhood cancer patients remain in treatment for an average of 1-3 years, which means the out-of-pocket expenses for each family can be staggering, costing up to tens of thousands of dollars. “Our young daughter Taj was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma three years ago. According to her oncological team the cancer is now categorised as terminal […]

    Posted on 22nd Mar 2021 0 comments

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