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

  • 30 Years of Care & Compassion

    30 years ago, a group of parents whose children were fighting cancer or had lost their battle to cancer were joined by pediatric oncologist, Dr. “Bob” Wilkinson, and other dedicated and caring medical professionals, to launch a fledgling HCCF. Two years later in 1993, HCCF would become an official 501 (c)(3) nonprofit. The objective of […]

    Posted on 7th Jan 2021 0 comments
  • Donations Needed

    With only 3 days left in 2020, we humbly ask for your support to make a huge difference in the lives of children diagnosed with cancer, and their families. Remember, this is an exceptionally good year to make tax-deductible donations. Visit: for more information. To donate, please go to: or mail your donation […]

    Posted on 28th Dec 2020 0 comments
  • HCCF’s Drive-Thru Christmas Event

    HCCF held a fun, exciting and safe, drive-thru holiday event on Sat., 12/12. After car-side check-in, HCCF families drove past on-stage live entertainment that featured gifted, local songbirds, Maila Gibson and Stacie Ku’ulei, accompanied by the talented, Aron Nelson. Families then proceeded to the next canopy where they received yummy bentos and decorated cookies. And […]

    Posted on 17th Dec 2020 0 comments
  • 12 Bars of Christmas

    Mahalo to Mark Becker for his long-time support of Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF), which he says, holds a special place in his heart. Our ED attended his wonderful fundraising event last year and though that can’t happen this year, Mark is not deterred in his desire to help our keiki and their families in […]

    Posted on 15th Dec 2020 0 comments

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