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Travel Woes for Neighbor Island Families

No family ever wants to hear that their child has cancer. One can only imagine what it might be like to also live on a neighbor island (like the Kawasaki Ohana) and need to take your child back and forth to Oahu for cancer treatments, during a global pandemic no less. The stress can be […]

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 […]

Hawaii REBI Chapter’s GMM & Annual Business Meeting

HCCF received a tremendous donation of $14,983.04 at the Hawaii REBI Chapter’s GMM & Annual Business Meeting on August 22nd. This contribution represents proceeds from CRB’s 23rd Annual Golf Benefit held on 7/17 at the Waikele Golf Course. We are very grateful and wish to thank all of the generous sponsors, golfers, volunteers and the […]

20th Annual Ace Auto Glass Golf Tournament

HCCF was recently blessed by a huge donation of $21,964 from the 20th Annual Ace Auto Glass Golf Tournament held at Waikele Country Club last month. We are incredibly grateful to Calvin Tamaye, his wife Grace, sons Evan & Bryson, the Tamaye Ohana, and the Ace staff and volunteers who put on another fabulous day […]

Frank Seleny Scholarship Fund 2019

L to R Dianne Fochtman Seleny & Maddie Komatsu L to R: Scott Komatsu, Dianne Fochtman Seleny, Maddie, Janelle & Trevor Komatsu Every year, HCCF presents two college scholarships through the Frank Seleny Scholarship Fund to help those who have, or have had childhood cancer. Dianne Fochtman Seleny created this fund in honor of her […]

Hawaii REBI Chapter’s 23rd Annual CRB Golf Tournament

Hawaii REBI Chapter held it’s 23rd Annual CRB Golf Tournament on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Waikele Golf Course. Event beneficiaries were Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation and the REBI Education Fund, with the majority of the  funds dedicated to HCCF. There were 51 Teams this year for a total of 153 golfers that included Diane […]

Ace Auto Glass Tournament

Ace Auto Glass has supported Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation through their annual golf tournament for the past 20  years! HCCF is deeply grateful for the generosity and hard work that Owner & President, Calvin Tamaye, his family, staff and volunteers dedicate to this event every year. Calvin shared, “It has truly been a privilege and […]

HCCF & CPB on Hawaii News Now

HCCF Executive Director, Donna Witsell, was on Hawaii News Now to talk about our partnership with Central Pacific Bank for its annual Central Pacific Bank Charity Walk. Check out this link to view the segment: Hawaii News Now Link

Waipahu Elementary School Donation

Students of 5th grade teacher, Lisa Nakamoto, at Waipahu Elementary School, sold lemonade to raise funds for HCCF, the American Red Cross and the  Hawaiian Humane Society. HCCF received $220.55! The students created their own unique t-shirt designs to wear during their fundraiser and as a keepsake. They asked the reps from all 3 organization […]

Central Pacific Bank 10th Annual Charity Walk

Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation is blessed to have been selected as one of the recipients of the 10th Annual Central Pacific Bank Walk to be held on May 11, 2019 at Ala Moana Beach Park. The selected location honors CPB’s founding fathers who conceived the bank’s mission and vision under the park’s banyan trees! The CPB […]