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Use Amazon Smile on Prime Day

Aloha Amazon shoppers & HCCF supporters! June 21st & 22nd are Amazon Prime Day(s)! Please choose HCCF on Amazon Smile as you shop! We deeply appreciate your support again this year!

Celebrating Dads

Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there who love, support, and shape the lives of their precious keiki! We honor and celebrate all that you do for your Ohana and for your community. Wishing each of you a day full of love, fun, laughter, and relaxation!

First Ever Virtual Event Was a Success!

HCCF (Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation) and HCMF (Hawaii Chamber Music Festival) partnered to hold a virtual event on 6/15. The concert included the incomparable clarinetist, Yoonah Kim, accompanied by our incredible local artists: Tyler Ramos, Aris Doike, Alexander Peña, Dr. Yuseon Nam and Darel Stark. Mahalo to presenting sponsors, Nancy Masaki(Masaki School of Music) and Chef Chai(Chai […]

Don’t Miss Out! Fundraiser for HCCF & HCMF

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to support both HCCF ( & HCMF ( Enjoy a delectable meal while viewing world-renowned musical artists from the comfort of home! Concert Only access available to 6/15. Mahalo Nui Loa!

LB Charitable Foundation – Making an Impact, Improving Lives

On May 27th, HCCF received a grant from the LB Charitable Foundation. This family foundation is in San Diego but has strong ties to the islands. Foundation members who visited HCCF are Marietta Pugal, President & CFO, Abdon Pugal, Vice President, Board Members, Romarico and Francis Mendoza and Evelyn Rojo (sister to Francis and an […]

Cancer & Covid-19; a Family’s Battle

The last 15 months have tested HCCF families beyond comprehension. A child in cancer treatment has a compromised immune system that must be carefully protected; Covid-19 brought a whole new level of threat to the health and well-being of their child. Imagine the anxiety. Further complicating matters was the financial toll to families. HCCF provides […]

HCCF & HCMF Team Up to Raise Funds

On Tuesday, June 15th, Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation (HCCF), the Hawaii Chamber Music Festival (HCMF) and Chime for Children come together for Songs of Healing, a virtual concert event featuring the incomparable Yoonah Kim and fellow artists: Dr. Yuseon Nam (violin), Darel Stark (violin), Alexander Peña, (viola), Aris Doike (cello), and Tyler Ramos (piano). Join us […]

A Family’s Gratitude

As life begins to open up across the country, many feel they can finally exhale. For others, a great deal of stress remains. That can be said for our HCCF families whose children were diagnosed with cancer before or during the pandemic. They must try to press on as best as they can. HCCF is […]

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!

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 […]