To strengthen Hawaii’s families and improve their quality of life as they face the emotional and financial hardships of caring for a seriously ill child.
KEY SERVICES PROVIDED
HUGS supports Hawaii families with children, infants to 21 years of age, who suffer from diverse, life-threatening illnesses. With the community’s help, HUGS offers long-term, comprehensive programs to alleviate the emotional and financial challenges of caring for a seriously ill child. Services are available for each member of the family and the entire family.
- Hospital visitation
- Peer support – monthly family events, special events, Mom’s Nights, Dad’s Nights, sibling programs
- Financial Assistance – emergency airfare and nonperishable food, funeral expenses, stipends for Neighbor Island families.
- Hookele Case Management – connections to needed community resources.
EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
HUGS Gala: May 10, 2019
Employee Matching Gifts
Government, Private and Foundation Grants
To make a gift or to volunteer, visit www.hugshawaii.org or call 808-732-4846.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Calvert Chipchase IV, President
Anne Lee, Past President
Christine Daleiden, Vice President
Patrick Klein, Vice President
Charles Loomis, Vice President
Catha Combs, Secretary
JoAnn Lumsden, Treasurer
Christian D. Chambers
Elizabeth M. Ignacio, MD
Julie Hirano Kaneko
D. Keola Lloyd
Franklin Tokioka II
Joan Naguwa, Executive Director
Facebook & Instagram: @hugshawaii