Hawaiian Way Fund

The Hawaiian Way Fund is a program of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement directly supporting our member organizations with fundraising and capacity building. Giving through the Hawaiian Way Fund is an excellent way to make a difference. Choose to donate directly to Hawaiian Way Fund, or designate a Native Hawaiian nonprofit member organization from our vast network of trusted partners. Designations to the HWF allows CNHA to provide scholarships and subsidized registration costs at the Annual Native Hawaiian Convention. Mahalo nui for choosing to make your gift to the Hawaiian Way Fund – supporting 2,000 years of good ideas! E malama pono.

Contributions to Hawaiian Way Fund are tax deductible and easy to do! Become a Partner Employer at no cost and provide your employees an opportunity to give. Email or call to sign up as a Partner Employer. Already giving? Designate to HWF or CNHA when donating to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) #69931 or through Aloha United Way (AUW) #73831.


Giving through the Hawaiian Way Fund is simple and quick. Just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Choose the organization that you’d like support, or donate to the general fund. Search our network of CNHA-member nonprofit organizations by the type of work they do in our Hawaiian community.
  2. Fill out the simple donation form with your personal information. We take great care in making sure that your personal gift is processed securely.
  3. Click “Submit Donations.” Share the organization on social media to increase your impact, or visit your donor profile to create a fundraiser and browse our other member organizations.

If you would like to donate by check or payroll deduction, please print and fill out the Hawaiian Way Fund pledge card and mail to:

2149 Lauwiliwili Street, Suite 1 Kapolei, HI 96707

Donate to the Hawaiian Way Fund

Use this method to directly support the mission of the Hawaiian Way Fund.

Donate to the General Fund

Select an Organization

Public & Ali‘i Trusts

128 King William Charles Lunalilo Trust Donate

Advocacy & Legal Organizations

144 I Mua Group Donate
175 Kanaka Maoli O Kaleponi, Inc. Donate
114 Native Hawaiian Bar Association Donate
116 Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation Donate
117 Native Hawaiian Legal Defense & Education Fund Donate
176 Native Hawaiian Political Action Committee Donate
133 Pacific Justice & Reconciliation Donate

Civic Organizations

219 ‘Ahahui Kiwila Hawai’i O San Diego Donate
103 ‘Ahahui Siwila Hawai’i O Kapolei Donate
316 Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement Donate
167 ‘Ewa-Pu’uloa Hawaiian Civic Club Donate
249 Hui Hawai’i O Utah Donate
256 Kai Ula Ponoi Texas Hawaiian Civic Club Donate
262 Kauwahi ‘Ainaina Hawaii Civic Club Donate
264 Ke Ali’i Victoria Ka’iulani Donate
268 Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club Donate
274 Na Keiki O Hawai’i Hawaiian Civic Club Donate
285 Pi’ilani Hawaiian Civic Club Donate

Homestead Organizations

101 Anahola Hawaiian Homes Association Donate
223 Anahola Hawaiian and Farm Lots Association Donate
169 Association of Hawaiians for Homestead Lands Donate
235 Hau’oli O Lāna’i Hawaiian Homestead Community Association Donate
245 Ho’olehua Homestead Agriculture Association Donate
247 Ho’olehua Homestead Association Donate
246 Homestead Community Development Corporation Donate
107 Hui Kako’o ‘ ina Ho’opulapula Donate
180 Kailapa Community Association Donate
258 Kalama’ula Mauka Homestead Association Donate
174 Kalawahine Streamside Association Donate
259 Kamiloloa-One Alii Homestead Association Donate
204 Kaniohale Community Association Donate
260 Kapa’akea Homesteaders Association Donate
261 Kaupe’a Homestead Association Donate
109 Kekaha Hawaiian Homestead Association Donate
191 Kewalo Hawaiian Homestead Community Association Donate
267 La’i’ōpua 2020 Donate
206 Maku’u Farmers Association Donate
273 Moloka’i Livestock Association Donate
275 Nānākuli Hawaiian Homestead Community Association Donate
281 Pana’ewa Hawaiian Home Lands Community Association Donate
118 Papakōlea Community Development Corp. Donate
283 Paukukalo Hawaiian Homestead Community Association Donate
315 Pi’ihonua Hawaiian Homestead Community Association Donate
121 Sovereign Councils of the Hawaiian Homelands Assembly Donate
298 Villages of Leiali’i Association Donate
299 Wai’anae Kai Homestead Association Donate
300 Wai’anae Valley Homestead Community Association Donate
301 Waiehu Kou I Homestead Association Donate
303 Waiehu Kou II Homestead Association Donate
304 Waiehu Kou III Homestead Association Donate
302 Waiehu Kou IV Homestead Association Donate
305 Waimea Hawaiian Homestead Association, Inc. Donate
306 Waiohuli Hawaiian Homesteaders, Inc. Donate

Health, Housing & Community Development Organizations

145 ‘Ahahui O Na Kauka Donate
182 ‘Ao’ao O Na Loko I’a O Maui Donate
136 Ha Ola, Inc. Donate
104 Hawaiian Community Assets, Inc. Donate
147 Hawaiian Community Development Board Donate
213 Hawaiian Education & Reinstatement Foundation Donate
200 Hemophilia Foundation of Hawaii Donate
162 Ho’oulu Lahui, Inc. Donate
125 Holistic Honu Wellness Center Donate
186 Huli Au Ola, Maui County Area Health Education Center Donate
253 Ka ‘Ohana O Kahikinui Donate
203 Ka ‘Ohana O Kalaupapa Donate
164 Ka Honua Momona International (KHM International) Donate
255 Ka’ala Farm Inc. Donate
188 Kahana Valley Community Association Donate
215 Kauahea, Inc. Donate
141 Ke Alaula Donate
158 Ke Aupuni Lōkahi, Inc. Donate
224 Living Life Source Foundation Donate
149 Maui Native Hawaiian Diabetes Coalition Donate
207 Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Donate
161 Moloka’i Community Services Council Donate
112 Nānākuli Housing Corporation – Base Yard Hawaii Donate
129 ‘Ohana Makamae Inc. – Hāna’s Family Resource Center Donate
166 Pamahoa Foundation Donate
120 Papa Ola Lōkahi Donate
123 Partners In Development Foundation Donate
211 Wai’anae Coast Coalition Donate

Education & Culture Organizations

217 ‘Aha Pūnana Leo Donate
173 Aka’ula School Donate
199 Dyslexia Tutoring Center of Hawaii, Inc. Donate
135 Edith Kanakaole Foundation Donate
170 Friends of Moku’ula, Inc. Donate
154 Hālau Kū Mana PCS Donate
137 Hawai’inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge Donate
221 Ho’olupa Hawaiian Culture Foundation Donate
308 Hokualele Canoe Club Donate
201 Hui Kaleleiki Ohana Donate
163 Hui Kalo O Waialua Donate
185 Hui o Laka Donate
202 Hui o Wa’a Kaulua Donate
138 Hui ‘Ai Pōhaku, Inc. Donate
312 Hui Aloha ‘O Puna Donate
127 Ipu Lani, Inc./ Hawaii Gourd Society Donate
187 KA’U Preservation Donate
171 Ka Lama Mohala Foundation Donate
214 Ka Waihona o ka Na’auao PCS Donate
309 Kai Loa, Inc. Donate
257 Kākoo Ka ‘Umeke Donate
307 Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation Donate
181 Kamehameha Alumni Glee Club Donate
189 Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association – Intermountain Region Donate
156 Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association – Northern California Region Donate
157 Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association – Southern California Region Donate
108 Kanu o Ka ‘ ina (New Century PCS) Donate
222 Kanuikapono PCS Donate
131 Kawaikini New Century Public Charter School Donate
313 Keiki o Ka ‘Aina Donate
110 Ke Kula Ni’ihau O Kekaha Learning Center Donate
205 Ke Po’okela Cultural Foundation Donate
132 Keomailani Hanapi Foundation Donate
314 Kula no Na Po’e Hawaii Donate
311 Makaha Cultural Learning Center Donate
310 Malama Koloa Donate
151 Mohala Hou Foundation Donate
177 Moku Ola Educational Foundation Donate
172 Na Mamo, Inc. Donate
192 Nā Kamalei – K.E.E.P. Donate
111 Na Lei Na’auao -Native Hawaiian Charter School Alliance Donate
113 Nā Pualei O Likolehua Donate
208 Nānāikapono Community-School Museum Donate
150 Native Hawaiian Education Association Donate
142 Native Hawaiian Education Council Donate
165 Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association Donate
278 Pacific American Education & Scholastic Foundation Donate
209 Po’ina Nalu: Native Hawaiian Career and Tech Ed. Program Donate
119 Papakū no Kameha`ikana Donate
196 Pu’uhonua Society Donate
210 Supporting the Language of Kaua’i, Inc. Donate
122 The Reverend Joel Hulu Mahoe Resource Center Donate

Business & Economic Development Organizations

124 Alaka’ina Foundation Donate
105 Hale Kuai Cooperative Donate
184 Hawaii Native Corporation Donate
126 Menehune Foundation Donate
193 Na Mea Hawaii / Ho’omaika’i LLC Donate
115 Native Hawaiian Economic Alliance (NHEA) Donate
178 Native Hawaiian Environmental Services, LLC Donate
195 Native Hawaiian Organization Association (NHOA) Donate