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    ENVIRONMENT

    The Foundation’s mission includes promoting stewardship, preservation and protection of the natural environment.

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    FIRST GENERATION

    We established funding relationships with these six Hawaiʻi organizations before the Foundation was fully funded.

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    HOPE FOR KIDS

    Multi-year funding to ten partners who are working with children to increase their sense of hope for their future.

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    HOUSING PROJECTS

    We are working with Hawaiʻi Island Community Development Corporation to develop a self-help housing project for Hawaiʻi Island families.

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    HUMANITARIAN RELIEF

    We provide funding for humanitarian relief in response to natural and other emergencies and disasters. Umi Tea Sets Amber Jewelry

E KOMO MAI

Welcome to the Foundation’s website. We appreciate your interest in the work of the Foundation and hope you find the information on this site useful to you.

Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation established by Helga Glaesel-Hollenback who, in her words, “found great happiness on the islands of Hawaiʻi” and through her philanthropy sought “to return the generosity of the islands.”

The Foundation seeks to expand opportunities for those less fortunate, especially children, to find hope for their future and seeks to enhance stewardship, preservation and protection of the environment.

We do not currently accept unsolicited proposals.

Latest Updates

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Puʻuʻalalā Village Blessing (November 28, 2016)

Posted on by Olivia Arana

  At noon on Monday, November 28, 2016, the Hawaiʻi Island skies cleared as the Reverend Daniel Akaka, Jr. led friends, board, and staff of Hawaiʻi Island Community Development Corporation (HICDC) and Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation in blessing 12.2 acres … Read More