Our Mission

The mission of Hawaii Island United Way is to unite people, organizations, and resources to build a healthier community.

Community Impact Initiatives

The Hawaii Island United Way partners with you to invest in 54 health and human service programs that reach over 75% of Hawaiʻi Island families and individuals each year.  All funded programs fall within the parameters of the following Community Care Impact Initiatives:


Education – Encouraging and nurturing positive values to develop skills in children, youth and adults.

Income – Empowering families and individuals to become financially stable; increasing self-sufficiency and independence.

Health – Providing for basic needs and a safety net of services that promote prevention and encourage healing and recovery.