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Hawaii Community Foundation

Hawaii Community Foundation

By Hawaii Community Foundation
Short form stories about how giving is creating change in Hawaii. The Hawaii Community Foundation partners every day with generous donors to help them act on their passions and to meet the far ranging needs of a diverse community like ours.
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Community Impact Pod: Beyond Hawaii Island
The volcano’s effects extend far beyond the coasts of Hawai‘i Island. Listen to pro-athletes from Hawai‘i, like Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill, who decided to support their communities no matter where their training and games took them. We also hear from two friends from Hawai‘i--one who moved to New York, and one who still lives here—about how the volcano’s destruction has touched their families and friends’ lives. The music in this episode is by Jason Shaw
July 28, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Stronger every day on Hawaii Island
This week we speak with Dr. Kimo Alameda, of the Hawaii County Office of Aging and our Hawaii Island staff about how cross-sector collaboration and partnerships are bringing solutions to people affected by the erupting volcano.
July 24, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Closing out the school year on Kauai
We speak with Darcie Yukimura, HCF Director of Community Philanthropy on Kauai, Taharaa Stein, Principal at Hanalei Elementary and Ashley Guerrero, Co-Director of Aloha School Early Learning Center.
June 16, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Hawaii Island Volcano Recovery
Diane Chadwick, director of community philanthropy on Hawaii Island talks about how the community is doing as the volcano continues to erupt, displacing increasing numbers of people from their homes.
June 7, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Three perspectives from Kauai
Darcie speaks with the mother of two Hanalei Elementary students who just returned to school. We also hear from Kauai County Councilmember Mason Chock, and community organizer Mehana Vaughn, about early recovery efforts.
May 19, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Darcie talks with Dr. Kawika B. Winter
Darcie talks with Dr. Kawika B. Winter - Director of Limahuli Garden & Preserve about how they are contributing to the recovery effort after many communities have been damaged by the storms of April 14 and 15.
May 4, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Update on recovery effort and interview with Kauai North Shore Food Pantry
Darcie Yukimura gives an update on the Kaua‘i Relief and Recovery effort on the North Shore and introduces a clip from her conversation with Cathy Butler, lead volunteer at the Kaua‘i North Shore Food Pantry.
April 24, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Kauai Independent Food Bank
Darcie Yukimura speaks with Kelvin Moniz, Executive Director of the Kauai Independent Food Bank and Haunani who volunteered at the donation drop-off location.
April 24, 2018
Community Impact Pod - Kauai North Shore
Darcie Yukimura, HCF Director of Community Philanthropy on Kauai talks about the communities beginning to recover from the impact of severe weather. Future episodes will include updates from Darcie and interviews with nonprofit organizations receiving grants from the Kauai Relief and Recovery Fund. To give to this fund visit
April 22, 2018