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Honolulu Professionals Foundation


A fun group of growing professionals dedicated to building a lasting positive legacy through partnerships while giving to the community.


Honolulu Professionals Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in Hawaii in August 2008.


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Save the Date - Party Four A Purpose!

Thursday, July 2, 2015 • 6-10pm | Pomaika'i Ballrooms


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Benefit for Hawaii Literacy & the Hawaii Branch of International Dyslexia Association


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Mina Yoon & Reid Matsushima CFP®


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Marcus Boland CFP®






When: Thursday, July 2, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Pōmaikaʻi Ballrooms, Dole Cannery – Iwilei
            735 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817
            Park in Dole Cannery Parking


Tickets: Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance, a limited number of tickets may be available for purchase at the door for $100.  Last year we sold out, so don’t wait – get your tickets today!


Event Highlights:

1. We are encouraging our guests to wear red, white, and/or blue to this year's event in honor of our Fourth of July theme. 


2. We've arranged a special with Uber for the event.  If you are a new Uber user you can get up to a $20 ride free using the promo code HPF.  As this is an open bar event we ask our attendees to drink responsibility.  Please do not drink and drive.



3.  Make sure to checkout the photo booth while you are at the event and hashtag any photos you take and post to social media throughout the night with #honolulupros.


4. Don't forget to checkout the silent auction and raffle.  We have some awesome items this year!  We have a special Grand Prize Raffle, which features four prizes: (1) Round Trip Airfare for two to San Francisco and Tickets for Two to Two San Francisco Giants’ Games in the Owner's Seats (subject to availability), (2) Weekend Escape to Kauai including hotel, airfare, rental car and a round of golf, (3) Lunch and Learns with three prominent Hawaii Executives, and (4) a Microsoft Surface 3.  Our Silent Auction features, among other items, an all you can drink (soju cocktails and Hite beer) 3 hour karaoke party at Café Duck Butt with 8 pupus for 12 people.


5. This year we will have pupus served by Pōmaikaʻi Ballrooms as well as a poke station, popcorn station, chocolate station, ice cream station, and a poi parfait dessert.  We will also have 3 bars, which will have beer on tap, bottled beer, mixed drinks, liquor, and wine.


6.  Finally, we have four amazingly talented Hawaiian Music acts this year, including Kaiholu, Kupaoa, Nathan Aweau, and Jeff Rasmussen & Robi Kahakalau.


We look forward to seeing you on July 2!!!!




Past Event - Party For A Purpose

A Benefit for YOU Today & Surfrider Spirit Sessions - July 3, 2014 -


Check Presentation $14,500 to each Recipient | September, 2014


» About the Event




Past Event - A Benefit for R.E.A.C.H. OUT! - November 10, 2013 -


Lt. Governor Tsutsui's After-School Initiative Receives More than $50K in Donations


HONOLULU --  Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui’s after-school initiative, R.E.A.C.H., received more than $50,000 from the Honolulu Professionals Foundation (HPF) as a result of a fundraiser held in June. More than one thousand people attended the benefit, which included entertainment from top local acts, such as Anuhea, Weldon Kekauoha, Manoa DNA and Hoaikane, just to name a few. Attendees enjoyed food by notable local chefs and restaurants, such as Alan Wong’s, Murphy’s Bar and Grill, Centerplate, Hanapaa Sushi Company, Hukilau, JJ Bistro, Tiki’s and more. 


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» Learn more about R.E.A.C.H. OUT <>



Past Event - A Benefit for KUPU


Check Presentation $20,000 | August 29, 2012


HPF is now 16 members strong and growing, and recently planned its 2012 signature fundraiser event to benefit Kupu, a local sustainability and service learning organization.


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HPF MEETINGS - Open to All


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Save the Date!

Party Four A Purpose!


Thursday, July 2, 2015



Pomaika‘i Ballrooms


» Purchase Tickets Online


Benefit for Hawaii Literacy and the Hawaii Branch of International Dyslexia Association






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July 2014 Recipient

YOU Today & Surfrider Spirit Sessions

$14,500 per recipient



November 2013 Recipient

R.E.A.C.H. OUT! | $52,500



August 2012 Recipient

KUPU | $20,000