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733 Bishop St Ste 2500 Honolulu HI 96813 USA


To mobilize the resources of corporations and related donors to increase their support of charitable endeavors in their communities; to strengthen community-based nonprofit organizations, and otherwise to engage in charitable and educational activities; and to operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, religious, or educational purposes, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code of 1986 (or corresponding provision of any future united states internal revenue law)


We continue to weave entrepreneurship into our philanthropic and community events by offering entrepreneurs opportunities to help other entrepreneurs.

we promoted our mission and outreach by organizing educational and networking events for entrepreneurs and investors. In 2014, we held the following events: vc talk story; proservice-a search fund story; pupus & pitches-angels edition; bootstrap your way to success; equity crowdfunding workshop; pupus & pitches-vc connection; and wine tasting reception & silent auction.

we furthered our mission of fostering entrepreneurship and philanthropy by partnering with other organizations at their events, including lemonade alley; social wahines, box jelly and speed networking; founder institute lecture; hong kong business association of hawaii and hong kong-china business forum; and national association of professional women.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I'm biased as one of the founders of EF Hawaii and a current board member. This is a unique organization that allows startups to use a little (1%) of their founding stock to make a difference!

To date, EF Hawaii has contributed needed scholastic materials to thousands of school children. It has rescued dozens of families at holiday times. It has helped build homes.

Most importantly, it raises the consciousness of young entrepreneurs that they can make a difference.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The moving notes from the people who's lives have been made better from the contributions of EF Hawaii. The gratification of personally volunteering.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Sharpen the focus on education

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From John Dean, it's originator

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Educational assistance for primary and secondary school children.

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Educational assistance.

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