Let's Give this Holiday Season
We will donate 25% of your purchase to Ho'ola Na Pua, a Hawaii non-profit organization. Ho'ola Na Pua is dedicated to the prevention of sex trafficking and providing care for children who have been exploited. It provides a safe community and a path to restoration and healing for these children. While this is a sensitive issue, it is a serious and meaningful one. Sex trafficking reports in Hawaii are higher than the national average.
We appreciate your support as we give to those in need this holiday season.
As we part , we leave you with the story of the starfish. An inspiration for the work of Ho‘ōla Nā Pua.
The man asked the child what they were doing, and the child replied:,”I am throwing these washed up starfish back into the ocean, or else they will die from lack of oxygen.” “But,” said the man, “You can’t possibly save them all. There are thousands on this beach, and this must be happening on hundreds of beaches along the coast. You can’t possibly make a difference.”
The child looked down, frowning for a moment; bending down to pick up another starfish, smiling and throwing it back into the sea. The child replied:
“I made a huge difference to that one!”
~Adapted from “The Star Thrower”, by Loren Eiseley~
Every holiday season we donate to a not-for-profit doing meaningful work in Hawaii.
50% of website sales donated
Past organizations include
2018 - Institute for Human Services
2017 - Hawaii Nature Conservancy (Coral Reef Conservation)
2016 - Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
2015 - Institute for Human Services
2014 - Make A Wish Hawaii
2013 - HUGS Hawaii
2012 - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawaii
In addition to our holiday giving we support the Waikiki Aquarium and the Family Business Center of Hawaii Distinguished Professorship through University of Hawaii. We also support dozens of Hawaii non-profits through in-kind art and jewelry donations.
In partnership with Kahiko (Amina Collection) stores and their customers in Japan we donated $3.8k to the Waikiki Aquarium as part of the Save the Honu project. February 2017
2014 donation to Make A Wish Hawaii
In 2016 we partnered with the Amina Collection in Japan to do a charity bracelet with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Waikiki Aquarium.
Presenting our donation to the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center.