Kapiolani Health Foundation


The spread of COVID-19 across Hawaii has required our health care teams to navigate and respond to this rapidly-evolving crisis. We are extremely grateful for the community’s support during this time of greatest medical need."

Dawn M. Dunbar, Senior Vice President of Philanthropy, Hawaii Pacific Health

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Ways Your Support Helps

As a not-for-profit medical center, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children relies on the community to fulfill its mission of creating a healthier Hawaii. Generous donors play a vital role in helping Hawaii's only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty medical center provide exceptional medical care to women, children and families.

Our specialty services for patients throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Region include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency pediatric care, critical care air transport and maternal fetal medicine.

Our dedicated funding opportunities channel your gifts to the areas you care about most. To learn more about the various funds created to support Kapiolani Medical Center, contact our foundation at 808-535-7100.

Protecting Our Community

It is our mission to create a healthier Hawaii. Never has our call to action to serve you and your family been more critical than it is right now. The health and well being of our entire state is being felt in every corner of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. With our steadfast commitment to resolve the COVID-19 crisis, we need you to join us in protecting our community. You can also help now through your donations for staffing and supplies. Our medical teams are working around the clock to help and heal as many people as possible during this unprecedented time. A gift to Kapiolani's COVID-19 relief efforts will assist our patients, families and care providers.

Child Life Services

Child Life Services

Kapiolani’s Child Life Services encompasses three areas: Child Life Specialists, Education Liaison Tutoring Program and Integrated Services. The Child Life Specialists manage the play therapy program and the Playroom, a dedicated space where pediatric patients can play in a safe haven and forget about being hospitalized. The Education Liaison connect patients to school and helps them keep up with their assignments. Integrated Services offers natural and holistic therapies such as aromatherapy and infant massage. To learn more about supporting Child Life, please view this wishlist.

Heart Care

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children is the only health center in the State of Hawaii that offers comprehensive cardiac services to children and young adults with heart problems and congenital heart defects. Our dedicated and highly trained pediatric cardiologists provide exceptional, world-class cardiac care. Donations to Kapiolani's heart care program, ensure that children and adults with congenital heart disease can receive care close to home.

Womens Center

Women’s Care

Women have unique health needs and concerns, and often put their families’ health first. Women’s Center funding has allowed us to purchase state-of-the-art equipment, provide medication and medical supplies to patients in need, and further our public and patient education and outreach. The Kapiolani Women’s Center is the first Oahu facility to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the doctors who specialize in mammography and breast diagnostics by the American College of Radiology.

Every Donation Counts

Gifts to our Hawaii Pacific Health medical centers enable us to:
  • Create programs for preventive care, lifesaving services and emotional support.
  • Invest resources to promote health and well-being.
  • Purchase equipment to advance technology.
  • Train physicians and caregivers, transforming patient care now and for the future.