The Hawaii Children’s Foundation is a 501 c(3) public charity dedicated to developing a rich, impactful relationship between the local business community, teachers and students of the public school system in Hawaii. The goal is to increase student success by executing programs that enhance Hawaii Content Performance Standards and National Literacy Standards. HCF is also focused on providing teachers with 21st century competencies through Hawaii’s General Learner Outcomes. We are executing programs that deliver valuable Professional Development Credits; enhance teachers’ understanding of current workplace challenges, so everyone can work together to promote student success.

HCF has two core initiatives: The Teacher Internship Program and our After-school Academies.

The Hawaii Children’s Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity founded by the late Dr. Henry Tai. The charity has received funding from the Bea Adair-Lillian Byars Cancer Fund, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, James and Abigail Campbell Family Foundation, First Hawaiian Bank, The Learning Coalition, Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc., The Atherton Family Foundation, Central Pacific Bank, Honolulu Star Advertiser, 7/11, Longs, Zippys, Burger King and Paradise Cove.