May 6, 2023 at Vidinha Stadium Soccer Field
The people of Kaua`i have long been known for their strong family ties. This year, the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association’s Kauai Chapter is proud to coordinate “Koku`a i na `ohana o Kauai” (helping the families of Kaua`i) in the 44th annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk on Saturday, May 6, 2023. 100% of the funds raised will stay right here on Kaua`i. Undoubtedly, the unprecedented pandemic has created hardships for many within our community. With all of us working together…Families helping Families, we have the ability to support over 60 non-profit organizations who can positively impact those in our community whom need it the most. With your help, we have an opportunity to make a difference for everyone on Kaua`i.
All grant funding must be used to fund programs in the County in which the funds were raised and utilized to benefit that community. An organization must apply separately to each county for funding to be used in that county.
Funds will not be granted for capital fund drives, purchase of tangible real property or personal property, or interest or reduction of deficits or loans.
501(c)3 non-profit organizations in the state of Hawaii are eligible to apply for Visitor Industry Charity Walk Grants. Grants will be considered on the basis of an organization’s community impact and may vary widely in scope and size. Grants are not a source of guaranteed continuous funding.22
LIHUE — About 2,200 people took advantage of clear weather to raise $350,000 for Kauai nonprofits at the 40th annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk hosted by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association.
LIHUE — The 40th annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk shattered its 2018 goal of $280,000 Saturday at the North Vidinha soccer fields.
LIHUE — The houses can wait a day, said Shana Cruz, a homeowner at the Kauai Habitat for Humanity’s Ele‘ele Iluna community.
LIHUE — Faith Rapozo is on her way toward realizing her dream of becoming a hotel executive.
LIHUE — Christina Gabriel, president of the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, Kauai Chapter, was thrilled to learn the bankers had earned an extra $16,000 Saturday during a kickoff for the upcoming Visitor Industry Charity Walk.