Give Aloha to FLH at your local Foodland


Find the FLH Banner at Kailua Foodland
 BUT you may donate to us at any Foodland
Organization Name: Friends of the Library of Hawai`i 
Organization Code #:   77179 


Give Aloha is an annual program through which Foodland directs its charitable giving to the organizations that are important to its customers. All Hawaii 501 (c)(3) organizations are invited to participate each year. During September, Maika`i customers are invited to make a donation of up to $249 (per person, per organization) at checkout to their favorite non-profit organization registered in Give Aloha. Foodland matches a portion of each donation. This year, Foodland and the Western Union Foundation will match each donation up to a total of $300,000 for all organizations combined. Since the program began in 1999, a total of more than $15 million has been raised for the community.


Mahalo to Foodland and the Western Union Foundation!!!

We Have Moved!

Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i HAS MOVED!!!

We have moved to 99-1132 Iwaena St. in Halawa Valley. We will no longer be at our Harbor location or at the Kaimuki Public Library. 

Please bring donations to our Halawa location or to your nearest library branch. Click here to see our Donation Guidelines.

The 690 Pohukaina Street location in Kaka‘ako is slated for redevelopment and our last day there was December 31, 2014. The Kaimuki Public Library was kind to house us temporarily. Check here for the latest information on OUR MOVE . . .






Aloha & Welcome,

Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i exists to promote and support the fifty public libraries that make up the Hawai‘i State Public Library System. Since 1879, Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i has worked to increase the facilities and the extension of services of free public libraries in Hawai‘i. Today, Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization approved by Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and continues the work of its illustrious founding members and supporters, who included prominent business leaders and Hawaiian royalty.

Our primary objectives are: To maintain free public libraries in the State of Hawai‘i, To promote extension of library services throughout the State of Hawai‘i, and To increase the facilities of the public library system of Hawai‘i by securing materials beyond the command of the ordinary library budget. Other objectives are To focus attention on libraries and To encourage and accept, by bequest or gift, donations of books, manuscripts, money, and other appropriate material that can enrich the cultural opportunities available to the people of Hawai‘i.





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