Kāhala Nui Residents Donate Nearly $50,000 to Catholic Charities Hawai‘i to Benefit Seniors

HONOLULU (May 5, 2020) – Catholic Charities Hawai‘i (CCH) recently received a donation of $46,290 from residents of the Kāhala Nui life plan community.

The Kāhala Nui donation was made through Aloha United Way (AUW) to provide support to community partners during this COVID-19 pandemic, with CCH’s portion going to its Housing Assistance Program for Seniors. The donation was funded through Kāhala Nui’s Social Accountability Program and contributions from the community’s residents raised during an emergency fundraising campaign.

A total donation of $253,540 was distributed among Kāhala Nui’s six community partner organizations that included Catholic Charities Hawai‘i and other charitable organizations that serve seniors.

“We are grateful for this generous gift from Kāhala Nui as well as for our long-standing relationship with them,” said Catholic Charities Hawai‘i CEO and President Robert Van Tassell. “This donation will aid our kupuna during a time when they are most vulnerable.”

For more information about programs and services, please visit www.CatholicCharitiesHawaii.org. Those wishing to make a donation to Catholic Charities Hawai‘i can visit www.catholiccharitieshawaii.org/support/donate/ or call (808) 527-4820.


About Catholic Charities Hawai‘i
Serving Hawai’i since 1947, Catholic Charities Hawai’i offers assistance to people in need, regardless of faith or culture. Long trusted in the community for their innovative and professional approach to human services, Catholic Charities Hawai’i touches the lives of tens of thousands of people each year through programs statewide. The agency is fully accredited through the Council on Accreditation. Catholic Charities Hawai‘i is a partner agency of Aloha United Way and a member of the nationwide Catholic Charities USA network. For more information visit www.CatholicCharitiesHawaii.org.

About Kāhala Nui
Located in Waialae-Kāhala, Kāhala Nui is a life plan community featuring graciously designed private apartment homes for independent living as well as its Hi‘olani Care Center for assisted living, nursing, and memory support. The community models Life Care, a holistic approach to health and well-being. Life care provides residents with a wellness-centered lifestyle that actively promotes intellectual, emotional, environmental, spiritual, and physical fitness throughout life. Kāhala Senior Living Community, Inc., doing business as Kāhala Nui, is a private, not-for-profit organization. For more information about Kāhala Nui, call (808) 218-7200 or visit www.kahalanui.com.