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Legacy Giving

The Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Circle of Hope Society recognizes friends who support the mission of Catholic Charities Hawai‘i in their estate plans.

Circle of Hope Society members are those who:

  • Recognize that Catholic Charities Hawai‘i remains committed to the core values of dignity, compassion, advocacy for social justice and commitment to excellence.
  • Feel confident that Catholic Charities Hawai‘i will continue to serve those with the greatest needs in the community, regardless of their faith or culture.
  • Have the vision to reach beyond their lifetimes and provide opportunities for future generations.

An honorary designation is conferred upon all known donors who take advantage of the following types of planned gifts below. No dues or obligations are required for membership. No minimum gift amount is required. As a Circle of Hope Society member, you are acknowledged (with permission) in CCH publications and invited to attend special events for major donors.

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Life Insurance Policies

Life insurance policies may be contributed to Catholic Charities Hawai‘i by changing the policy ownership and beneficiary to CCH.

Real Estate

Donate long-term real estate (held more than one year) to a donor-advised fund by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership to Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

If you have built a sizable estate and also are looking for ways to receive reliable payments, consider a charitable remainder trust.

Will or Living Trust

You can include language specifying a gift be made to Catholic Charities Hawai‘i as part of your will or living trust.

For more information on Giving Through Your Will or Trust, click here.

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are age 70 ½ or older, you may donate directly from your Individual Retirement Account without treating the distribution as taxable income. For more information on IRA Charitable Rollover donations, click here.

Contact Us

When you join the Circle of Hope Society, your example of stewardship also inspires others to make a legacy gift. Individually, we can make a difference, but together our impact is multiplied, not just now, but into the future.

Contact Be-Jay Kodama, VP of Philanthropy, at (808) 527-4822 or email at to find out more about joining the Circle of Hope Society.