Welcome to the Hawaii State Bar Foundation Page


About Us

 

The Hawaii State Bar Foundation is a nonprofit organization organized exclusively for the following purposes:

(1) To promote justice through programs such as access to justice for persons in need of legal services, civics education, and other public service programs and projects, including programs and projects of the Hawaii State Bar Association;

(2) To improve the administration of justice through the creation, development, funding, and delivery of continuing professional and legal education, and leadership, mentoring and other programs for the legal profession;

(3) To support the charitable, scientific, literary, religious, or educational missions of the Hawaii State Bar Association, its Divisions, and Committees; and

(4) To operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, religious or educational     purposes, within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code(or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law) (the "Code").

The HSBA is the sole member of the Hawaii State Bar Foundation, and elects all of the Hawaii State Bar Foundation’s Directors.
  

Hawaii State Bar Foundation Fellows

 

2014 Fellows
2015 Fellows
2016 Fellows
2017 Fellows


2019 Hawaii State Bar Foundation Board

HSBF Officer Terms

Full Name

Position

Term Start

Term End

Lynne T.T. Toyofuku

President

4/1/2019

3/31/2020

Rai Saint Chu

Vice President

4/1/2019

3/31/2020

Calvin E. Young

Vice President

4/1/2019

3/31/2020

Jan Boivin

Secretary

4/1/2019

3/31/2020

Craig P. Wagnild

Treasurer

4/1/2019

3/31/2020

HSBF Director Terms

Full Name

Position

Term Start

Term End

Jan Boivin

Director

1/1/2018

12/31/2020

Rai Saint Chu

Director

1/1/2019

12/31/2021

Marty Fritz

Director

4/13/2019

12/31/2019

Louise K.Y. Ing

Director

1/1/2019

12/31/2021

Carol Kitaoka

Director

4/13/2017

12/31/2019

Diana Ono

Director

1/1/2019

12/31/2019

Cheryl Kakazu Park

Director

1/1/2018

12/31/2020

Curtis Kenji Saiki

Director

1/1/2018

12/31/2020

Rosemarie Shih Jia Sam

Director

1/1/2017

12/31/2019

Bobby Senaha

Director

1/1/2019

12/31/2021

Jeffery H.K. Sia

Director

1/1/2017

12/31/2019

Lynne T.T. Toyofuku

Director

1/1/2018

12/31/2020

Craig P. Wagnild

Director

1/1/2019

12/31/2021

Ilana Waxman

Director

1/1/2019

12/31/2021

Calvin E. Young

Director

1/1/2018

12/31/2020

Derek Kobayashi

Advisor Director

1/1/2018

12/31/2019


HSBF Grants Awards


BUILDING A LEGACY OF GIVING

Since its formation in 2012 the Hawaii State Bar Foundation has sponsored the Annual Hawaii State Bar Association Fundraiser Dinner. Proceeds from each year’s Annual Dinner and the Foundation's Fellows Program fund projects and activities consistent with Foundation and Association goals and objectives in the subsequent grant awards cycle.

Hawaii State Bar Foundation's fourth annual grant-making cycle has begun!


HSBF will be accepting grant applications until June 30, 2019. Here are links to HSBF's grant-making policy and its one-page application form  , with instructions on additional submissions as needed.

HSBF is seeking grant applications from organizations and programs improve the delivery of legal services to those in need, facilitate access to justice, increase public understanding of the law in Hawai`i communities, and otherwise further HSBF's mission.  Please feel free to spread the word to deserving programs and nonprofits.

To submit your grant application to HSBA Executive Director Patricia Mau-Shimizu (patms@hsba.org).

For more information, please contact HSBF's grant committee members: Louise Ing (ling@ahfi.com), Lynne Toyofuku (LToyofuku@marrjones.com), Jan Boivin (jboivin@hpu.edu), or Carol Kitaoka (csk96750@yahoo.com).  

 

2013 Awards

2014 Awards

2015 Awards

2016 Awards
2017 Awards
2018 Awards

 

Supporting Documents

Articles of Incorporation

Hawaii State Bar Foundation Bylaws


IRS 501(c)(3) HSBF Tax Determination Letter

HSBF Brochure


HSBF Grant Application

HSBF Grant Policy

HSBF Donation Web Page

 

HSBF Tax Returns

2012
2013
2014
2015
2016


For more information on the Hawaii State Bar Foundation, please e-mail us at info@hsba.org

 

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