Charitable Foundation

Through collaboration, partnerships and neighbors helping neighbors, we are strengthening our communities and serving as a catalyst for a better Hawaii.

The HEI Charitable Foundation focuses specifically on community programs that promote environmental sustainability, community resilience, economic strength, and educational excellence. We take pride in giving back to the community through grants, donations, volunteerism, scholarships, and our employee matching gift program.

To access our HEI Foundation Report, click download or view online.

To apply for a foundation grant, please e-mail your completed grant application form to

Grant awardees are asked to complete and submit a grant outcomes report after 6 months.


Spirit of Giving

Connie Lau, HEI's president and CEO, and board chair of the HEI Charitable Foundation, proudly shares her views on our employees' spirit of giving and the many ways they serve and contribute to our community.

Hope for Our Future

The HEI Charitable Foundation is proud to partner with Aloha United Way to donate 10 Smart Car electric vehicles to local charities – to strengthen our community and to help protect the one planet that we have.