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Our partner businesses and organizations from Hawaiʻi and around the world help Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation to bring environmental education to Hawaiʻi's keiki and families. These partners work with us on a regular basis serving as volunteers, providing in-kind and cash donations, and co-hosting events with us. Please support these great organizations and thank them for their contributions to Kōkua.

If your business or organization is interested in becoming a partner, please fill out our Partner Inquiry Form.

1% For The Planet Donations: 1% for the Planet is a group of businesses that have committed to donate at least 1% of their profits to environmental non-profits. The Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is an approved 1% FTP charity and we can receive donations and have those count towards 1% requirements. For more information, visit (go to “Members” and then “How to Join").

Please note that Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation gladly accepts donations from businesses but we do not allow the use of our name or logo in any advertisements or promotional material without our express written consent or approval.

5 Gyres

Through expeditions, 5 Gyres researches the accumulation of plastic pollution in the five subtropical ocean gyres.

ACCESS Information Management

Providing confidential document shredding at AlohaʻĀina Recycling Drives.

Algalita Marine Research Foundation

The leading marine debris research group on plastic pollution provides extensive restoration and educational resources.

Goodwill Industries of Hawaii

Collecting reusable clothing and hosehold items for the Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drive.

Hands in Helping Out (HiHO)

Hand in Helping Out (HiHO) assists individuals and groups to serve their community through volunteer opportunities that match their lifestyles, abilities and personal interests.

Hawaiʻi Farm to School Hui

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is a member of the Hawaiʻi Farm to School Hui, whose mission is to strengthen Hawaiʻi’s statewide Farm to School movement by supporting island networks in the areas of capacity building, resource development and sharing, professional development, and policy development and advocacy.

Hawaiian Earth Products

Hawaiian Earth Products has provided soil and compost for several of our AINA school gardens over the years. Mahalo!

Hoa Aina o Mākaha

Hoa ʻĀina O Makaha is a 5-acre non-profit educational farm adjacent to Mākaha Elementary School. We have worked with Hoa ʻĀina since 2006, when Mākaha Elementary School joined the program. Most recently, we partnered to host the 2012 School Garden Workshop for Educators.

Interstate Batteries

Collecting automotive batteries, Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) batteries and any other Lead Acid battery for recycling.

InTrade Corporation

Colecting printer cartridges, toner, laptops, game systems, cameras, cel phones and their accessories at Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives.


method has created the first bottle made with ocean plastic collected during Plastic Free Hawaiʻi beach cleanups and sold exclusively at Whole Foods Market. A portion of the proceeds are donated to Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation's Plastic Free Hawaiʻi program. To learn more about the Ocean Plastic project visit

NOAA Marine Debris Program

This government program focuses on identifying, removing, reducing, and preventing debris in the ocean.

Ocean Conservancy

An advocacy group that promotes healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems. The Ocean Conservancy mobilizes the International Coastal Cleanup—the world's largest volunteer effort to clean up waterways and the ocean.

Pacific Biodiesel

Collecting used cooking oil at Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives.

Plastic Pollution Coalition

A platform for individuals and institutions to share resources and coordinate efforts to reduce plastic pollution.

Refrigerant Recycling

Removes frion from appliances before being recycled on-site at Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives.

RRR Recycling Services Hawaii

Collects all HI-5 beverage containers - aluminum cans, plastic drink bottles, and glass bottles. Redemption funds are returned to the school.

Schnitzer Steel

Aloha 'Āina Recycling Drive sponsor, collecting scrap metal, including bicycles and appliances at Aloha ʻĀina Recycling Drives.

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii inspires local communities to care for their coastlines through hands on beach clean ups.

T & N Computer Recycling Services

Collecting computers, printers, scanners, moniters and TV's during Aloha 'Aina Recycling Drives.

Vance’s Hauling Service

Mahalo to Vance's Hauling Service for delivering compost and mulch to our AINA schools in preparation for garden party work days.

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market generously supports Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation in a variety of ways. They regularly provide food donations to our 'AINA In Schools Nutrition Education program component and other Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation special events. Whole Foods Market carries a large selection of locally grown produce and is also a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi Partner Business, carrying Plastic Free Hawaʻi reusable...