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Past Press Releases

8-31-2014 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii hosts The Elders’ Hawaiian and Environmental Leaders Roundtable, “Climate Change in Hawai‘i – A Call to Leadership” and Public Talk Program, “A Just and Inclusive Global Community

8-30-2014 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii hosts The Elders’ Student Leaders Program, “Leaders Make the Future: The Wisdom of Elders and Youngers”

8-29-2014 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii hosts The Elders’ Leadership Forum, “Ethical Leadership in a Rapidly Changing World” 

7-14-2014 - The Elders to Headline Pillars of Peace Hawaii Events

1-15-2013 - Pillars of Peace Hawaii Welcomes Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi 

2-17-2012 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit Oahu April 14-16

4-10-2012 - Hawai‘i Community Foundation to Offer Free, Live Webcasts of Pillars of Peace Hawaii’s Dalai Lama Events


With 98 years of community service, the Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) is the leading philanthropic institution in the state. HCF is a steward of more than 650 funds, including more than 190 scholarship funds, created by donors who desire to transform lives and improve communities. In 2013, $43 million in grants and contracts were distributed statewide, including $4 million in scholarships. HCF also serves as a resource on community issues and trends in the nonprofit sector. Visit for more information.