Hawaiian Eye Foundation News: Blog

Hawaiian Eye Foundation Holds Third Annual Cataract Days: Performs Free Cataract Removal Surgeries for Qualified Patients

Hawaiian Eye Foundation Holds Third Annual Cataract Days: Performs Free Cataract Removal Surgeries for Qualified Patients

HONOLULU, March 15, 2019 (Newswire.com) – In 2017, the Atherton Family Foundation committed to a five-year sponsorship of Hawaiian Eye Foundation’s statewide Cataract Days program. This year, along with sponsorship by Friends of Hawai’i Charities and Dr. Alan Faulkner of Aloha Laser Vision, examinations and surgeries were performed this week. Both uninsured and underinsured patients… Read More

3rd Annual Hawai’i Cataract Days: Mahalo Atherton Foundation, Aloha Laser Vision, Surgical Suites and Friends of Hawaii Charities

We celebrate our 3rd annual Cataract Days program with this year’s hosts, Aloha Laser Vision and Surgical Suites. HEF BOD Dr. Alan Faulkner volunteered his time, skills and staff to serve uninsured and under-insured patients from across Hawai’i. Mahalo to the Atherton Family Foundation for their 6-year commitment to this program to serve Hawai’i locals… Read More

Mahalo to Eye Physicians Network (EPN)!

Huge Mahalo to Frederic (Ric) Tiplady and the Eye Physician Network (EPN) for making Hawaiian Eye Foundation your charity of choice! We are very grateful for all our strong sponsors and supporters. Thank you for changing lives with us; spreading aloha and giving sight! About Eye Physician Network: The Eye Physician Network is a company dedicated… Read More

Hawai’i Cataract Days 2019 PSA & Call for Applicants

 Since our inaugural event in 2017, we have partnered with local Ophthalmologists who have generously donated their time, services and supplies to conduct free cataract surgeries for those who are uninsured or underinsured. This project is especially for those who do not have or cannot obtain medical insurance. We will also accept those who… Read More

HEF Executive Director, Darrah Kauhane Named Bizwomen.com Headliner

Hawaiian Eye Foundation’s Executive Director, Darrah Kauhane has been named a Bizwomen Headliner and featured on the Bizwomen.com website as a leader in the non-profit field.     Bizwomen is American City Business Journals’ digital news source for women. Darrah was selected from among award winners in 43 business journal cities across the country –… Read More

HEF is XOVA Grant Recipient to Develop a Sustainable Eye Care System and Transform Communities in Micronesia

“XOVA is an award program sponsored by Novartis Pharma AG. XOVA is intended for medical specialists who have devised initiatives that are expected to have significant impact on unmet needs in the fields of ophthalmology and optometry. The objective of XOVA is to provide funding, in the form of a grant, for non-profit initiatives and… Read More

From Yap to Hawaii: Local Honolulu Medical Team up to Gift Prosthetic Eye to 10-year old Micronesian Girl

By Perry Ironhill HONOLULU November 11, 2018 — Ocularist Doss Tannehill of Pacific Eyes and Dr. John Corboy of Hawaiian Eye Foundation gifted 10-year old girl, Dina Trixie Walmog, with a trip to Honolulu to be fitted with a handmade prosthetic eye. Trixie is from the remote island of Mogmog in Micronesia, where the total number of inhabitants is… Read More

Hawaiian Eye Foundation Update: Quarterly Summary 2018

3rd Quarter Summary: Spread Aloha! Give Sight! The Foundation has been hard at work to fulfill our mission this past quarter. In addition to the missions and training meetings, we have also been in the public eye to “spread aloha” and encourage others to give in support of our efforts. We thank those who participated… Read More

Hawai’i Eye Campaign 2019: Free Cataract Surgery for Hawai’i’s patients in need

Cataract Days III, free cataract eye surgery for Hawaii’s patients in need, is scheduled for March 11, 2019. Exams and clearance appointments will be scheduled prior to this date for qualifying patients that have met with HEF staff. This year’s volunteer surgical team is led by HEF BOD Dr. Alan Faulkner of Aloha Laser Vision, and The Surgical… Read More

July 2018 Palau Mission with Mission Director Dr. Jeff Rutgard

For the 1st two weeks of July, HEF’s Mission Director Dr. Jeff Rutgard and assistant Corinne Spencer, paired up again for HEF’s annual mission to Koror. For nearly a decade, Dr. Jeff has traveled to Palau each spring to care for the beautiful people of this island nation in Micronesia. HEF is delighted to work… Read More


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Hawaiian Eye Foundation is an I.R.S. 501(c)(3) public charity, established in Hawai’i in 1984, Tax I.D. #99-0237865.

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