6th Annual Great Gatsby Gala

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6th Annual Great Gatsby Gala
 June 10, 2020 from 5pm to 8:30pm  | Honolulu Country Club
In memory of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka

Swing into the 6th Annual Great Gatsby Gala with the flappers and gangsters! Don't miss the best event of the year with the National Kidney Foundation of Hawai'i. Meet distinguished kidney health leaders, learn about accomplishments and developments in the industry, and celebrate with donors and recipients alike.

  

GALA COMMITTEE

Chairperson, Dr. John Henry Felix
Danny Kaleikini, Glen Hayashida, Jennifer Dotson, John Aeto, Karen Mukai, Karwin Sui, and Linda Wong.

 

OPPORTUNITIES

The 6th Annual Great Gatsby Gala provided an intimate opportunity for invited guests to:

(1) Meet and honor distinguished kidney leaders in our community. 

(2) Celebrate accomplishments in kidney disease and prevention.

(3) Learn how your generosity expands prevention programs to delay the progression of kidney disease in Hawaiʻi.

(4) Connect with our extended 'ohana of kidney donors and recipients to hear personal stories that will inspire a collective conversation about the healthy future of our community.

 

THE CHALLENGE

Approximately 198,000 people in Hawaiʻi are at risk of chronic kidney disease at this very moment. One in five people in Hawaiʻi are affected by this disease and over 4,400 are on dialysis. Chronic kidney disease in Hawaiʻi is over 30% higher than the national average due to the diet (higher quantities of rice and high sodium foods) and genetic makeup. Asians, Polynesians, and Pacific Islanders are at a much higher risk for kidney disease than any other group.

For over 30 years, the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaiʻi has provided thousands of awareness, prevention, and treatment resources to the community with the help of generous partners that have joined together to empower our fight against chronic disease.

 

Questions? Please email Donations@kidneyhi.org.

Mahalo for your generous support!

 

 

 

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