Eddie Aikau Foundation
352 Auwaiolimu Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

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The Eddie Aikau Foundation is a charitable organization created to share Eddie Aikau's life, contributions and accomplishments while promoting education and the advancement of Hawaiian culture. The Foundation strives to inspire people to develop a strong sense of pride in themselves, their heritage and their community through Eddie's remarkable spirit and character.


"Eddie was a really, really warm-hearted person. Really big heart. He'd do anything for you..."
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Congratulations to our Essay Contest Winners

2019 Essay Winners

2018 Essay Winners

2017 Essay Winners

2016 Essay Winners

2015 Essay Winners



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The Aikau Ohana & the Directors of the Eddie Aikau Foundation
are very grateful to all of the 460 students who submitted essays for judging. We sincerely appreciate all the educators who
continue to support this worthwhile community service event.

2019 Essay Timeline   2019 Essay Guidelines

2019 Essay Contest Application     2019 Essay Contest Poster

2019 Bi-Lingual Prompt (English & Hawaiian)

Essay Writing Tips



Make a financial contribution to help our organization continue to make a positive difference.
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Check Out ESPN's 30 for 30 Official Announcement on the documentary Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau





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