Mānoa Heritage Center

What does your donation support?

  • FREE ʻāina-based school programs that inspire students to steward Hawaiʻi’s precious cultural and natural resources
  • Year-round professional development workshops for teachers
  • Service learning
  • Care and preservation of Kūkaʻōʻō Heiau, the only restored and intact heiau (ancient temple) in urban Honolulu
  • Maintenance and propagation of one of Oʻahu’s most diverse collections of Native Hawaiian plants

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Sustaining Stewards

Regular monthly donations are a wonderful way to support our programs!  You give through an ongoing, automatic monthly gift that can be paid securely and conveniently via your bank account or credit card. Sustaining Stewards provide a dependable source of funding for MHC’s daily operational needs. You can choose your monthly giving level and your membership continues uninterrupted until you tell us otherwise. You can increase, decrease, or stop your donation at any time.  To set up a monthly gift through your bank account, click here.  To set up a monthly gift from your credit card, please click the link below.

MHC's Giving Circles

‘Ohana Circle $500 – $599 ($42 – $83 per month)

Benefits include:

  • FREE unlimited tours of MHCʻs gardens and Kūkaʻōʻō Heiau
  • Semi-annual newsletter
  • Invitation to the family garden party
  • Early registration for select MHC programs

Century Circle $1,000 – $2,499 ($84 – $208 per month)

Includes all ‘Ohana Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to Christmas at Kūali‘i holiday open house and other events
  • Recognition on MHC’s website, donor wall, and in the annual report

Guardian Circle $2,500 – $4,999 ($209 – $416 per month)

Includes all Century Circle benefits, plus:

  • Private tour of MHCʻs gardens and Kūka‘ō‘ō Heiau for up to 10 people
  • Use of MHC grounds for a no-host lunch for up to 10 people
  • 10 tour passes for one-time use during regular hours

Patron Circle $5,000 – $9,999 ($417 – $833 per month)

Includes all Guardian Circle benefits, plus:

  • Private tour of Kūali‘i, the historic Cooke family home, for up to 10 people

Benefactor Circle $10,000 – $49,999 ($834+ per month)

Includes all Patron Circle benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating for exclusive events
  • An exclusive dinner at Kūaliʻi for up to 10 people, reservation required