Tag: Hawaii

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Wish Kid Jordan Is Ready to Shop but First He Must Island Hop

May 3rd, 2016

Jordan has been a happy and healthy boy most all of his childhood. But, unfortunately one morning, Jordan awoke with a severe headache and dizzy spells that would not even allow him to stand. After a visit to the ER, it was determined that young Jordan had extremely high blood pressure, and his kidneys were […]

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Kids Wish Network Recognizes Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children as an Honored Hero Facility

March 17th, 2016

HONOLULU (March 17, 2016): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network (KWN) is pleased to recognize Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children as one of its 2015 Honored Hero Facility. Kapi’olani receives this distinguished recognition for its staff of child life specialists’ strong commitment to KWN’s Hero of the Month program. Through the Hero of the […]

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Ryler – Hero of the Month

December 2nd, 2015

“It only takes seconds before a victim has no pulse” It was during a basketball game that high school senior and class valedictorian, Ryler, collapsed without warning. He went into sudden cardiac arrest, the unexpected loss of heart function, breathing, and consciousness. Triggered by an electrical malfunction in his heart that caused an irregular heartbeat […]

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Mia’s Princess Tea Party Extravaganza

August 18th, 2015

“Her wish was beyond her wildest dreams” When Mia turned three years old, she came down with a fever. The fever was accompanied by severe abdominal pain. Mia was so ill her parents took her to the ER where she was admitted to the hospital. Blood work revealed a very high white blood count, indicating […]

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Conrad- Hero of the Month

January 28th, 2015

Conrad’s determination to get better and work hard despite his discomfort make him a hospital Hero Conrad was admitted to Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children suffering from pectus excavatum, meaning “hollowed chest”. This is a congenital deformity of the chest wall, causing it to look caved-in or sunken. As a result of his […]

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Hilo girl honored as Hero of the Month

December 1st, 2014

Dara remained positive, outgoing and playful, and never expressed any frustration as she rehabilitated herself…

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Kids Wish Network and Carteret Community Work Together to Send New Jersey Teen to Hawaii for Wish

June 19th, 2012

CARTERET, N.J. – A teen suffering from brain cancer has his wish to visit Hawaii granted by international children’s charity Kids Wish Network and local Carteret sponsors. In 2008, 18-year-old Joey began experiencing slurred speech, personality changes and severe headaches. A CT scan showed a tumor in his brain. To relieve some of the pressure […]

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Hawaii was AWESOME!

August 5th, 2010

Name: Colleen Age: 18 State: IL Just last year, Colleen came down with Swine Flu and was sick from September until March. During this time, she had her chest X-rayed and endured a CT scan, which revealed that Colleen had three masses in her chest. Colleen was diagnosed with having Stage Three Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, which […]

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48,632 kids helped this last fiscal year through our many programs and services.

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.