Tag: Kapi’olani


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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Natalia- Hero of the Month

February 10th, 2015

January 2015 Hero of the Month Natalia has spent a large portion of her life in the hospital. The 10-year-old has a very complex medical history due to shaken baby syndrome, a seizure disorder and a small bowel obstruction. Natalia is also developmentally delayed, but radiates positivity. “We believe Natalia is a Hero for continuing […]

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

Our Mission

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.