HONOLULU – The Hawaii Foundation for Educators (HFE) partners with iconic local musicians Jake Shimabukuro, Pure Heart, Robi Kahakalau, Camarillo ohana and Makaha Sons to host “Teaching our future”, a benefit concert for educators in public schools.
Hosted by Billy V. and sponsored by Leu Okuda & Doi Attorneys at Law, the show will be available live worldwide and take place at the Hawaii Theater with a limited audience in person on Saturday August 7 at 6 p.m.
Tickets for the live broadcast are available at www.hawaiitheatre.com/TeachOurFuture for $ 15 plus fees and taxes.
Proceeds will help HFE continue its mission of providing professional development activities to educators in Hawaii.
“We are thrilled with this inaugural fundraising event for the Hawaii Foundation for Educators. It is an opportunity to promote our cause of supporting the dreams of passionate teachers to improve the education system and to raise the status of educators ”, said Wilbert Holck, HFE board member and executive director of the Hawaii State Teachers Association.
“Mahalo to the talented musicians, volunteers and sponsors who have so willingly supported the foundation and ultimately the Hawaiian keiki, who will benefit from educators who can take advantage of professional development opportunities. “
“Teaching our future” is one of the first in-person events for Hawaii Theater in 2021.
Sponsors for the event include Leu Okuda & Doi Attorneys at Law; Hawaii Benefit Administrators Inc .; University Alliance for Health Medicare; AFL-CIO of the State of Hawaii; First Hawaiian bank; Benefits plan solution; Hawaii Medical Services Association; Hawaii Regional Carpenters Council; and the executive committee of the Hawaii Educational Association.
The Hawaii Foundation for Educators (HFE) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides Hawaii teachers with quality education in professional development and leadership, research, and innovation.
HFE advocates for the whole educator by supporting their professional goals while working alongside community partners to improve Hawaii’s education system and make teaching a vital and honorable profession.
To learn more about HFE, visit www.hsta.org/foundation.