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HPA is a 501(c)3 public charity registered as Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy with a federal tax ID (EIN) of 99-0078306. Our fiscal year runs from June 1 to May 31.

For a copy of your gift receipt, please contact the Advancement Office at or at 808-881-4036.

By mail

All checks should be made payable to Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy and mailed to the following address. Any gift restrictions can be noted in the check’s memo line or via an accompanying note.

Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy: Advancement Office
65-1692 Kohala Mtn. Rd.
Kamuela, HI 96743

By phone

You may call in your credit card gift to Kelly Davis at 808-881-4036.

By securities transfer

Outright gifts of appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares) can provide you with tax advantages. For additional assistance, please contact the Advancement Office at or 808-881-4036.

By wire transfer

To make a gift by wire transfer, please contact the Advancement Office at or 808-881-4036.

By IRA charitable rollover

If you are at age 70½ or older and are the owner of an IRA, you can make tax-free IRA contributions directly to HPA. Make sure that you contact us when you direct the rollover so we can look for the check from your IRA administrator. For more information please contact the Advancement Office at or 808-881-4036.

By Donor Advised Fund grant

Each charity administering donor advised funds has its own grant recommendation procedures. If you have any questions or concerns about donating through a DAF, please contact the Advancement Office at or 808-881-4036.

By real estate

Gifts of residences, including vacation homes and farms, allow the donor to take a tax deduction, avoid capital gains taxes, retain lifetime occupancy for herself or himself and/or another person—and provide support for HPA. Contact the Advancement Office for more information at or 808-881-4036.

By personal property

Gifts of tangible personal property, such as art, jewelry, antiques, rare books, gold or silver, offer the donor an immediate tax deduction; the amount depends on whether the gift is related to the college’s educational purpose. Contact the Advancement Office for more information at or 808-881-4036.

Through your financial planning or estate

By making HPA a beneficiary of your will, you become a member of HPA’s Lo‘ihi Society. The Lo‘ihi Society recognizes supporters who have provided for HPA in their financial and/or estate planning. Formally established in 1998, this society is named for the 400,000 year old seamount (submerged volcano) growing steadily off the coast of southern Hawai‘i. Like our Lo‘ihi Society members, it is a vibrant ocean oasis that sustains a vast ecosystem. To learn more, contact the Alumni Office at or 808-881-4077.

HPA employee giving

In addition to the ways to give listed above, HPA employees can also elect to give via payroll deduction. Employees should contact in the HPA Business Office to establish payroll giving.

Gifts in honor or memory

Gifts to HPA can be made in honor or in memory of an individual, such as a classmate, former teacher or coach, or family member. When we receive such gifts, we contact the honoree or their family to inform them of the gift. If you would like to make a tribute gift, please include a note with your mailed donation or in the comments on the online giving form. These gifts support HPA’s operating budget, or you may designate them for a specific purpose.

Match your gift

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please check with your human resources department. Some large employers provide very generous matches. The impact of your gift may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.