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2017

Full-service Waianae YMCA scrapped for youth programs, Star Advertiser, December 12, 2017

Innovative Ways to Build Teams at Work, Hawaii Business, December 4, 2017

2018 Volunteer Day Registration and Information, Honolulu Family, October 28, 2017

Can or No Can?! – Alpine Tower Climb, KHON, November 27, 2017

Can or No Can?! – Cannonball, KHON, November 15, 2017

Kokua for Houston’s Keiki Media Coverage: KGMB, KHON, KITV, KHVH-AM, KITV (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), KHNR-AM, KGMB/KFVE, KHNL, Star Advertiser, September 10-17, 2017

YMCA, Pasha Hawaii, Stevedores to hold Harvey donation drive, Star Advertiser, September 7, 2017

AT&T Donates To YMCA, Midweek, August 29, 2017

Restoration Project Seeks To Beautify Area, Educate Participants, MidWeek Windward, August 23, 2017

Proposed smoking ban to protect children advances, Star Advertiser, August 23, 2017

Windward YMCA Togetherhood and Pasha Hawaii Ulupo Project, Pacific Business News, August 18, 2017

2017 Hiroshima Commemoration and Peace Service Media Coverage, KHON, KITV, KGMB, Star Advertiser, August 7, 2017

Youth Football Hawaii Blitz: Mililani YMCA, 49ers, August 1, 2017

Windward YMCA Togetherhood Project: Ulupo Heiau and Lo'i Restoration, KITV, July 29, 2017

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-July 27, Honolulu Family, July 27, 2017

DL DeForest Buckner and 49ers Youth Football Return to Hometown of Hawaii, 49ers, July 26, 2017

Academy boosts students’ math, reading and confidence, Star Advertiser, July 15, 2017

At Camp Erdman Youth Get Unplugged and experience achievement, independence, teamwork and adventure, KITV, 5pm, 10pm, June 27, 2017

KITV Morning News Show Goes Live at Camp Erdman, KITV (1, 2, 3, 4), June 27, 2017

Sign Waving to Stop Domestic Violence, KITV, June 23, 2017

2017 Y College Camp Media Coverage, KGMB, June 21, 2017

A local non-profit steps up to feed Hawaii's hungry keiki for summer, Hawaii News Now, June 13, 2017

2017 Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day Media Coverage, KITV (1, 2), KGMB, May 27-31, 2017

Charles Atherton House Celebration, UH Foundation, May 30, 2017

Michael Broderick and YMCA Youth Programs, Olelo Island Focus, May 18, 2017

National Senior Health & Fitness Day, Generations Radio on KHNR AM960, May 20, 30, 31 & 31, 2017

2017 808 Jr Chef Showdown Media Coverage, KGMB, HHN April 30 Evening News, May 10, 2017

Sale of Atherton YMCA to foundation closes, Star Advertiser, May 3, 2017

UH Foundation closes on purchase of YMCA property for $8M, Pacific Business News, May 1, 2017

Summer Fun Guide 2017, Star Advertiser, April 23, 2017

Aiding families in flux starts at home, Star Advertiser, April 16, 2017

YMCA Healthy Kids Day, Star Advertiser, April 7, 2017

Smurfs to appear at YMCA Healthy Kids Day event, Hawaii News Now, April 7, 2017

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events in Hawaii-April 6, Honolulu Family, April 6, 2017

Hawaii Volunteers Tackle Service Project, Hawaii News Now, April 1, 2017

'Alemanaka Calendar, Ka Wai Ola, April 2017

YMCA Camp Erdman Community Day, Star Advertiser, March 31, 2017

YMCA Healthy Kids Day to raise money for national cooking competition, Hawaii News Now, March 28, 2017

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events in Hawaii-March 30, Honolulu Family, March 30, 2017

State launches diabetes prevention campaign, Star Advertiser, March 25, 2017

Q&A: An "Upbeat" Business Community, Pacific Business News, March 17, 2017

App aims to aid Oahu victims of sudden cardiac arrest, Hawaii News Now, February 23, 2017

Hawaii Olympic weightlifter shows that diabetes has no 'type', February 10, 2017

Civic engagement begins early, Star Advertiser, January 18, 2017

Youth & Government Media Coverage, KFVE, KGMB, January 11, 2017

Youth legislature to take up mock measures, Star Advertiser, December 29, 2016

Students learn about workings of government at State Capitol, KHON, December 28, 2016

‘Star-Advertiser’ Readers Give Big, Midweek: Hot Shots, December 21, 2016

Island Images, Star Advertiser, December 14, 2017

Family Fitness, Hawaii Parent, December 2016/January 2017

2016

Will Residents Ever Feel Safe In This Downtown Honolulu Park?, Civil Beat, November 18, 2016
Article addresses homelessness, crime, drug use issues at Kamalii Mini Park but includes an example of community efforts the Nu'uanu Y, together with schools and community organizations, are doing to combat crime in nearby Kamamalu Park which could provide some guidance for people concerned about Kamalii.

UH Foundation buys YMCA Atherton property for $8 million, KHON, November 17, 2016

University of Hawaii Foundation buying YMCA of Honolulu branch, Pacific Business News, November 17, 2016

UH Foundation to buy Manoa YMCA for $8M, Star Advertiser, October 29, 2016

YMCA fitness program eases effects of arthritis, Star Advertiser, October 23, 2016

2016 Lights on Afterschool Media Coverage, KITV, October 19, 2016

Free pop-up preschools serve isle keiki, Star Advertiser, September 25, 2016

YMCA offers Camp Agape at Camp Erdman to reach out to Hawaii's youth, Hawaii News Now, September 19, 2016

Student success is greatest when we all help out, Star Advertiser, September 14, 2016

2016 College Camp Media Coverage, KGMB, August 9, 2016

YMCA Keiki Rooftop Garden Media Coverage, KITV, August 6, 2016

2016 Hiroshima Commemoration and Peace Service Media Coverage, Star Advertiser (1, 2), KHON, KITV, August 6, 2016

Girl Walks For First Time, KGMB, July 29, 2016

A Summer of Fun, Food for Jack Hall Memorial Complex Keiki, MidWeek, July 27, 2016

Camp Agape Hawaii Camp and Fundraising Luau, KHON, July 20, 2016

Leeward students to try college life, Star Advertiser, July 11, 2016

Summer Reading Kick Off, MidWeek, June 28, 2016

UH Foundation in talks to buy Atherton YMCA, Star Advertiser, June 10, 2016

The Power of Camp Erdman, MidWeek, June 7, 2016

YMCA Healthy Kids Day, MidWeek, June 1, 2016

Aging Well: YMCA, KITV, May 21, 2016

Plantation landmark to be restored, Star Advertiser, May 18, 2016

EMS Week brings rejuvenation full circle, Star Advertiser, May 17, 2016

Cardiac arrest survivor thanks rescuers, Hawaii News Now, May 16, 2016

First responders, Good Samaritans recognized during EMS Week celebration, KHON, May 16, 2016

Community seeks to tear down park restroom to curb crime, Hawaii News Now, April 29, 2016

YMCA teens compete in cooking showdown, Hawaii News Now, April 19, 2016

Chew On This: Serious showdown, Star Advertiser, April 17, 2016

2016 808 Junior Chef Showdown Media Coverage KFVE, KITV, April 16-17, 2016

2016 YMCA College Camp Media Coverage, Hawaii News Now, KITV (1, 2), KGMB, April 8-9, 2016

Lovely Hula Family, Island Scene, Spring 2016

YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, Helping families stay healthy this summer, KITV, April 2, 2016

YMCA Provides Free Meals Media Coverage, KHON, KITV, March 24, 2016

YMCA Camp Erdman Community Day, Hawaii News Now, February 24, 2016

The Y Embarks on Its First National Advertising Campaign, The New York Times, January 23, 2016

Nonprofits' quest for cash, Pacific Business News, January 22, 2016

Xerox Hawaii Cares For Keiki, MidWeek, January 12, 2016

Hawaii: In Real Life MOSSA at the YMCA, Frolic Hawaii, January 7, 2016

YMCA demos how to stay in shape from your work desk, Hawaii News Now, January 6, 2016

Get fit this New Year with YMCA, KITV, January 4, 2016

2015

For The Good Hawaii Gala, MidWeek, December 29, 2015

The Y Helps Seniors With Arthritis, MidWeek, December 23, 2015

Ranking Hawaii’s Charities, Hawaii Business, November 2015

OAK Celebrates the Launch of Every Kid in a Park Hawaii, Outdoors Alliance for Kids, November 12, 2015

Old Friends, Midweek, November 11, 2015

6 Ways Local People Are Keeping Cool in Hawai‘i, Honolulu Magazine, November 5, 2015

Who Was That Mermaid?, Generations Magazine, October/November 2015

Hawaii Community Recap, NBA, October 2-5, 2015

Uniquely You, HUGS 2015 SibCamp, Heart To Heart, Vol 2, Fall 2015

Waipahu YMCA, Hawaii News Now, August 28, 2015

Reunion to honor YMCA program that helped generations of UH students, Star Advertiser, August 13, 2015

Ceremony marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing, KHON, August 6, 2015

Hiroshima remembered in 70th anniversary of bombing, KITV, August 6, 2015

Commemorating 70 years of peace between Hiroshima, KITV, August 6, 2015

Tony Group Helps The Y Feed Keiki, Midweek, July 29, 2015

UH Frosh Camp and Atherton YMCA Reunion, Hawaii News Now, August 4, 2015

UH Frosh Camp Reunion, KITV, August 4, 2015

Aerobics, weights make fluid transition into pool workouts, Star Advertiser, August 4, 2015

Power Up Your Keiki with Healthy Snacks, Hawaii Parent, August/September 2015

Initiative aims to get kids outdoors more, Star Advertiser, July 16, 2015

Let’s Move! Outside Media Coverage, KITV, KHON, KGMB, July 13, 2015

‘The Y’ still shapes lives with core values, Star Advertiser, July 5, 2015

Never Too Early/Late To Get In The Swim, Midweek, June 17, 2015

2015 YMCA College Camp Media Coverage, KGMB, KITV, June 16, 2015

Hawaii high school students attend college camp, Hawaii News Now, June 16, 2015

Sunrise Summer Plans: YMCA Camp Erdman, Hawaii News Now, June 11, 2015

YMCA Healthy Kids Day, MidWeek, June 3, 2015

Seniors getting healthy at Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, KITV, May 27, 2015

Summer-Ready Fitness Tips from YMCA, Honolulu Magazine, May 20, 2015

Getting fit with YMCA Honolulu, KITV, May 16, 2015

2015 Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids Media Coverage, KGMBKITV, April 19-20, 2015

YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day tomorrow at Bishop Museum, Hawaii News Now, April 10, 2015

YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, KHON, April 7, 2015

Rhythm of a workout, Star Advertiser, March 24, 2015

Community day with Camp Erdman, KITV, March 22, 2015

808 Junior Chef Showdown Draws At-Risk Youth in Cooking Competition, KITV, March 21, 2015

Cook off for Palama Settlement Recreation Youth, KITV, March 14, 2015

Back to Business, Honolulu Lei Chic, February 26, 2015

Central YMCA to host 'Love it, Don't Leave it' pre-renovation party, Hawaii News Now, February 4, 2015

Kids Develop 21st Century Skills at Camp Erdman, Hawaii Parent, February/March 2015

Windward Mall gets down with Zumba, KITV4, January 31, 2015

Young leaders sworn into Youth Government, KITV, January 17, 2015

64th Annual Youth In Government Legislative Session, Hawaii News Now, January 17, 2015

YMCA New Year’s Tips - Activities and Fitness Tips for Seniors, January 14, 2015

2015 New Year's Promotion, KITV, January 9, 2015

YMCA New Year’s Tips - Activities and Fitness Tips for Seniors, Hawaii News Now, January 14, 2015

Wake Up 2day: YMCA, KHON, January 5, 2015

2014

Top 10 Young Leaders of 2014, The Y, December 29, 2014

Getting Fit For New Moms, Hawaii Parent, December 2014

The Y. So Much More, Pacific Edge, October-December 2014

Face to Face - Good work by Hawaii businesses in the community, Pacific Business News, November 6, 2014

Mililani Judo Club: Home Of Champions, Mid-Week, October 1, 2014

Weighty Ambitions, Star Advertiser, September 30, 2014

Camp Counseling: So Much More Than Just Fun and Games, The Y, July 22, 2014

Classes Teach Kids To Love The Water, Then How To Swim, Being 808, July 8, 2014

2014 YMCA College Camp Media Coverage, KITV (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), KHON, June 9, 2014

Ryan Leong, Youth Program Director at Kalihi Y, PBN's Forty Under 40 Class of 2014, Pacific Business News, May 30, 2014

2014 Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day Media Coverage, KITV, KHON, May 26-27, 2014

2014 YMCA Summer Programs Media Coverage, KGMB, May 15, 2014

Sign your kids up for YMCA Camp Erdman's Summer Program, Hawaii News Now, May 15, 2014

It's Summertime at the Y, Honolulu Family, May 6, 2014

Make Healthy Choices Fun, Honolulu Family, April 2, 2014

Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, Island Homes Magazine, March/April 2014

Long Story Short: Michael Broderick, PBS Hawaii, March 18, 2014

63nd Annual Youth In Government Legislative Session Media Coverage, KITV, KHON, KGMB, January 18, 2014

2014 NFL Play60 at the Aloha Stadium Media Coverage, KGMB, KITV, January 11, 2014

YMCA Programs To Help People Get Fit Media Coverage, KGMB, KFVE, January 10, 2014

2014 YMCA Open House Media Coverage, KGMB, January 4, 2014

2013

Almanac: YMCA, CBS News, December 29, 2013

These after-school snacks could teach a class in flavor, Star Advertiser, August 14, 2013

Honolulu, Hiroshima join for annual ringing of Hiroshima peace bell, KITV, August 6, 2013

Wellness is a team effort at the YMCA of Honolulu, Health Care Persepctive, Issue 1, 2013

Atherton YMCA program motivates higher education, Kaleo, June 25, 2013

Microsoft Store opens at Ala Moana Center, Hawaii Business News, June 13, 2013

Camp Erdman assistance available for military keiki, Hawaii Army Weekly, June 7, 2013

200+ Hands In Y’s Instant Playground, MidWeek Islander, June 5, 2013

Single service members join community to build playground, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, May 31, 2013

2013 Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day Media Coverage, KITV, KHON, May 28-30, 2013

Volunteers set up new playground at Windward YMCA, Honolulu Star Advertiser, May 25, 2013

Hundreds of volunteers build playground in one day, video, KITV, May 25, 2013

HIKI NŌ: Farrington High School, PBS Hawaii, May 23, 2013

Waialua High Student Comes Into Her Own As Youth Governor, MidWeek, May 22, 2013

Sunrise Summer Plans: YMCA Summer Camp and Programs, Hawaii News Now, May 10, 2013

Bank of Hawaii event raised $105,000 for three local nonprofits, Pacific Business News, April 29, 2013

2013 YMCA Healthy Kids Day Media Coverage, KFVE, KGMB, KITV, April 13, 2013

Flip cards fully express YMCA's impact on lives, Honolulu Star Advertiser, April 7, 2013

Slowing Down? No, She’s Stepping Up!, Island Scene, Spring 2013

2013 Youth In Government Media Coverage, KITV, March 23, 2013

Youth in Government program unites kids, expands their horizons, Honolulu Star Advertiser, March 9, 2013

Aquatics director helps kids navigate life’s rough waters, Honolulu Star Advertiser, January 19, 2013

Ruby Hayasaka shed 140 pounds on road to fitness, Pacific Business News, January 18, 2013

Here’s what one company is doing to help its employees lose, Pacific Business News, January 18, 2013

YMCA of Honolulu programs target obesity, diabetes, Pacific Business News, January 16, 2013

‘Try the Y’ ends Saturday, Army Weekly, January 11, 2013

2012

Elderhood Project: Getting fit & healthy at the YMCA, KHON, December 27, 2012

Nonagenarians pursue physical, social health, Honolulu Star Advertiser, December 18, 2012

Halloween family camp coming to North Shore, Army Weekly, October 25, 2012

Camp Erdman Pitching Halloween Camp To Area Families, MidWeek, October 24, 2012

Back In Session, Honolulu Star Advertiser, August 18, 2012

For Teen Coordinator, The Y Answers Many Life Questions, Honolulu Star Advertiser, August 17, 2012

Youth in Government Program, Hawaii News Now, August 14, 2012

Camp for military kids loses funds, Honolulu Star Advertiser, May 8, 2012

Program reaches out to military kids, KITV, May 4, 2012

YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2012 Festival, Hawaii News Now Morning Show, April 17, 2012

YMCA opens doors to those who cannot pay, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, March 12, 2012

YMCA 2012 Annual Support Campaign, Hawaii News Now Morning Show, February 6, 2012

2011

Pacesetters: Jennifer Townsend, Pacific Business Journal, October 31, 2011

12th Annual Lights On After School Rally, Hawaii News Now, October 19, 2011

Afterschool Programs Work, and Need Support, Honolulu Star Advertiser Op-Ed, October 16, 2011

Creating Healthier Communities, Midweek Proof Positive, October 13, 2011

Pacesetters: Kerri Van Duyne, Pacific Business Journal, September 16, 2011

Why Did Michael Broderick Quit Being A Judge? Here’s Y, Midweek Cover Story, April 13, 2011


Contact Information

Lisa Ontai
Director of Marketing and Communications

YMCA of Honolulu
1441 Pali Highway
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 531-YMCA (9622)
Direct: (808)541-5467
Fax: (808) 533-1286
E-Mail: lontai@ymcahonolulu.org