The Friends need your support. As a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, we welcome your tax-deductible monetary or in-kind donation. The Friends is 100 percent run and organized by volunteers.

You can help. To volunteer and become a member, please call our office at (808) 843-8414 and leave a message or contact George “Keoki” Kawelo (after 5:00 PM) at (808) 696-8580. You can also download our application form and print it out before sending it to us.

» Download Membership Application and send in with a check [PDF 190k]

» You can conveniently also apply for membership and pay online using your credit card by clicking on one of the Donate buttons below.

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Membership levels

Amount Duration Voting
Pay Online
Sitka Spruce $1,000 Lifetime Family One Vote
Koa $500 Lifetime Individual Voting
Ohi‘a $100 Annual Family/Club One Vote
Hau $50 Annual Individual Voting
Na Opio $10 Annual Individual
(17 yrs./under)

Payment Due

  • 1st quarter (Jan-March) of the year for Voting Members
  • 4th Quarter (Oct-Dec) payments received - applied to the following year


  • Warehouse access (all new members/clubs/organizations must attend a safety orientation and sign a Liability Waiver)
  • Attend meetings/functions
  • Nominee for board of directors at annual meeting (voting members only)
  • Mailing list for notices and newsletter


1. Sole discretion of Membership Committee to make recommendations to the Board regarding membership.

2. Organizations/Clubs

  • Repair/restoration completed in the FHH facility – $100 annual membership donation plus $100 a month for period of storage.
  • FHH Projects – exempted from membership fee. Friends’ repair canoe in the FHH facility at an agreeable amount to compensate for time, storage, and/or cost of repair.