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Hawaii Five-0 Cast & Producers participate in Kokua for the Philippines

Hawaii Five-0 Cast & Producers showed their support for the local community by participating in Kokua for the Philippines. Check it out! Here’s a link from their official site! CBS.com Photo Gallery

"Kokua for the Philippines" T-shirts available at Aloha Sub

Starting tomorrow at 10am.... Kokua for the Philippines T-Shirts will be on sale at Aloha Sub.. 1602 Kalakaua Ave. Call 739-2009 for more info. Cost is $10 per shirt and proceeds will be donated to the "Kokua for the Philippines" effort. Only cash or checks will be accepted as payment. These shirts are straight from the organizers to you... Mahalo Nui Loa. www.alohasub.com

"Kokua for the Philippines" T-shirts available for sale

Organizers for last Sunday’s "Kokua for the Philippines" benefit concert announced today that the T-shirts created for the event will be sold at the Town Center of Mililani’s "Center Gazebo" from Dec. 18 to 22, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., while supplies last. Cost is $10 per shirt and proceeds (above the vendor’s cost) will be donated to the "Kokua for the Philippines" effort. Only cash or checks will be accepted as payment. For those on the neighbor islands, mainland, or elsewhere, please email benmasoe@gmail.com or call 808-387-0706 to see if your request can be accommodated.

4:30 PM - 1,758,386.42!
The Kokua for the Philippines call center is still taking donations, but the broadcast has concluded with $1,758,386.42 being raised during the benefit.

Mahalo for your Kokua!

4:00 PM - 1,434,000.00!
Donations and check presentations contine to pour into to support the Phillippine victims of Typhoon Haiyan with donations presently at 1,434,000.00.

3:30 PM - 1,216,000.00!
Severe weather doesn't cancel the benefit portion of Kokua for the Philippines. Donations and check presentations contine to pour in to support the Phillippine victims of Typhoon Haiyan with donations going over 1,216,000.00.

Severe weather has cancelled the TV portion of Kokua for the Philippines.
The event will continue as a radio and online broadcast. Phone banks will continue and are live now. Call 955-9900 on Oahu and 1-855-905-6582 for neighbor islands and nationwide to donate. Phones will be live until 6 p.m. Hawaii time. Ticket holders are encouraged to make their ticket purchase a donation. However, refunds will be provided for those who request.

Kokua for the Philippines Tee Shirts

Kokua for the Philippines Tee Shirts will be availble at the concert for $15.00. The shirt has the benefit logo on the front and a Thank you very much in Filipino along with the date, the benefit and the location in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Wyland will be painting live on stage

Renowned marine life artist Wyland will be painting a giant original canvas featuring humpback whales, live on stage throughout the five-hour event. The painting will be auctioned off with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Kokua for the Philippines.

The live auction will be offered on KokuaForThePhilippines.com starting at 12:30pm on Sunday, 12/15. Please tune in and SHARE this with your friends!


"Kokua for the Philippines" doors will open to the public at 11am on Sunday, Dec. 15th.

Show time is 12pm (sharp).

All seats are general admission. Chairs will be provided. No over-sized umbrellas.

No outside food and beverages, chairs or coolers will be allowed. Food booths with bentos/snacks/beverages for purchase will be available on site.

No video recording of Artists.

Tickets will be sold at the door on a space available basis.

T-shirts with the Kokua for the Philippines event logo will be available for sale during the event.

MIDWEEK - Kokua Team Comes Together Again
The same group that put on Kokua for Katrina (2005), Kokua for the Pacific (2009) and Kokua for Japan back in 2011 after the earthquake and tsunami hit the East Asian country, have joined forces once again, but this time to raise funds for those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in early November.

Read the complete article at Midweek.com

Kokua for the Philippines Spreads the Aloha Globally

Sunday's show will be musically marvelous, and elevates the values of kokua and aloha to the global stage. These living concepts make Hawai'i an exceptional environment of compassion and cooperation, and the world could certainly use more of these.

Read the whole story at HuffingtonPost.com

Entertainers Section

Raiatea Helm will be perfomring at the Kokua for the Philippines Benefit Concert at the Hilton Hawaiian Village's Great Lawn on Dec 15,2013.

Photos of all of the artists performing can be found at this new page

Kokua for the Philippines Facebook Page

We hit exactly 1000 Likes today on the Kokua for the Philippines Facebook page!!

Mahalo for all of your kokua!

Additional Entertainers Press Release
Today's Kokua for the Philippines Press Release announces additional Entertainers for the upcoming concert that include:
    Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom
    Jordan Segundo
    Starr Kalahiki
    Honolulu Jazz Quartet
    Sing The Body
See complete Press Release here

Entertainers Press Release
Today's Kokua for the Philippines Press Release announces Entertainers for upcoming concert that include:
    Henry Kapono
    Raiatea Helm
    Sean Na‘auao
    Loretta Ables Sayre
    Kalei Gamiao
    Kuana Torres Kahale
    Aidan James
    Da Braddahs
    Roman of Kolohe Kai
    Rebel Soujahz
    and Natural Vibrations.
See complete Press Release here

Donations are now being accepted on behalf of the Kokua For The Philippines benefit. Donations are being made to HonoluluBoxOffice.com and will be given to the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Donations are also being accepted at the time of ticket purchase. Please use this link to make a donation

Tickets on Sale now
Tickets for the upcoming Kokua for the Philippines Concert Dec 15th, 2013 on the Great Lawn of the Hilton Hawaiian Village are now on sale.

Purchase tickets here

Rainbow Warrior spirit to support Philippines relief efforts
This afternoon, Governor Abercrombie called on the people of Hawaii to show their Rainbow Warrior spirit in support of Philippines relief efforts. Every ticket sold for the UH vs. Army home game on Nov. 30 will be matched by a $5 donation to the "Filipino Community Center - Aloha for Philippines" fund, with a maximum donation of $20,000.

The news release is available here

Kokua for the Philippines / Non-Monetary Donations
Kokua For The Philippines will NOT be equipped to take in any non-monetary donations.

LBC Shipping Company are taking in-kind donations of toys and clothes for the Philippines. Their address to drop-off in-kind donations in Honolulu is:

2146 Kamehameha Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96819
Their phone number is : (808) 841-1535

Contacting Kokua For The Philippines
A new Kokua For The Philippines Contact Page is now setup. Please use the page to connect with Media / PR, Executive Producers, Music and Entertainment Producers, American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter Inquiries, and Concert Ticket Inquiries

Support is Building
Crossing over the 350 Like mark on the Kokua For The Philippines Facebook Page and over 1000 Page views made on the website here.

Kokua For The Philippines Press Release
"Kokua For The Philippines," a Hawaii-based radio, television and Internet benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 from noon to 5 p.m. The event, staged by Clear Channel Media + Entertainment Hawaii and Oceanic Time Warner Cable, will take place at the Great Lawn at Hilton Hawaiian Village and will be broadcast live on local radio and television stations and via the Internet. Producers from Ohana Broadcast Company, Kapono Inc., and Island Film Group will oversee the production.
Complete Press Release Here

Phillipine Consulate Press Release
Condolence book open at the Consulate and other updates on Typhoon Haiyan with a list of donation methods.
Phillipine Consulate Press Release

Kokua for the Philippines domain name kokuaforthephilippines.com obtained, hosting setup and initial code to build website started. ShareThis social media content sharing engine built into to site.

Kokua for the Philippines Facebook page also setup. Facebook.com/kokuaforthephilippines

Kokua for the Philippines logo samples sent in for review.



Click on Red Cross Logo above to make a donation. Donations are handled by Honolulu Box Office and all donations will benefit relief efforts in the Philippines

    KSSK 92.3 FM
    KSSK 590 AM
    ISLAND 98.5

    Jimmy Buffett
    Hawaii Five-0 Cast & Producers
    Mick Fleetwood
    Henry Kapono
    Mark Dacascos
    AJ Rafael
    Jake Shimabukuro
    Amy Hanaialii
    Sean Naauao
    Brother Noland
    Natural Vibrations
    Rebel Souljahz
    Roman of Kolohe Kai
    Clifford Naeole
    Da Braddahs
    Kristian Lei
    Jordan Segundo
    Aidan James
    Kuana Torres Kahele
    Loretta Ables Sayre
    Kalei Gamiao
    Starr Kalahiki
    Honolulu Jazz Quartet
    Sing the Body
    Streetlight Cadence
    Saloon Pilot
    Chaotic Five


    Hilton Hawaiian Village
    Hawaiian Telcom
    Kapono Inc.
    Honolulu Box Office
    Island Air
    76 Hawaii
    C&C Ventures
    Diamond Bakery
    Events International
    Frito Lay Hawaii
    GP Roadways
    Jamba Juice
    Jay’s Limousine
    Kaiser Permanente
    Kraft Hawaii
    L&L Drive In
    Meadow Gold Dairies
    NEP Supershooters
    Paradise Lua
    Pepsi Hawaii
    Private Security
    Production Hawaii
    Rhema Sound
    Sayre Public Relations
    Standford Carr Development
    Tabora Galleries
    Taniokas Seafood & Catering
    Taylor Wily (Santa Kamekona)
    Windward Digital


Kokua For The Philippines
A Hawaii Benefit Concert to Support the Philippine Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

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