We are Women United® We Ignite Change
Women United® is a global force of over 70,000 women leaders and growing. We are dedicated to creating a world full of opportunity — for everyone. Women United® focuses on education, poverty prevention and safety net, the building blocks for a better life for women who have been leading the way for their communities since time immemorial. Women United® operates with the shared belief in the importance of Aloha United Way and its mission to build stronger communities. We tackle the issues that matter the most to everyone who calls Hawai‘i home, and we empower one another to leverage our passions, ideas, expertise and resources to transform the very conditions in which people live.
Join Women United
You’ll be part of a community of like-minded women who contribute their personal passions, best ideas, and unique strengths to the mission of building a stronger community
Volunteer within our community alongside others looking to create change
Network and collaborate with key business and community leaders at exclusive events
Learn more about critical issues impacting our community
Advocate for key community issues at the local and state level
To join Women United or inquire about a special project, email Charmaine at firstname.lastname@example.org today!
To donate your minimum $1,000 financial gift to the Women United Fund, which invests contributions made through our signature events and generous personal donations, please click here!
Past Grant Award Recipients
IHS Holomua Na Wahine Program (2021)
Encourages IHS’ female staff to pursue post-secondary education, consider education as a part of ongoing career development planning, and see college as an attainable long-term outcome.
The Aloha Medical MissionThe Welcome Smile Program (2021)
Helps the most vulnerable women in our society, by providing free restorative and preventive dental care, helping to transform these women’s physical appearance in the hopes of regaining their self-confidence, promoting their well-being, and empowering them to find gainful employment.
Aloha United Way Covid-19 Rent & Utility Assistance Program - for female led households (2020)
Created to help Hawai‘i residents who are financially affected by the pandemic and who had fallen behind on their payments to electric, water, sewer and gas utilities.
Click below to view the photos from the 2022 Women United Chocolate, Champagne, & Couture, for a cause event.
2022 Women United Board Members
Hawaii Group Talent Manager
BOD Vice Chair
Vice President Loan Originator
Board of Directors
Membership & Fundraising Chair
Nakata Advisory, LLC
BOD Secretary and Volunteer Co-Chair
Director of Client Success
BOD Treasurer and Women United Fund Chair
Zurich North America
Alliance Personnel Inc.
Cox, Wootton, Lerner, Griffin & Hansen LLP
Past Chair/Advisory Council
HMSA, Senior VP
Health Management Operations
Aloha United Way
Director of Digital Fundraising
Aloha United Way
Vice President of Resource Development