Hawai'i Conference Foundation
The Hawai’i Conference Foundation is the
investment and property management arm of the Hawai‘i Conference of the United Church of Christ.
To support the Conference ministries as a faithful steward of the assets of the Hawai‘i Conference.
1848 Nu'uanu Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: (808) 791-5637
Fax: (808) 521-7196
Hawai’i Conference Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the Foundation is made up of eleven people elected by the Conference Council (three Conference Council members, four people nominated by the Board of Trustees, and two people nominated by the Conference Council), the Conference Minister, and the Conference Council Chair.
Board of Trustees 2019-2020
Rev. Kealahou Alika (Keawala‘i Congregational Church)
Ms. Caroline Belsom (Waiola Church)
Mr. Gregory Boxold (Central Union Church)
Ms. Joyclynn Costa (Kalanikahua Hou Church)
Ms. Linn Garcia (Windward UCC)
Ms. Roberta Jahrling (Kaumakapili Church)
Ms. Aletha Kaohi (Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church)
Mr. Wryen Keoki Kiwaha (Puka'ana Congregational Church)
Ms. Gloria Kobayashi (Church of the Holy Cross)
Mr. Warren Orikasa (Iao UCC)
Rev. Dr. David Popham (Conference Minister)
Andrew Bunn (HCF Executive Director)
Church Endowment Funds
The Hawai’i Conference Foundation manages endowment funds for the benefit of the Hawai’i Conference and its Churches.
At present, there is no minimum amount needed to start an endowment fund. Trustee Approval is only needed to start a new fund.
Investing Church Money: Custodial Accounts
The Hawai’i Conference Foundation can assist churches with their long term investment needs. Hawai’i Conference United Church of Christ Churches, Associations and Affiliated Organizations are eligible to use the investment services of the Hawai’i Conference Foundation. By opening a Custodial Account your church funds may be invested along with the endowments of the Hawai’i Conference.
The Hawai’i Conference Foundation measures its investment performance against established market indices. Investment results are reviewed on a quarterly basis.
Loans to Churches
United Church of Christ Church Building and Loan Fund assists new congregations with the purchase of land and financing of construction of their first building. Click here for more information.
Existing Congregations may borrow from the United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund. Individuals and churches may also invest with this Fund. Click here for more information.
Property and Liability Insurance
The local insurance agent for the Insurance Board is David Takagi. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or, by phone: (808) 523-6840; 1-800-520-6840 (neighbor islands). Fax: (808) 531-2399.