For Many Hawaii Companies, The Pandemic Has Changed Work Forever

Lisa Maruyama, executive director of the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, said the pandemic has made her realize that she is personally way more productive at home.

Tags: Hawai`i, Workplaces, Employment

With donations down and need up, Hawaii’s nonprofits get creative to make ends meet

The Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations believes now more then ever not-for-profit organizations must use creative means to raise funds. Many of them are hurting, with donations down and need up.

Tags: Hawai`i, COVID-19

People In Hawaii Are Struggling. The Nonprofits That Help Them Are Too

Lisa Maruyama, president and chief executive officer at the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, said some small, struggling nonprofits are voicing interest in pooling resources or consolidating with other nonprofits to bolster their...

Tags: Hawai`i

'Our life is in danger': Unemployment hits 34% in Hawaii with no end in sight

Other non-profits are unsure how long they can help. 

Tags: Hawai`i, COVID-19

Lawmakers Move Swiftly On Spending Plan, But That’s Not The End Of The Debate

Many social service agencies have found the changes “very unsettling,” said Lisa Maruyama, president and chief executive officer of the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations.

Tags: Hawai`i, State Budget

Nonprofits fear new tax code will slash donations and donor base

But because it will double the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for couples, charities fear taxpayers won't have the incentive to make donations to lower their tax bill.

Tags: Hawai`i, Charitable Giving, Tax Reform

Maruyama Shares Her Experience at HANO

Maruyama, who has been at HANO since September 2008, shared her most memorable experience with working at HANO.

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Tax Reform Lessons Learned From State Experiments

As Congress begins to dive deeper into comprehensive tax reform, much depends on unproven projections and economic theories.

Posted In: Opinion
Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives, Hawai`i
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