The Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii (EFH) started in 1971 as the Hawaii Epilepsy Society. It began as a Charter of the Epilepsy Foundation of America. The organization was officially incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 1973. If you have participated in an EFH program or activity throughout the years, please send an e-mail letting us know about it to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Mayor Frank Fasi signs the first Epilepsy Awareness Month Proclamation.
Mayor Fasi proclaims
November Epilepsy Month.
Hawaii Epilepsy Month with Frank Fasi.
Signing of the Proclamation of Epilepsy Month, November of 1976.
John O’ Landers – Executive Director
Donald Brinner – Outgoing President
President Ronald Yamaoka (left) receives a $10,000 check from Mr. Clement Judd, Jr. (Executive Director of the Hawaii Hotel Industry Foundation – Hawaii Hotel Assn.)
Proclamation signing with the Governor.
Sonny Ching at the 1983 Cut-A-Thon Fundraiser.
Proclamation with Mayor Frank Fasi.
Proclamation signing with Mayor Frank Fasi.
“1993 Winning Kid” Christopher McGilvery, (clockwise)
Irene McGilvery, Bernadida McGilvery, Bruce McGilvery, Leora Tyau,Michelle Kahn, Phyllis Hong, Mayor Frank Fasi, Charlie Schmidt, Katie Burns, Karl Ota, Stan Michaels
Proclamation with Frank Fasi.