BBB Charity Review for
Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii,Inc.

A BBB Accredited Charity since 10/6/1999


The information in this report has either been provided by the charity, or has been compiled by BBB from other sources.

Charity Contact & Profile

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Business Name:
Business Address: 418 Kuwili St, #106
Honolulu, HI 96817
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Original Business Start Date: 3/20/1963
Local Business Start Date: 3/20/1963
Dennis Brown, President/CEO
Phone Number:
(808) 521-3811
(808) 521-3811
(808) 695-4561
(808) 695-4567
Fax Number:
(808) 528-1599
Type of Business:
Charity - Local
Youth Organizations & Centers
Primary Email:
Website Address:

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated in relation to the 20 Better Business Bureau Standards for Charitable Accountability. This organization meets all those standards.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu, Inc. is a mentoring organization serving youth, their families, and the community. Their mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of youth by assisting them to achieve their highest potential through professionally supported relationships, primarily one-on-one, with responsible, dedicated volunteers as their role models.


Through the Community Based-Program and the School & Site-Based program, adult volunteers are recruited, screened, trained, and supported by agency staff to work with children (primarily from single-parent homes) for a few hours each month. The percentage of youth served breaks down to approximately 60% school-based, 33% community-based and 7% site-based.


Board Size:25
Paid Staff:0

Financial Summary

According to the IRS Form 990 for the Fiscal Year ended 12/31/2012:

Total Income $2,445,681.00
Total Expenses $0.00
Gain/Loss for the Year $2,445,681.00

Income Breakdown
Item Amount % of Income

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This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

BBB records show a license number of W40396996-01 for this business issued by State of Hawaii Department of Taxation (808) 587-4242

Customer Complaint History

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BBB has processed no customer complaints on this charity in its three year reporting period.

Government Action(s)

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BBB has no information regarding government actions at this time.

Advertising Review

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BBB has no information regarding advertising review at this time.

Additional Information

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Special events, print advertisements, television and radio appeals, on-line auction, direct mail, and grant proposals.

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Report as of: 10/23/2014
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