Brief Introduction

Reading is Fundamental, Honolulu, Inc. (RIF-Honolulu) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 100% of all donations to RIF-Honolulu are used exclusively for our Oahu program! Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

• Encourages a love of reading through book ownership for children
• Provides 16,000 books a year to K-3 students in under-resourced communities
• Is an all-volunteer organization
• Has no paid staff members

Your gift of $75 funds the distribution of books to 1 classroom, $150 funds 2 classrooms, and $300 funds 4 classrooms!

The Latest

  • 50 Free E-Books!


    In celebration of RIF’s 50th anniversary, RIF and ustyme are giving away a billion free e-books as a gift! Download your library of 50 free e-books at today. No purchase necessary. Children will love the classic stories all digitally mastered in HD! Share the magic of stories this holiday season.