Brief Introduction

Reading is Fundamental, Honolulu, Inc. (RIF-Honolulu) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

• Encourages a love of reading through book ownership.
• Provides 16,000 books a year to K-3 students in under-resourced communities on Oahu.
• Is staffed entirely by volunteers.

100% of all contributions to RIF-Honolulu are used exclusively for our Oahu children's literacy program.

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

You can make a difference for Oahu's keiki and support RIF-Honolulu's literacy program!

Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Please send your gift to:
Reading is Fundamental, Honolulu, Inc.
PO Box 61826
Honolulu, HI 96839-1826

The Latest


    In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, Reading Is Fundamental is partnering with McDonald’s and Harper Collins to encourage family reading. 

    From September 5 – September 18, Happy Meals® nationwide will include a collection of four popular school-themed books, just in time for back-to-school:

    • Pete the Cat’s Got Class
    • Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School
    • Just a School Project
    • If You Take a Mouse to School

    Families can also explore RIF’s activities, interactive games, and leveled reading passages designed to go with each book title. Print or download these free resources to get your keiki excited about reading as they start a new school year!

    To learn more, visit: