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 reading 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 reading 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

  • Linapuni Preschoolers’ Surprise

    The preschoolers at Linapuni School welcomed RIF volunteer Aisha Allen to their classroom. Ms. Allen shared stories with the children and then let them choose their own books to take home.  To the surprise and delight of Ms. Allen, they then recited a poem to thank her.

    A Book is a Friend

    A book is a friend

    A friend that you need

    Open it up

    And read 

    And read

    You can listen to the poem, “A Book is a Friend” via this audio clip.

    Mahalo Linapuni Preschoolers!