Join the Movement
If you love Hawai‘i, contribute to help preserve this iconic story. By supporting, you’ll be sharing the values of the Shaka and the spirit of aloha. The world is sorely in need of a dose of hang loose positivity and you can help.
Any amount is appreciated, but $100+ gets you a personal movie credit. Also, like choosing your favorite high school to support when checking out at the grocery store, you will be able to dedicate Giving Points to a Group of your choice to help it build its Supporter Package Level (1 Giving Point for every dollar donated). Groups aggregating 10K+ in Giving Points get a cameo in the film.
Donations are tax deductible. Donors will receive a tax deduction letter. Please consult an accountant for tax advice. To support, complete the form below:
Why This Film is Important
This 30-minute film fosters community service by inspiring positivity and sharing of the aloha spirit. Coupled with design-thinking exercises, Shaka Tools help schools, companies and civic organization think solutions forward to share the value of the Shaka with the world.
Want a Cameo?
|Supporter Packages*||Presenter Credit*||Group Cameo*|
|$250,000+ "Shaka" Level||Large Logo, Opening Credits**||4-sec. Cameo***|
|$150,000+ "Aloha" Level||Large Logo, End Credits**||3-sec. Cameo***|
|$100,000+ "Hukilau" Level||Medium Logo, End Credits**||2-sec. Cameo***|
|$50,000+ "Ohana" Level||Small Logo, End Credit**||2-sec. Cameo***|
|$25,000+ "Kupuna" Level||End Credit List||2-sec. Cameo***|
|$10,000+ "Buddha" Level||End Credit List||1.5-sec. Cameo***|
|$5,000+ "Fear Not" Level||End Credit List||n/a|
|$2,500+ "Go For It" Level||End Credit List||n/a|
|$1,000+ "Right On!" Level||End Credit List||n/a|
|$500+ "Mahalo" Level||End Credit List||n/a|
|$100+ "Friend" Level||End Credit List||n/a|
* Sponsor Donations & Group Giving Points: Supporter Packages are available to sponsors donating cash and approved in-kind as well as Groups aggregating Giving Points (Giving Points equal dollars for the purposes of qualfying for Packages). Individual donors are not eligible for Supporter Packages and instead will be listed in separate End Credits categories that parallel Supporter Package Levels.
**Logo Art: Sponsors and groups qualifying for Supporter Packages that include logos must upload their logos, 1G maximum file size, to this website in vector art (AI or EPS) format.
***Cameos: Sponsors and groups qualifying for Supporter Packages that include cameos must upload 1G maximum file size videos or still pictures to this website.
What is a Group?
A Group is a school, company, family, organization or other group that is registers as part of the Shaka Ohana to aggregate attributed donor contributions to build the Group's supporter level. Groups may attain varying levels of movie credit and cameo appearances, For more, see Register a Group »
How do Sponsors Differ from Groups?
They're similar in that they both work to the same Supporter Packages. However, Sponsors are typically companies, organizations or individuals who simply donate a lump sum of cash to secure a Supporter Package. Entities can alternatively sign up as a Group. Sponsor »
Are Supporter Levels Limited?
No. While many programs limit the number of top level sponsorships, this program acknowledges that the Shaka story is for all of Hawaii's people and as such seeks to be entirely inclusive and sharing with this story. There are no limitations on number or type of supporters. For example, all media outlets are welcome to participate and no exclusives will be offered.
Are In-Kind Donations Acceptable for Supporter Packages?
Yes, but they must be approved of by the production team. This may include media and promotional services, logo merchandise, production services and other value adds to the film.
Can individuals get credits and cameos on their own?
Yes. Individual donors get credits for their contributions based on the supporter Packages schedule shown above. If Individuals wish a cameo of their own, they may contribute as a Sponsor »
Can I attribute to multiple groups or individuals?
Yes. To do so, make multiple contributions and attribute accordingly. For example, for Contribution A, name Group X and Individual Acknowledgement Y, then submit. Next, start a second Contribution B, name a different Group Y and Individual Acknowledgement Z, then submit, and so on...
What is a Credit?
A Credit is a text or graphic logo recognition of a specific person or entity. The minimum donation for a Credit is $100. Donors may indicate an acknowledgements name when contributing. Donations may also be anonymous. Depending upon supporter level, placement and visibility varies. Supporters qualifying for logo placements are responsible for providing their own vector logo art and uploading such art on this website.
What is a Cameo?
A cameo is a video clip or still photograph of a person or people. For this project, cameos should be about the Shaka whether people are throwing or making them. Groups that qualify for cameos may include any number of participants in a cameo.
How are cameos shot?
Supporters qualifying for cameos are responsible for taking their own video footage or still photography, ideally high resolution, and uploading content of up to 1G files on this website. If you qualify for a cameo and require video recording assistance, Contact Us »
Do you have promotional materials for Groups?
Yes. Fliers and suggested social posts are included on this website. See Promote »