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    Hawaii Theatre Center

    Hawaii Theatre Center


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...1130 BETHEL ST
    Honolulu HI 96813-2201


    Honolulu HI | IRS ruling year: 1990 | EIN: 99-0229658  


    The Hawaii Theatre, built by the Consolidated Amusement Company, opened its doors September 6, 1922. The Theatre operated as a show place for vaudeville, plays, musicals and silent films until it fell into disrepair and was abandoned by Consolidated in 1984. In 1986, the Hawaii Theatre Center was formed to save the Hawaii Theatre from the wrecking ball and in May 1996, reopened its doors as a 1,400-seat, multi-purpose, state-of-the art performance center. Hawaii Theatre is listed on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

    Vision: Hawaii Theatre Center is the place to celebrate arts and culture in Hawaii.

    The Hawaii Theatre Center serves arts audiences, arts organizations and the community of Hawaii by:
    - Preserving Hawaii's historic Hawaii Theatre
    - Promoting Hawaiian cultural arts
    - Presenting world class arts and cultural experiences
    - Providing arts education for students
    - Creating our neighborhood block as the premier arts and culture destination


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 89%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Beacon Weights
    Historical Ratings
     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Hawaii Theatre Center is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Hawaii Theatre Center has earned a 86% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019. More recent filing data is available, but it has not been factored into this score, due to COVID-19's effect on this organization.

    Rating update postponed due to COVID-19's impact on this organization. View Hawaii Theatre Center's response.

    Learn more


    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 6.90% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 4.03 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.61 - 0/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 12.40% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 11.70% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 75.80% - 7.37/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 2.86% - 5.86/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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