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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Hawaiian Humane Society

Promoting the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all animals

four stars

96.63

2700 Waialae Avenue Honolulu, HI 96826
tel: (808) 356-2213   Web Site
EIN: 99-0073490

Board Leadership
Bob Armstrong
Chairperson

CEO
Lisa Fowler
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.63 four stars
  Financial 95.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hawaiian Humane Society was founded in 1883. Our mission - promoting the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all animals - is a joyful one full of challenges and opportunities. Throughout its history, the Society has focused on supporting both the people and the animals of our community; educating children and adults, helping to keep pets with their human families, reducing pet overpopulation through spay/neuter and working to find solutions to the challenges of a diverse society. With an open-door policy that welcomes all animals, the Hawaiian Humane Society operates 365 days a year. Centered in the heart of Honolulu, Hawaiian Humane is an animal shelter, a rescue operation, the official pet lost and found for Oahu, a pet adoption agency, an educational and advocacy organization and a pet care resource center.

The Hawaiian Humane Society was founded in 1883. Our mission - promoting the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all animals - is a joyful one full of challenges and opportunities. Throughout its history, the Society has focused on supporting both the people and the animals of our community; educating children and adults, helping to keep pets with their human families, reducing pet overpopulation through spay/neuter and working to find solutions to the challenges of a diverse society. With an open-door policy that welcomes all animals, the Hawaiian Humane Society operates 365 days a year. Centered in the heart of Honolulu, Hawaiian Humane is an animal shelter, a rescue operation, the official pet lost and found for Oahu, a pet adoption agency, an educational and advocacy organization and a pet care resource center.

Financial

four stars

95.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.72
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hawaiian Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hawaiian Humane Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hawaiian Humane Society (HI) 96.63 four stars
York County SPCA (PA) 86.87 three stars
Animal Rescue League of Boston (MA) 93.34 four stars
Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando (FL) 89.39 three stars
Associated Humane Societies (NJ) 87.68 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,092,409
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $908,765
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,001,174
   Program Service Revenue $5,060,966
Total Primary Revenue $10,062,140
   Other Revenue $555,020
TOTAL REVENUE $10,617,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,832,220
   Administrative Expenses $1,568,716
   Fundraising Expenses $784,073
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,185,009
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $432,151
   
Net Assets $43,831,320

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Animal Control Services $4,356,516 55.6%
Animal Home $3,475,704 44.4%

Ratings History
Hawaiian Humane Society has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 96.63 four stars
2018-06 02/01/2020 97.25 four stars
2017-06 09/03/2019 93.43 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.54 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 86.63 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.31 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.70 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 86.46 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 83.34 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 82.34 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.31 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 91.91 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 87.47 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 86.46 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 83.43 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 83.57 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 84.14 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 80.61 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 75.75 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 99-0073490
Name in IRS Master File HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$143,446 1.40% Lisa Fowler President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hawaiian Humane Society (HI) 96.63 four stars
Humane Society of West Michigan (MI) 86.86 three stars
Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary Animal Society (NV) 85.38 three stars
Dane County Humane Society (WI) 93.21 four stars
National Mill Dog Rescue (CO) 95.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hawaiian Humane Society
2700 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96826
tel: (808) 356-2213
fax: (808) 955-6034
EIN: 99-0073490

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Board Leadership

Bob Armstrong
Chairperson

CEO

Lisa Fowler
President, CEO

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