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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Hawaii Opera Theatre

Educating the public about and supporting the cultural development of opera in Hawaii

three stars

89.16

848 South Beretania Street Suite 301
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel: (808) 596-7372   Web Site
EIN: 99-0197758

Board Leadership
James H. McCoy
President

CEO
Simon Crookall
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.16 three stars
  Financial 84.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1960, the Hawaii Opera Theatre's (HOT) mission is to educate the public about and support the cultural development of opera in Hawaii. Today, HOT is known for its vibrant and creative productions. Artistic excellence continues to be the cornerstone of standards for the company. International artists, who have graced stages from the New York Met to opera houses throughout Europe and Asia, compete up to three years in advance to perform on the HOT stage along side Hawaii's best local artists. Our nationally recognized education outreach program reaches more than 25,000 students on Oahu and Neighbor Islands annually.

Founded in 1960, the Hawaii Opera Theatre's (HOT) mission is to educate the public about and support the cultural development of opera in Hawaii. Today, HOT is known for its vibrant and creative productions. Artistic excellence continues to be the cornerstone of standards for the company. International artists, who have graced stages from the New York Met to opera houses throughout Europe and Asia, compete up to three years in advance to perform on the HOT stage along side Hawaii's best local artists. Our nationally recognized education outreach program reaches more than 25,000 students on Oahu and Neighbor Islands annually.

Financial

three stars

84.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hawaii Opera Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hawaii Opera Theatre on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hawaii Opera Theatre (HI) 89.16 three stars
LA Opera (CA) 91.91 four stars
Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (UT) 88.03 three stars
Opera San José (CA) 86.75 three stars
Boston Lyric Opera (MA) 90.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,398,637
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $348,204
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,522
Total Contributions $1,757,363
   Program Service Revenue $1,033,237
Total Primary Revenue $2,790,600
   Other Revenue $443,685
TOTAL REVENUE $3,234,285
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,583,053
   Administrative Expenses $383,048
   Fundraising Expenses $250,535
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,216,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-982,351
   
Net Assets $7,576,336

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
Performances $3,480,463 97.1%
Education $102,590 2.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-05 08/01/2017 89.16 three stars
2015-05 11/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 92.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 10/01/2015 84.56 three stars
2013-05 11/01/2014 88.07 three stars
2012-05 09/01/2013 82.96 three stars
2011-05 08/01/2012 81.63 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 83.11 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-05 11/24/2010 77.91 two stars
2008-05 10/01/2009 91.49 four stars
2007-05 09/01/2008 96.48 four stars
2006-05 08/01/2007 91.14 four stars
2005-05 11/01/2006 88.03 three stars
2004-05 09/01/2005 92.79 four 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 99-0197758
Name in IRS Master File HAWAII OPERA THEATRE
NTEE Code A6A
NTEE Classification Opera
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (89) Singing society or group
(90) Cultural performances
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 June, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
  • May, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$163,271 3.87% Simon Crookall Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hawaii Opera Theatre (HI) 89.16 three stars
Minnesota Opera (MN) 88.02 three stars
Cincinnati Opera (OH) 92.00 four stars
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (MO) 91.65 four stars
Opera Omaha (NE) 92.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hawaii Opera Theatre
848 South Beretania Street
Suite 301
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel: (808) 596-7372
fax: (808) 596-0379
EIN: 99-0197758

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Board Leadership

James H. McCoy
President

CEO

Simon Crookall
Executive Director

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