H.A.P.A.’s mission is to catalyze community empowerment and systemic change towards valuing ʻaina (environment) and people ahead of corporate profit.
H.A.P.A. is a public non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to H.A.P.A. are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.
Filed in the State of Hawai‘i on March 23, 2014, the articles of incorporation for the Hawai‘i Alliance for Progressive Action (H.A.P.A.) state:
Section 3.1 Purposes: The Corporation is organized exclusively for the charitable, literary or educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or the corresponding provision of any future federal tax code, including for such purposes to promote and facilitate the development of alliances that incorporate research, policy development, education and community engagement toward the purpose of supporting and protecting the rights of people and the planet, all of which shall be accomplished exclusively within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.