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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes. Goodwill accepts bequests, gifts of real estate or personal property or being named as a life insurance beneficiary.
You may mail a check or money order payable to Goodwill Industries of Hawaii to:

Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Inc.
2610 Kilihau Street
Honolulu, HI 96819
Goodwill makes every effort to sell donated merchandise we receive at affordable prices in our retail stores. Merchandise that doesn’t sell in our stores is sent to the Goodwill Surplus Store, which offers “last stop” merchandise at low prices. Items that we cannot sell are processed through our recycling/salvage system. In the year of 2011-2012 Goodwill helped to keep 12.5 million pounds of items out of Hawaii’s landfills.

Goodwill is the original recycler…saving the earth one donation at a time.

Goodwill does not have a home pickup service. Check our list of conveniently located donation centers to find a location near you.
Yes. Whenever you donate to Goodwill you will receive a receipt acknowledging the date that Goodwill received your donation.

Please check out the General IRS Guidelines for more information.

Goodwill partners with Kokua in Kind to receive car or boat donations. You can reach Kokua in Kind by calling (808) 834-6603. Please let them know you would like to designate the proceeds of your donation to Goodwill Industries of Hawaii.
Some items cost more to transport, repair or refurbish than they can be sold for in our stores. Other items are not recyclable, contain hazardous materials or present potential liability issues. For these reasons, Goodwill cannot use the following types of items: any item recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, hazardous materials, auto parts (including tires), baby furniture and other baby-related items, beds and mattress, major appliances, firearms and weapons. Click here for a complete list of acceptable items.
In general, we accept items that are clean and in saleable condition. As a guideline, think of it as something you would give to a friend.

Some of the items Goodwill needs most include clothing, accessories, shoes and boots, kitchen and household items, linens, books, collectibles and small appliances and electronic equipment. There are exceptions regarding certain items. Click here for a complete list of acceptable items.

Donations to Goodwill are re-sold in our retail stores. Revenues from our stores fund our programs that help people with disadvantages find jobs and reach their full potential.


Take 50% off every day on merchandise with the designated color tag of the week. The color of the week changes every Tuesday.

Every Monday, score last chance $1.99 deals on all clothing with the designated color tag of the week.

Yes. All of our retail stores accept donations during business hours.
More than 90-cents of every dollar generated from the sale of donated items directly supports Goodwill’s mission of helping people find jobs to reach their full potential.


Our contract services include secure document destruction, custodial services, streetscape maintenance, supplying protective painter’s hoods and boot coverings, and more.
Click here to find out more.



Yes. You can apply in person at any Goodwill store, or at the administrative offices on Oahu at 2610 Kilihau Street, in Mapunapuna.
Only if you do not receive a confirmation email and want to make sure we’ve received your submission.
Yes. You are welcome to reapply for the same position after 6 months from your original application. If you wish to apply, for a new or different position, you may apply immediately.
Candidates will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you are selected to proceed in the hiring process, you will hear back from an HR representative within 1-2 weeks. .
No. To be considered for employment, you must indicate specific position(s) of interest. Be sure to use the exact title of the position posted to avoid confusion. Check our current job openings


Helping people with employment barriers to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient.

Click here on Annual Report to find out about Goodwill Hawaii’s achievements.

Employers interested in hiring Goodwill program graduates can contact SEE Hawaii Work, a statewide subsidized work program, at (808) 792-8551, or through our individual employment programs by calling (808) 836-WORK (9675).
Goodwill provides employment training and job placement for people with a variety of disadvantages, including individuals who are; dependent on public assistance or are re-entering the workforce, adults with disabilities, at-risk youth who have dropped out of school, individuals transitioning into post incarceration, Pacific Islander immigrants and other people who need assistance in achieving their goals of successful employment.