Mahalo! James Campbell Company donates $250,000 to Kapolei, West Oahu schools


Principals from nine Kapolei and West Oahu were presented checks from $15,000 to $45,000 to fund critical areas for student achievement.

JCC check.

JCC Chairman and CEO Richard Dahl (back left) presents a check to nine West Oahu public schools at the Mele & Hula event on October 25.

​KAPOLEI — The James Campbell Company donated a total of $250,000 to nine Kapolei and West Oahu public schools. Richard Dahl, Chairman and CEO of the James Campbell Company, presented checks to the school principals at the Mele and Hula at Lanikuhonua concert this past Saturday.

The funds were allocated as follows:

  • Kapolei High School - $45,000
  • Kapolei Middle School - $35,000
  • Kapolei Elementary School - $30,000
  • Barbers Point Elementary School - $25,000
  • Makakilo Elementary School - $25,000
  • Mauka Lani Elementary School - $25,000
  • James Campbell High School - $20,000
  • Nanakuli High and Intermediate School - $15,000
  • Waianae High School - $30,000

“The Campbell Company’s generous donation will touch the lives of thousands of students in West Oahu,” said Elden Esmeralda, principal of Kapolei High School. “The donation allows us to prioritize and fund critical areas of need in ways that boost student achievement.”

"This is our way of recognizing the truly heroic contributions of educators and the role of public schools in the growth of the City of Kapolei,” said Richard Dahl. “Strong schools mean a strong workforce, a strong economy and an even stronger community.”

Over the last decade, the James Campbell Company and the Campbell Foundation have collectively given more than $12 million in charitable donations.

The James Campbell Company LLC is a private, Hawaii-based, and nationally diversified real estate company with properties in Washington, D.C. and 16 states across the U.S. Its affiliate, Kapolei Property LLC, focuses on the development of the City of Kapolei. For more information visit and

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Phone: 808-523-8802


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