Individual Support

Opera is an emotional artform that can be a very moving experience. A personal connection to opera motivates many people to support HOT in their own personal way.

Find a way to support HOT that best suits you:

General Donation

Hawaii Opera Theatre is the only opera company in the State of Hawaii. Help us continue to serve our community with a fully tax-deductible gift. Click here to donate online or call (808) 596-7372 to make a donation over the phone or download form.


As a member, you can have the satisfaction of knowing that you’re playing an important role in keeping opera thriving in Hawaii. HOT membership also offers many benefit choices for your level of interest. Learn more, join now by calling (808) 596-7372 or download form here: HOT Online Donation Form.

Professional Groups

Realtors for Opera

People from all walks of life are discovering the many ways opera enhances living here in Hawaii. Look around in the community and you will find opera enthusiasts just like you. Learn more or download form.

Planned Giving

The Hawaii Opera Theatre Legacy Society recognizes and honors those individuals who remember HOT in their estate plans. Learn more.

Workplace & Matching Gifts

Companies often partner with Hawaii Opera Theatre by offering a matching gift or workplace giving program. Ask your employer’s human resources department if they support Hawaii Opera Theatre. Learn more.

Stock Gifts

Hawaii Opera Theatre accepts gifts of appreciated securities. Hawaii Opera Theatre accepts gifts of appreciated securities. To learn how to make a gift of stock and obtain stock routing information, please contact Tracy Jefferson Chavez, Director of Individual Giving, at (808) 596-7372 ext. 203.

Honorary Gifts

Don’t know what to give friends or family members who “have everything?” Do they love opera and Hawaii Opera Theatre? Then consider making a donation to Hawaii Opera Theatre in their honor to acknowledge a special day: birthday, anniversary, or just because. The person you are honoring will receive a letter from Hawaii Opera Theatre, if you choose, informing them that you have made a thoughtful gift in their honor, as well as a listing in our Honorarium section of our printed program Aria. (The amount of your contribution will be kept confidential.) Donate online by clicking here or you can make a donation by phone by calling (808) 596-7372 or download form.

Memorial Gifts

If you would like to remember someone who loved opera and Hawaii Opera Theatre during his or her lifetime, you can make a gift in that person’s memory. What a loving tribute it is! Donate online by clicking here or you can make a donation by calling (808) 596-7372 or download form.

Opera Ball

HOT Opera Ball

The Opera Ball, our signature fundraiser, ensures that Hawaii Opera Theatre will continue to be a cultural icon of our community. It not only produces professional, critically acclaimed productions, but also our award-winning education/outreach program serving more than 25,000 keiki annually. Learn more, purchase now (coming soon) or download form here (coming soon).