Are You Tough Enough?

Can you rise to the challenge?

Ultra Marathons. Big Wave Surfing. Mixed Martial Arts. Sure, those things are tough. But there's a different way to show that you're strong. And it doesn't take sweat or tears—it takes blood. The challenge is on. It's island against island. Do you have what it takes to give blood and save lives? Scroll down to find out when and where you can donate.

Find a blood drive

2019 Tough Enough Island Donation Challenge*

*Calculated as a percentage of actual procedures vs. donation goal per island.



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40 days left to donate - stay tuned for updates

Ongoing Blood Drives

Bishop Street

2nd and 4th Friday
10:00am – 1:45pm

Kailua Town Center

1st and 3rd Thursday
3:00pm – 7:00pm

Waikele Center

2nd and 4th Monday
3:00pm – 7:00pm

Mililani Marketplace

1st and 3rd Wednesday
3:00pm – 7:00pm

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Pacific Ink & Art Expo Blood Drive

Friday, August 2nd and Saturday, August 3rd
Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall

If you’ve been inked, you’re tough enough to donate blood—and save three lives in the process.

Is your tattoo okay for blood donation? Chances are, yes! You can donate with fresh ink if you received your tattoo at the expo or from a state-regulated tattoo shop. Tattoos received outside of the above circumstances require a one-year waiting period.

Tattoo artists from around the world will be practicing their craft – come to browse and admire, or get your own fresh ink.

Donate blood then show off your temporary “TOUGH ENOUGH” tat with