The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation
Clarence T.C. Ching was a successful businessman and developer, a dedicated family man, and community-minded philanthropist.
The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation
Clarence T.C. Ching (left) was very well-connected to many of Honolulu’s top movers and shakers, including U.S. Sen. Hiram Fong and Hawaii Gov. John A. Burns.
A Photo of Clarence T.C. Ching
Kukui Gardens grand opening with Hawaii Gov. John A. Burns.
The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation
Clarence T.C. Ching had a quiet business style, but when he spoke, everyone listened.
The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation
Transforming Damon Tract to a bustling industrial center near the airport was Clarence T.C. Ching’s first major development.

 Announcing 2014 Inspired in Hawaii Contest

 The Clarence T. C. Ching Foundation "Inspired in Hawaii" Contest encourages Hawaii's students to "dream big and make Hawaii a better place."



Jack Tsui, Chairman of The Clarence T. C. Ching Foundation, announced that Tertia Freas, CPA will serve as the Foundation’s Executive Director, effective January 12, 2015. Ms. Freas was previously a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Honolulu for 35 years, and was the first woman to be an audit partner for the Honolulu Office.

R. Stevens Gilley, President of the Foundation, is retiring from his position and will assist with the transition until February 1, 2015. Mr. Gilley has been with the Foundation since 2005, when he was tasked with the job of selling Kukui Gardens and establishing the Foundation offices in 2008.

Aloha! Welcome to the official website of the Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation.
Founded in 1967 by businessman, developer and philanthropist Clarence T.C. Ching, the organization exists to fulfill Mr. Ching’s vision of helping people in need. Today, as a charitable, private 501(c)(3) organization, the Foundation annually donates monies to public and private educational institutions and health and social service organizations.

     Mr. and Mrs. Clarence T.C. Ching

This website will help you learn more about the Foundation, as well as the life and legacy of Clarence T.C. Ching, himself.

In our “Book” section, we’ve included exclusive excerpts from A Prophecy Fulfilled: The Story of Clarence T.C. Ching, an informative biography published in 2009.

For the latest updates on the Foundation and its charitable endeavors, please visit the “In the News” section.

For grant making guidelines and application procedures, please visit the "Grant Making" section.

Finally, we’ve included information on the Foundation’s Trustees and staff.