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Are Free Markets Better at Charity?

by on September 22nd, 2012

2009 Tonga Expedition.


Speaker: John M. Corboy, M.D., Founder and President of Hawaiian Eye Foundation

 Topic: “Are Free Markets Better at Charity? Restoring Eyesight in the Pacific Basin and Southeast Asia”


Sunday 23 SEPT

– Time –
6:00pm – 8:00pm

– Location –
The Schoolland’s
94-1072 Alelo St.
Waipahu, HI 96797

Please bring a friend and your favorite drink.
DINNER will be served. $5 donation per person.

Biographical Background:

John M. Corboy, M.D., President. Dr. Corboy, founder of the Hawaiian Eye Foundation,, led the first expedition to Tonga in 1984, and developed the Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting and the Training Program in Viet Nam.

Corboy has practiced ophthalmology for over 40 years, and was founder and Surgeon/Director of the Hawaiian Eye Center, Hawai’i’s largest eye care provider, until his retirement.

Corboy is former Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine, and author of The Retinoscopy Book (Slack, Inc.), and 60 @ 60: Things that can happen to your body and what you can do about them (Simpler Life Press), a portion of the sale of which supports HEF (

For the past decade, Corboy has donated his services full-time to volunteer programs of the Foundation, as well as Junior Achievement, BODIES…the Exhibition, and various substance abuse programs. He was awarded the Lions’ Melvin Jones Fellowship, and numerous humanitarian and volunteer awards.

John M Corboy, MD, President

Hawaiian Eye Foundation

95-717 Kipapa Dr #23

Mililani, HI 96789

808-888-6217 See our web site:

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