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American Red Cross – Hawaii State Chapter receives $15,000 from the Island Insurance Foundation

American Red Cross – Hawaii State Chapter receives $15,000 from the Island Insurance Foundation

The Island Insurance Foundation donated $15,000 to the American Red Cross Hawaii State Chapter in support of the organization’s programs and services which include: Disaster Relief, Safety Training, Military (Service to the Armed Forces), International Services, Red Cross First Aid Stations and Community Events and presentations.

“We are very grateful to Island Insurance for their compassion and support. Their generosity will help us save lives and give hope to those in need throughout the State. We cannot thank them enough for their wonderful contribution to the cause of humanity,” said Coralie Matayoshi, CEO of the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter.

Whole Kids Foundation Harvests a New Crop of Garden Grants

Whole Kids Foundation Harvests a New Crop of Garden Grants

This fall, a new subject is sprouting up in schools across Arizona, Southern California and Hawaii, which is taking the classroom outdoors. Thanks to Whole Kids Foundation, 54 schools in Whole Foods Market’s Southern Pacific region will receive grants of $2,000 each to build or expand community and school gardens. The nonprofit foundation was created by Whole Foods Market in 2011 and is dedicated to improving childhood nutrition through increased access to healthy food choices.

Seven schools in Arizona, 43 schools in Southern California, and four schools in Hawaii were selected to receive garden grants, which will provide more access to fresh produce for students and help establish a better understanding of where food comes from and the connection between a healthy planet with a healthy body. The following schools will be receiving grants:

Battleship Missouri Memorial Celebrates Independence Day: “A Salute to Valor Music Festival”

Battleship Missouri Memorial Celebrates Independence Day: “A Salute to Valor Music Festival”
Admission Includes Concert and Tour of the “Mighty Mo”

What: A SALUTE TO VALOR MUSIC FESTIVAL

When: Thursday, July 4, 2:00 p.m.

Where: Battleship Missouri Memorial
Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Cost: $7.00 per person
Includes concert and admission to Battleship Missouri Memorial

Tickets: To purchase tickets in advance, please contact Corporate Travel Service:
1-800-727-1999 ext. 166 or ddifranco@ctscentral.net 

Information: For more information, please visit the Salute to Valor website:
www.salutetovalor.com 

Pearl Harbor, HI — In tribute to the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with “A Salute to Valor Music Festival.”

Pearl City High School Students “Charge Out Meth” with the Hawaii Meth Project

Pearl City High School Students “Charge Out Meth” with the Hawaii Meth Project

The Pearl City High School Peer Education Students rallied their peers this week to “Charge Out Meth.” Students partnered with the Hawaii Meth Project to host a school-wide assembly to raise awareness about the Meth Project’s “Not Even Once” message and empower them to become active advocates of the campaign. The event included a morning sign waving by students in front of the school along with a lunch rally with entertainment provided by the Power 104.3 radio crew and a representative from the Hawaii Army National Guard. Students could also sign a pledge to live a meth-free lifestyle. 

Schnitzer Steel and Kokua Hawaii Foundation take its Aloha Aina Recycling Drive to Moanalua

Schnitzer Steel and Kokua Hawaii Foundation take its Aloha Aina Recycling Drive to Moanalua

 

WHO:         

Schnitzer Steel Hawai‘i Corp., the Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation, and several local recycling companies

 

WHAT:      

Aloha ‘Āina Recycling Drive

 

WHEN:      

Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

WHERE:   

Moanalua Elementary & Middle School

1337 Mahiole St., Honolulu, HI 96819

 

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Island Insurance Foundation Recognize 12 Public School Principals in School Leadership Award

Island Insurance Foundation Recognize 12 Public School Principals in School Leadership Award

Front row, left to right: Principal Elden Esmeralda, Kapolei High; Principal Mona Smoot, Red Hill Elementary; Principal Keith Hayashi, Waipahu High; Principal Wendy Takahashi, Nanakuli Elementary; Principal Naomi Matsuzaki, Kahaluu Elementary; Principal Ann Sugibayashi, Royal Elementary.

Back row, left to right: Ronn Nozoe, Deputy Superintendent, Department of Education; Colbert Matsumoto, Island Insurance Chairman and CEO; Principal Ryan Amine, Maunawili Elementary; Principal Chad Okamoto, Puu Kukui Elementary; Principal Corey Nakamura, Hanalei Elementary; Principal Tiare Uli’i, Fern Elementary; Principal Richard Stevens, Kilohana Elementary School; Principal Chad Farias, Keaau Elementary; Tyler Tokioka, President, Island Insurance Foundation. 

Great Chefs®Fight Hunger Hawaii’s Premier Culinary Event to Benefit the Hawaii Foodbank!

Great Chefs®Fight Hunger Hawaii’s Premier Culinary Event to Benefit the Hawaii Foodbank!

Join some of Hawaii’s greatest culinary talents for Great Chefs® Fight Hunger this Saturday, March 23, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hawaii Foodbank warehouse in Mapunapuna. Chefs Kevin Hanney, Chai, Alan Takasaki and their contemporaries will be cooking and serving delicious entrees and desserts just for you! Proceeds raised by the Great Chefs® will benefit the Hawaii Foodbank to help feed 183,500 islanders in need statewide including 55,050 children and 11,010 elderly.

Enjoy unique tastes from over 20 chefs including the next generation of rising stars: Mark Noguchi, Bob McGee and James Beard Award Semifinalist, Quinten Frye.