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Foodland Considering a Return to Hawaii Kai

Foodland Considering a Return to Hawaii Kai

The following information is provided by the Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce:

A proposed center could house a new store after the grocer was forced to leave.

Aloha neighbors, friends and supporters of Foodland (est. 1948) 64 years ago, Foodland needs your support & voice to COME BACK to HAWAII KAI !

On Tuesday, July 31st, 7:00 p.m. @ Hahaione Elementary at the Neighborhood Board Meeting will discuss FOODLAND coming back to HAWAII KAI.

Now we can make a positive change when it really counts. Please send your support via email, if you can not attend. Forward this email to others who love and support our LOCAL Foodland in Hawaii for over 40 years. Please Attend and bring a friend !! The HK Neighborhood board wants real feedback and now is the time to speak up!

 

Terrance Hirabara of Honolulu selected to attend USTA Tennis Camp

Terrance Hirabara of Honolulu selected to attend USTA Tennis Camp

The following information is provided by USTA:

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced that Terrance Hirabara from Honolulu, Hawaii, is one of 36 student athletes from around the nation selected to attend the 28th annual USTA/NJTL Tennis Leadership Camp in Minneapolis, July 16-20. The camp is for youth ages 12-14 who participate in National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network chapters nationwide. This year's camp will be held on the campus of the University of Minnesota.

Hirabara, age 14, was nominated by Madeleine Dreith from the Kilauea Jr. Tennis Club based on his leadership qualities, academics, tennis skills and extracurricular activities.

Dreith said Hirabara is deserving of the honor and it will be his first time leaving the state. "Terrance and his mom have made huge sacrifices to participate regularly," Dreith said. "It required extra planning and perhaps getting home later than everyone.

HUGS Board of Director Elections and Staff Promotion

HUGS Board of Director Elections and Staff Promotion

The following information is provided by Stryker Weiner & Yokotoa Public Relations:

HUGS (Help, Understanding & Group Support) has elected Bill Tobin and JoAnn Lumsden to its Board of Directors. With their elections, HUGS' Board of Directors now totals 24 business and community leaders at the statewide family services organizations.

Tobin is Owner and Managing Partner of award-winning Tiki's Grill & Bar in Waikiki and became acquainted with HUGS while serving as a Loaned Executive with Aloha Untied Way. He joins HUGS' PR & Marketing Committee. Lumsden is a consultant and former Vice President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Aloha United Way. She will serve on HUGS' Programs Committee and looks forward to supporting the organization's growth plans.

HUGS also recently promoted Jade Guess from Fund Development Associate to Special Projects Officer.

School Supply Drive at Kahala Mall

School Supply Drive at Kahala Mall
On July 21, 2012, The Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise will be in front of The Walking Company at Kahala Mall in order to collect school supplies for children in need.     Drop off your donations from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

The Heart of Rock and Roll is Giving

The Heart of Rock and Roll is Giving

The Heart of Rock and Roll is Giving

Aloha United Way's Society of Young Leaders and Hard Rock Café Honolulu Drum up Supplies to Help Homeless Students Get the Tools They Need to Succeed in School

Aloha United Way's Society of Young Leaders (SYL) and Hard Rock Café Honolulu are teaming up for the 5th Annual School Supply for Hawaii's homeless students to help them succeed in school.  The collection drive runs from June 15th - July 15th and donations can be brought to Hard Rock Café Honolulu, 280 Beach Walk Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815.

Approximately every year there are 1,800 children ages 17 and under living in homeless shelters and another 1,000 that are homeless that live unsheltered in Hawaii. As a result, one of the most requested need from homeless families is school supplies. Last year's efforts garnered over $10,000 worth of quality school supplies, which was distributed to over 800 homeless children.

HKCOC Networking Luncheon with Gene Ward

HKCOC Networking Luncheon with Gene Ward

Mingle with great people and good energy at our quarterly networking event. We will be serving steak lunch as minority leader Gene Ward, gives a presentation on the 2012 legislative review.

He will also touch on the top 12 issues facing the Hawaii Kai community. Members & Non-members welcome

RevoluSun and Surfrider Foundation invite public to participate in a beach clean-up at Sandy Beach

RevoluSun and Surfrider Foundation invite public to participate in a beach clean-up at Sandy Beach

The following information is provided by Pang Communications:

Dozens of volunteers needed to help remove hundreds of pounds of trash; Volunteers rewarded with lunch provided by RevoluSun

WHAT: RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential and commercial solar systems and Surfrider Foundation invitethe public to participate in a beach clean up on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at Sandy Beach. Allvolunteers will be rewarded with a free lunch hosted by RevoluSun.

WHEN:

  • Saturday, July 1410 a.m.