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Kaimuki High School staff members honored

Kaimuki High School staff members honored

The actions of Kaimuki High School staff members saved the life of a colleague and friend and now they are being honored for it.

On Feb. 21, 2013, school security attendant Kawika Chung suffered a cardiac arrest on the Kaimuki High School campus.

Staff members Kevin Yuen, Karen O' Brien, Jon Kawaiaea, and Donna Tajiri (Solomon Soares and Edwin Wells - not present) were presented the Civilian Lifesaver Award by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell for stepping in to perform CPR to Chung.

Whole Foods Market Shoppers Can Flex their Giving Muscle to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Whole Foods Market Shoppers Can Flex their Giving Muscle to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

HONOLULU – For three months Whole Foods Market shoppers can turn out their pockets and empty their piggy banks to give the gift of health and fitness to local athletes with intellectual disabilities. Through June 30, 2013, Whole Foods Market Kāhala shoppers can “recycle” their leftover change at check-out to benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i.

“Our goal is to bring better fitness, nutrition and a healthier lifestyle to our local athletes with intellectual disabilities – many which face real challenges with access to exercise, training and competition opportunities,” said Nancy Bottelo, president and CEO of Special Olympics Hawai‘i. “We are extremely grateful to Whole Foods Market customers for their support that will bring lasting change to the lives of our local athletes.”

Fun, Food, Games, Music and More at the Wai‘alae Fun Fair Roundup this Saturday, March 9

Fun, Food, Games, Music and More at the Wai‘alae Fun Fair Roundup this Saturday, March 9

WHAT:            Hankering for something fun for the whole family? Don’t miss the Wai‘alae Fun Fair Roundup.Paniolos of all sizes are invited to cowboy up and head down to Wai‘alae Public Charter School for a rip-roaring good time. Dozens of kid-friendly games, activities, a craft fair, silent auction and multiple bouncy await those who wish to help the Friends of Wai‘alae School raise money to support Wai‘alae Public Charter School, a student-centered school that honors the whole child.

WHEN/                Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE:              Wai‘alae Public Charter School, 1045 19th Avenue

Goodwill Holds Retail Job Fair for Oahu

Goodwill Holds Retail Job Fair for Oahu

Geobunga donates more than $5,000 worth of hardscaping products and services to The Lyon Arboretum

Geobunga donates more than $5,000 worth of hardscaping products and services to The Lyon Arboretum

New stone bench, large ceramic pots, and puka lava pathways offer a tranquil addition to the tropical rainforest in Oahu’s upper Manoa Valley 

Suzanne Frazer and Dean Otsuki Honoured with award

Suzanne Frazer and Dean Otsuki Honoured with award

Information courtesy of B.E.A.C.H.:

 

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced its new program, Awareness Powered by Volta, a community service outreach program specifically designed to help non-profit and community groups with building awareness by providing them free advertising space worth $3,900 on Volta’s electric vehicle (EV) charging station kiosks.

Interested non-profits and community groups are encouraged to apply by February 22. Volta will choose three semi-finalists, and the public will choose the winning group to receive three months of free advertising at a Volta’s EV charging station valued at $3,000. Meanwhile the runner-up will receive one-month of free advertising valued at $900.