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Hawaii Kai Towne Center Presents Kapena at 8th Annual 'Sunset Serenade' Concert Series

Hawaii Kai Towne Center Presents Kapena at 8th Annual 'Sunset Serenade' Concert Series

The following information is provided by Hawaii Pacific Entertainment:

Join Hawaii Kai Towne Center in the conclusion of their three-part concert series of beautiful music and breathtaking sunsets. The 8th Annual “Sunset Serenade” Summer Concert Series at the Waterfront Stage is sponsored by SushiMan Hawaii Kai and are FREE to the public.

The final concert in the series features multiple Na Hoku Hanohano award winners Kapena, who will be performing at the Waterfront Stage on Saturday, August 18th at 5:30 p.m.

Kapena, formed in 1984, is one of the best known and most loved names in Hawaiian contemporary music.

HFD Bring Out The Big Guns @ Kaiser

HFD Bring Out The Big Guns @ Kaiser

The Honolulu Fire Department's Hawaii Kai Station ran checks of their equipment and practice time with their high-rise fire hoses at Kaiser High School's Football Stadium Friday evening. At the conclusion of Kaiser's football team practice athletes, parents, and coaches were treated to an amazing demonstration of the capabilities of the Honolulu Fire Department.

Watching these fire fighters move through the careful steps in this friendly and safe practice session, we're reminded that they are one of our neighborhood champions - - men & women who stand ready to give aid to our community and their mission to save lives and protect property.

Honolulu Fire Department

MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Honolulu Fire Department is to respond to fires, emergency medical incidents, hazardous materials incidents, and rescues on land and sea to save lives, property, and the environment.

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.