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Schnitzer Steel and Kokua Hawaii Foundation join to relaunch Aloha Aina Recycling Drive

Schnitzer Steel and Kokua Hawaii Foundation join to relaunch Aloha Aina Recycling Drive

 

First drive of 2013 will be on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Niu Valley Middle School

HONOLULU – Schnitzer Steel Hawai‘i Corp., the Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation, and several local recycling companies have formed a partnership to continueone of O‘ahu’s most popular recycling events, the Aloha ‘Āina Recycling Drives.

Schnitzer Steel and the Kōkua Hawai‘i Foundation believe that by joining together, they can introduce a reinvigorated Aloha ‘Āina Recycling Drive effort that will embody the strengths and environmental philosophies of both organizations. The recycling drives allow island residents to turn in a variety of unwanted items including used appliances, clothing, computers and more to be recycled into usable materials.

Student artists encouraged to participate in Toyota's Dream Car Art Contest

Student artists encouraged to participate in Toyota's Dream Car Art Contest

Information courtesy of Toyota Hawaii:

 

HAWAII STUDENT ARTISTS STATEWIDE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE

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TOYOTA’S 7TH DREAM CAR ART CONTEST

Draw “Your Dream Car” for a chance to win a trip to Japan, iPad Mini® or $150!

 

HONOLULU – ToyotaHawaii.com – Toyota Hawaii is inviting all Hawaii student artists age 15 years and younger to create a drawing of “Your Dream Car” for TOYOTA’s 7th Dream Car Art Contest. Hand-drawn entries must be submitted by February 25, 2013 to any Toyota dealer in the state or mailed to Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, P.O. Box 2788, Honolulu, Hawaii 96803-2788.

$9.2 MILLION GIFT COMMITMENT TO TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY

$9.2 MILLION GIFT COMMITMENT TO TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY

An inspired donor has made one of the largest gift commitments to the University of Hawai‘i by a private individual to benefit UH students and research.

The donor's $9.2M gift will:

Kaiser Student in the Finals for Alaska Air's "Paint The Plane" Contest

Kaiser Student in the Finals for Alaska Air's "Paint The Plane" Contest

Alaska Air offered Hawaii students an opportunity to create a new design for their airplane. The top three designs were submitted by Sophia Cleek, a sixth grader at Kapolei Middle School on the Island of Oahu; Izabela Hamilton, a 12th grader at Seabury Hall on the Island of Maui; and Aaron Nee, an 11th grader at Kaiser High School, also on the Island of Oahu. Sophia's design depicts a voyaging canoe sailing around the Islands, among various ocean wildlife. Izabela's design incorporates a male and female hula dancer against a backdrop of ocean waves and windswept mountain cliffs.

Hawai‘i Students Can Stretch Their Minds in the Verizon Wireless Innovative App Challenge

Hawai‘i students with a forward vision can show off their science, technology, engineering and math smarts for a chance to win big. The Verizon Wireless Innovative App Challenge allows students from across the nation to compete to win $10,000 for their school. Members of each winning team will also win Samsung Galaxy Tabs. 

The Verizon Wireless Innovative App Challenge is a collaborative competition created to encourage students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Student achievement in STEM is critical to U.S. economic growth and competitiveness on the global stage. This challenge has been designed to engage students, provide them with valuable new skills and experiences, and open their eyes to exciting new possibilities in STEM.

Jones Lang LaSalle Awarded Leasing and Management of Hawaii Kai Towne Center

Jones Lang LaSalle Awarded Leasing and Management of Hawaii Kai Towne Center

The following information is provided by Hawaii Pacific Entertainment:

HONOLULU, Sept. 14, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle yesterday announced that it has been awarded the leasing and management of Hawaii Kai Towne Center, a 480,000 square-foot mixed-use center located at 333 Keahole St. in Honolulu.

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.