Hot Shots – 10/12/16
HDS Supports Shriners Program
Shriners Hospitals for Children–Honolulu recently received a $41,500 grant from the HDS Foundation, the charitable arm of Hawaii Dental Service, to support the hospital’s pediatric dental under sedation program. Pictured are Andi Kubota, director of Patient Care Services/chief nurse executive; Zeke Schmus, Board of Governors chairman; Lynn Fujimoto, DDS, director of dental under sedation program; Paul Chang, HDS Foundation trustee; Mark Yamakawa, HDS president and CEO; dental residents Ben Robinson, Peter Lee and Kanoe Baird; patient ambassador Carter, 5, and his mother Amy Hipolito.
Foundation Boosts Kahi Mohala
Kahi Mohala Sutter Health recently received a $10,000 grant from First Hawaiian Bank Foundation. The donation helped Kahi Mohala exceed a $25,000 Sutter Health matching challenge fundraising goal. Funds will support Kahi Mohala’s “Aim High” gym renovation and recreational therapy program, serving between 300 and 500 child and adult patients annually. Pictured (from left) are Martha Camacho, vice president and area manager of First Hawaiian Bank, Leonard Licina, CEO of Kahi Mohala, and Sharon Shiroma Brown, president of First Hawaiian Bank Foundation.
$1 Million For Chaminade
Gathered for the signing of Alaka‘ina Foundation’s gift of $1 million to Chaminade University are (front, from left) Brother Bernard Ploeger, SM, Chaminade University president; Michael Kimo Wong, Alaka‘ina Foundation Board president; (back) Clayton Rasberry, Alaka‘ina Foundation Family of Companies COO; Diane Peters-Nguyen, Chaminade University vice president of institutional advancement; Vaughn Vasconcellos, Alaka‘ina Foundation founder and Chaminade University Board of Regents chairman; Dave Mortensen, Alaka’ina Foundation Board adviser; Bill Villa, Alaka‘ina Foundation Board treasurer/secretary; Phil Kahue, Alaka‘ina Foundation executive director; and Craig Floro, Alaka‘ina Foundation Family of Companies CEO.