Hot Shots – 1/22/20
Waialua Receives National Recognition
Waialua Elementary School, a Special Olympics Uni~ ed Champion School, has received a National Banner Recognition for the 2019-20 school year for its e˚ orts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without disabilities. It is the first elementary school in the state to receive this distinction. Pictured are Kawika Smith and Blythe Yamamoto of Special Olympics Hawai‘i; Kimi Kawachi, Waialua Elementary special education teacher; Scott Moore, Waialua Elementary principal; and Mollie Bruhl and Jodi Yoshida of Special Olympics Hawai‘i.
PHOTO COURTESY WAIALUA ELEMENTARY MEDIA PROGRAM
Takitani Foundation Give $3.6 Million
The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation presented a check for $3.6 million to University of Hawai‘i’s Culinary Institute of the Paci~ c. Pictured are (from left) Karen Ueno and Stuart Ho, Takitani Foundation board members; John Morton, retired UH vice president for community colleges; Ed Schultz, Hawaiian Host president; Janice Luke Loo, Takitani Foundation president; and Kelvin Ro, donor and volunteer fundraiser.
PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FOUNDATION