Hot Shots – 3/30/16


Aloha Fuels Polynesian Voyaging

Aloha Petroleum Ltd. recently presented a $10,000 check to Polynesian Voyaging Society, a nonprofi t that aims to educate students and communities about traditional voyaging and exploration. The funds were raised through a canister collection program held at participating Aloha Island Mart stores around the state — Aloha Petroleum then matched the donations. Pictured are (from left) Aloha Petroleum director of sales and marketing Larry Adams and executive assistant Joan Ellis, Polynesian Voyaging Society fund development director Tricia Dang, Aloha Petroleum president and CEO Richard Parry, and Polynesian Voyaging Society Learning Center director Miki Tomita. PHOTO FROM ALOHA PETROLEUM LTD


Homeownership Just Got Easier

First Hawaiian Bank Foundation (FHBF) presented a $75,000 check to Hawaii Home Ownership Center (HHOC). The funds will be given over a three-year period. It will be used to help homebuyers attain sustainable homeownership via classes and individualized coaching. Pictured are (from left) HHOC board chairwoman and HiAccounting president Stacey Katakura White, FHBF president Sharon Shiroma Brown, HHOC executive director Dennis Oshiro and First Hawaiian Bank senior vice president and HHOC board member Joyce Borthwick. PHOTO FROM HHOC