Hot Shots – 5/29/19
Douglas Emmett Gives $20K To School
Douglas Emmett donated $20,000 to Red Hill Elementary School as part of the grand opening ceremony for its Moanalua Hillside Apartments project. Pictured are (from left) Michele Aronson, Douglas Emmett senior vice president; Rory Vierra, Red Hill Elementary School principal; Hemant Makhijani, Douglas Emmett construction manager; and Joni Vejsiu, Moanalua Hillside Apartments community manager.
PHOTO COURTESY BENNET GROUP STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS
Charity Walk Raises $2.5 Million
An estimated 7,000 walkers and volunteers participated in the Visitor Industry Charity Walk May 18 at Magic Island, sponsored by Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association. It was the final in a series that began on Lana‘i and Moloka‘i May 4, followed by walks on Hawai‘i Island, Kaua‘i and Maui May 11. The combined events raised $2.5 million statewide that will stay in Hawai‘i to benefit local charities. Pictured are (from left) Glenn Vergara, Melina Hicks, Lynette Stoeck, Jared Higashi, Jessica Caires, Geraldine Ilan, Ashley Yonamine, Edgar Palafox and Mufi Hannemann.
PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I LODGING & TOURISM ASSOCIATION