Hot Shots – 9/30/15


Joy Of Sake Attracts Sold-Out Crowd

Joy of Sake Honolulu celebrated its 15th anniversary with a sold-out crowd of more than 1,500 at Hawaii Convention Center. A record number of 391 premium sakes were served, along with food samplings from 21 of Hawaii’s best restaurants and chefs. Pictured are (from left) Mission Social Hall & Café chef and owner Mark Noguchi, Japan’s National Research Institute of Brewing director Yoshitsugu Iemura, Joy of Sake’s Mari Taketa, Miss Sake 2015 Sachie Ogata, International Sake Association’s Rikio Iwaishi, and Hoyo Sake Brewery president Ken Uchigasaki. TRAVIS OKIMOTO PHOTO


Servco Fills School Backpacks

Over the summer, Servco Pacifi c Inc. employees conducted a drive to fi ll hundreds of new backpacks with school supplies to donate to every fi rst-grader at Kuhio, Wahiawa, Kaimiloa, Fern and Keolu elementary schools. 2015 marks the seventh anniversary of the Servco employee school-supply drive. Pictured are (from left) employees Marlyn Gadiano, Fred Badua, Francis Lee, Neil Miyasato, Desmond and U‘ilani DeSilva with students at Keolu Elementary. PHOTO FROM SERVCO PACIFIC