Hot Shos – 8/3/16
Photos Bring Dreams To Life
Monica Lau Photography donated $4,000 to Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Funds were raised through $100 “mini-sessions” held at its Milk & Cookies Mother’s Day portrait event. Pictured are (from left) Family Hui Hawaii executive director Cherilyn Shiinoki, Zoe Lau, Make-A-Wish Hawaii president and CEO Siana Hunt, Monica Lau, and Make-A-Wish Hawaii development and major gifts manager Cyndi Sheehan.
Donation Supports Social Work
Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust donated $500,000 to establish the Queen Lili‘uokalani Distinguished Professorship at University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work. Funds will help improve training for those in social work and other allied health professions by focusing on Native Hawaiian cultural knowledge, practices and values. Pictured are (from left) Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work dean Noreen Mokuau, UH Foundation vice president for development and campaign co-director Tom Tseng, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work dean’s advisory council chairwoman Laura Lucas Thompson, UH System president David Lassner, UH-Manoa chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman, and Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust trustee Thomas Kaulukukui, trustee Claire Asam, president and CEO Robert Ozaki, and trustee Patrick Yim.