Hot Shots – 1/26/22

Spreading Lots Of Cheer In Waikīkī

During a concert back in December, hundreds of unsuspecting attendees were surprised with more than $7,000 in gift cards ranging from $20 to $100, thanks to International Market Place, Haku Collective and singer/songwriter Kimié Miner. PHOTO COURTESY INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE

FHB Gives Back In Big Ways To 36 Charities

Before the holidays, First Hawaiian Bank employees and retirees contributed $910,225 toward good causes through the bank’s Kōkua Mai Campaign. The money went to 36 charities in Hawai‘i, Guam, and Saipan that focus on health, education, self-sufficiency and life-sustaining services. Pictured are (from left) Michelle Ynfante, First Hawaiian Center facilities coordinator; Sean Taylor, vice president and compliance officer, digital banking and marketing group; Courtney Kajikawa, senior vice president and personal trust division manager, personal trust division; Paul Gauci, assistant vice president and senior wealth adviser, wealth advisory division; and Marielle Reed, retail banking sales trainer, sales, service and retail training division. PHOTO COURTESY FIRST HAWAIIAN BANK

Funds Benefit Local Ronald McDonald House Keiki

Refined Real Estate Hawai‘i LLC recently put forth $10,000 toward Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawai‘i and its Heroes of the Heart campaign and Share A Night benefit. Pictured are Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawai‘i staff with (front, holding check) Refined Real Estate Hawai‘i LLC co-founders Eric Yamamoto and Dennis Noah-Casison. PHOTO COURTESY REFINED REAL ESTATE HAWAII LLC