Hot Shots – 10/16/19

‘Star-Advertiser’ Gives To Lanakila Pacific

Lanakila Pacific’s Meals On Wheels program has been serving seniors on O‘ahu for the past 80 years. In 2018, they delivered more than 360,000 meals. Recently, the nonprofit was part of the first annual Young At Heart Expo, sponsored by Star Events, a division of O‘ahu Publications Inc. In support of its programs and services, Honolulu Star-Advertiser presented a $10,000 check to Lanakila Pacific. Pictured are (from left) Patrick Klein, OPI vice president; Rona Fukumoto, Lanakila Pacific CEO; Laurie Hara, Lanakila Pacific marketing and communications manager; and Gerald Shintaku, Star Events manager.


Longs Drugs Donates To March of Dimes

Longs Drugs Stores, CVS Health presented a check for $275,265 to March of Dimes after raising money for the Hawai‘i nonprofit through in-store campaigns and events that took place from May to September, including sales of Aloha Gourmet local snacks, World’s Finest chocolate-covered almonds and raisins, and Old Trapper beef jerky sticks. Longs employees also raised additional funds by participating in the March of Dimes March for Babies walk at Kapi‘olani Park. Pictured are (from left) Carmella Hernandez, March of Dimes Hawai‘i executive director; Tanya Demattia, Longs Drugs regional director; Jon Jared Higa, Longs Drugs assistant general/senior operations manager; and Karen Marquez, Longs Drugs administrative assistant Hawai‘i regional business office.