Hot Shots – 11/16/22

Grant Drives Up Support For Hospital

As a result of its company-wide food drive, Hawai‘i State Federal Credit Union donated $18,000 and more than a ton of food to local food banks on O‘ahu ($12,500 and 2,800 pounds of food) and Maui ($5,500 and 625 pounds of food). Pictured are (from left) Amy Marvin, president and CEO, Hawai‘i Foodbank; Andrew Rosen, president and CEO, Hawai‘i State FCU; Laura Kay Rand, vice president and chief impact officer, Hawai‘i Foodbank; and Craig Warren, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Hawai‘i State FCU. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I STATE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

Credit Union Helping To Feed Hawai‘i

Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children received a $100,000 Hyundai Impact Award Grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels, a nonprofit supported by Hyundai and its U.S. dealers. The donation will benefit Kapi‘olani’s comprehensive bone marrow transplant program, which plays an important role in pediatric cancer care and is the only program of its kind in the state. Pictured (from left) are Camryn Craig, sales manager, Hyundai Western Region; Brady Schmidt, board member, Hyundai Hope on Wheels; Dr. Jasmin Jensen, pediatric oncologist, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children; Michael Orange, general manager, Hyundai Western Region; Jerry Romano, president and general manager, Honolulu Hyundai and Windward Hyundai; Stan Masamitsu, president, Tony Hyundai; and Gidget Ruscetta, chief operating officer, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. PHOTO COURTESY KAPI‘OLANI MEDICAL CENTER FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN

ACE Golfers Take Their Swing ‘Fore’ A Good Cause

Golfers teed off at Pearl Country Club for the 12th annual Hawai‘i ACE Dealers golf tournament, raising $61,000 for Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, the state’s only Children’s Miracle Network hospital. The golf tournament not only boosted funds for the hospital, but also assisted children such as Xander Cabales, this year’s CMN Champion. Pictured (from left) are Chris Doucet, director, ACE Foundation; Cabales family members Jaiden, Laura, Tyce and Xander; Guy Kamitaki, Hawai‘i group leader, ACE; and Colette Forcier, program director, Children’s Miracle Network Hawai‘i Pacific Health. PHOTO COURTESY LISA HASHIMOTO

Insurance Agency’s Donation A Real ‘Asset’

UHA Health Insurance is the first corporate donor to support Assets School’s new Transforming Lives Center. The company presented a $25,000 check, and those funds will help the center provide assessments of public, private and charter school students. Pictured (from left) are Howard Lee, CEO, UHA Health Insurance; Linda Jameson Myers, vice president of institutional advancement, Assets School; Kitty Yannone, board chair, Assets School; Ryan Masa, head of school, Assets School; and Suzanne Eugenio, director of marketing and communications, UHA Health Insurance. PHOTO COURTESY ASSETS SCHOOL