Hot Shots – 11/23/22

Little League Leaves A Big Impression

Representatives from Honolulu Federal Credit Union gifted each player of the Honolulu Little League 2022 World Series Championship team with a $100 savings account. This was a token of appreciation for the team’s historic win and hard work. PHOTO COURTESY JAMES MAKIZURU

Grant Improves Village’s Utility Services

Nareit Foundation presented a grant of $72,548 to The Institute for Human Services to improve water utility services for the 144 affordable housing units at Kahauiki Village. The grant will help pay for the complete replacement of blackwater pump floats that maintain a clean water utility system for sanitation needs. Pictured (from left) are Allyssa Koki, Kahauiki Village program manager, The Institute for Human Services; Jill Wright, director of philanthropy and community relations, The Institute for Human Services; Gladys Quinto Marrone, executive director, Nareit Hawai‘i; Tony Edwards, senior executive vice president, Nareit Hawai‘i; Connie Mitchell, executive director, The Institute for Human Services; and Steve Wechsler, president and CEO, Nareit Hawai‘i. PHOTO COURTESY NAREIT HAWAI‘I

Hotel Makes An Environmental Impact

The Kāhala Hotel & Resort and Kamehameha Schools honored individuals and groups dedicated to environmental and cultural stewardship of Maunalua Bay at the first-ever Memories of the Maile Room Gala. This event was part of The Kāhala Initiative for Sustainability Culture and the Arts , a resort initiative to protect and preserve O‘ahu’s land, ocean and culture. Pictured (from left) are Joe Ibarra, general manager, The Kāhala Hotel & Resort; Chris Cramer, executive director, Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center; and Pualani Fernandez, resort manager, The Kāhala Hotel & Resort. PHOTO COURTESY THE KĀHALA HOTEL & RESORT