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Hot Shots – 1/16/19

HECO Donates Electric Car To JABSOM

Hawaiian Electric Co. and HEI Charitable Foundation donated $30,000 to University of Hawai‘i at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Hawai‘i Homeless Outreach & Medical Education (HOME) Project to purchase an electric vehicle that will be used to transport homeless patients to medical and dental appointments. Pictured are (in car) Jim Alberts, senior vice president, customer service, Hawaiian Electric; (from left) Brennon Morioka, general manager, Electrification of Transportation, Hawaiian Electric; Dr. Jerris Hedges, JABSOM dean; and Dr. Jill Omori, HOME Project founder.


Kalihi-Palama Health Center Receives Grant

Kalihi-Palama Health Center will soon be able to serve as many as 600 more dental patients each year, thanks to a $250,000 grant from HDS Foundation. The funds will enable Kalihi-Palama Health Center to equip and furnish seven new dental suites that will be a part of the facility’s $5.5 million capital improvement project. Pictured are (from left) Peter Hashimoto, Kalihi-Palama Health Center board member; Mark Yamakawa, HDS president and CEO; and Cli˛ ord Chang, Kalihi-Palama Health Center board member.