Hot Shots – 11/7/18

Runaway Prevention Awareness Month

Hale Kipa and Waikiki Health joined the City and County of Honolulu to recognize November as Runaway Prevention Month with an official proclamation. Since 1989, Hale Kipa and Waikiki Health have worked together to offer an array of services to O‘ahu’s runaway, homeless, street-identified youth and young adults through the Youth Outreach (YO!) drop-in center in Waikiki. Pictured are (from left) Kent Anderson, chief high risk services officer at Waikiki Health; Sarah Combs, program manager at Waikiki Health; Georgette Deemer, deputy managing director at the City and County of Honolulu; Deborah Smith, YO! supervisor at Hale Kipa; and Jaque Kelley-Uyeoka, deputy CEO at Hale Kipa. PHOTO COURTESY HALE KIPA

Teacher Of The Year Gets Use Of New Car

Mathieu Williams, the newly named 2019 Hawai‘i State Teacher of the Year, received use of a new Nissan Leaf, compliments of Nissan Dealers of Hawai‘i, during a state Department of Education ceremony at Washington Place. Pictured are (from left) Tom Miyazaki, senior fixed operations manager, Nissan North America; Oz Wroe, senior financial services manager, Nissan North America; John Uekawa, president, New City Nissan; Williams; Gov. David Ige and first lady Dawn Amano-Ige; and Christina Kishimoto, DOE superintendent. PHOTO COURTESY VINCE SHIN