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Hot Shots – 12/15/21

CPB Foundation Gives To Girl Scouts

Central Pacific Bank Foundation has donated $200,000 to Girls Scouts of Hawai‘i to support its STEM Center of Excellence program at Camp Paumalū. Pictured are (from left) Lori Teranishi, Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i board chairwoman; Shari Chang, Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i CEO; Dayna Matsumoto, Central Pacific Bank senior vice president and controller, Girls Scouts of Hawai‘i board treasurer; Catherine Ngo, Central Pacific Bank president, Central Pacific Bank Foundation; and Keith Amemiya, executive director Central Pacific Bank Foundation. PHOTO COURTESY BECKER COMMUNICATIONS

Charity Walk Raises $306K For Nonprofits

The O‘ahu Visitor Industry Charity Walk presented grants to dozens of local nonprofits at a distribution event at Prince Waikīkī Nov. 23. The monies were generated through the annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk, which was held in a virtual format for the first time this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictured are (from left) Mufi Hannemann, Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association president and CEO; Mike and Karla Rompel of Domino’s Pizza Hawai‘i; Curtis Tsuzaki, Corvette Center Ministries pastor; John Hulihe‘e, Central Pacific Bank senior vice president and manager; Joshua Hargrove, Prince Waikīkī general manager; and Simeon Miranda, O‘ahu Charity Walk chairman. PHOTO COURTESY HLTA

School Supplies For ‘Aiea Elementary

Office Depot Office Max presented ‘Aiea Elementary School with just under $29,000 for school supplies. Pictured are (front) teachers and students, with (back) Gary Beach, general manager at Kapolei; Bryce Teraoka, interim general manager at ‘Aiea; Scotty Fernandez, general manager at Ala Moana; Chris Lutzke, district sales manager Alaska-Hawai‘i; James Kau, principal at ‘Aiea Elementary; and Dan Zettle, managing director Alaska-Hawai‘i. PHOTO COURTESY OFFICE DEPOT OFFICE MAX

DTRIC Celebrates Drive Aloha Champions

In recognition of the community’s efforts to keep Hawai‘i’s roadways safe and friendly for all users, DTRIC Insurance recently recognized the recipients of its inaugural Drive Aloha Champions awards, celebrating individuals, businesses and organizations for their efforts to promote responsible and courteous driving and encourage positive traffic behaviors. Pictured are DTRIC president and CEO Takuya “Taku” Mitsueda (left) and executive vice president/chief underwriting officer Dennis Rae (right) presenting the awards to community champions Isabelle Scuitto and Maria Elena Lopez, educator champion Jan Meeker, and corporate champion Par Hawai‘i, represented by Eric Lee, vice president of branded retail, and John Peyton, retail operations manager. PHOTO COURTESY BECKER COMMUNICATIONS