Hot Shots – 12/16/15


UH Hopes To Cool Down Cancer donated $45,000 to University of Hawaii Cancer Center. The funds were raised at its third annual CoolingCancer Charity Golf Tournament. Pictured are (from left) Dr. Jerris Hedges, dean of John A. Burns School of Medicine and interim director of UH Cancer Center; Drew Santos, president of CoolingCancer with wife Shirley and Charles Young, both of CoolingCancer; Dr. Patricia Blanch-ette, interim associate director of UH Cancer Center; Dr. Marcus A. Tius, director of Cancer Biochemistry and UH-Manoa Natural Sciences liaison, and Dr. James Turkson, chief academic lead and director of the Natural Products and Experimental Therapeutics Program at UH Cancer Center. PHOTO FROM NANA OKAWA, UH CANCER CENTER


Kuakini Embraces Art

Hawaii Baptist Academy (HBA) elementary students created more than 400 inspirational cards and artworks that were used to decorate the walls of Kuakini Geriatric Care’s (KGC) facilities as a part of its Love Does campaign. Pictured are (front, from left) student Lindsey Toda, HBA teacher Kammi Nishimiya, student Duke Talon, (back) KGC nurse Susan Danao, marketing and public relations specialist for Kuakini Dayton Morinaga, students Austin Fujikawa, Aidan Uchimura, Preston Gonzalez, Sara Ireland, Amada Sato and Hanna-Joy Hirae, and KGC personal care attendant Dean Michael Manzano. PHOTO FROM KUAKINI HEALTH SYSTEM