Hot Shots – 1/27/21

Ward Village Donates PPEs

Ward Village, a 60-acre master-planned community by The Howard Hughes Corp., donated hundreds of critical supplies, including personal protective equipment and recreational items, to the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation for its summer fun program. Items included face shields, disposable masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, Plexiglass shields, basketballs, handballs, chairs, an assortment of games and individualized art supplies. The donation was presented to the Department of Parks and Recreation as Ward Village and lead contractor Albert C. Kobayashi Construction celebrated a critical construction milestone for ‘A‘ali‘i Tower by topping off at the 42nd floor of the building. ‘A‘ali‘i broke ground in October 2018 and is slated for completion this year. Pictured are Doug Johnstone, president, Hawai‘i of The Howard Hughes Corp., and Michele Nekota, director of the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Parks and Recreation.


ASB Gives To We Are Oceania In Kalihi

American Savings Bank donated $3,000 to We Are Oceania, a local nonprofit that serves Hawai‘i’s Micronesian community and is headquartered at Saint Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Kalihi. The bank recently opened a new branch in Kalihi, at 2110 N. King St. on the corner of North King and Gulick streets, and presented the donation as part of its commitment to the Kalihi community. Pictured are Josie Howard, executive director, We Are Oceania, and Laura Gatchalian, vice president and branch manager, American Savings Bank Kalihi branch.