Hot Shots – 2/21/24

FICOH Employees Give Back In Big Way

First Insurance Company of Hawai‘i has been a longtime supporter of Aloha United Way. Recently, the business’s associates donated $24,000 to the nonprofit through e-pledges and fundraising events. This is in addition to the $15,000 contributed by First Insurance Foundation, FICOH’s giving arm. Pictured at the check presentation are (from left) FICOH’s Kendall Fujita, Jeff Tom and Mara Corona; AUW’s Jenna Richards and CEO John Fink; FICOH CEO Todd Takayama; FICOH’s Liane Ching; AUW’s Emmaly Calibraro; and FICOH’s Kelsey Soto and Lori Shimabukuro. PHOTO COURTESY FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY OF HAWAI‘I

Lending Local Literacy A Financial Hand

First Hawaiian Bank employees donated nearly $10,000 to Teach For America Hawai‘i through its Kōkua Mai employee giving campaign. The funds will be used to help expand the nonprofit’s literacy initiatives for local public school students. Pictured are (from left) Kayla Smith, FHB marketing programs officer; Erin Pauahi Auerbach, TFA Hawai‘i managing director of development; Tricia Fujikawa Lee, FHB senior vice president, division manager and chief compliance officer, and TFA Hawai‘i board member; and Jill Baldemor, TFA Hawai‘i executive director. PHOTO COURTESY FIRST HAWAIIAN BANK