Hot Shots – 2/8/23

A Caring Collaboration Worth Celebrating

Annika Streng (right), marketing manager of 7-Eleven Hawai‘i, presents a $40,000 check to Michael Wong, marketing manager for Keiki o Ka ‘Āina’s Laulima Giving Program. Through donations, enriching experiences and advocacy, the program is able to benefit struggling ‘ohana, kūpuna and individuals, including keiki with special needs, families affected by incarceration and single parents. PHOTO COURTESY 7-ELEVEN HAWAI‘I

Lighting Up The World A Meal At A Time

E Noa Corp. president and CEO Maki Kuroda (right, holding check) recently presented a $5,000 donation to Hawai‘i Foodbank president and CEO Amy Miller Marvin (left, holding check), with proceeds garnered from the corporation’s annual holiday lights tour. The contribution is equivalent to 10,000 meals, which will aid in Hawai‘i Foodbank’s mission of feeding approximately 120,000 people every month. PHOTO COURTESY SAMANTHA MENO

Making A Big Im‘PACT’

Atlas Insurance Agency Foundation president Chason Ishii (right) recently presented a $50,000 check to Ryan Kusumoto, president and CEO of Parents And Children Together. The donation will support the nonprofit’s capital campaign to purchase Queen Liliu‘okalani’s historic property at 1300 Hālona St. in Kalihi, where PACT intends to relocate its headquarters. PHOTO COURTESY ATLAS INSURANCE AGENCY