Hot Shots – 2/17/16


HFMA Supports Culinary School

Hawaii Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) donated $2,500 to Culinary Institute of the Pacifi c. The donation will go toward the institute’s up-and-coming Diamond Head culinary facility. Pictured are members of the HFMA Taste Awards committee: (from left) Stephen Hanson, Byron Goo, Conrad Nonaka, Susan Morita and Vincent Kimura. PHOTO BY DAVE MIYAMOTO


Champions Of Robotics

The third annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii VEX State Middle School Championship was held Jan. 16. There were 22 robotics teams competing — Highlands and Waialua intermediate schools were named tournament champions. Pictured are (from left) Hawaiian Electric vice president-government and community affairs Darcy Endo-Omoto, Highlands Intermediate Team 394 members Michaela Sy, Royce Shioi, Alexander Meneses and Brayden Tanji; Waialua Intermediate Team 3590A members Manae Yerxa and Max Coker; and VEX organizer and Stevenson Middle School robotics supervisor Julie Segawa. PHOTO FROM SEAN MOURA, HAWAIIAN