Hot Shots – 2/5/20
Kaiser Grants To Help Kūpuna Care
Kaiser Permanente Hawai‘i has awarded $112,000 in total grant funding to local organizations that are focused on caring for the needs of Hawai‘i’s aging population. Age-Friendly Cities received $55,000 to support a business initiative called Kind2Kūpuna, and Hawai‘i Intergenerational Network received $55,000 to implement a home-sharing program for Hawai‘i seniors. Pictured are (from left) David Tumilowicz, Kaiser Permanente Hawai‘i vice president of public relations, communications and brand management; Christy Nishita, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researcher; and Center on Aging and Hawai‘i Intergenerational Network board member; Nina Miyata, Kaiser Permanente Hawai‘i manager of community benefit and community relations; and Charles Larson, Hawai‘i Intergenerational Network president.
PHOTO COURTESY KAISER PERMANENTE HAWAI‘I
KCC Culinary Student Gets Scholarship
Hawai‘i Restaurant Association Educational Foundation awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Jimmy Nguyen (center) to further his education at Kapi‘olani Community College’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific. Pictured with Nguyen are HRAEF chairman Hide Sakurai and vice chairman Chris Yankowski.
PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION