Hot Shots – 3/22/23

‘Ohana Receives Help With First Homes

Nareit Foundation’s recent $25,000 grant to Hawai‘i HomeOwnership Center Housing and Land Trust assists six workforce families who are first-time homebuyers. The donation covers costs such as insurance, utilities, association dues and minor renovations to prepare homes for the new owners. Pictured are (from left) Gladys Quinto Marrone, executive director, Nareit Hawai‘i; Reina Miyamoto, executive director, HHOC; and Jan Yokota, vice president of Hawai‘i Real Estate Services, The RMR Group. PHOTO COURTESY NAREIT HAWAI‘I

Fostering Future Health Care Workers

University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine, or JABSOM, recently staged its inaugural Huaka‘i symposium, aimed at connecting the medical school with high school administrators from around the state and strengthening Hawai‘i’s health care industry. Among the attendees were (from left) David Lassner, University of Hawai‘i president; Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, interim dean of JABSOM; Gov. Josh Green; and Dr. Jaimie Tom, associate director of admissions at JABSOM. LAWRENCE TABUDLO PHOTO