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Hot Shots – 3/9/16


Maryknoll Welcomes NASA Star

Maryknoll School hosted former NASA astronaut Mark Polansky Feb. 15 for a public talk at Maryknoll Community Center, where he shared his thoughts on the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education with more than 300 attendees. Pictured are (from left) Polansky, Mx Scholar Program for STEM & Aerospace specialist instructors Will Rauckhorst and Adria Fung, and Maryknoll School president Perry Martin. PHOTO FROM MARYKNOLL SCHOOL


Brewing Support For Nonprofits

Kona Brewing Company raised $57,662 last year for its Makana Series, a four-part craft beer series created to harvest funds for local nonprofi ts that aim to preserve Hawaii’s natural resources. Pictured are (from left) Surfrider Foundation Hawaii coordinator Stuart Coleman, Malama Maunalua communications coordinator Alex Roth, Kona Brewing Company assistant brand manager Kristie VanDomelen, Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative legacy tree concierge Betsy Maler, and Sustainable Coastlines executive director Kahi Pacarro. PHOTO FROM KONA BREWING COMPANY