Hot Shots – 4/17/24

School Raises Funds For Heart Health

Holy Family Catholic Academy raised more than $21,000 for the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge. The school has participated in the annual event for more than 25 years and the amount that was raised sets a new school record. Pictured (from left) are Father Rheo Ofalsa, Holy Family Catholic Academy head of school; and Brittany Raz, senior development director of school engagement, American Heart Association. Photo courtesy Holy Family Catholic Academy

Nonprofit Supports Wildfire Victims

The Hawai‘i Parkinson Association donated $10,000 to Hawai‘i Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund, in memory of former board president Jerry Boster, as part of the association’s annual Parkinson Walk. Pictured are (from left) Malia Peters, senior director of philanthropy, HCF; Jack Suyderhoud, treasurer, HPA; Glen Higa, president, HPA; Micah Kane, chief executive officer and president, HCF; Kevin Lockette, board of directors, HPA; Kai McDurmin, volunteer, HPA; Edie Nakashima, volunteer, HPA; and Lauren Nahme, senior vice president, Maui Recovery Effort.

Bank Wins Numerous Business Awards

Central Pacific Bank received numerous awards at the U.S. Small Business Administration ceremony. The organization secured the most recognitions of any bank in the state for 2023. The bank’s dedication was reflected in three prestigious SBA Lender of the Year awards. Additionally, CPB’s individual loan officers were also recognized for their achievements.