Hot Shots – 4/3/19

Raising Money For VASH

The Hawai‘i chapters of Pacific Asia Travel Association and Travel and Tourism Research Association collectively raised $9,637 for Visitor Aloha Society of Hawai‘i, which will go toward programs that help visitors who have been victims of a crime or other adversities. Pictured are Jessica Lani Rich, president and director of VASH; Jen Chun, PATA Hawai‘i chairwoman; Jeffery Eslinger, TTRA Hawai‘i chairman; Sophia Stark, Miss Hawai‘i’s Outstanding Teen; John Morgan, president of Kualoa Private Nature Reserve. PHOTO COURTESY PATA HAWAI‘I

Kaiser Gives To Mental Health America

Kaiser Permanente awarded $60,000 in community benefit grant funding to Mental Health America of Hawai‘i to support its Youth Suicide and Bullying Prevention Program, which offers a variety of support services in and out of the classroom for at-risk youth. Pictured are (from left) Linda Puu, RN and vice president of quality, safety and care experience at Kaiser Permanente Hawai‘i; Trisha Kajimura, executive director at Mental Health America of Hawai‘i; and Kimberly Miyoshi, board president at Mental Health America of Hawai‘i. PHOTO COURTESY IQ 360