Hot Shots – 5/11/22

Academy Goes Above And Beyond

Holy Family Catholic Academy raised $21,407.51 for the American Heart Association’s Kid’s Heart Challenge. The organization exceeded its initial goal of $19,500, setting a new school record for the annual event. Pictured are Holy Family Catholic Academy representatives Malia Paulos (left) and Celeste Akiu (right) with American Heart Association’s Brittany Raz (center). PHOTO COURTESY HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Students Receive Funds For Their Futures

Made possible through a partnership between Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association, Honolulu-Star Advertiser and the state Department of Education, the Citizen-Scholars Awards honors one outstanding senior from each DOE school $1,000 to go toward the institution they are to attend in the fall. Additionally, a top Citizen-Scholar in each county is selected ($2,500 each), as well as an overall male and female Citizen-Scholar ($5,000 each). Pictured at the April 27 luncheon, held at Prince Waikīkī, are the Citizen-Scholars, HLTA president and CEO Mufi Hannemann, Honolulu Star-Advertiser chief revenue officer Dave Kennedy, DOE interim superintendent Keith Hayashi’s chief of staff Camille Masutomi, and event emcees Mika Miyashima and Bill Brennan. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I LODGING & TOURISM ASSOCIATION