Hot Shots – 5/15/24

Bank Supports Hawai‘i Homeowners

Hawai‘i State Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank Member Impact Fund, donated $10,000 to Hawai‘i HomeOwnership Center in support of its mission to help educate first-time homeowners in Hawai‘i. Pictured are (from left) Reina Miyamoto, executive director, Hawai‘i HomeOwnership Center; Andrew Rosen, president and CEO, Hawai‘i State FCU; Craig Warren, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Hawai‘i State FCU; and Carol Higa, executive vice president member experience group, Hawai‘i State FCU. Photo courtesy Hawai‘i State FCU

Biz Aids Neighborhood Beautification

Ameresco gifted $1,900 to the Salt Lake community to assist in cleaning its polluted waterway with the use of genki balls. Pictured are (from left) Mike Asam, president, Country Club Village AOAO; Joe Omura, board member, Neighborhood Board No. 18; Mehanaokala Nicole Hind, board member, Neighborhood Board No. 18; David Yomes, chairman, Neighborhood Board No. 18; Joshua Strickler, business manager, Ameresco; Chandra Kanemaru, secretary, Country Club Village AOAO and Neighborhood Board No. 18; and Doug Fujikura, general manager, Country Club Village.

Families Receive Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

March of Dimes Hawai‘i and UHA Health Insurance presented gift baskets to mothers with infants in the neonatal intensive care unit at Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. Pictured are (back row, from left) Howard Lee, president and CEO, UHA; Gidet Ruscetta, COO and RN, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children; Carly Armstrong, manager of donor development, March of Dimes Hawai‘i; Vivien Ong, support coordinator, Kapi‘olani NICU; Karin Shinkawa, manager, Kapi‘olani NICU; Candice Fajardo, executive director, March of Dimes Hawai‘i; Jennifer Barad, employer services manager, UHA; Bodhi Barad; Anna Heimuli, executive assistant, UHA; and (front row) Blue Vi.