Hot Shots – 5/25/22

HCAN Names Champions For Children

Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network recently celebrated its annual Champions for Children fundraiser at The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort, Waikīkī. The event recognized 17 individuals and organizations who have gone to great lengths to improve the lives of children and families. The gala also raised more than $80,000 to support HCAN’s mission to ensure all keiki are healthy, safe and ready to learn. Pictured are (from left) HCAN executive director Deborah Zysman, Advocate Award winner Brennan Yamaguchi and HCAN board member David Randall. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I CHILDREN’S ACTION NETWORK

Hawaiian Electric Breaks Records

Hawaiian Electric employees on O‘ahu raised a record amount of $519,665.20 for Aloha United Way in 2021 through a combination of employee and retiree donations and mostly virtual fundraising activities supported by IBEW Local 1260. Pictured are (top row, from left) Hawaiian Electric’s Shelee Kimura, president and CEO; Leroy Chincio, IBEW Local 1260 business manager; John Fink, AUW president and CEO, (bottom row, from left) Jason Benn, Hawaiian Electric senior VP and CIO; Robert Krekel, Hawaiian Electric business process and continuous improvement manager; and Emmaly Calibraro, AUW VP resource development and donor relations. PHOTO COURTESY TRAVIS NISHIDA/HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC

Rental Car Companies Gift Truckload To IHS

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Car Rental, National Car Rental and Enterprise Truck Rental recently held a donation drive to support local nonprofit The Institute for Human Services. Together, the companies gifted a truck full of clothing, footwear, bedding and children’s items to support IHS shelters. PHOTO COURTESY ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS