HECO Celebrates Earth Month
Hawaiian Electric's 2013 sustainable gift contest was held in April during the company's annual Earth Month celebration. The contest encourages students to create eco-friendly graduation gifts as alternatives to the popular but pesky metallic balloons. Pictured are (from left) Cybil Rawlins of Hawaiian Electric Company; Karly Tangonan, 10, of MaeMae Elementary School, modeling her recycled beach bag; Ruby Ranoa, 12, of Kailua Intermediate School, holding a pair of rosette earrings made of recycled soda cans; Layla Fidel, 17, of Pearl City High School, carrying her bloom necklace made of plastic spoons and a reused necklace chain; and Briana Ackerman of Hawaiian Electric Company. Photo from Sharon Higa.