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Hot Shots – 6/22/22

UH Students Give Thanks To Donors

Nearly 300 scholarship donors and their student recipients came together recently for the first University of Hawai‘i Foundation Scholarship Celebration since the pandemic began. The luncheon, which was held at the newly renovated ballroom in the Campus Center at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, offered students the opportunity to personally thank those donors whose scholarships have helped support their educational goals. Last year, 6,887 donors made gifts totaling $48.5 million to support student aid and scholarships for UH students statewide. PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I

CPB Commemorates Former CEO

In honor of former chairman and CEO of Central Pacific Bank Joichi Saito, who died at age 86 on March 18 after a battle with cancer, Central Pacific Bank Foundation donated $25,000 to The Queen’s Medical Center’s Cancer Center. Pictured are Saito’s family including wife Yoko (second from left), grandson Justin Aoyagi (center) and daughter Atsuko (right), alongside CPB executive vice chair Catherine Ngo (left) and The Queen’s Health System president and CEO Jill Hoggard Green (second from right). PHOTO COURTESY CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK FOUNDATION