Hot Shots – 6/23/21

Safeway Celebrates With Gift To Kamilo‘iki

In honor of the recent unveiling of the newly remodeled Safeway store at Hawai‘i Kai Shopping Center, Safeway Foundation presented a $3,000 donation to Kamilo‘iki Elementary School. The refreshed store is now open 24 hours and features expanded departments such as deli, bakery, floral, fresh seafood and poke, as well as prepared food offerings. Pictured are (from left) Dane Elder, store director, Safeway Hawai‘i Kai; Hadassah Stevens, assistant store director, Safeway Hawai‘i Kai; Clayton Eto, Hawai‘i district manager, Safeway; Jason Yoshimoto, principal, Kamilo‘iki Elementary School; and Allan Cool, assistant store director, Safeway Wailuku.


MDX Donation Provides Food Security

The staff and management of MDX Hawai‘i recently donated $5,000 to The nonprofit organization launched in early 2020 in response to the pandemic’s effect on Hawai‘i’s seniors. The website connects volunteers to assist members of the community with everything from weekly phone calls to getting groceries or picking up medication. Thanks to MDX Hawai‘i’s donation, the organization can support 125 people. Pictured are Scott Whiting, president of MDX Hawai‘i (left) and Gabe Amey, executive director of