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.
PHOTO COURTESY SAFEWAY
MDX Donation Provides Food Security
The staﬀ and management of MDX Hawai‘i recently donated $5,000 to OurKupuna.com. 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 OurKupuna.com.
PHOTO COURTESY MDX HAWAI‘I