Hot Shots – 6/5/24

Credit Union Helps College Athletics

Hawai‘i Central Federal Credit Union presented Chaminade University of Honolulu’s women’s softball team with a $5,000 check. Pictured to the left of the team are (from left) Hawai‘i Central FCU executive vice president Gary Nakata, Hawai‘i Central FCU president Drake Tanabe and Hawai‘i Central FCU community relations officer Amber Milsap; and to the right of the team are (from left) Hawai‘i Central FCU board director Ariel Chun and Hawai‘i Central FCU marketing manager Travis Uchino. Photo courtesy Hawai‘i Central Federal Credit Union

Lawmakers Hold Annual Clothing Drive

Members of the Hawai‘i state Legislature held an annual clothing drive for YWCA O‘ahu’s Dress For Success program, which supports women who are seeking employment while overcoming homelessness, poverty or incarceration. Pictured are (from left) state Reps. Lisa Marten and Richard Onishi; Majority Leader Nadine Nakamura; Majority Floor Leader Dee Morikawa; Vice Speaker Greggor Ilagan; state Rep. May Besario Mizuno; Lt. Gov. Sylvia Luke; and state Reps. Gregg Takayama , Lisa Kitagawa, Della Au Belatti, Sam Satoru Kong and Jackson Sayama.

Company Supports Various Nonprofits

Since 2021, ALTRES employees have volunteered more than 650 hours to support more than 75 nonprofit organizations. Numerous ALTRES employees have taken advantage of the company’s paid volunteer time off policy, which allows staff members to take up to 16 hours per calendar year of paid time off during the workweek to support local nonprofits. These include Diamond Head Theatre, Kupu, Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i and others. Additionally, ALTRES launched a program last year that matches up to $500 of an employee’s donation to a nonprofit organization.