Hot Shots – 6/7/23

Company Spreads A Bit Of Aloha

Aloha Harvest executive director Phil Acosta (left) receives a donation of $5,115.45 from Casie Bui, director of sales operations and marketing for Aloha Petroleum. The contribution was raised on behalf of its customers through canister donations at participating Aloha Island Mart convenience stores across the state. Aloha Petroleum has previously used its collection canister program to support numerous other nonprofit organizations, including The Salvation Army, Make-A-Wish Foundation, American Red Cross – Hawai‘i Chapter, Boys & Girls Club of Hawai‘i and The Queen’s Medical Center. PHOTO COURTESY ALOHA PETROLEUM

Realtors Distribute Food To ‘Ohana

Hawai‘i REALTORS staff recently volunteered at The Pantry by Feeding Hawai‘i Together, which provides nutritional food to people in need. With the help of Hawai‘i REALTORS, The Pantry distributed 11,000 pounds of food to just over 1,000 individuals. Pictured with Jennine Sullivan, executive director of The Pantry by Feeding Hawai‘i Together (far right), are Hawai‘i REALTORS staff (from left) Ethel Keyes, director of membership services; Denise Motohiro, director of operations; Nancy Donahue-Jones, chief executive officer; and Chatney Higa-French, governance administrator and executive assistant to CEO. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAI‘I REALTORS

Firm Holds Drive To Help Food Bank

Cades Schutte LLP donated more than $15,000 to the Hawai‘i State Bar Association and Hawai‘i Foodbank’s annual Law Coalition Food Drive. The donation was a combination of funds raised by Cades Schutte attorneys and staff and a $10,000 gift from the firm. Hawai‘i Foodbank coalitions connect like-minded businesses, organizations, groups and individuals in one common cause — to nourish residents. They collaborate to gather food and garner funds on behalf of Hawai‘i Foodbank, and play an important role in its mission. Pictured are Cades Schutte attorneys, including the current HSBA president Rhonda Griswold (in blue holding check). PHOTO COURTESY CADES SCHUTTE LLP