Hot Shots – 7/12/23

Partnership Keeps Its Eye On The ‘Ball’

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikīkī Beach — the first hotel in the state to support the Genki Ala Wai Project — recently raised $30,000 for the organization. In addition, the employees developed and threw nearly 3,000 Genki Balls, which will improve the makai side of the Ala Wai Canal between Kālaimoku and Kaiolu streets. Pictured (from left) are The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikīkī Beach general manager Douglas Chang and director of revenue management Farrah Truong, and Hiromichi Nago, technical director of the Genki Ala Wai Project. PHOTO COURTESY THE RITZ~CARLTON RESIDENCES, WAIKĪKĪ BEACH

Agents Aid Women To Find Success

Coldwell Banker Realty agents recently collected professional clothes to support YWCA O‘ahu’s Dress for Success program. Items such as gently used clothing, footwear and accessories were collected for the organization. In addition, a monetary donation of $100 was also contributed to the nonprofit. Dress for Success is an international program that helps disadvantaged women gain access to professional attire and gain the confidence they need to succeed in the workplace. Pictured (from left) are Coldwell Banker Realty agents Clarissa Claire Agliam Mori, Laurie Chang Murphy, Sam Paltikian, Colette Nishimura, Kim Bardon and Patrick Graham. PHOTO COURTESY COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

Helping ‘Ohana Find Home Sweet Home

The Hickam Federal Credit Union senior management team and board chair Carol Ebia (second from right), presented Hawai‘i HomeOwnership Center with a donation of $10,000, made possible thanks to a Federal Home Loan Bank Member Impact Fund grant. Hickam FCU’s contribution is in support of HHOC’s mission, which is to provide education, information and support to create successful first-time homeowners in Hawai‘i. Pictured (from left) are Lance Soma, senior vice president of finance, Hickam FCU; Drezleen Oshiro, senior vice president of operations, Hickam FCU; Reina Miyamoto, executive director, Hawai‘i HomeOwnership Center; Ebia; and Scott Kaulukukui, president and CEO, Hickam FCU. PHOTO COURTESY HICKAM FEDERAL CREDIT UNION