Hot Shots – 7/3/24

Moanalua Student Wins Art Competition

U.S. Rep. Ed Case announced the winners of his 2024 Congressional Art Competition during an awards ceremony at Bishop Museum. Forty-six art pieces were entered from 14 schools throughout Honolulu. Emily Yanos (pictured) from Moanalua High School earned first-place honors with her Land of Love submission. Her image will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol along with artwork from winners in other districts. Each spring since 1982, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual arts competition to recognize and encourage artistic talents in each congressional district. Photo courtesy The Office of U.S. Rep. Ed Case

Bank Supports Community With Large Donation

First Hawaiian Bank released its annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report and announced it donated a total of $5.2 million to community and nonprofit organizations in 2023. FHB contributed $2,480,437 in bank donations, $1,920,250 in First Hawaiian Foundation grants and $854,615 from its employee-funded Kōkua Mai campaign. The company is committed to responsible business practices, protecting the environment and active stewardship in the communities, and has been reporting its impacts via the ESG Report since 2018.