Hot Shots – 8/22/18

Pyramid Helps Five Local Nonprofits

Pyramid Insurance Foundation donated $10,000 each to five Hawai‘i nonprofits during Pyramid Insurance’s third annual golf tournament Aug. 13 at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Pictured are Greg Tjapkes, executive director of Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawai‘i; and Ernest Fukeda Jr., Pyramid Insurance chief operating officer. PHOTO COURTESY PYRAMID INSURANCE

Huakailani’s Butterflybotics Team

International Facilities Management Association, Island Control, Inc., and Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association donated $3,000 to Huakailani School for Girls, which helped make it possible for the school’s robotics team to travel to Kentucky to represent Hawai‘i at the VEX IQ World Championship. Pictured are (front, from left) Butterflybotics team members Haley Dissanayake, Mauliola Zuttermeister, Thalia Jones, Tyler Yamanoha and coach Kaori Brown, (back) IFMA board of director representatives Charles Lovelace, Derrick Sonoda, Janice Taniyama, Dawn Kanno and Leslie Taniyama. PHOTO COURTESY HUAKAILANI SCHOOL FOR GIRLS