Hot Shots – 9/21/22

Honolulu CC: The Best Of The Best

Honolulu Community College chancellor Karen Lee celebrates with training firefighters of Honolulu CC’s fire science class. The college found out it took first-place in Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Hawai‘i’s Best 2022 for career and technical education. Hawai‘i’s Best is voted on by the readers of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. PHOTO COURTESY CI-CI LAU

BOH Donates To 200-plus Nonprofits

Bank of Hawai‘i contributed $218,750 to 237 nonprofits that were selected by its employees across Hawai‘i and the West Pacific region. As part of the company’s 125th anniversary, every Bank of Hawai‘i employee was invited to choose a nonprofit to which Bank of Hawai‘i would make a $125 donation. The nonprofits, including YWCA (pictured), span a range of organizations working to strengthen Hawai‘i by supporting vulnerable members of our society, easing financial hardship for local families, advancing a just and diverse community, protecting and preserving the environment, and helping keiki and youth reach their full potential. PHOTO COURTESY BANK OF HAWAI‘I

Hawaiian Telcom Recycles For The Good Of The Earth

As part of its commitment to Hawai‘i and to be a more sustainable company, Hawaiian Telcom hosted an e-waste recycling drive for employees and customers at its baseyard in Moanalua. More than 630 items were collected for recycling, including more than 200 hard drives, 70 computers/laptops, 25 printers and 85 batteries. About 15 Hawaiian Telcom employees volunteered at the event and nearly 70 people came to drop off items. PHOTO COURTESY HAWAIIAN TELCOM