Hot Shots – 9/29/21
HIRO Gives To FAMES
FAMES Hawai‘i — a nonprofit dedicated to mentoring, educating and developing leadership skills in Honolulu business owners and entrepreneurs — held its 16th annual free business and leadership workshop in August. Hayden Daughters, executive vice president and co-founder of HIRO Systems of Hawai‘i, presented at $2,500 check to FAMES for the workshop. Pictured at the presentation were (from left) keynote speaker Howard Lee; Daughters; Joni Redick-Yundt, CEO and founder of FAMES Hawai‘i; guest speaker Rusty Komori; and Sarah Hosaka, president of FAMES Hawai‘i.
PHOTO COURTESY JONI REDICK-YUNDT
Stellar ‘Ukulele-playing Students Receive Scholarships
‘Ukulele Festival Hawai‘i awarded four scholarships totaling $6,000 to outstanding students who have a passion for playing ‘ukulele. On hand for the presentation were (front, from left) Cole Ige of ‘Aiea High School; Kailee Higa of ‘Aiea High School; Matthew Gante of Campbell High School; Emma Hirota of Mililani High School; (back) Herb Ohta Jr., ‘Ukulele Festival Hawai‘i board director; Kathy and Roy Sakuma, ‘Ukulele Festival Hawai‘i founders; and Jake Shimabukuro.
PHOTO COURTESY ‘UKULELE FESTIVAL HAWAI‘I