Hot Shots – 9/16/15


Teaming Up For

‘Honolulu Star-Advertiser’ and retail partner 7-Eleven Hawaii teamed up to make their monthly donation to, an online community dedicated to helping Hawaii’s public school teachers fund classroom wish lists. This month, a donation of $3,935.13 was made from newspaper sales. Pictured (from left) are ‘Honolulu Star-Advertiser’ VP of circulation Aaron J. Kotarek, Hawaii Children’s Foundation Inc. president Chuck Cotton, 7-Eleven Hawaii human resources manager Blake Yokotake and ‘Honolulu Star-Advertiser’ chief revenue offi cer J. David Kennedy. PHOTO BY CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL


Backpacks And School Supplies For Keiki

Aloha United Way’s Society of Young Leaders and volunteers worked together to prepare more than 250 backpacks and about 400 kits of school supplies for local schoolchildren before the new school year began. Supplies were collected and then distributed to homeless and disadvantaged public school students in grades K-12. Pictured are (from left) volunteers Jason Thune, Irene Chang, Seri Gueco, Cheryle Olzsewski, Ski Olzsewski and Angela Ou. PHOTO FROM ALOHA UNITED WAY