Hot Shots – 9/19/18

UH And AT&T Hackathon Winners

The fifth annual University of Hawai‘i-AT&T Hackathon drew a record crowd at Sacred Hearts Academy. The first-place prize of $2,500 went to a team that brings old-fashioned postcards into the 21st century using an augmented reality app. Pictured are (from left) UH professor Jason Leigh; AT&T Radio Access Network director Bryan Ito; first-place winners Andrew Towl and Andy Cochrane; Gov. David Ige; UH president David Lassner; and AT&T director of external affairs Carol Tagayun.


Kāhala Nui Gives To Aloha United Way

Through its Social Accountability Program, Kāhala Nui donated $187,555 to Aloha United Way in support of organizations that serve seniors in the community. The monies were distributed among Kāhala Nui’s five community partner organizations: Alzheimer’s Association of Hawai‘i; Catholic Charities Hawai‘i, in support of its Housing Assistance Program for seniors; Hawai‘i Meals on Wheels, for home-delivery meal service to seniors; Kōkua Kalihi Valley, for its Elder Services and Public Housing Program; and Project Dana, for services that support the elderly. Pictured are representatives of Kāhala Nui and its partner organizations.