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          Mililani High School teacher Micah Benavitz will participate in a pan- el presentation at the Nisei Veterans Legacy’s fundrais- er, “Beyond the Battlefield: The Next Generation,” at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i on July 28. Be- navitz is developing a new curriculum on the nisei sol- diers for the Nisei Veterans Legacy. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support on- going community education initiatives to preserve and perpetuate the legacy of the nisei soldiers. To sign up for the fundraiser, visit nvlcha- ... Central Pacif- ic Bank recently launched Change for Charity, a cam- paign that aims to address the statewide coin shortage while also raising funds for Hawai‘i Foodbank. All mon- ies received through this initiative will be donated to the local organization, and CPB Foundation will match the community’s contribu- tions with an additional do- nation of up to $5,000. “It is a win-win idea as it helps address food insecurity in our community, while also helping to remedy the coin shortage,” states executive vice president and chief marketing officer Brandt Farias. Through Aug. 12,
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             “It is a win-win idea as it helps address food insecurity in our community, while also helping to remedy the coin shortage.”
WAIMALU PLAZA NIMITZ CENTER (808) 486-3292 (808) 533-3292
  Dr. Sione Tafuna
residents are asked to go through their homes, cars, couches or anywhere else pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters might be found and hand them over to a teller at any Central Pacific Bank location, including those in Central O‘ahu such as Mil- ilani (95-720 Lanikuhana Ave.) and Wahiawā (935 California Ave.) For more information, visit promo. ity. For a list of branches, visit ... Wahiawā Center for Com- munity Health, a federally qualified health center, re- cently announced the addi- tion of two behavioral health specialists, Dr. Sione Tafu- na and Gina Christopher, a licensed mental health coun- selor. Tafuna’s experience includes service at Tripler Medical Center in the be- havioral health unit and the
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      Hoaloha Nurse Aide Training Program
Start your career path with an affordable Nurse Aide Training Program. This State approved training program begins August 2, 2022 and continues to August 28, 2022, preparing you for the State CNA certification exam.
This will be a virtual class, Monday through Thursday, from 5:00pm to 9:15pm, via Zoom. Three Saturdays during that time will be in the classroom for Exams and Clinical Practice. The last two days of class,
August 27 and 28th, will be at a clinical site, location to be determined, from 7:00am to 3:30pm.
The application can be found on the Hale Hau‘oli Hawai‘i website at under the CNA tab. The registration fee is due with the application. The program fee is due before
the first night of class.
Scholarships are available through Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society, ( and Adult Day Care Centers Hawaii.
     The cost of the class is: $100 registration fee $800 due by first class
         For more information, call Kathy at 808-292-466
or 808-798-8706.
98-939 Moanalua Rd., Aiea, HI 96701
98-1247 Kaahumanu St. Suite 207 Aiea, HI 96701
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Wasatch Mental Health Fa- cility in Utah. He also was part of the treatment team at the Hawai‘i State Hospi- tal, as well as the state De- partment of Public Safety where he managed the acute mental health unit. His pro- fessional passion is focused on helping marginalized populations, especially Pa- cific Islanders. Christopher, meanwhile, has in-depth ex- perience working with youth and adolescent groups using facilitated dialectical behav- ior therapy and other strate- gies to help establish healthy coping mechanisms and de- velop effective social and emotional skills ... Franz Family Bakery, producers of Love’s brand baked goods, is joining forces with Ha- wai‘i Foodservice Alliance to kick off its second annu- al Love’s Spirit of Giving Program. The public has until Aug. 14 to nominate a local nonprofit that makes a difference in the commu- nity. Love’s Spirit of Giving
will be awarding $50,000 to nonprofits statewide this year. To nominate a worthy nonprofit, visit lovesbakery. com ... Mililani resident Kyle Izumigawa has been named a new director for Hawaiian Telcom. As di- rector of information tech- nology operations, he over- sees the company’s data center operations, desktop support and help desk. Izu- migawa has 20 years of experience in information technology. Previously, he was vice president of man- aged services for Pacxa ... Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is partnering with Aloha United Way Society of Young Leaders this sum- mer to help keiki facing the challenges of not being able to afford school supplies for the upcoming school year. Donations are being col- lected until July 29 at all six Raising Cane’s locations on O‘ahu including in Mililani (95-1249 Meheula Pkwy.) ...

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