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A champion promoter of the Children’s Miracle Network charity drive for years at Hawaii Kai Costco, Kailua’s Vince Hill’s motto is “Just go out and enjoy life and help people.” He’s retiring this month but hopes to hit the $15,000 mark in customer donations (at the checkout line) before May 31. “I’m just roaming the aisles, begging for money,” he adds, laughing. Vince recommends folks take a look at what Kapiolani hospital does for its little patients, and then open their wallets …


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Vince Hill

Kailua musician and HPR Conversation co-host Chris Vandercook and band will be back at Atherton Studio at 7:30 p.m Saturday for a blues concert (955-8821) … Windward minds have concocted a cool summer camp to turn kids on to science. Kaneohe resident Michael Richards and WCC professor Floyd McCoy put their heads together and camp up with two 10-day sessions of Science Camps of America on Hawaii island for teens. Visit sciencecampsamerica.com for details …

Kathie Wells of Community Helping Schools says Waimanalo Elementary welcomes a CD player, jump ropes and hula hoops for its second-graders. Call 263-6703 or go to community-helpingschools.org … Kailua Intermediate’s Michael-Logan Jordan is one of the top 10 youth volunteers in the country, so named at the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards May 6 in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A generous soul who lives with the pain of rheumatoid arthritis, Michael-Logan already is prepared to donate his personal award of $5,000 plus a $5,000 charity grant from Prudential to those in need …

Kailua’s Hank Drayton says you’re missing out if you can’t make it to the Sounds of Aloha Chorus shows at 2:03 and 7:33 p.m. Saturday at Leeward CC Theater. The best harmonizers on the island will sing a tribute to the USS Missouri (262-2539) … Hauula may soon feel the glow of upstanding youthful support, as 3rd Ward/LDS Boy Scout Troop 590 has awarded Eagle Scout rank to five boys, including one who landscaped the Laie temple for his service project. Congratulations to Jarrod Dacuycuy, David Auna, Kekahu Aluli, William Naseem Au and Jedediah Heffernan