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Kaiser High Foundation to Honor Olympic Champion Clay Stanley, UH Golf Coach Lori Castillo, May 10

Kaiser High Foundation to Honor Olympic Champion Clay Stanley, UH Golf Coach Lori Castillo, May 10

The Kaiser High School Athletic Foundation is honoring an eminent collection of the school’s sports legacy ohana with a special luau on Saturday, May 10, 5:30-9:30 p.m., at Sea Life Park. 

This year’s honorees feature Olympic gold medalist Clay Stanley; former USGA champion golfer Lori Castillo; Kaiser baseball program founder Clayton Fujie; former Chief of Police Lee Donohue, and; members of the 1972 junior varsity basketball team, winner of the school’s first championship (see below). 

System of Higher Education Receives Funding to Accelerate Strategic Student Success Planning Project

System of Higher Education Receives Funding to Accelerate Strategic Student Success Planning Project

The University of Hawai’i System of Higher Education has been selected by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to join a nationwide group of 12 higher education systems exploring higher education transformation at a large scale and solving common issues encountered during implementation.  

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation announces new board members

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation announces new board members

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation (REHAB Foundation) has announced two new members, Adelia C. Chung and Kara M. Kitazaki-Chun, to its board of directors for three-year terms.

Chung is co-owner of Spectrum Wealth Management, a Chartered Life underwriter and Chartered Financial consultant. For the past 30 years she has held leadership roles in the financial industry. Chung is the president of the Alana Dung Research Foundation and on the Board of Governors for Chaminade University and was recognized as one of YWCA’s outstanding women leaders.

McDonald’s restaurants of Hawaii donates more than $45,000 to Hawaii robotics teams

 McDonald’s  restaurants of Hawaii donates more than $45,000 to Hawaii robotics teams

HONOLULU – McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii is donating more than $45,000 to the Hawaii robotics teams at this year’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in Hawaii Robotics Regional Competition. McDonald’s owner-operators presented a check on Saturday during the competition’s opening ceremony for $40,666, which will be divided among the 29 competing Hawaii robotics teams. An additional $1,000 will be given to each of the five Hawaii schools (Waialua High School, McKinley High School, Kamehameha Schools, Maui High School and Kealakehe High School) moving on to the world championship in St. Louis, Mo., in April.

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

The Island Insurance Foundation has recognized 12 outstanding public school principals nominated for its 10th Annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award in a presentation ceremony on Saturday, March 29th.

Island Insurance Foundation President Tyler Tokioka and Department of Education representatives presented commendations to the nominees in a ceremony at the Island Insurance Center. The Island Insurance Foundation presented each nominee with a $1,000 personal cash award and commemorative plaque.

The recipient of the annual award, named in honor of the late Masayuki Tokioka, founder of Island Insurance Company, Ltd., will be announced at the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation Dinner on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

Island Insurance Foundation Recognizes 13 Public School Principals

The Island Insurance Foundation has recognized 12 outstanding public school principals nominated for its 10th Annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award in a presentation ceremony on Saturday, March 29th.

Island Insurance Foundation President Tyler Tokioka and Department of Education representatives presented commendations to the nominees in a ceremony at the Island Insurance Center. The Island Insurance Foundation presented each nominee with a $1,000 personal cash award and commemorative plaque.

The recipient of the annual award, named in honor of the late Masayuki Tokioka, founder of Island Insurance Company, Ltd., will be announced at the Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation Dinner on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

InkOff.MD Joins Nationwide Radiation Mark Removal Program

InkOff.MD Joins Nationwide Radiation Mark Removal Program

HONOLULUwww.inkoffhawaii.com - Local medical laser clinic InkOff.MD today announced it has joined the New Beginnings: Radiation Mark Removal Program, a national philanthropic campaign that offers radiation tattoo removal for cancer survivors. Coordinated by the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS), the program is free and available year-round.

 

“InkOff.MD has an incredible opportunity to make a difference for those that would like to erase the memory of these radiation marks,” said Dr. W.Y. Chung, MD, founder and chief medical officer of InkOff.MD. “Our PicoSure® laser can remove these markings in their entirety. The technology gives us a way to give back and provide a community service to help survivors who want to remove the physical reminder of their fight with cancer.”