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Harold K.L. Castle Foundation Awards $2.98 Million In Grants For Windward Oahu Community Projects

Highlights:

•            $2 Million for Waimanalo Health Center Capital Improvements

•            $110,000 for Therapeutic Home For Girls Rescued From Sexual Exploitation

•            $10,000 for Hawaii Students Affected By Puna Lava Flow

 

KAILUA, Hawaii — The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation’s board of directors approved $2,983,000 in its December meeting for various community projects and services in accordance with Harold K.L. Castle’s long-term vision of improving the Windward Oahu community from Kahuku to Waimanalo.

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

Local community groups can make their voices heard  through Awareness Powered by Volta

 

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced its corporate giving program, Awareness Powered by Volta, is returning for the third consecutive year. This community outreach program helps non-profit and community groups with building awareness by providing them with free advertising space worth thousands of dollars on Volta’s electric vehicle (EV) charging station kiosks.

 

“Since we launched the program in 2013, we’ve provided more than $30,000 in free advertising to local community organizations and non-profits,” said Arden Penton, Volta’s Director of Media and Operations.  “We understand so many Hawaii non-profits operate on very small budgets and marketing dollars are often non-existent. Awareness Powered by Volta can give some kokua to our non-profits and allow them to share their messages more effectively.”

 

Shidler Alumni Association Invests $100,000 in the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship

Shidler Alumni Association Invests $100,000 in the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship

HONOLULU — The Shidler College of Business Alumni Association (Association) has committed $100,000 to the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), Shidler College of Business. As part of a five-year commitment, this gift will support entrepreneurial education and help UH monetize research efforts. In recognition of this gift, the conference room at the renovated home of PACE at the College will be named in the Association’s honor.

ALTRES and simplicityHR Donate $6,080.43 to Lanakila Meals on Wheels

ALTRES and simplicityHR Donate $6,080.43 to Lanakila Meals on Wheels

Each month, as part of its "mind/body/spirit" corporate wellness program, ALTRES and simplictyHR staff band together to support a local charity. Lanakila Meals on Wheels was selected as the recipient of the $6,080.43 raised at the company's 2014 Halloween and Holiday parties. Song Choi, marketing director of ALTRES Staffing, presented a check to Lyn Moku, director of Lanakila Meals on Wheels, on Jan. 9, 2015.

Battleship Missouri Memorial to Host Living History Day, January 31

Battleship Missouri Memorial to Host Living History Day, January 31

America’s last battleship to open for free to Hawaii residents and Armed Forces community

WHAT: Living History Day at the Battleship Missouri

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

WHERE: Battleship Missouri Memorial
Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

COST: Free admission for kamaaina (Hawaii residents), members of the Armed Forces and Mighty Mo members with valid I.D. The event is open to the public.

ADMISSION: Visit the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to get tickets on the day of the event.

BASE ACCESS: Complimentary round-trip shuttle service for the event will be offered from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. for those without base access.

HUGS RECEIVES MORE THAN $124,000 IN GRANT MONIES IN 2014

HUGS RECEIVES MORE THAN $124,000  IN GRANT MONIES IN 2014

HONOLULUwww.hugslove.org- HUGS, a local non-profit helping families with seriously ill children, today announced it received $124,181 in grant monies last year to help it achieve its mission.  These grants helped cover HUGS extensive list of programs aimed at helping local families, including SibCamp, SibShops, families on Kauai, families on Maui, military families, Celebration of Life, Peer to Peer Support, Airfare Assistance and general overhead support.

 

HUGS would like to wholeheartedly thank the following organizations for their support:

·      Cades Foundation: $5,000

·      Friends of Hawaii Charities: $5,000

·      Freeman Family Fund: $10,000

Honolulu HomeLoans Donates Toys to Kapiolani Medical Center's “Santa’s Workshop"

Honolulu HomeLoans Donates Toys to Kapiolani Medical Center's “Santa’s Workshop"

Honolulu HomeLoans (HHL), Hawaii’s leading mortgage banker, donated five boxes of toys to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children’s “Santa’s Workshop” that benefits children and expecting mothers over the holidays. HHL had a Christmas Party where staff members brought packaged toys or cash to buy toys as donation for the cause. 

 

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