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Ward Centers Hosts 24th Annual Tip a Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Ward Centers Hosts 24th Annual Tip a Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Diners can offer a different kind of tip to local law enforcement officers at participating restaurants on 

Hawaii Center for Food Safety Action fund endorses candidates

 Hawaii Center for Food Safety Action fund endorses candidates

Hawaii Center for Food Safety Action Fund (HCFSAF), a group committed to educating voters on food safety issues, is making its first endorsements in the 2014 election cycle, backing the following 18 candidates:

 

House:

Richard Creagan HD5 Hawaii (Naalehu, Ocean View, Captain Cook, Kailua-Kona)

Nicole Ferguson HD42 Honolulu (Kapolei, Makakilo)

Faye Pua Hanohano HD4 Hawaii (Puna)

Robert Harris HD48 Honolulu (Kaneohe, Heeia, Ahuimanu, Kahaluu, Haiku Valley, Mokuoloe)

Dylan Hooser HD15 Kauai (Wailua Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Old Koloa Town, Omao)

Kaniela Ing HD11 Maui (Kihei, Wailea, Makena)

Chris Lee HD51 Honolulu (Lanikai, Waimanalo)

Matthew LoPresti HD41 Honolulu (Ewa Villages, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Ocean Pointe, West Loch)

Nicole Lowen HD6 Hawaii (North Kona, Holualoa, Kalaoa, Honokohau)

Tesoro Hosts 9th Annual Fueling Dreams to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Tesoro Hosts 9th Annual Fueling Dreams to Benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i

This summer, drivers who are filling their tanks can also help fuel the dreams of local athletes. From July 2 through August 5, motorists can make a donation at any participating Tesoro2Go location statewide to give Special Olympics Hawai‘i athletes opportunities to compete on a statewide, national and international level.

As part of the month-long fundraising event, there will be three drawings, each for $500 in Tesoro fuel cards. Those who donate $5 will receive one entry; those who donate $20 will receive five entries.  (Donations are not required to enter the drawing.)

Picnic on the Pier at the Battleship Missouri Memorial for Independence Day

Picnic on the Pier at the Battleship Missouri Memorial for Independence Day

What: Steel Beach Picnic

When: Friday, July 4
6:00 p.m. – Picnic begins
9:00 p.m. – Fireworks show

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

Cost: General Admission: $10; Child Admission (Ages 4-12): $5; Free for Mighty Mo members

Admission: To purchase tickets, visit http://bit.ly/ussmsteelpicnic or bring cash to pay at the door. Roundtrip complimentary shuttle service will be available from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.

First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Offers Free Keiki Car-Seat Safety Checks To The Public

First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Offers Free Keiki Car-Seat Safety Checks To The Public

HONOLULU – As part of its commitment to keeping Hawaii’s keiki safe, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is continuing its free car-seat safety inspections this Friday, June 27, and the fourth Friday of every following month this year. The inspections, which are being offered to all members of the public, are performed by certified car-seat technicians from FICOH’s Claims and Risk & Safety Management staff. 

 

What:

Free keiki car-seat safety checks

 

Upcoming dates:

Fridays, June 27, July 25 and August 22; half-hour appointments available between 10 a.m. and 12 noon.

 

Where:

$1.88M Funds Two JABSOM Professorships in Geriatric Medicine

$1.88M Funds Two JABSOM Professorships in Geriatric Medicine

INAUGURAL RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

HONOLULU – While Victor and Margaret (Peggy) Pavel are no longer with us, their transformational $11.5 million estate gift continues to build areas of UH excellence for the benefit of Hawai‘i’s people. Of this historic estate gift, $1.88 million was designated to create endowed professorships in medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).

Concert sponsored by Hawaii Center for food safety encourages voter registration to save home rule

Concert sponsored by Hawaii Center for food safety encourages voter registration to save home rule

Hāwane Rios and Hawaii Center for Food Safety (HCFS) are teaming up to present a free concert event to celebrate and save home rule and to register voters before the primary deadline on July 10, 2014. The event, free to registered voters, includes performances by The Steppas, Hāwane Rios, Firewoman and Sonny Lim. Individuals can register to vote at the door or online at: http://hawaii.gov/elections/forms/voter_pab_application_english.pdf. Event is also free to those 18 and younger.

What:              Home Rule Concert sponsored by Hawaii Center for Food Safety

Where:            Thelma Parker Gym at Waimea Middle School (Hawaii Island)