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Hawaii Meth Project Announces First-Ever Meth Awareness Week

Community sign waving, school assemblies and meth prevention lessons to comprise Hawaii Meth Project’s Meth Awareness Week

The Hawaii Meth Project today announced its statewide line-up of events for the first national Meth Awareness Week, held November 30-December 7. Activities have been planned on Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and Hawaii Island and will be led by the Hawaii Meth Project’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) members.

The first national Meth Awareness Week will be observed in an effort to combat the abuse and use of methamphetamine. Coordinated by the Meth Project, a large-scale, teen-targeted prevention program of The Partnership at Drugfree.org that aims to significantly reduce meth use, the week will kick off with provocative, creative and social content dramatizing the dangerous and devastating effects of meth.

Hawaii Meth Project Announces First-Ever Meth Awareness Week

Community sign waving, school assemblies and meth prevention lessons to comprise Hawaii Meth Project’s Meth Awareness Week

The Hawaii Meth Project today announced its statewide line-up of events for the first national Meth Awareness Week, held November 30-December 7. Activities have been planned on Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and Hawaii Island and will be led by the Hawaii Meth Project’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) members.

The first national Meth Awareness Week will be observed in an effort to combat the abuse and use of methamphetamine. Coordinated by the Meth Project, a large-scale, teen-targeted prevention program of The Partnership at Drugfree.org that aims to significantly reduce meth use, the week will kick off with provocative, creative and social content dramatizing the dangerous and devastating effects of meth.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Los Angeles donates $250,000 to UH Shidler College of Business

PricewaterhouseCoopers Los Angeles donates $250,000 to UH Shidler College of Business

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has received a $250,000 gift from PwC US of Los Angeles, California, to establish a faculty fellowship endowment at the School of Accountancy. The “PricewaterhouseCoopers – Los Angeles Faculty Fellowship Endowment” will help the College in its effort to recruit and retain top accounting faculty and support its overall mission to achieve excellence in teaching and research.
 
“Investing our time and resources in education is a huge priority for PwC and we believe that education is the foundation for community development,” said Gregory Moore, PwC assurance partner. “We proudly support the Shidler College of Business and its work to develop the next generation of business leaders who can confront the increasingly complex business issues in the marketplace.”
 

Kahala mall doorbusters for black friday, november 29

Kahala mall doorbusters for black friday, november 29

HONOLULU – For the third year in a row Kahala Mall celebrates Black Friday (November 29, 2013) by opening up at 7 a.m., giving guests the opportunity to shop early for doorbusters with savings of up to 75% off. (see attached for schedule of events and participating stores).

 

Kahala Mall shoppers who purchase $150 or more in same-day receipts will receive a $10 Kahala Mall gift certificate and a selection of breakfast items from Whole Foods Market accompanied by a complimentary cup of coffee from Starbucks, in the Center Court area of the mall.  To add to the fun, more than 30 prizes and gift cards worth $25 or more will be given away at noon, including a $200 Kahala Mall shopping spree. (must be present to win).

 

EV drivers on Maui and Oahu have a lot to be thankful for: Volta hosting events

EV drivers on Maui and Oahu have a lot to be thankful for: Volta hosting events

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced as of Nov. 1 it has given away over 600,000 miles of charging in the past two years, during more than 20,000  free charging sessions via its Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations in Hawaii, Arizona and California, part of the Volta Network. Volta now operates close to 50 charging stations, and will be opening its first station on Maui next month.

 

Prudential Locations Donates $10,000 to Aid Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in the Philippines

The Locations Foundation – the non‐profit arm of Hawaii’s largest locally owned real estate firm, Prudential Locations (http://www.prudentiallocations.com/) – announced today that it has donated $10,000 to support the Philippines Haiyan relief efforts. The monetary contribution was provided to the American Red Cross and used to distribute relief items, repair and rebuild shelters, provide healthcare and ensure access to clean water and sanitation systems.

Island Insurance Foundation donates $25,000 to the FilCom Center & the Aloha for Philippines effort

Island Insurance Foundation donates $25,000 to the FilCom Center & the Aloha for Philippines effort

The Island Insurance Foundation is donating $25,000 to the Filipino Community Center (FilCom Center) for the disaster victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan and the Aloha for Philippines relief effort.  The FilCom Center has also partnered with the Consuelo Foundation, which will match donations to the FilCom Center dollar for dollar, up to $2 million.

“Our hearts go out to the staggering number of people affected by this devastating natural disaster,” said Tyler Tokioka, President of the Island Insurance Foundation.  “We have so many employees and local families with friends, relatives and loved ones in the Philippines, that supporting this relief effort was a priority for our organization.”