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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.”

 

The Island Insurance Foundation donates $15,000 to Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP Hawaii)

The Island Insurance Foundation donates $15,000 to Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP Hawaii)

The Island Insurance Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP) Hawaii in support of KAMP Hawaii’s Life Mentoring Programs.  Tyler Tokioka, President of the Island Insurance Foundation, presented the $15,000 check to KAMP Hawaii Executive Director Aaron Kamau and current camp participants at a presentation ceremony held at Lincoln Elementary School.

Kids At Risk Mentoring Programs (KAMP) is a Hawaii-based non-profit organization, that focuses on disadvantaged and at-risk youth in the community.  KAMP Hawaii’s goal is to make a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of the youth of Hawaii by improving the attitudes and learning environment of Hawaii’s youth.

Two Aiea Schools Awarded Grants for Solar Projects

Two Aiea Schools Awarded Grants for Solar Projects

Hawaii Pacific Solar (HPS) has awarded two education grants totaling $2,750 for solar energy-related projects at Aiea Elementary and Aiea High Schools.

A $500 grant was awarded to Aiea Elementary School for a grant submitted by fifth grade teachers Christin Lovell and Natascha Berinobis. Fifth grade science students will understand “green engineering” by building a solar oven out of recycled products using renewable energy. This STEM project uses the engineering design process and science concepts to help students understand the potential of solar energy in a relevant application.