Haseko helps Ewa Beach Weed & Seed
The Haseko Training Fund
gave $10,000 to the Ewa Beach Weed & Seed
program for the operation of its culinary arts program for about 25 James Campbell High School students during the summer.
Haseko also gave an additional $100,000 for vocational education scholarships for Ewa Beach students and grants for job-training programs.
The Hawaii Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
was given $13,000 by Mililani Middle School's
400 students, who raised the funds in a walk-athon on campus last fall.
The students learned about the effects of Type 1 diabetes, which primarily affects children.
» Kuakini Auxiliary
, the largest hospital auxiliary in Hawaii with more than 500 volunteers, elected its officers for 2008. The new president is Nancy Shimamoto
; vice president, Sharon Kurio
; recording secretary, Karen Kuraoka
; corresponding secretary, Beverly Klopf
; and treasurer, Lella Migita
The auxiliary is under the Kuakini Health System and has raised more than $1 million for the hospital since 1978.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin