HMSA gives Big Isle Mobile Care $100,000
The Hawaii Medical Service Association
donated $100,000 to the Mobile Care Health Project
in West Hawaii on the Big Island, assisting the van-based mobile dental care agency to remain open until the end of the year. The donation is on top of HMSA's $50,000 annual gift.
The Japan Foundation for the Promotion of Astronomy
and the Hilo-based Subaru Telescope
donated $8,700 (1 million yen) to the University of Hawaii-Hilo
The contribution is intended to help with International Education Week Nov. 17-21, which will include lectures and "talk-story" sessions on astronomy.
The Atherton Family Foundation
awarded $500,000 to Catholic Charities Hawaii
to build an integrated campus and permanent facility in Makiki to better serve needy residents of all faiths.
Paepae o He'eia
, a nonprofit based at He'eia Fishpond in Windward Oahu, received $65,250 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs
to support its community efforts to refurbish the fishpond's sea wall.
Kumu Kahua Theatre
received $25,000 from the estate of the late Roger Long
, an actor/director and University of Hawaii professor.
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