DELIVERING SOME CHEER
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARBULLETIN.COM
Representatives of AIG Hawaii's PACE Committee, which stands for Positive Action Committee of Employees, delivered more than 200 books, toys and games -- including a brand-new Nintendo Wii game console and two new DVD players -- yesterday to help brighten the time for seriously ill children at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. Laura Bonilla, left, executive director of pediatrics, and Gail Kelley, AIG IT operations supervisor, had a good time after giving Leilani Emosi, 18, a Darth Vader mask to try on. Lopaka Swope, 13, watched.
CUTTING IT CLOSE
GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARBULLETIN.COM
Preparations for today's luau at Kaumakapili Church on North King Street in Kalihi continued yesterday afternoon as Waialeale Paresa, left, Kalei Schoenstein, center, and Lorna Motas, above, chopped limu for the sold-out charity event.
WELCOME TO THE PROFESSION, SON
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARBULLETIN.COM
A graduation ceremony was held yesterday at Ala Moana Beach Park's McCoy Pavilion for the Honolulu Fire Department's 93rd class. Here, fire Capt. Barney Hanson, left, congratulated his son, Barney Jr., after graduation. Barney Jr. quit a teaching job to follow in his dad's footsteps.