College custodians lauded for work
, a janitor supervisor at Leeward Community College, and Mark Nakayama
, a custodian at University of Hawaii-West Oahu, received the President's Award for Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance.
Dr. Danilo Ablan has been appointed chief medical officer of Hawaii Medical Center West, succeeding Dr. Genevieve Ley, who resigned to return to her medical practice full time.
Ablan previously was medical director of HMC West's Intensive Care Unit/Pulmonary Division.
Tony Group Foundation provided scholarships to 11 public high school graduates from Central and Leeward Oahu. Recipients include: Devin Makizuru of Kapolei High School; Christopher Foo, Pearl City High School; Bolivia Hurtado De Medoza, Mililani High School; Ronelyne Tungpalan, Campbell High School; Jose E.G. Legaspi, Waipahu High School; Shiree Mae Dela Cruz, Waialua High School; Liezel Yanuaria, Leilehua High School; Erin Chavez Goo, Brittany Nao, Nanakuli High School; Jensen Apana, Waianae High School; and Sarah Mizokawa, Aiea High School.
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