Shining Stars


POSTED: Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Honolulu Police Community Foundation announced two new members to its board of directors: Peter T. Kashiwa, an attorney at Goodsill, Anderson, Quinn and Stifel and Stephen E.K. Ka'a'a, branch manager of First Hawaiian Bank's Kahala branch.

The Rotary Club of Kapolei donated more than $25,000, raised from its yearly Ko Olina Taste at Kapolei event, to community groups that benefit the Leeward area. Ko Olina Charities received $7,898. Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program, Campbell High School's culinary program and Waianae Searider Productions were each awarded $5,000.

The Well of Hope Foundation was given $1,000 to drill a well for five remote villages in Ethiopia. Other donations included $1,800 to the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy Camp, $1,600 to the Kapolei High School football team, $400 to Nanakuli High School, $950 to the Teacher Education Supplies Grant and $1,000 to the Billy Gardner Scholarship.