Shining Stars


POSTED: Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Pacific American Foundation, which provides education and career-planning services to Hawaiian youth and adults, received $50,000 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' Education Hale for the continuation of Project Popoho Na Pe'a. The funds will be used for two Web-based education and career planning/training courses.


Hawaii Pacific Federal Credit Union members and employees from its Ala Moana Center and Pearlridge Center branches collected 391 pounds of food for the Hawaii Foodbank's 20th Annual Food Drive.


The nonprofit Consuelo Foundation was honored by the state Senate for more than 20 years of improving the lives of disadvantaged women, and children and families in the Philippines and Hawaii. It has carried on the work of Consuelo Zobel Alger, a Filipina of Spanish descent who retired in Hawaii.