I would like to thank the management of Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. for supporting me through my drug program. Especially the general manager, Rick Volner, for taking time out of his busy schedule and congratulating me personally on the completion of my program. HC&S cares for its employees and supports the community. One day at a time, it works.
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Mahalo to all of you who took the time to vote for the Boys & Girls Club of Maui during the recent Charity Challenge through the Windermere Foundation. Although we didn't win, our local company foundation was able to donate $5,000 to the kids on Maui! We really believe that by helping the kids, we'll help Maui to be a more beautiful island for generations to come.
If you've bought or sold a home through a Windermere Valley Isle Properties sales associate, you're part of the Windermere Foundation and you've made a positive difference in the lives of children on our island. So we thank you, and appreciate your support.
Mahalo nui loa from all of us at Windermere Valley Isle Properties and the Boys & Girls Club of Maui. You really do make a difference!
Windermere Valley Isle Properties
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The Hawaii Emergency Medical Services Association has been trying for years to find a location to build a memorial for emergency responders who died in the line of duty. There have been nine EMS and seven firefighter line-of-duty deaths in recent decades. Law enforcement got permission to build a memorial in the state Capitol district.
We asked House Speaker Joe Souki and Sen. Roz Baker for help. Both introduced resolutions to support allowing a memorial to be built in the Capitol district. Souki and Baker provided prompt, professional and tireless support. HCR 34 passed with affirmative votes from all of Maui's legislators. Thank you, Speaker Souki, Sen. Baker and the other Maui legislators for your support.
Lin Watkins, treasurer
Hawaii Emergency Medical Services Association
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On April 29, the staff of Aloha Air Cargo went beyond to help me transport my lovebirds back home to Oahu. They had already closed but with much aloha the staff pulled together and assisted me. My birds arrived the next morning from Maui, and the staff on Oahu called to let me know they had arrived early. I appreciate the staff on Maui for taking care of the birds and giving them a safe flight, and the staff on Oahu for caring for them until they could be picked up.
Narcissus (Nani) Hee
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Many mahalos to the Walmart service staff and everyone involved in the return of my cellphone on May 5. God Bless.
Jason B. Kim