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Veterans to be Honored at Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Sunset Ceremony, November 11

Veterans to be Honored at Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Sunset Ceremony, November 11

Rear Admiral Richard “Rick” L. Williams, Commander of Navy Region Hawaii, to deliver keynote address

Pearl Harbor, HI – As daylight fades on November 11, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will bring all Veterans and Armistice Day observances around the world to a close with a special sunset ceremony in Pearl Harbor. 

“It is a special privilege to conclude our nation’s commemorations of Veterans Day here in historic Pearl Harbor on the decks of the USS Missouri, America’s last battleship,” said Michael Carr, president & CEO of the USS Missouri Memorial Association. “Our ceremony will proudly honor all veterans for their unwavering courage, including our youngest generation of veterans who have served America over the past decade in the Middle East.” 

Score a Harvest of Values at Manoa Valley Church on November 1

Score a Harvest of Values at Manoa Valley Church on November 1

There’s something for everyone at the 44th Annual Manoa Valley Church Harvest Fair on Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: 

  • Pony rides and Games for keiki
  • Hand-crafted Wood creations for unique presents 
  • Boutique/Gift booth for special gift seekers 
  • White Elephant booths for bargain hunters 
  • Steak Plate, BBQ Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot dogs, Chili, Barazushi, Baked Goods, and more for shoppers’ nourishment   
  • Produce booth for the health conscious 
  • Plants Corner for plant lovers 

The public is invited to attend this event: free admission for the whole family.  Proceeds will be used for Church facility maintenance and renovations.

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Oahu Heart Walk

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Oahu Heart Walk

On Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, Hawaii National Bank turned steps into dollars at the Oahu Heart Walk in Honolulu to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to fight cardiovascular disease. The bank's employees were proud to join more than 1 million walkers participating in nearly 340 Heart Walk events throughout the country, designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living.

Hawaii National Bank was named by Pacific Business News as Hawaii’s Healthiest Employer for companies from 100-499 employees this year for its efforts to promote a healthy workplace.

For more information about the annual Heart Walk event, visit heartwalk.org.

Skyline Eco-Adventures Offers Special Zipline Tours During its “Zip for the Trees” Fundraiser

Skyline Eco-Adventures Offers Special Zipline Tours During its “Zip for the Trees” Fundraiser

Skyline Eco-Adventures, Hawaii’s leading commercial zipline company and operator of the first zipline course in the United States, is hosting its fourth-annual “Zip for the Trees” community event and fundraiser from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at its Haleakala, Maui course.

Support native reforestation by zipping through towering eucalyptus trees on three exhilarating ziplines at Skyline’s original course on the slopes of Haleakala, including Maui’s only pendulum zipline reaching speeds of more than 45 miles per hour. Enjoy this special tour for just $30 per person, and unlimited zipping with a new pass for $50 per person. All proceeds from each tour benefit three local charities: The Children’s Justice Center, the Hui Malama Learning Center, and Maui Youth and Family Services.

Wish You Were Here Fundraiser: Reyn Spooner's holiday themed fundraiser benefits Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Wish You Were Here Fundraiser: Reyn Spooner's holiday themed fundraiser benefits Make-A-Wish Hawaii

REYN SPOONER HELPING TO MAKE WISHES COME TRUE

**Holiday Themed Fundraiser to Benefit Make-A-Wish Hawaii**

WHAT: For the second year, Reyn Spooner celebrates its annual Christmas Shirt with a holiday fundraising event benefitting Make-A-Wish Hawaii. All proceeds from ticket sales and the evening’s silent auction will be donated to Make-A-Wish Hawaii to support its efforts to grant the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening conditions.

The evening features live entertainment by a variety of talented local musicians, including Henry Kapono, Casey Thompson, Herb Ohta Jr., Jon Yamasato and more. Guests will enjoy handcrafted cocktails created by mixologist Joey Gottesman and heavy pupu selections from Mariposa at Neiman Marcus.

$100,000 from Murayamas Funds Wahine Sand Volleyball Team and Student-Athlete Success

$100,000 from Murayamas Funds Wahine Sand Volleyball Team and Student-Athlete Success

HONOLULU –Jared and Donna Murayama have pledged $100,000 to support the Wahine Sand Volleyball team and facilities at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Athletics Department. In recognition of the Murayama’s generosity, the Wahine Sand Volleyball Head Coach's office has been named "Murayama Ohana! Cara, Jaimie, Donna and Jared. Aloha and Go Bows!"

Ben Jay said, “Private support like this generous investment from the Murayamas spurs growth in quality, compliance, and competitive success. We are most grateful to the Murayamas and our other generous donors for investing in our student-athletes’ success and the athletic programs that enrich our community.”