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Thanksgiving Cruise Aboard the Navatek

Thanksgiving Cruise Aboard the Navatek

Who: Atlantis Adventures – Atlantis Cruises

What: Thanksgiving Cruise Aboard the Navatek

When: Thursday, November 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Navatek leaves Pier 6, Aloha Tower Marketplace and cruises along Waikiki and the East Oahu shoreline.

Description: Island breezes, beautiful sunsets and the perfect Thanksgiving feast at sea aboard the Navatek are a few things we’re thankful for this holiday season! Atlantis Cruises welcomes you and your family to join the Navatek crew on Hawaii’s smoothest-riding cruise vessel and celebrate Thanksgiving.



The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. added an extra round of grants to its regular high school scholarship program this year, this time to start new scholarship programs at four nonprofit organizations and institutions. With these new grants, the Foundation has awarded a total of $304,280 to promote scholarship in Hawaii this year.


Chaminade University received $50,000 to create a Takitani Entrepreneurship Scholar program for majors in entrepreneurship.


Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific will use its $40,000 grant to fund semester internships to medical students who declare physical therapy as their majors.


Shidler College of Business received $25,000 to create an entrepreneurship major for Takitani Innovation Fellows who “will provide strategic planning services to companies on issues relative to market experience, new product launch and acquisition.”


Hawaii Contestant Wins Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Nationwide “Ship it Forward" Facebook Contest

Hawaii Contestant Wins Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Nationwide “Ship it Forward" Facebook Contest

Laura Fonseca-Fiddler of Kaneohe wins $2,000 gift certificate for United Airlines

Pearl Harbor, HI – The Battleship Missouri Memorial announced today that Laura Fonseca-Fiddler of Kaneohe, Hawaii was selected as the grand prize winner of its nationwide Facebook contest, receiving a $2,000 gift certificate for United Airlines. 

At the center of the Missouri’s “Ship it Forward” contest was its eye-catching new “Battlehead” headgear, designed in the shape of the Mighty Mo (see image below).

First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Offers Free Keiki Car-Seat Safety Checks To The Public

HONOLULU – With the holidays right around the corner and as part of its commitment to keeping Hawaii’s keiki safe, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is continuing its free keiki car-seat safety inspections this Friday, Nov. 14, and next month on Friday, Dec. 12. The inspections are being offered to the public free of charge and are performed by certified car-seat technicians from FICOH’s Claims and Risk & Safety Management staff. 


Free keiki car-seat safety checks

Upcoming dates:

Friday, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, 2014. Appointments available between 10 a.m. and noon.


Skyline Eco-Adventures Raises $7,500 in 'Zip for the Trees' Fundraiser

Skyline Eco-Adventures Raises $7,500 in 'Zip for the Trees' Fundraiser
On November 9, 2014, more than 70 volunteers planted 300 native trees on the slopes of Haleakala and raised $7,500 for youth charities during the fourth-annual Zip for the Trees community event and fundraiser organized by Skyline Eco-Adventures. 218 people zipped to raise funds, setting a course record! All proceeds from each tour benefitted three local charities: The Children’s Justice Center, the Hui Malama Learning Center, and Maui Youth and Family Services. Last year, the event raised $3,000 from nearly 100 discounted zipline tours for Hawaii charities and organizations, and more than 60 volunteers worked to restore nearly 1 acre of native forest. Four videos were produced by the Project YBeam youth on Maui during the event:


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associates Come “Together As One” To Support Hawaii's Local Communities

HONOLULU – This month, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ 11 iconic properties on Maui, Kauai, Oahu and Hawaii, the Big Island, along with Starwood’s Central Resources Team in Waikiki, will engage in volunteer and community outreach efforts to support worthy causes that benefit the Islands. From raising funds to support the Hawaii Foodbank Kauai Branch to beautifying Lahainaluna High School on Maui to rebuilding the Heeia Fishpond on Oahu, to raising cultural awareness among students in Kona, the employee-driven outreach initiatives are an extension of Starwood’s ongoing commitment to support the local community and are part of Starwood’s “Together As One” global volunteer campaign being launched this month.

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Maui Keiki's Walk

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Maui Keiki's Walk

Hawaii National Bank's Maui team donned their signature red T-shirts and walked in support of A Keiki's Dream at the Keiki's Walk on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Kahului. A Keiki's Dream is a program of the nonprofit Fun Day Foundation, which serves Maui County's children in crisis.

Hawaii National Bank is a community bank providing highly personalized service through 13 branches on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. For more than 50 years the bank has specialized in serving individual account holders and locally owned, closely held businesses. Learn more at www.HawaiiNational.com.