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McDonald’s restaurants of Hawaii donates more than $45,000 to Hawaii robotics teams

 McDonald’s  restaurants of Hawaii donates more than $45,000 to Hawaii robotics teams

HONOLULU – McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii is donating more than $45,000 to the Hawaii robotics teams at this year’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in Hawaii Robotics Regional Competition. McDonald’s owner-operators presented a check on Saturday during the competition’s opening ceremony for $40,666, which will be divided among the 29 competing Hawaii robotics teams. An additional $1,000 will be given to each of the five Hawaii schools (Waialua High School, McKinley High School, Kamehameha Schools, Maui High School and Kealakehe High School) moving on to the world championship in St. Louis, Mo., in April.

McDonald’s® restaurants of Hawaii to launch bacon clubhouse sandwiches with its famous sauce

 McDonald’s® restaurants of Hawaii to launch bacon clubhouse sandwiches with its famous sauce

HONOLULU – McDonald’s famous Special Sauce soon can be found on more than just a Big Mac®. McDonald’s of Hawaii will introduce the Bacon Clubhouse sandwiches on March 18 as part of a national rollout. It will be the first sandwiches since the Big Mac to include the restaurant’s not-so-secret Special Sauce.

“Our customers love our classic Big Mac Special Sauce and we are excited to deliver that unique flavor in a new premium sandwich,” said Melanie Okazaki, regional marketing manager of McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii. “With a variety of hearty toppings and a new bun – that alone is something to rave about – the Bacon Clubhouse offers an explosion of flavors with each bite. We think this sandwich is a game changer.”

Star of Honolulu Offers Easter Cruise Special for Kama‘aina

What:
Celebrate Easter aboard the Star of Honolulu—- it’s perfect for the whole family! Enjoy an egg hunt and prize giveaways for kids, Hawaiian cultural activities and buffet with roast beef and “champagne!”

The Star of Honolulu is Hawaii’s largest, award-winning 1,500-person tour vessel with 3 types of stabilizers for smooth sailing in Hawaiian waters. It is Hawaii’s only A.D.A. compliant ship featuring 4 spacious decks and 6 dining rooms for the best views and most choices.
 

When: 
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 20, 2014
12:00PM and 2:00PM
 

Cost:
Adult $52.65 (with valid Hawaii I.D.; tax included)
Child $31.59 (with valid Hawaii I.D.; tax included) 
 

Star of Honolulu offers Mother's Day Cruise for Kama‘aina

What:

Treat Mom to a cruise aboard the Star of Honolulu for Mother's Day. Enjoy Hawaiian cultural activities and buffet with roast beef, “champagne” and Mother’s Day cake, plus door prizes for moms! 

The Star of Honolulu is Hawaii’s largest, award-winning 1,500-person tour vessel with 3 types of stabilizers for smooth sailing in Hawaiian waters. It is Hawaii’s only A.D.A. compliant ship featuring 4 spacious decks and 6 dining rooms for the best views and most choices.

 When:

Mother's Day (Sunday, May 11, 2014)

12:00PM and 2:00PM

 Cost:

Adult $52.65 (with valid Hawaii I.D.; tax included)

Child $31.59 (with valid Hawaii I.D.; tax included) 

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced the return of its corporate giving program, Awareness Powered by Volta, a community service outreach program specifically designed to help non-profit and community groups with building awareness by providing them free advertising space worth thousands of dollars on Volta’s electric vehicle (EV) charging station kiosks.

“We had a great response to the contest last year, and were able to provide both HUGS and Blue Planet with free ad space,” said Arden Penton, Director of Media and Operations.  “In fact, we ended up extending their free space from three months to eight months, for a total value of $25,000 in free ads. We want to help more community-based groups again this year, so we decided to run the contest again.”

Ring in the Holidays with The Makaha Sons at Ala Moana Hotel

Ring in the Holidays with The Makaha Sons  at Ala Moana Hotel

There’s no place like Ala Moana Hotel for the holidays—Honolulu’s Landmark Hotel is wishing visitors and kama‘aina a “Makaha Kalikimaka” by serving up a unique Christmas dinner buffet and show featuring the smooth sounds of The Makaha Sons and an exciting special guest. On December 22, 2013, guests can look forward to tasty prime-rib, scrumptious seafood and local favorites like ahi poke and honey-glazed char siu pork belly. 

“The holidays in Hawaii are all about spending time with family over delicious food, great music, and lots of holiday cheer,” said Candace Fujioka, Ala Moana Hotel’s director of catering. “We welcome visitors and kama‘aina to get in the holiday spirit at our lively dinner show featuring one of Hawaii’s most legendary musical groups, The Makaha Sons.”

GREEN DRINKS at Grand Leyenda Cantina! WEDNESDAY

GREEN DRINKS at Grand Leyenda Cantina! WEDNESDAY

Information provided by Element Media:

Join us at the September 2013 edition of Green Drinks at the Grand Leyenda Cantina, located on the second floor of Ward Centers where Compadres used to be. This is a networking night held for conscious members of the community to connect and engage in discussions focused on sustainability and alternative solutions. Enjoy pupu and drink specials made with 100% organic Grand Leyenda tequila. As always, this is a free entry, hosted pau hana event. Parking is free at Ward. This event is open to the public and no RSVP is required.