The Arc of Hilo gratefully acknowledges the receipt of a $5,521.66 donation from Ohana Fuels, a TOP TIER™ gasoline brand of Hawaii Petroleum Inc. As part of an ongoing commitment, Ohana Fuels partners quarterly with non-profit organizations that serve the needs of those living in our community by donating a portion of the proceeds from every gallon purchased at Ohana Fuels locations.

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The mission of our Giving Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations that improve overall quality of life. Ohana Fuels proudly sponsors events that enhance the vitality of our neighborhoods, celebrate our community’s success, and support local charities, said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum Inc.

“It is with appreciation that we accept this donation to be used towards employment training in our commercial laundry, landscaping, greenhouse, and janitorial department”, said Mike Gleason. “This fall, The Arc of Hilo will begin construction on a new Multi-Purpose & Job Creation Center, which will offer new assistive training opportunities for our clients. It is only with the generosity of our community stakeholders, such as Ohana Fuels, that we can make these essential plans a reality.”

The Arc of Hilo’s President and CEO, Mike Gleason is pictured with CFO, Debbie Perkins Hawaii Petroleum President Kimo Haynes and Commercial Account Manager Joy Madriaga accepting the check.


 

Ohana Fuels is a TOP TIER™ brand of Hawaii Petroleum Inc. Hawaii Petroleum Inc. has been a leading independent distributor of petroleum products and lubricants on the island of Hawaii since 1970. A dedicated group of 30 employees reside on the Big Island and provide the backbone of Ohana Fuels/HPI’s local operations, with offices, warehouses and terminal operations in both Hilo and Kona.

TOP TIER™ Detergent Gasoline is the premier standard for gasoline performance. The EPA requires that all gasoline sold in the U.S. contain a detergent additive.  In order to meet TOP TIER™ Detergent Gasoline standards, a higher level of detergent is needed than what is required by the EPA.  Clean engines help provide optimal fuel economy and performance and reduced emissions. Also, use of TOP TIER™ Detergent Gasoline will help reduce deposit related concerns.