(Hilo, HI) – Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island (BGCBI) was the most recent beneficiary of the Ohana Fuels “Fuel up. Do good.” Community Giving Program. Ohana Fuels partners with nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of the local community, and donates a portion of every gallon of gasoline purchased at all Ohana Fuels stations in that community. The total donation to BGCBI was $7,559.31 from gasoline sales during the 1st quarter at all Ohana Fuels locations and proceeds from carwashes held during the quarter.

BGCBI receives donation from Ohana Fuels. L-R Joy Madriaga (HFN & Commercial Marketing Representative), Jamie Wenzlow (BGCBI Hilo Club Director), Kimo Haynes (Hawaii Petroleum President), Zavi Brees-Saunders (BGCBI out-going Chief Executive Officer), Lloyd Leong (HFN VP of Business Development and Sales), Chad Cabral (BGCBI incoming Chief Executive Officer).

“BGCBI reaches 300 diverse Big Island youth daily through afterschool programs in Hilo, Keaau, Pahoa, Hamakua and Pahala,” said Chad Cabral, BGCBI Chief Executive Officer. “Our fun, creative programs focus on Character Building and Leadership; Education and Career Development; Health and Life Skills; The Arts; and Sports, Fitness and Recreation. We actively seek to enrich the lives of girls and boys who need it most, ensuring that the community’s children and teens have greater access to quality programs, services and caring adults that will enhance their lives and shape their futures.”

“It’s all because of the loyal customers of Ohana Fuels that our ‘Fuel up. Do good.’ giving program is possible.” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum.  “Without our customers, it would be impossible to give to so many nonprofits on an annual basis.  Every one of our customers should feel proud of the support they give when they fuel up at Ohana Fuels.”

Ohana Fuels is Hawaii Petroleum’s retail fuel brand that provides competitively priced, quality fuels at safe, clean, and convenient locations including eight stations on the island of Maui, and nine stations on the island of Hawaii. Certified as a TOP TIER™ fuel provider, Ohana Fuels meets the premier standard of gasoline for optimum performance and fuel efficiency. Hawaii Petroleum is committed to making a positive contribution to the communities in which our Ohana Fuels stations operate, and gives local residents a way to support the community with every tank of gas they purchase.

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