Neighborhood Place of Puna benefits from Ohana Fuels $6,621.81 donation

Puna Hawaii – Neighborhood Place of Puna was the most recent beneficiary of the Ohana Fuels ‘Fuel Up.  Do Good’ program. Ohana Fuels partners with nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of the local community, and donates a portion of the proceeds from every gallon of gasoline purchased at Ohana Fuels stations in that community.  For the third quarter (July 1st to September 30th) a total of $6,621.81 was donated to Neighborhood Place of Puna.

Neighborhood Place of Puna is part of a coalition of non-profits responding the Kilauea eruption. Together, they have housed 133 impacted households, and have provided other support such as emergency airfare, financial assistance, and crisis counseling to individuals and families directly affected by the eruption.

“No single organization or agency can do it all! We are better and more effective when we work together. This donation from Ohana Fuels will help us – Neighborhood Place of Puna – continue to do our part in helping those whose lives have been turned upside down by the Kilauea eruption,” said Paul Norman, Executive Director of Neighborhood Place of Puna. 

Added Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum, “We can only imagine the heartbreak and uncertainty caused by the Kilauea eruption.  As members of the Big Island community, we at Ohana Fuels feel it is our duty to assist Puna residents, and we applaud Neighborhood Place and all the other organizations for their efforts, as well.”

 

Photo caption, From Left to right: Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum; Paul Normann, Executive Director of Neighborhood Place of Puna; Sha’nae Ramos, Neighborhood Place of Puna; Joy Madriaga, Hawaii Petroleum.

 

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 eleven 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. Learn more at www.ohanafuels .com

 

Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council benefits from Ohana Fuels $8,514.51 donation

Hilo, Hawaii  – On July 26, 2018, the Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council (HCEOC) became the most recent beneficiary of the Ohana Fuels ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ program. Ohana Fuels partners with nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of the local community, and donates a portion of the proceeds from every gallon of gasoline purchased at Ohana Fuels stations in that community. Second quarter sales resulted in a donation to the Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council in the amount of $8,514.51.

HCEOC is a Community Action Agency established in 1965 that strives to alleviate the symptoms of poverty and assist the most vulnerable in our community.  The agency works through many programs including the Senior Farmers Market Coupon program, the Low income Housing Energy Assistance Program, and the Weatherization Assistance Program.  In addition, they also provide transportation for handicapped, low-income, and senior clients, meals for students, housing preservation grants and education programs.

“The Board and Staff of Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council are grateful for the generosity of Ohana Fuels in helping our organization, and the poor and vulnerable in our community,” said Jay Kimura, Executive Director.  “These funds go a long way in supporting the HCEOC mission and in addressing the issues of poverty.”

Said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum, “At Ohana Fuels we feel it is our duty to assist local non-profit organizations in supporting the residents of the neighborhoods where we do business in the years to come.” 

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 eleven 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.  Learn more at www.ohanafuels.com

Brantley Center Inc. benefits from Ohana Fuels $8,795.92 donation

Honoka’a, Hawaii – Brantley Center 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 the proceeds from every gallon of gasoline and diesel purchased at Ohana Fuels stations in that community. The donation made to Brantley Center from first quarter sales at Big Island Ohana Fuels locations was $ 8,795.92.

Contributions provided by Ohana Fuels will be used to support Brantley Center’s mission: “To provide quality rehabilitation services that empower people with special needs to participate independently within their community through vocational skills education, job-readiness classes, or training in independent living skills.” The donation will allow the center to purchase much needed up-to-date equipment. Brantley Center’s Program Director Dareth Pung-Boteilho said, “With the new equipment, we will be able to expand our case load and offer services to additional clients. We are extremely grateful for Ohana Fuels and their generous support of local charities.”

“All of us at Ohana Fuels are proud to support community organizations through our ‘Fuel up. Do good.’ program,” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum. These non-profits provide much needed services to help the residents and neighborhoods in the communities where we do business, and we look forward to offering continued support through our sponsorship programs in the future.”