HABITAT HAWAII ISLAND BENEFITS FROM OHANA FUELS ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ PROGRAM

Kailua Kona, Hawaii February 3, 2020  –  Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island is thrilled to be the fourth quarter 2019 beneficiary of the Ohana Fuels ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ Program.  Ohana Fuels partners with non-profit organizations serving 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.  Through this partnership, Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island received a donation in the amount of $5,656.83!

Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles seeking to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities, and hope, believing that having an affordable home builds strength, stability, and self-reliance for our island families.  Executive Director Patrick Hurney stated, “We want to thank Ohana Fuels and our Hawaii Island community for supporting us. With these funds, we will be able to continue our mission to build affordable homes for hard working families in need on Hawaii Island.”

“At Ohana Fuels we are constantly amazed at the great work that organizations like Habitat do in our communities,” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum.  “We look forward to offering continued support to these exceptional non-profits through our  ‘Fuel up.  Do good.’ sponsorship program.”

About Habitat for Humanity Hawai`i Island  Habitat for Humanity Hawai`i Island is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global, non-profit housing ministry. Habitat for Humanity Hawai`i Island works with families in need build a safe and affordable place that they can call home. Habitat Hawai`i Island is volunteer driven, and relies on donation to help our partner families.  To make a monetary donation, visit our website, www.habitathawaiiisland.org.

 

(L-R) Benton You, Hawaii Petroleum Senior Account Manager; Margo Takata, Habitat Hawaii Island Community Relations Manager; Joy Madriaga, Hawaii Petroleum Senior Account Manager; Lisa Santana, Habitat Hawaii Island Resource Development Manager, and Patrick Hurney Habitat Hawaii Island Executive Director

About 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 eight 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.  Lean more at www.ohanafuels.com.             

Hospice of Kona benefits from Ohana Fuels $5,560.91 Donation

Kailua-Kona, HI — Through the kind support of Ohana Fuels, and its ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ fundraising program, Hospice of Kona welcomed a generous donation $5,560.91 to be used towards hospice and family support services.  Every quarter Ohana Fuels partners with a community nonprofit organization, and donates a portion of every gallon of gasoline purchased at Ohana Fuels stations in that community.  Hospice of Kona’s donation was raised at all 11 Ohana Fuels stations on Hawaii Island between July and September 2019, including through car washes at the Ohana Fuels/ Minit Stop station at Hulikoa Drive and Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway in Kailua-Kona.

 

“We appreciate being selected by Ohana Fuels for this great program,” said Laura Varney, C.E.O. of Hospice of Kona.  “The funds raised by our community — by visiting Ohana Fuels, telling their friends and families to also fuel up, and participating in our car washes — will help our many hospice patients, families and friends.”

“At Ohana Fuels we are proud to support local nonprofit organizations through our ‘Fuel up.

Do good.’ community giving program,” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum. “We value the exceptional work these non-profits do to help local residents and neighborhoods. We look forward to offering continued support through our sponsorship programs.”

 

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.

 

Hospice of Kona CEO Laura Varney (holding check, right) and staff, happily receive donation from Ohana Fuels.

 

 

About Hospice of Kona

Hospice of Kona provides family-centered support, education and care for those approaching the end of life.  The organization is recognized as the best resource to support and advocate for the terminally ill and their caregivers and to educate professionals, volunteers and the general public about hospice care and palliative care.

Hawaii Island Adult Care, Inc. benefits from Ohana Fuels $7,600.65 Donation

Hilo, Hawaii – Hawaii Island Adult Care, Inc. 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 Hawaii Island Adult Care, Inc. was $7,600.65 from gasoline sales during the 2nd quarter at all Ohana Fuels locations and proceeds from carwashes held during the quarter.

Serving East Hawaii for 43 years, Hawaii Island Adult Care provides high-quality day care for elderly and challenged adults and support for their families in order to ensure continued living at home – aging in place.   Executive Director Marcie Saquing notes, “it is through partnerships and support from local businesses such as Ohana Fuels, that we are able to continue to serve our kupuna and challenged adults in our community.  We are deeply grateful for their generosity.”  These funds will be used for tuition assistance for those in need.

“At Ohana Fuels, we are proud to support local nonprofit organizations through our ‘Fuel up. Do good.’ Community Giving Program.” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum.  We value the exceptional work these nonprofits do to help local residents and neighborhoods. We look forward to supporting our communities through our ‘Fuel up. Do good.’ program.” 

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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

L-R: Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum; Joy Madriaga, Senior Account Manager, Hawaii Petroleum; Marcie Saquing Executive Director, HIAC; Jay Ignacio, Board President, HIAC

 

CONTACT:

Marcie Saquing

Executive Director

561 Kupuna Place

Hilo, Hawaii 96720

(808) 961-3747 ext. 107

FAX: (808) 961-3740

Email:  msaquing@hawaiiislandadultcare.org

 

P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. benefits from Ohana Fuels $6,046.88 donation

East Hawaii – P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. 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 purchased at all Ohana Fuels stations in that community.  The total donation to P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. was $6,046.88 from gasoline sales and  proceeds from car washes held at Ohana Fuels stations during the first quarter.

P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc., (Providing Awareness, Referrals, Education, Nurturing, Therapy & Support) is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been serving Hawaii’s families since 1975.  As a local organization, PARENTS, Inc. has helped strengthen thousands of families by teaching parents positive parenting skills and techniques in order to prevent child abuse and neglect within our island homes.  Our mission is to strengthen families by providing a full range of prevention, education, and treatment services for men, women, and children.  All preventative, education, and treatment services are multi-ethnic, non-judgmental, non-threatening, supportive, and easily accessible.  Over 4,000 parents and their children benefit from our services annually.

Said Lisa Groulx, Executive Director of PARENTS, Inc., “We are grateful to Hawaii Petroleum and for the support from Ohana Fuels’ Community Giving Program in East Hawaii.  This contribution will help us to continue to serve those in need.  The difference we make in our families ripples through our communities and touches the world.”  She added, “We are blessed to have your support in creating that ripple that will directly impact our local communities in a positive way.”

”We appreciate the opportunity to give back to local organizations through our ‘Fuel up. Do good.’ Community Giving Program,” said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum.  “We recognize the  positive impact on our communities brought about by the tireless work of agencies like PARENTS Inc., and we vow to offer continued support to them in the future.” 

 

PARENTS, Inc. staff including Executive Director Lisa Groulx and Program Director David Lunceford with Joy Madriaga representing 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

Mahalo to Joy and Hawaii Petroleum for their generosity and support in helping us break the cycles of abuse and perpetuate a cycle of positive parenting in our local communities.

 

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