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Fueling Up Raises Over $4,000 to Provide Care for Maui’s Kupuna

KAHULUI, Hawaii, February 5, 2014 – Throughout the forth quarter of 2013 Ohana Fuels “Fuel Up. Do Good.” community giving program raised a record-breaking $4,037.51 for Hale Makua Health Services. Whenever someone filled up with Ohana Fuels’ TOP TIER™, fuel-efficient gasoline at a Kahului, Lahaina, Makawao, or Pulalani Ohana Fuels station, a portion of the gasoline sale went to supporting Hale Makua Health Services. Funds raised will help provide healthcare and support for Maui’s kupuna who are no longer able to safely live in their own homes.

From left: Maui Petroleum General Manager, Steve Wetter; Hale Makua Health Services CEO, Tony Krieg; Hale Makua Health Services Board Chair, Michael Munekiyo; and Hawaii Petroleum Inc. President, Kimo Haynes
From left: Maui Petroleum General Manager, Steve Wetter; Hale Makua Health Services CEO, Tony Krieg; Hale Makua Health Services Board Chair, Michael Munekiyo; and Hawaii Petroleum Inc. President, Kimo Haynes

Upon receiving Ohana Fuels generous donation, Tony Krieg, CEO of Hale Makua Health Services stated, “All of us at Hale Makua Health Services are very grateful for the commitment and support of local businesses like Ohana Fuels, especially during this time when our financial situation continues to be challenged by government cutbacks to Medicaid reimbursements. Ohana Fuels’ community ‘Fuel Up. Do Good.’ program helps Hale Makua Health Services maintain our 67-year commitment to care for Maui’s frail elders and disabled individuals, and furthers our mission to improve the well-being of those in our care through compassionate, personalized health services in our home and yours.” 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 programs that enhance the vitality of our neighborhoods, celebrate our community’s success, and support local charities”, said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum Inc. Now in its seventh quarter, Ohana Fuels “Fuel Up. Do Good.” program has raised over $20,000 for Maui charities. In addition to Hale Makua Health Services, the Boys & Girls Club of Maui, Friends of the Children’s Justice Center, Ka Lima O Maui, Maui Food Bank, and Maui Youth & Family Services, have received donations that help further their missions to serve individuals in the Maui community. Hale Makua Health Services is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, established in 1946 to provide a home for elders who had no one to care for them or means to pay for care. It is the only Eden Alternative registered home in the state of Hawaii, and is one of Maui’s largest non-government employers. Over 450 employees serve two nursing homes; a home health care agency, including adult foster family case management; a rehab center that specializes in both in and out-patient physical, occupational and speech therapies; an adult day health center; and an adult residential care home. For more information visit HaleMakua.org. Ohana Fuels has four locations on Maui and four stations on the island of Hawaii. Ohana Fuels gasoline has been certified as TOP TIER™ to meet the premier standard of gasoline for optimum performance and fuel efficiency recognized by six of the world’s top automakers, BMW, General Motors, Honda, Toyota, Volkswagen and Audi. TOP TIER™ additives help clean your engine; optimize fuel economy; eliminate hesitation, stalling, and rough idling; restore optimum performance; and reduce emissions.

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Maui Youth & Family Services Grateful for Donation from Maui Petroleum’s Ohana Fuels

Maui Petroleum President Kimo Haynes (left) and General Manager Steve Wetter (center) present a check to MYFS Chief Executive Officer Judd Cunningham (right)
Maui Petroleum President Kimo Haynes (left) and General Manager Steve Wetter (center) present a check to MYFS Chief Executive Officer Judd Cunningham (right)

 

On August 28, 2013 Maui Youth & Family Services (MYFS) received a donation from Maui Petroleum as part of the company’s “Fuel Up. Do Good” program, in which a portion of the proceeds from sales of its Ohana Fuels gasoline brand are given to a community organization.

Maui Petroleum chose MYFS as its 2nd quarter 2013 beneficiary organization and awarded over $3,000 to the nonprofit, which provides a range of programs and services that empower youth and families challenged with behavioral health issues to become responsible, self-fulfilled and contributing members of the community. “We cannot thank Maui Petroleum and the Ohana Fuels brand enough for their generosity,” said Jud Cunningham, MYFS Chief Executive Officer. “This donation will have a great impact on individuals and families in Maui County desperately in need of help.” The donation comes from Ohana Fuels purchases at the Minit Stop gas stations in Kahului, Makawao and Pukalani during April, May and June of this year.  “Ohana Fuels is deeply committed to supporting social service organizations throughout Maui. Our goal is to assist organizations like Maui Youth & Family Services, who work to better their community and to help people enrich their lives by providing for those in need,” said Steve Wetter, Maui Petroleum General Manager.

 

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Ka Lima O Maui is the proud recipient of donation from Ohana Fuels.

Ka Lima O Maui is the proud recipient of a $3,315.00 donation from Ohana Fuels.  Ohana Fuels contributes a portion of each fuel sale to a non-profit entity providing services in our local community on a quarterly basis.  Ka Lima O Maui, a private Not for Profit organization with the mission of “Enhancing Lives through Self-Reliance” for persons with disabilities through employment programs, was selected as the beneficiary for the Ohana Fuels sales from the quarter ending March 31, 2013. ohana fuels donation 042913 The funds received will be used to purchase much needed equipment for its grounds crews that employ 50 persons with disabilities.  We are extremely grateful for the support that Maui Petroleum and Ohana Fuels has provided Ka Lima O Maui over the years. Ohana Fuels branded its first location in July of 2012 at Minit Stop Makawao followed by Minit Stop Pukalani and Minit Stop Wakea.  

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