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Central Pacific Bank Foundation gave $467,000 in grants

By Star-Advertiser Staff

LAST UPDATED: 01:28 p.m. HST, Jan 06, 2014

Craig T. Kojima / ckojima@staradvertiser.comGideon Johnson, left, Kawehe Brown and Hiram Johnson are the drivers of the new Aloha Harvest delivery trucks, which take them on their routes collecting donations from food producers to distribute to the needy.

Central Pacific Bank Foundation said today it awarded $476,182 in grants in 2013, the foundation said in a news release.

The grant beneficiaries included Aloha Harvest, Aloha United Way, ARC of Hilo, Bobby Benson Center, Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii, Damien Memorial School, Easter Seals Hawaii, Go For Broke National Education Center, Hawaii 3Rs, Hawaii Academy of Science, Hawaii Community Foundation, Hawaii Council on Economic Education, Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council, Hawaii State Science Olympiad, Hilo Medical Center Foundation, Hospice of Hilo, Kawaiahao Church School, Kuakini Foundation, Maui Food Bank, Maui Preparatory Academy, P.A.R.E.N.T.S, Pacific Buddhist Academy, Polynesian Voyaging Society, Queens Medical Center Foundation, Special Olympics Hawaii, Inc., St. Ann's Model School, UH Foundation and the University of Hawaii - College Opportunities Program.

"We are pleased to support organizations that strengthen our local communities," said Denis Isono, CPB Foundation president.

The Central Pacific Bank Foundation said its support focuses on education and community development.

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