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Connie Lau, HEI employees give $100,000 to Cancer Society

By Star-Advertiser Staff

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LAST UPDATED: 12:43 p.m. HST, Jan 15, 2014



Employees of the Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. were part of a more than $100,000 contribution made by the company to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific, HEI said in a news release today.

The money will be used for Hope Lodge Hawaii, a temporary home for adult cancer patients seeking treatment on Oahu. The lodging facility is expected to be completed in 2015.

Constance Lau, HEI's president and CEO, made a significant personal donation, the release said.






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bsbsbs wrote:
WE pay her over 5 Million Dollars a year to overcharge us for electricity; the least she could do is give something back to the community - consider this an act of a guilty rich person.
on January 15,2014 | 12:10PM
bluhawaii74 wrote:
if she has so much extra money lying around, maybe she can a cut in her outrageous compensation and lower our electric bill
on January 15,2014 | 12:10PM
false wrote:
She's not that generous. LOL
on January 15,2014 | 03:05PM
dlum003 wrote:
She couldnt afford the $100K herself? What'd she throw in, $25?
on January 15,2014 | 12:43PM
nitpikker wrote:
they can afford to give much more.
on January 15,2014 | 01:23PM
96706 wrote:
geez ... Connie Lau doesn't need a tax break. She needs to take a salary cut!!
on January 15,2014 | 01:43PM
false wrote:
Never happen. She probably will get and increase in pay just wait.
on January 15,2014 | 03:06PM
Locokane wrote:
With her salary and stock option in the millions ($) annually, a $100K cancer donation is a drop in the bucket for her. She needed a tax write-off to offset her income. Why newsworthy????
on January 15,2014 | 04:51PM
niimi wrote:
Easy for people to "armchair" heave when they know nothing about running a large publicly traded corporation. Watch and learn, young ones!
on January 15,2014 | 05:45PM
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