A lifetime of saving

While working on the Kekaha Sugar Company plantation over many years, lifetime Kekaha resident Timotea Munar religiously saved her earnings with the Kekaha Federal Credit Union and also made sure her children understood the value of saving by walking the kids into the credit union when it was located across from the plantation mill.

$2 million holiday bonus given after merger

The recent merger of Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union and the former Kekaha Federal Credit Union has resulted in a special $2 million cash dividend paid to all qualified KFCU members on Nov. 15. Members were notified by mail or phone call.

RSVP delivers gifts to veterans

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council members gathered gift bags that were delivered to homebound veterans in appreciation for their sacrifice and service in time for Veterans Day.

Setting the whales free

Edward Lyman, the Hawaiian Islands Humpback National Marine Sanctuary’s natural resources management specialist from Maui, has helped disentangle more than 100 whales and other marine animals over the past 24 years. He will be describing the difficult and sometimes dangerous task of disentangling 40-ton, often free-swimming whales from life-threatening messes.

Wilcox Medical Center honored

Straub, Pali Momi and Wilcox medical centers, all part of the Hawaii Pacific Health system, were recently recognized for quality care and exceptional patient outcomes by Healthgrades, an online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.

Starwood buys St. Regis

Starwood Capital Group announced Friday that it has acquired the 251-room St. Regis Princeville Resort. Starwood Capital Group’s hotel management company, SH Hotels & Resorts, will operate the hotel effective immediately as Princeville Resort.