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Rotary Club of Hilo Bay donates ‘sweat equity’ to YWCA

MEDIA RELEASE The YWCA of Hawaii Island received a $10,000 grant from the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Friends Program, earned by the Rotary Club of Hilo Bay (RCHB) sweat equity. Rotarians worked for four hours Feb. 22, painting the YWCA’s preschool center in warm vanilla and bright persimmon, the YWCA’s signature color. The work […]

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YWCA honors Sharon Scheele and Audrey Wilson as its 2014 Remarkable People

The YWCA of Hawaii Island has named local real estate executive Sharon Scheele and culinary specialist Audrey Wilson as its 2014 Remarkable People. The pair will be honored at the Remarkable Person Luncheon Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Moku Ola Room.

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Men to walk in high heels to raise awareness of sexual assault (Oct. 26)

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YWCA of to close pool Aug. 31

MEDIA RELEASE The YWCA of Hawaii Island (YWCA) will close the solar heated saltwater swimming pool at its Ululani campus on August 31. The pool has operated at a financial loss for several years. The cost of pool operations and maintenance is approximately $18,000 a month. Over the last few years, monthly pool revenue has […]

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YWCA to honor Higashi, Johnson at Remarkable Person event

MEDIA RELEASE The YWCA of Hawaii Island is honoring retired Hilo business owner Jan Higashi and Professor Jackie Pualani Johnson at its Remarkable Person Luncheon on Thursday, June 27, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Moku ‘Ola Room. “The YWCA is proud to celebrate the remarkable achievements of these inspiring […]

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Save the date: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (Oct. 16)

Save the date: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (Oct. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The YWCA Hawaii Island is asking for donations of womens’ high heels, sizes 10 and higher, for their upcoming Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event taking place Saturday, Oct. 16 in downtown Hilo. This event is an International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. “Our goal is 300 […]

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The YWCA Hawaii Island appointed Jeanine Atebara to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the agency effective March 1. Jeanine has worked in radio for most of her career, first at Brewer Broadcasting, where she was station manager and sales manager and later at Pacific Radio Group, where she was general manager for eight radio stations. Most recently, Jeanine was in advertising sales at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.

Jeanine Atebara appointed YWCA Hawaii Island CEO

The YWCA Hawaii Island appointed Jeanine Atebara to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the agency effective March 1. Jeanine has worked in radio for most of her career, first at Brewer Broadcasting, where she was station manager and sales manager and later at Pacific Radio Group, where she was general manager for eight […]

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Almost 2,500 intermediate, high school and college students across the Big Island were encouraged to take the Pledge for Action for healthy relationships and safe dating in a program put on by the YWCA Hawai’i Island.

YWCA presents safe dating tips for Big Island students

Almost 2,500 intermediate, high school and college students across the Big Island were encouraged to take the Pledge for Action for healthy relationships and safe dating in a program put on by the YWCA Hawai’i Island.

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YWCA HawaiI Island to host workshop on grant proposal writing

To help members of the nonprofit community and government agencies decipher the intricacies of the grantseeking process, the YWCA Hawai’i Island will be hosting the Grantsmanship Training Program, February 22-26, at the YWCA Hawai’i Island. The five-day workshop will be conducted by The Grantsmanship Center, the world’s oldest and largest training organization for the nonprofit […]

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UH-Hilo coach Honma among 90 recognized by YWCA at Gala Celebration

UH-Hilo coach Honma among 90 recognized by YWCA at Gala Celebration

University of Hawaii at Hilo women’s basketball coach Daphne Honma is among 90 being recognized at the YWCA’s 90th Gala Celebration on Saturday, April 4 at the Executive Center. The YWCA Board of Directors is recognizing the third-year Vulcan coach for her contributions as an educator and coach during her outstanding career on the Big […]

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