Three community partners donate $50K for NHCH emergency room expansion

From left, NHCH Board of Trustees member Bob Momsen, Hawaii Electric Light Hawaii Island GM Kevin Waltjen, American Savings Bank, Kailua-Kona Branch Manager Michael Nagamine, American Savings Bank First VP and Regional Exec. Kimmie Puamana Park; NHCH President Cindy Kamikawa; Hawaii Electric Light President Jay Ignacio; HEI Executive VP & CFO Greg Hazelton on behalf of Pacific Current; Gloria Lukzen with Hamakua Energy; and HEI Charitable Foundation Executive VP AJ Halagao present the donations at the hospital. (COURTESY PHOTO/NHCH)

WAIMEA — American Savings Bank, Hawaii Electric Light and Pacific Current — Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) companies — awarded a $50,000 grant to North Hawaii Community Hospital last week that will go towards the emergency room renovation and expansion project.