Hawaii Gives: Hawaiʻi Public Schools Receive $14K from Alexander & Baldwin
Alexander & Baldwin awards $14,250 to local public schools via the company's "Kokua for Keiki" initiative.
Students and faculty from Pearl City Elementary School receive their award from Alexander & Baldwin’s Kokua for Keiki program. PHOTO COURTESY ALEXANDER & BALDWIN INC.

Alexander & Baldwin has awarded $14,250 to local public schools via the company’s “Kokua for Keiki” initiative. Now in its fourth year, Kokua for Keiki raises money for public schools in communities near A&B shopping centers. The program ran from December 2023 through January 2024.

“Kokua for Keiki encourages our customers to support schools in their neighborhood communities,” said Kit Millan, senior vice president of asset management at A&B. “This year, over 1,200 receipts were collected and converted into monetary awards for our partner schools to fund their educational priorities and enrichment programs.”

In 2023, A&B’s annual Kokua Giving program donated $75,000, including Kokua for Keiki donations.

Participating A&B shopping centers and the schools they helped fund include:

  • Gateway at Mililani Mauka Center: Mililani ‘Ike Elementary, $1,800; Mililani Mauka Elementary, $1,200.
  • Kunia Shopping Center: Waipahu Elementary, $1,500; Kaleiopu‘u Elementary, $1,000; Honowai Elementary, $750.
  • Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center: He‘eia Elementary, $2,000; Kapunahala Elementary, $1,500.

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