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Subaru Hawaii Shares the Love with Six Local Nonprofits

January 20, 2017

Subaru Hawaii dealers donated $30,000 to six local nonprofits as part of its Share the Love sales campaign. Now in its sixth year, the campaign ran from November 1 st through December 31 st . During the annual sales event, Subaru Hawaii gives $250 for every new car sold up to $30,000, and the total is divided evenly between six nonprofits in Subaru's focus areas of learning, animals, and the environment. This year’s beneficiaries included Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, Hawaii Island Humane Society, Hawaiian Humane Society, Maui Humane Society and Kauai Humane Society.

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Toyota Hawaii Goes Green at the 2017 Sony Open

January 15, 2017

For the 12 th year in a row, Toyota Hawaii was on the roads and the green of the Waialae Country Club as the exclusive Automobile Sponsor of the Sony Open in Hawaii. Toyota Hawaii provided 60 vehicles to shuttle pro golfers around the island, and displayed the 2017 Prius, Rav4 Hybrid, Avalon Hybrid, Camry Hybrid, and Mirai FCV at the front of the Spectators' Village—in alignment with the tournament’s sustainability initiative. This eco-friendly atmosphere continued inside the Toyota Hawaii hospitality booth, where spectators could charge their phones and enjoy the shade while relaxing on furniture made completely from 100% recyclable materials. The event was a perfect fit for Toyota, which recently announced its goal to reduce vehicle CO₂ emissions by 90 percent in comparison with 2010 levels, by 2050.

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Servco Pacific Insurance Gives Back to the Seattle Community with Vision House

December 20, 2016

Servco Pacific Insurance (SPI) Seattle teamed up with Vision House for its annual Giving Tree Project, to deliver $1,280 in donations from 49 employees, to the Seattle-based nonprofit agency that provides housing, support services and child care for homeless families with children. Since its founding in 1990, Vision House has assisted more than1,000 people in achieving financial stability, increasing employability, and mastering life skills.

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Servco Donates 500 Gifts to the PACT Giving Tree

December 13, 2016

Since 2008, Servco has partnered with Parents and Children Together (PACT) for their annual Giving Tree program, to make a difference for Hawaii’s children during the holidays. Gifts were hand-picked and wrapped by Servco employees, based on the wish list of a child, from infants to 17-years old. This year Servco gave its largest donation, with over 500 presents collected and given to PACT—a family service agency that has been helping to provide children with peaceful and safe environments in which to grow since 1968.

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Servco Celebrates 2016 Toyota Technical Education Scholarship Winners

December 7, 2016

Toyota Hawaii today announced the winners of its annual Toyota Technical Education Scholarship. A partnership with Honolulu Community College’s Automotive Technology Program, students Isaiah Foo-Mitsunaga, Jeffrey Bryan Reyes, David Alvarado Jr., and Dansen Carvalho Jr. were this year’s winners, and will receive a monetary award to help with their college tuition, as well as an opportunity to become an employee at Servco. To qualify for the scholarship, applicants needed a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and be at least a second semester student in HCC’s Automotive Technology Associate of Science Degree Program. The scholarship program has been providing opportunities for HCC’s students for the past 25 years.

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Toyota Hawaii Encourages Youth of Palama Settlement to Dream Big

December 6, 2016

Toyota Hawaii donated 100 UH Athletics tickets and art supplies to keiki in Palama Settlement’s Pakolea Youth Sports Program. Through Pakolea, children are encouraged to participate in recreational sports to improve academic progress and behavioral change in school and at home. The athletics tickets can be used for free admission to 2016-2017 UH sporting events, and the art supplies were given to inspire Palama Settlement’s youth to imagine and enter their “dream car” drawings for the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest.

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Toyota Hawaii and MADD Honor Police Officers at Annual Law Enforcement Awards

November 21, 2016

As the holiday season approaches, Toyota Hawaii and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hawaii honored members of the Hawaii Police Department at its annual Law Enforcement Awards. The awards ceremonies held on Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island, acknowledged the efforts and dedication of police officers to stop impaired driving, and supported the victims of this violent crime. Officers were selected by each county’s Chief of Police, who in their opinion, have made an impact in reducing alcohol or drug-related fatalities.

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Subaru Hawaii Shares the Love at Santa Paws with the Hawaiian Humane Society

November 19, 2016

Subaru Hawaii’s Pet Adoption Day took on a Holiday twist at the Hawaiian Humane Society’s Santa Paws event. Pets and their owners lined up to take festive pics with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as part of Subaru Hawaii’s Share the Love campaign. All adoption fees were waived and gift baskets were presented to each family who adopted an animal. 24 dogs, 10 cats and 2 bunnies were adopted on Oahu, with an additional 33 adoptions at the event on Maui.

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2016 PetWalk with Subaru Hawaii and Carissa Moore

October 30, 2016

Team Serve, Subaru Hawaii, and the Servco Foundation joined the Hawaiian Humane Society for their 26th Annual PetWalk held at Magic Island on Oahu. Thousands of pets and people came together for one common goal—to raise money to benefit our furry friends. Even Subaru Hawaii Ambassador Carissa Moore was there to support the cause with her own dog Tuffy! The Hawaiian Humane Society is one of Subaru Hawaii’s nonprofit partners for this year’s Share the Love sales event.

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

Call for 2017 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

October 17, 2016

Toyota Hawaii kicked off the 2017 Dream Car Art Contest on October 17, 2016. Hawaii student artists ages 15 years and under are encouraged to compete by submitting their hand-drawn entries based on this year’s theme “Your Dream Car” by January 13, 2017. Complete contest rules and all required forms are also available for download at http://www.toyotahawaii.com/Dream-Car-Art-Contest or at any Toyota Hawaii dealer.

11th Annual Canstruction

11th Annual Canstruction® with Subaru Hawaii was Out of this World!

October 16, 2016

The Hawaiian Food Bank teamed up with the American Institute of Architects Honolulu and Subaru Hawaii for the 11th Annual Canstruction® competition, that raised 22,725 pounds of food for local families in need. This year’s theme, “Galacti-CAN-Goods!” was showcased in full force, as towering astronauts, aliens, and even Star Wars spaceships, were assembled at Pearlridge Center. Subaru Hawaii Sponsored the Kids Can Corner, where hundreds of keiki created their own Canstruction® Rocket.

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Toyota Dream Car Art Contest Winners Announced

May 9, 2016

Congratulations to all of the Toyota Hawaii Dream Car Art Contest winners. Thank you to all those who participated and a big mahalo to all of the families, friends and educators who made the Toyota Hawaii Dream Car Art Contest a huge success! The grand prize, first, and second runners-up entries will be submitted for judging in the Toyota Motor Corporation World Competition, and winners could win an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan! Read more here.

Carissa Moore Shares the Love with Subaru Hawaii

Carissa Moore Shares the Love with Subaru Hawaii

March 16, 2016

Carissa Moore, a three-time women’s surfing World Champion, has entered into a partnership with Subaru Hawaii, the official distributor of Subaru vehicles in the state. Current world champion Moore will be featured in the company’s marketing efforts across the state. Moore is a great fit with the Subaru brand whose owners are active and passionate about causes ranging from the local environment to animals. Subaru Hawaii is the only Hawaii-based company to sponsor Moore.

Servco Presents $25,000 grants to 10 Hawaii nonprofits

Servco Presents $25,000 grants to 10 Hawaii nonprofits

January 28, 2016

Servco recently celebrated a major milestone in our partnership with Toyota Motor Corporation last October when it sold its 500,000th Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicle in Hawaii. To say thank you, Servco decided to award $25,000 to 10 deserving nonprofits and asked the public to nominate the nonprofits they felt were deserving. Read more at www.servco.com/thanks

Hawaii's Governor Test Drives Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

Hawaii's Governor Test Drives Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

January 13, 2016

Governor David Ige has only driven twice since he became the Governor of Hawaii and both times he drove the Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) – Toyota’s first zero emission production vehicle that boasts a 312-mile range and a 5-minute refueling time. Hawaii is the second state after California to receive the Mirai, Toyota’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle (FCV).

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Call for Hawaii Student Artists in Toyota’s 2016 Dream Car Art Contest

November 6, 2015

Toyota Hawaii is inviting all students age 15 years and younger statewide to create original, hand-drawn illustrations of “Your Dream Car” for Toyota Hawaii’s 2016 Dream Car Art Contest. Entry forms and rules are now available online at ToyotaHawaii.com and at all Toyota Hawaii Dealerships. Hawaii finalists will receive an iPad Mini® or cash prize, and will be submitted to the World Competition, where they could be selected to receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan to attend the final awards ceremony in the summer of 2016.

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation announces 2015 Recipients

September 30, 2015

The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation announced 12 recipients of its prestigious Fukunaga Scholarship. Every year, over $150,000 in undergraduate scholarships is awarded to encourage students in the State of Hawaii to pursue a degree in business. Each scholarship recipient receives $16,000 over four years (or a prorated amount over fewer years). To see the 2015 recipients visit servco.com/philanthropy/scholarships.

Servco employees donate hundreds of backpacks, school supplies to Hawaii first-graders

July 30, 2015

Over the past two months, Servco Pacific employees have been collecting hundreds of new backpacks and filling them with crayons, markers, binders, pencil boxes, glue, composition books and more. The backpacks are being delivered to five Oahu elementary schools: Kuhio, Wahiawa, Kaimiloa, Fern and Keolu. This year marks the seventh anniversary of the Servco-employee school-supply drive. Different schools receive backpacks each year.

Servco’s outstanding fundraising recognized by Aloha United Way

April 11, 2015

Servco was acknowledged for four out of the nine 2014 Spirit of Community Awards at the annual Aloha United Way (AUW) luncheon in April. The awards Servco won were the Eco-Friendly Award, Community Champion Award, Leaders in Giving Award, and the Most Significant Increase in Participation by a Large Company. In 2014, Servco employees Rod Saunders, Jason Alfiler, Ralph Sing Chow and Cynthia Torres co-chaired Team Servco’s internal campaign which encouraged employees to donate to AUW.

People’s Choice Voting Now Open for Toyota Hawaii’s 2015 Dream Car Art Contest

February 17, 2015

Toyota Hawaii announced that the People’s Choice voting will begin on February 23 via Facebook for Toyota Hawaii’s 2015 Dream Car Art Contest. Student artists 15 years old and under created original, hand-drawn illustrations of their “Dream Car.” Fans of the Toyota Hawaii Facebook page will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite entries until March 15, 2015. The artwork with the most votes in each age category at the end of the competition will be entered for final judging in the local competition.

Subaru Hawaii Presents $35,000 to Six Hawaii-Based Non Profits

January 16, 2015

Across the state, the Subaru Hawaii Dealers “Share the Love” sales event donated $35,000 total to six nonprofits:  Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii, Hawaiian Humane Society, Maui Humane Society, Kauai Humane Society, Hawaii Wildlife Fund and Hawaii Island Humane Society. The campaign donated $250 for every new vehicle sold by Subaru Hawaii dealers from November 1 to December 31, 2014, up to $30,000. In addition, the public voted for their favorite participating nonprofit organization on Subaru Hawaii’s Facebook page crowning Maui Humane Society as the winner earning them an additional $5,000.

75 Employees Serve Holiday Meals at the Family Programs Holiday Party

January 1, 2015

On December 7, 2014, over 75 employees, family and friends gathered at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu for the Family Programs Holiday Party for foster families. Servco had the task of assisting to plate over 2,400 meals for foster families across the state. A fun time was had by all!

Servco Employees Participate in Giving Tree Service Project for PACT

January 1, 2015

The Servco employees always know how to make Christmas special for the children. This past December 2014, over 400 gifts were donated to the Hawaii non-profit, Parents & Children Together Hawaii (PACT) as part of their “Giving Tree” service project.

Call for Hawaii Student Artists to Participate in Toyota’s 2015 Dream Car Art Contest

December 1, 2014

Toyota Hawaii is inviting all students age 15 years and younger statewide to create original, hand-drawn illustrations of “Your Dream Car” for Toyota Hawaii’s 2015 Dream Car Art Contest. Entry forms and rules are now available online at ToyotaHawaii.com and at all Toyota Hawaii Dealerships. Hawaii finalists will receive an iPad Mini® or cash prize, and will be submitted to the World Competition, where they could be selected to receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan to attend the final awards ceremony in the summer of 2015.

Servco Employees Dress Down to Raise Money for AUW

November 5, 2014

Servco Employees recently raised $2,340 to donate to Aloha United Way (AUW as part of it’s “Wear Jeans Day” campaign in celebration of its 95th anniversary. Each participating employee donated $10 for the privilege to wear jeans on every Friday in October 2014.

Toyota Offering a Free, Behind-The-Wheel Safe Driving Program for Teens and their Parents

October 7, 2014

Hawaii teens and parents are encouraged to sign up for a free 2.5 hour defensive driving program, a complimentary course provided by Toyota. This program is designed to go beyond basic driving training, providing teens and their parents with both the knowledge and the experience to increase safe driving practices. For more information and/or to sign up, visit www.toyota.com/teendrive365.

Keehi Lagoon Beach Clean Up

September 20, 2014

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. That was the theme for Team Servco members who did their part to help clean Oahu’s oceans and beaches on Saturday, September 20 at Oahu’s Keehi Lagoon Park.

Honolulu Mayor’s Office Presents Commendation to Kapolei Artist Teah Laupapa

September 3, 2014

On September 3, the Honolulu Mayor’s Office of Mayor Kurt Caldwell presented a Letter of Commendation to 13 year old Teah Laupapa, a student from Kapolei Middle School, for her achievement in Toyota’s Dream Car Art Contest. On behalf of the mayor, Misty Keka’I congratulated Teah on being one of three U.S. representatives to be invited to the 2014 Toyota Dream Car Contest Awards Ceremony.

Kauai’s Mayor Presents Letter of Commendation to 12 Year Old Emma Thain

September 3, 2014

On September 3, Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho presented a Letter of Commendation to 12-year-old Emma Thain, a homeschooled student from Koloa, Kauai, for her achievement in Toyota’s Dream Car Art Contest. The mayor congratulated Emma on being one of three U.S. representatives to be invited to the 2014 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest Awards Ceremony.

Two Hawaii Students Headed to Japan for Toyota Dream Car Awards Ceremonies

August 14, 2014

Toyota Hawaii proudly announced that 12-year-old Teah Laupapa from Kapolei, Oahu and 12year-old Emma Thain, who is homeschooled in Koloa, Kauai, were two of only three U.S. representatives to get invited to participate in the International Awards Ceremony held in Japan in August.

Servco Employees Make A Difference at the 2014 Special Olympic Games

June 2, 2014

On May 31 and June 1, over 100 Servco employees, friends and family members volunteered to help out at this year’s 2014 Special Olympics Summer Games. The event was held at the University of Hawaii Manoa’s Cooke Field.

Servco Chevrolet Donates Funds, Equipment to the Hawaii Rush Soccer Club

April 30, 2014

Servco Chevrolet sponsored the Hawaii Rush Soccer Club, a 700-member youth soccer organization based in Central Oahu, by donating $2,000 worth of fundraising raffle tickets for prizes such as a 2014 Chevy Traverse or a home entertainment package. The club kept all ticket proceeds as part of the fundraiser.

Toyota Hawaii Name 2014 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest Finalists

April 19, 2014

The Toyota Hawaii Dealers held statewide awards presentations at their dealerships on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island to recognize the local finalists, People’s Choice winners, and winning school teachers in Toyota’s 2014 Dream Car Art Contest.

Subaru Hawaii Hosts Successful Pet Adoption Drives on Maui & Big Island

December 7, 2013

Subaru Dealers of Hawaii welcomed Maui and Big Island residents to “Share the Love Day” that featured a pet adoption and supply drive for SPCA Maui, Hawaii Island Humane Society as well as a clothing and household supply drive for Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii. The local communities turned out for the event, which took place on Saturday, December 7 at Island Subaru on Maui; and Kona Subaru and Hilo Subaru on the Big Island.

Toyota Hawaii Supports Youth and Family-Focused
Non-Profits with a Night of Theater

December 4, 2013

Diamond Head Theatre was at near capacity with almost 400 boys and girls from various charitable youth organizations enjoyed the premiere performance of “Elf the Musical” courtesy of Toyota Hawaii. The six participating non profit organizations brought children, ages 5 to 17, from all across Oahu to experience an evening at the theater, courtesy of Toyota Hawaii.

MADD Hawaii and Toyota Hawaii Honor Maui, Kauai and Big Island Police Officers

November 20, 2013

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hawaii together with Toyota Hawaii honored local police officers for their outstanding efforts and dedication to stop drunk driving and prevent underage drinking at its annual Law Enforcement Awards. Events were held on November 18, 19 and 20, 2013 on Maui, Kauai and the Big Island in partnership with the local Toyota dealers.

Team Servco Participates in “International Coastal Clean Up Day”

September 21, 2013

It was “International Coastal Clean Up Day” and over 40 Team Servco volunteers showed up at Oahu’s Keehi Lagoon and picked up a total of 52 bags of trash weighing an estimated 800 pounds including cigarette butts (779), food wrappers (658) and plastic bottle caps (377).

Subaru Hawaii Hosts Successful Pet Adoption Drives Statewide

May 01, 2013

The Subaru Dealers of Hawaii welcomed Oahu, Maui and Big Island residents to a statewide pet adoption and supply drive benefitting local animal shelters including the Oahu SPCA, SPCA Maui, Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation, 9th Life, Feline Foundation, No Kill Maui, and Hawaii Island Humane Society on Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many showed their support by adopting dogs and cats and donating much-needed pet supplies such as pet food, treats, blankets and towels.

Subaru Hawaii Raises $30,000 for Five Hawaii Non Profits

February 28, 2013

The Subaru Dealers of Hawaii “Shared the Love” by donating $250 for each car sold during the months of November and December 2012. In total, $30,000 was raised and shared by the following Hawaii non-profits: Big Brothers & Big Sisters; Oahu SPCA; SPCA Maui; Hawaii Wildlife Fund; and Hawaiian Island Humane Society.

Servco Subaru Waialae Hosts Pet Adoption & Supply Drive

August 25, 2012

Subaru Hawaii dealers across the state hosted pet adoption events to celebrate Subaru owners and their pets. The Servco Subaru Waialae location gathered pet supply donations for its partner the Oahu SPCA and successfully placed several dogs and kittens with very happy families!

Giving Students the Tools They Need to Be Successful

August 1, 2012

415 Oahu first graders started back to school with confidence, a smile and all the school supplies they need for a year thanks to the generosity of Team Servco employees. The first graders were from the following elementary schools: Ben Parker, Honowai, Kalihi, Lehua, Lincoln, Puohala and Palolo.

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation Announces 2012-13 Recipients

July 15, 2012

The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation was founded in 1950. Every year, over $150,000 in scholarships is given to encourage students in the State of Hawaii to pursue a higher education in business administration or a related area. Click here to see the list of recipients.

263 Servco Employees, Family & Friends Volunteer at the 2012 Special Olympics

June 1, 2012

For just over a decade, Team Servco has sponsored and supported the Special Olympic Summer Games. This year marks the 45th year of the games with over 1,000 athletes and coaches participating in events such as track and field, softball and swimming. This year, UH Football Coach Norm Chow assisted in handing out the Awards to the athletes.

Servco Employees Donate 33 Pints of Blood

January 15, 2012

Servco and the Blood Bank of Hawaii teamed up together to host a blood drive in January with over 33 pints of blood donated resulting in potentially helping to save 99 lives! More "drives" will be scheduled so it's never too late to give.

Servco Auto Windward Donates Auto Supplies

October 1, 2011

Servco Auto Windward has donated factory specialty tools and automotive parts, valued at more than $204,000 to support the hands-on learning experience offered to students enrolled in Leeward Community College's automotive program. This new donation complements the college's inventory of 15 new General Motors cars and trucks that were donated earlier.

Servco Employees Participate in International Coastal Clean Up

September 17, 2011

Over 60 volunteers participated in the 26th Annual International Coastal Clean Up, known in Hawaii as "Get the Drift and Bag It." Over 411 pounds of trash was picked up in a two hour period which consisted of 2,959 cigarette butts and 971 bottle caps and/or lids.

Team Servco Feeds the Hungry

April 16, 2011

Employees, Family, and Friends gathered to assist the Kau Kau Wagon to fee the Hungry at Downtown Honolulu's Gateway Park.