Month: October 2016

KRHCAI participates in “Special AED Presentation”

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Kau Rural Health Community Association staff, Jessie Marques Executive Director and Theresa Richardson, Office Manager attended the “Special AED Presentation on Thursday October 27, 2016 at 11:00am hosted by Big Island Toyota in Hilo.  As part of the “Be A Lifesaver” Campaign partnership with Big Island Toyota Hilo and Kona, twenty (FREE) automated external defibrillator (AED) devices were awarded to various community non-profit organizations on the Big Island.

Lisa Rantz, Executive Director of Hilo Medical Center Foundation will deliver the AED to KRHCAI upon completion of training on the use of the AED, training on chest compression-only CPR. For more information contact Jessie Marques, Program Coordinator Kau Resource & Distance Learning Center at 928-0101, Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.


The late Rep. Bob Herkes honored at Ka’ū Gym/Shelter dedication

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The late Representative Bob Herkes, represented by his wife, Joanna, honored at the Ka’ū Gymnasium and Shelter dedication this morning.

Pictured below, L/R – KRHCAI Executive Director Jessie Marques and Joanna Herkes stand beside her husband’s, the late Representative Bob Herkes portrait beautifully flanked by the maile lei.

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Ka’ū Gym & Shelter Opening set

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