FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2021
Contact: Amanda Corby Noguchi
Under My Umbrella, INC
Subaru Hawaii Donates $50,000 to Local Nonprofits in Annual Share the
Love Sales Event
Kahului ー Subaru Hawaii has donated $50,000 to local nonprofits across the State of Hawaii
during its tenth annual “Share the Love Sales Event” campaign. For every car sold between
November 1 to December 31, 2020, new Subaru Hawaii customers were able to designate $250
donated by Subaru Hawaii to one of the four charitable causes.
This year, Subaru Hawaii chose five local beneficiaries whose work represent one of their Love
Promises, areas in which the brand is committed to making a difference in: pets, the
environment, and helping people in need. As part of its Subaru Hawaii Loves The Earth Love
Promise, Haleakala Conservancy on Maui and Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
(FHVNP) were both chosen.
Haleakala Conservancy Senior Vice President J. Scott Meidell and Executive Director Olena
Alec met with the Kahului Subaru Hawaii Dealership on January 14th, 2021 to receive their
check for $5,000.
“We are so grateful to these organizations and the work that they do to care for our kupuna,
pets, and environment. During a year of so much uncertainty, the importance of their operations
increased ten-fold,” said Peter Dames, executive vice president, Subaru Hawaii “Subaru Hawaii
is proud to have provided assistance to our community members and their very deserving
“Haleakala Conservancy is thrilled to be the local recipient for Subaru Hawaii’s Share the Love
campaign, and are grateful to the company and their generous customers for supporting the
local and national treasure that is Haleakala National Park” said Executive Director Olena Alec.
“These funds will help us to begin our work of providing additional resources for projects in
conservation, preservation, and education within the Park.”
A total of five local nonprofits were chosen to be a part of the 2020 Share the Love Sales Event.
Hawaii Meals on Wheels received $20,000; O‘ahu SPCA, $10,000; $10,000 to Make-A-Wish
Hawai‘i and $10,000 to both National Parks. Over the past 10 years, Subaru Hawaii has
donated over $290,000 to local nonprofits.
About Subaru Hawaii
Subaru Hawaii sells vehicles across a network of six dealership locations statewide –Big Island
Subaru –Hilo and Kona; Servco Subaru Maui in Kahului; Servco Subaru Kauai in Lihue; and
Servco Subaru –Honolulu and Kaimuki. All Subaru vehicles are built in zero-landfill plants where
100 percent of waste is recycled or turned into electricity. For additional information on Subaru
Hawaii, visit subaruhawaii.com.