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Hilo, Waiakea needs Mobi ‘Gear Up and Give Back’ votes


Maui High, Hilo Intermediate and Waiakea Elementary are currently trying to hold off CastleHigh to earn top honors in the Mobi PCS new “Gear Up and Give Back” program to support island schools statewide.

The school with the most votes at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 will receive a cash donation of $10,000. The second-place and third-place schools will each receive donations of $5,000.

The 10 schools with the greatest number of total votes received are (in order):

* Maui High
* Hilo Intermediate
* Waiakea Elementary
* Castle High
* Ewa Elementary
* Our Lady of Perpetual Help
* Hilo High
* Campbell High
* Kahuku High
* Waianae High

Between now and Aug. 31, members of the community are invited to visit any of the 12 Mobi PCS stores statewide to vote for their favorite local elementary, middle or high school using a custom-designed Mobi Gear Up and Give Back web application.

In addition to all Mobi retail stores, 30 of the company’s authorized dealers are also Gear Up and Give Back voting locations.

For a complete listing of authorized dealers, visit:

No purchase is necessary.

The local schools may be public, charter, parochial or private. The top three schools will be notified in early September.

Featuring its own statewide network along with the largest nationwide network footprint via partnerships with national carriers, Mobi PCS is Hawaii’s only locally based wireless provider to offer unlimited talk, text and data for one flat rate, with both contract and no-contract options.

On the Big Island, Mobi PCS is available through retail locations in Hilo’s Prince Kuhio Plaza and Lanihau Center in Kona.

For further information, call 688.MOBI or visit

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