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Ohana Fuels donation helps Hospice of Hilo

(Photo courtesy of Ohana Fuels)

(Photo courtesy of Ohana Fuels)


Ohana Fuels, a Top Tier brand of Hawaii Petroleum Inc., recently donated $5,060.86 to the Hospice of Hilo.

“Ohana Fuel’s generous gift will help us continue the quality and compassionate care provided to patients and their families in our new Pohai Malama a Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Care Center,” said Brenda Ho, CEO of Hospice of Hilo.

“There are so many non-profits in our community providing critical services to the young, elderly and less fortunate. It is encouraging to know we have businesses like Ohana Fuels who are committed to giving back and strengthening our community,” Ho said. “We are so grateful for their support.”

As part of an ongoing commitment, Ohana Fuels will continue to partner with non-profit organization that serve the needs of those living in our community by donating a portion of the proceeds from every gallon purchased at Ohana Fuels locations.

“The name Ohana represents a philosophy toward our employees, customers and the communities we serve”, said Kimo Haynes, President of Hawaii Petroleum Inc. “It’s through the continued support of our extended ohana that our charitable contributions program is possible.”

“Ohana Fuels branded its first location in April 2012 at Minit Stop Puainako followed by Minit Stop Leilani, Minit Stop Keaau and Minit Stop Laupahoehoe. As we expand our branded locations we will continue to partner with non-profit organizations in a significant way,” said Mark Leong, general manager of Hawaii Petroleum Inc.

Ohana Fuels is a Top Tier brand of Hawaii Petroleum Inc. Hawaii Petroleum Inc. has been a leading independent distributor of petroleum products and lubricants on the island of Hawaii since 1970.

A dedicated group of 30 employees reside on the Big Island and provide the backbone of Ohana Fuels/HPI’s local operations, with offices, warehouses and terminal operations in Hilo and Kona.

Top Tier Detergent Gasoline is the premier standard for gasoline performance. The EPA requires that all gasoline sold in the U.S. contain a detergent additive.

In order to meet Top Tier Detergent Gasoline standards, a higher level of detergent is needed than what is required by the EPA. Clean engines help provide optimal fuel economy and performance and reduced emissions.

Also, use of Top Tier Detergent Gasoline will help reduce deposit related concerns.

Hospice of Hilo is a private, non-profit 501(c) 3 agency. It has been serving the east and south portions of Hawaii Island since 1983. Its mission is to be an integral part of the community, providing compassionate, quality, end-of-life care through support, counseling, and education.

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