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Goodwill to be Featured Charity for Local Auction

Wai’oli lounge & iCafé Celebrates One Year of Third Wednesday Auctions 

Honolulu, Hawaii (May 10, 2013) — Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Inc. (GIH) is this month’s featured local charity for the art exhibition and live auction at the Wai’oli lounge and iCafé on Wednesday, May 15, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm. This month marks the 1 year anniversary of the wine & art event held every third Wednesday of the month.

Julie Eliason is this month’s featured artist and will be in attendance. Activities include live music, door prizes, a live auction and more. Part of the proceeds from the live auction will be donated to Goodwill Industries of Hawaii to go towards new carpeting in the Adults with Disabilities and Ola Youth Program classrooms.

Wai’oli lounge & iCafé is located in the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel at 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, HI 96720. For more information about this event, call (808) 935-9361 ext. 526

Goodwill Industries of Hawaii’s mission is to help people with employment barriers to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient. Supported by its retail operations and financial endeavors, its educational, employment and training programs have provided skills training, employment counseling, job placement and support services since 1959.

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