The American Lung Association in Hawaii and the Mother’s Day Council will honor four recipients of the 2021 Mother of the Year Awards in Honolulu for serving as an exceptional role models for their children, while also excelling in their careers and philanthropic endeavors.
The four honorees for 2021 in Hawaii are:
• Carol Ai May, Vice-President, City Mill
• Julie Meier, Broker-in-Charge, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hawaii Realty
• Alicia Moy, President and CEO, Hawaii Gas
• Pat Saiki, Former Congresswoman and Administrator of the Small Business Administration
This year marks the American Lung Association’s second year for the award in Hawaii. Each honoree has demonstrated exceptional balance of personal and professional lives and joins a sisterhood of women and mothers honored through this award. This year’s event is being presented by Hawaii Gas, one of the American Lung Association’s premier local supporters.
The digital brunch honoring 2021 Mother of the Year Award recipients will be held on May 23. This year’s event will be hosted virtually to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our honorees, their families, and supporters. All proceeds from the event will support the American Lung Association’s mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The organization supports the more than 32 million Americans living with lung disease and fights to ensure healthy air for all.
“These four outstanding women not only are tremendous role models for their children, but also for their community and their professions, particularly as we are in the middle of a worldwide lung pandemic” said Pedro Haro, Executive Director for the American Lung Association in Hawaii. “We’re proud to recognize these spectacular moms for all that they do. Mothers have truly been the MVPs during COVID-19, and these four women truly exemplify that.”
About the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.