FROM ANTEPRIMA / WIREBAG, WITH ALOHA ANTEPRIMA/ WIREBAG Makes a Charitable Donation to Kapiolani Medical Center

(From left) Kumu Hula/Designer Sonny Ching, Kapiolani Medical Center CEO Martha Smith and ANTEPRIMA Creative Designer Izumi Ogino

(From left) Kumu Hula/Designer Sonny Ching, Kapiolani Medical Center CEO Martha Smith and ANTEPRIMA Creative Designer Izumi Ogino

Honolulu, Hawaii –Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, a non-profit hospital in Hawaii will be awarded a donation of $5,000 by ANTEPRIMA / WIREBAG on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The proceeds were raised in a web-based silent auction in which a one-of-a-kind wearable art piece made with ANTEPRIMA wire and embellishments had been sold. The wearable art piece was made in collaboration with award-winning Kumu Hula/ designer Sonny Ching, who will be present during the presentation along with Kapiolani Medical Center President Ms. Dawn Dunbar and CEO Ms. Martha Smith.

“As a non-profit hospital, we rely on community funding for vital equipment, programs and services,” says Dunbar. “This [sic] charitable donation enables our hospital to continue donation enables our hospital to continue delivering exceptional lifesaving medical care to the women and children of Hawaiʻi, and beyond.”

About ANTEPRIMA/WIREBAG
Ms. Izumi Ogino started ANTEPRIMA from Italy in the early 1990’s. In 1993, Izumi Ogino created a contemporary new face - sensitive to beauty without borders, ANTEPRIMA is created for a woman of all seasons: Intelligent, Confident, Feminine and Joyful. Soon after, ANTEPRIMA became popular for its contemporary materials and traditional craftsmanship and has participated in the Milan Collection since 1998. ANTEPRIMA launched boutiques in 1998 focusing on its signature item, the WIREBAG. These exclusive manufacture cords are all hand-knitted gained much popularity around the world in all generations.

Inspired by Izumi’s passion for creativity and luxury, ANTEPRIMA upholds quality and beauty to the highest standard. Today, the brand is available in Italy, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States and continues to inspire a loyal following. ANTEPRIMA WIREBAG Waikiki opened as the first US flagship store in December 2006.

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