California Water Service Group Joins Celebration of Navy’s 242nd Birthday and Dedication of Lone Sailor Statue

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, Oct. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer Martin A. Kropelnicki helped celebrate the Navy’s 242nd birthday today at the Pearl Harbor dedication of the Lone Sailor Statue, which honors, recognizes, and celebrates the men and women of the sea services. California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) is the parent company of Hawaii Water Service, which provides water and wastewater utility services on the islands of Maui and Hawaii.

“We supported the effort to erect the Lone Statue here because we believe it is important to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country on December 7, 1941,” Kropelnicki said.  “History is an important part of our culture, and it was a pleasure to be here today to see the Lone Sailor Statue dedicated.”

Joining Kropelnicki at the dedication ceremony were several of his fellow employees who are also veterans of the United States military. 

California Water Service Group is the parent company of California Water Service, Washington Water Service, New Mexico Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, CWS Utility Services, and HWS Utility Services, LLC. Together, these companies provide regulated and non-regulated water service to approximately 2 million people in more than 100 California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii communities. Group's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CWT." Additional information is available online at