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Group 70 International Hires Silas Haglund as Graphics and Document Specialist

Group 70 International Hires Silas Haglund as Graphics and Document Specialist

HONOLULU – www.group70int.com – Hawaii’s leading design firm Group 70 International (G70) announced the addition of Silas Haglund as graphics and document specialist. In this role, Haglund provides marketing support for the firm, where he designs, improves and streamlines ads, architectural renderings, site plans, concepts, environmental assessments, environmental impact statements, and other official documents for G70 and its clients.

He is also responsible for updating and maintaining the company’s website. Haglund holds more than six years in graphic design where, prior to joining G70, he served as a graphics and production specialist for Black Sand Publishing in Honolulu. Haglund received his Associates Degree in commercial arts from Madison Area Technical College.

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Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Receives Grants from Wilcox and Hughes Trusts

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) Foundation announced it received two grants totaling $25,000 from two individual trusts to support the rehabilitative needs of children, elderly and neighbor island residents. G. N. Wilcox Trust granted $15,000 and Teresa F. Hughes Trust donated a $10,000 gift to REHAB.

 “Grants from trusts such as Wilcox and Hughes are a critical part of enabling REHAB to serve our community, specifically individuals who have the greatest needs,” said Michael W. Perry, KSSK radio personality and chair of the board for REHAB Foundation.

FROM ME TO YOU: Stories, Poems, and Music by Hawai‘i’s Writers Close Atherton Summer Season

FROM ME TO YOU: Stories, Poems, and Music by Hawai‘i’s Writers Close Atherton Summer Season

Hawai‘i Public Radio’s 2014 Atherton summer season closes on Saturday, September 13, with From Me to You, an evening of spoken word and song from the producers of the popular radio program Aloha Shorts. Listeners continued to ask for the weekly program of literature by Hawai‘i’s writers read by local actors after its final broadcast at the end of 2012. The station has responded by inviting the show’s former producing team to create an Atherton event in a similar format. In turn, co-producers Sammie Choy, Craig Howes, and Phyllis S.K. Look enlisted renowned Hawaiian scholar, educator, musician, and composer Jonathan K. Osorio to host and provide musical direction and accompaniment. Reservations for From Me to You (formerly known by its working title Sincerely, Hawai‘i) may be made at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours.

Hawaii Literacy to Hold 6th Annual Pau Hana Event During National Literacy Month

Hawaii Literacy to Hold 6th Annual Pau Hana Event During National Literacy Month

In recognition of National Literacy Month, Hawaii Literacy is raising both awareness and needed funds at the 6th annual Pau Hana Block Party.

The event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 6–9 p.m. at Murphy’s Bar & Grill in downtown Honolulu. 

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Keith Vieira Joins Shidler College of Business as Executive-in-Residence

By: Jacquelyn Tacotaco


The University of Hawaii at Manoa Shidler College of Business has appointed Keith Vieira as an Executive-in-Residence beginning this Fall 2014 semester. Vieira was the former Senior Vice President of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. He is currently a Principal with KV & Associates, Hospitality Consulting, assisting clients in Hawaii, French Polynesia and Samoa.

Battleship Missouri Memorial to Commemorate 69th Anniversary of World War II’s End, September 2

Ceremony is free and open to the public, followed by blessing of newly restored Wardroom

On September 2, 1945, the battles of World War II officially ended in Tokyo Bay on the decks of the USS Missouri and peace was restored to the world. 

Next Tuesday, September 2, 69 years after history’s most destructive war concluded, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will commemorate the anniversary with a special ceremony on the Mighty Mo’s Fantail, starting at 8:00 a.m. 

Rear Admiral Robert P. Girrier, Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for the U.S. Pacific Fleet, will present the keynote address. 

Also providing remarks will be Nicole Forrester, Director of the Young Leaders Program at the Pacific Forum Center for Strategic & International Studies, and Tim Guard, Chairman of the Board for the USS Missouri Memorial Association. 

Verizon Wireless Hawaii Celebrates Customers This Weekend

Verizon Wireless Hawaii Celebrates Customers This Weekend

 

On August 30 and 31, Verizon Hawaii is celebrating its customers with fun fitness events at stores statewide! Along with special in-store offers on the latest gear to help you take your healthy lifestyle to the next level, customers can sign up for a Verizon Fitness Workshop and get a complimentary gym bag.

Verizon experts can help you jump-start your fitness routine with cool gadgets that will make sure you get the most out of your workouts whether you hit the track, trail, surf, gym and everything in between.

A few items to check out include the following: