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First Insurance offers free keiki car seat safety checks to the public

First Insurance offers free keiki car seat safety checks to the public

HONOLULU – With increasing child passenger safety a major priority, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is offering free keiki car seat safety checks to Hawaii drivers on Friday, April 26 and the fourth Friday of every month for the remainder of 2013. The inspections are performed by certified car seat technicians from FICOH’s Claims and Risk & Safety Management staff.

What:

Free keiki car seat safety checks

Upcoming dates:

Fridays, April 26, May 24, and June 28; half-hour appointments available between 10 am and 12 noon

Where:

First Insurance Center parking garage, Ward Avenue and Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96814

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How green are you? Find out with RevoluSun's Earth Day Challenge!

How green are you? Find out with RevoluSun's Earth Day Challenge!

HONOLULU – www.RevoluSun.com   Earth Day at RevoluSun is not just about promoting renewable energy, it’s about walking the walk of sustainability. And this year, the public is encouraged to show how green they can be! Each year RevoluSun holds an in-house "Earth Day Challenge" that encourages team members to document themselves doing sustainable acts on Earth Day, like walking or riding a bike to work, recycling and reusing, composting, starting home gardens, and picking up trash with their keiki.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Presents May 2013 Calendar of Health Classes and Resources for Oahu

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Presents May 2013 Calendar of Health Classes and Resources for Oahu

KAISER PERMANENTE HAWAII PRESENTS MAY 2013 CALENDAR OF HEALTH CLASSES AND RESOURCES FOR OAHU

WHAT: Body Conditioning

Feel good about exercising. Aerobics with a touch of Zumba appropriate for all levels including beginners. Purchase a punch card from three to twelve classes, get two “free” when you purchase 12. Pre-registration is required, please call 432-2260 to attend.

WHEN: Every Monday and Wednesday
April 29 – June 17, 2013 (No class May 27)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, 3rd Floor Waiting Area

1010 Pensacola Street
Honolulu, HI 96814

COST: Kaiser Permanente Members: $5 per class
Non-Kaiser Permanente Members: $6.50 per class  

REGISTER: Pre-registration is required, please call 432-2260 to attend.


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WHAT: Chairobics

Bennet Group Promotes Nakamura and Hires Wo

Bennet Group Promotes Nakamura and Hires Wo

Bennet Group Strategic Communications, Hawai‘i’s fourth largest public relations firm by revenue, announced today that it has promoted one member of the team and hired another. Taryn Nakamura was promoted from account coordinator to assistant account executive and Emma Wo was hired as an account coordinator.

“Taryn consistently delivers high quality work and has a deep knowledge of our clients and their needs,” said Joan Bennet, president of Bennet Group. “We look forward to watching both Emma and Taryn flourish in their new roles and grow with the company.”

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Hawaiian Springs Expands Product Availability to More Than 3500 Retail Locations in U.S.

Hawaiian Springs Expands Product Availability to More Than 3500 Retail Locations in U.S.

Hawaiian Springs Now Available in 60 BevMo! Locations in California and Washington

Demand for Hawaii’s Finest Water Continues to Increase with 52 Percent Growth in Cases Sold in U.S.

As America’s demand for the finest water bottled in the Hawaiian Islands grows rapidly, Hawaiian Springs Natural Artesian Water continues to expand its availability in the U.S. market with increased distribution and retail locations. Hawaii’s premium bottled water brand is now available in 60 BevMo! locations throughout California and Washington, increasing Hawaiian Springs’ product availability to now more than 3,500 locations nationwide. In 2012, the Hawaii-based premium natural bottled water brand sold 52 percent more cases than its previous year with expansion across the U.S.

Award-winning Author Will Announce 2013 Nene Award Winner on April 18

Award-winning Author Will Announce 2013 Nene Award Winner on April 18

Award-winning children’s book author Jacqueline Davies will announce the winner of the 2013 Nene Award in a ceremony at the Hawaii Okinawan Center on April 18 at 10 a.m.  Invited students, librarians, and teachers will honor Davies and “The Lemonade War,” the co-winner of the 2012 Nene Award.

Last year, Davies shared the Nene Award with Brian Selznick, author of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” which marked the first time there was a tie vote in the history of this annual award.  In addition to the Nene Award, Davies is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2011 Nutmeg Award (Connecticut), 2011 North Carolina Children’s Book Award, 2009 Rhode Island Children’s Book Award, and 2007 New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.

See Special Family Story Time at Four Oahu Libraries April 20-28

See Special Family Story Time at Four Oahu Libraries April 20-28

A special Family Story Time series will be conducted at four Oahu public libraries in April 2013, in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.  The Child and Family Services and Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii are sponsoring these free story times.

Cheryl Larrua, Mrs. Hawaii Petite 2012/2013, will be featured as a Special Guest Reader at the kick-off event on Saturday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the Hawaii State Library-Edna Allyn Children’s Room.

Children ages 3 and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to a variety of age-appropriate stories at the kick-off event, as well as at other participating public libraries.  Each child will receive a free goody bag filled with a McDonald’s coupon for kids, and informational resource materials for parents, while supplies last.  For more information, please call the Hawaii State Library-Edna Allyn Room for Children at 586-3510.