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Governor Abercrombie wants your opinion on bills passed this legislative session

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Governor Neil Abercrombie is turning to his social media followers online for their opinion.

Governor Abercrombie would like to ask his Facebook followers what they think about the 293 bills that passed this legislative session.

A list of the measures he plans to veto must be ready for lawmakers by June 24.

You will need to fill out this form to contact the governor.

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Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Annual Gala on Saturday, June 29

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i Annual Gala on Saturday, June 29

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HONOLULU – The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i (JCCH) is pleased to present Sharing the Spirit of Aloha on Saturday, June 29 at 6:00 pm at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Coral Ballroom. The spirit of aloha is a gift that many throughout the world treasure. There are some that exemplify this spirit in their work and everyday lives. Through their years of public service, creative achievements, educational support and volunteerism, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i is proud to honor the following individuals and companies who exemplify this spirit.

Jennifer Goto Sabas of the Daniel K. Inouye Legacy Foundation

Kurt Osaki of Osaki Creative Group

Alvin Okami and the Okami Family of KoAloha Ukulele

America's diva of comedy, Joan Rivers, returns to Honolulu for a special evening of laughs

America's diva of comedy, Joan Rivers, returns to Honolulu for a special evening of laughs

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America’s grand dame of comedy, Joan Rivers, will appear at the Blaisdell Concert Hall for one show only on Wednesday, July 3rd at 7:30pm!

An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, Joan Rivers is an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-award-winning television talk-show host, Tony-award-nominated actress, bestselling author, playwright, screenwriter, film director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, jewelry designer, cosmetic-company entrepreneur, and red-carpet fashion laureate. Her continued relevance is made clear by her growing group of more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter.

HPU to Celebrate 80th Commencement Ceremony

HPU to Celebrate 80th Commencement Ceremony

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RevoluSun Hires Howard "Lima" Kiel as Big Island Project Manager

RevoluSun Hires Howard "Lima" Kiel as Big Island Project Manager

RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential and commercial solar systems, has hired Howard “Lima” Kiel as project manager for its Big Island division.

In his new role, Kiel will oversee RevoluSun’s solar projects, working with its clients as their custom system is designed and installed.

Kiel has more than eight years of operations and management experience. Prior to joining RevoluSun, Kiel worked for Oceanic Time Warner Cable. He also served as lead broadband technician at Charter Communications in Newnan, GA and production manager at Alenco Windows in Peachtree City, GA.

Kiel received his BS in business administration with an emphasis in management from Troy State University. He is also OSHA, S.T.O.P. and Com Train certified.

He currently resides in Kona.

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Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Sweeps Awards

Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Sweeps Awards

The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) virtually swept the awards at the International Association of Insurance Professionals Region VIII Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada.  HAIP won the coveted Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for Education, the E.C. Smith Award for Safety and the Roy Pasini Award for Public Relations under the leadership of HAIP presidents Tracy Adams (2011-2012) and Debra Chong (2012-2013).  The Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for Education recognizes the association that provides insurance education to members and non-members, continuing education instructors and encourages members to participate in educational courses.  A safety essay contest for high school students focusing on the dangers of drinking and driving helped HAIP to win the E.C.

Get your Gatsby glamour on and swing by the F. Scott speakeasy

Get your Gatsby glamour on and swing by the F. Scott speakeasy

Get your glad rags on and swing on into The F. Scott, Hawaii Theatre Center’s swanky speakeasy, coming to The ARTS at Marks Garage on Saturday, May 25 as part of An Evening of Gatsby Glamour, the Theatre’s 2013 gala benefit. 

Speakeasy guests will enjoy cocktails, suds and tasty nibbles as they listen to the funky jazz sounds of The Deadbeats. Then they join other gala guests at the Hawaii Theatre for live and silent auctions, cocktails and a lively evening of entertainment by Loretta Ables, Jimmy Borges, Starr Kalahiki and Tommy Yee. It’ll be the cat’s meow!