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Alexander & Bladwin donates large gift to REHAB's capital campaign

Alexander & Bladwin donates large gift to REHAB's capital campaign

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) Foundation announced today it received $25,000 from Alexander & Baldwin in support of its capital campaign for the renovation of the hospital.

 “We are proud to have Alexander & Baldwin supporting the capital campaign efforts of the hospital.  They understand the role and relevance of Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific to the people of Hawaii and the Pacific region,” said Janice Luke Loo, REHAB Foundation Capital Campaign co-chair.

REHAB is the only hospital in Hawaii to provide acute rehabilitative care and offers specialized programs such as Cardiac Rehabilitation, Stroke Recovery Center, Women’s Rehab Center, a senior drivers’ safety program and “Back to Life,” an innovative pain reduction and rehabilitative program for wounded soldiers in partnership with the Veterans Administration. It is also investing in breakthrough neuro-robotics technology and equipment.

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Local business executive Dave Kostecki named President of Xpedite LLC

Local business executive Dave Kostecki named President of Xpedite LLC

HHL Holdings, Inc. today announced it has hired Dave Kostecki as president of Xpedite LLC. The newly formed company provides comprehensive back-office solutions for businesses in both Hawaii and the U.S. mainland.  Xpedite’s current services include accounting/bookkeeping, virtual assistance, quality control as well as compliance and records management, among other services.  Xpedite is a wholly owned subsidiary of HHL Holdings, the parent company of Honolulu HomeLoans, Inc.

"Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" is Nene Award 2013 Winner

"Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" is Nene Award 2013 Winner

“Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life” by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts has been chosen by the children of Hawaii as the winner of the 2013 Nene Award.  The Nene Honor Book Award (runner-up) is “The Strange Case of Origami Yoda” by Tom Angleberger.  

The annual Nene Award is presented to the favorite fiction book based on a vote by the children of Hawaii in grades 4 through 6.  This year, a total of 5,985 students from 78 public libraries, private and public schools statewide voted.

Award-winning children’s book author Jacqueline Davies, co-winner of the 2012 Nene Award for “The Lemonade War,” the first book in “The Lemonade War” series, was a special guest and made the announcement this morning before an audience of more than 700 invited dignitaries, students, teachers, and other guests at the 48th Annual Nene Award Presentation Ceremony, conducted for the second consecutive year at the Hawaii Okinawa Center. 

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.”