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Kiewit Building Group, Inc. Awards $7,500 to Scholarship Recipients

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. Awards $7,500 to Scholarship Recipients

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. announced the recipients of its scholarship program for the 2014–2015 academic year. Cynthia Sigler, Corey Snider and Maluhia Stark-Kinimaka were awarded scholarships of $2,500 each based on their academic performance and goals, financial need and extracurricular activities. Kiewit’s program, now seven years in the running, received over 56 entries from high school seniors pursuing degrees in engineering, architecture or construction management.

“Kiewit strives to support local students, especially in their goals to pursue higher education,” said Sharon Thom, senior vice president and Hawaii area manager of Kiewit Building Group. “We’re proud to say that we have had the opportunity to hire engineers who once benefitted from Kiewit scholarships. Being able to participate in the growth of these students into young professionals is the most rewarding part of this program.”

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Pearlridge celebrates new farmers' market stamp with giveaway of 250 sheets on Saturday 8/16

Pearlridge celebrates new farmers' market stamp with giveaway of 250 sheets on Saturday 8/16

By: Jacquelyn Tacotaco

On Saturday, Aug 16, Pearlridge Center will be giving away one sheet of the new U.S. Postal Service Farmers’ Market stamps worth $9.80 to the first 250 customers at the Pearlridge Farmers’ Market. To receive a sheet, a customer must shop at five different market vendors and complete a birthday passport, which will be available at the RevoluSun tent.

Honolulu HomeLoans Announces July Top Producers

Honolulu HomeLoans Announces July Top Producers

Honolulu HomeLoans, Hawaii’s leading mortgage banker, announced today the following retail loan officers who were recognized as the top producers for July 2014. July’s top producer, Alan Fentriss, has been one of Hawaii's top loan officers for the last 20 years. Alan's extensive lending experience and his background as a CPA (not in public practice) have been invaluable to hundreds of individuals and families who have reached their dream of home ownership with his assistance. He was awarded the Lending Integrity Seal of Approval in 2008.

1)    Alan Fentriss                 

2)    Leonard Loventhal      

3)    Crystal Acohido            

Library for Blind & Physically Handicapped Closes for Tent Fumigation Starting Aug. 15

Library for Blind & Physically Handicapped Closes for Tent Fumigation Starting Aug. 15

The Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped (LBPH) will close temporarily for a pre-scheduled tent fumigation project beginning Friday, August 15. 

In addition, the Library’s popular Radio Reading Service for registered patrons will be off-the-air starting August 14 at 4 p.m. through Tuesday, August 19.  The service will return to the air-waves on Wednesday, August 20 with a modified program of live reading of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.  Recordings of grocery advertisements will follow.   

An announcement will be made when the Library is scheduled to reopen.  

 

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Hawaii's Public Libraries Will Observe Statehood Day Holiday August 15

Hawaii's Public Libraries Will Observe Statehood Day Holiday August 15

All public libraries will be closed in observance of the Statehood Day 2014 Holiday on Friday, August 15.

Four libraries normally closed on Fridays – Aiea Public Library, Hawaii Kai Public Library, Liliha Public Library, and Makawao Public Library – will also be closed on Saturday, August 16 to observe the holiday. 

Please visit the HSPLS website at www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.

 

Made in Hawaii Festival: 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Made in Hawaii Festival: 10 Things to Know Before You Go

First Hawaiian Bank presents the 20th Annual Made in Hawaii Festival this weekend.

Here are 10 things to know before you go:

1. WHEN & WHERE Friday – Sunday, August 15-17, 2014 Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

2. ADMISSION COST $5 at the door; children six and under free; look for $1.00-off coupons at First Hawaiian Bank’s Oahu branches, starting in mid-August (while supplies last).

3. FREE TROLLEY SERVICE BETWEEN WAIKIKI AND BLAISDELL CENTER A free Hilo Hattie Shuttle departs from Waikiki every 30 minutes. A schedule and pick-up points can be found at www.MadeInHawaiiFestival.com.

4. HOW TO GET A 20th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTIBLE FESTIVAL ECO-BAG The first 500 ticket-holders in the door each day will receive a commemorative Made in Hawaii Festival 20th Anniversary eco-bag, perfect for your festival shopping!

Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii Hosts Fourth Annual Keiki Carnival presented by Aqua Sphere & Extended Twilight

Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii Hosts Fourth Annual Keiki Carnival presented by Aqua Sphere & Extended Twilight

 

Don’t miss summer’s last blast with Wet'n'Wild Hawaii’s Keiki Carnival at the last Twilight event of the summer! Wet’n’Wild offers extended hours on Saturday, August 16, from 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. with discounted admission pricing after 4 p.m. for just $19.99.

OKC & MyTV cardholders get FREE admission after 4 p.m. or $19.99 all-day admission with card (cardholder must be present). Meanwhile, Wet’n’Wild provides the very best in kid-friendly events with the Keiki Carnival, jam-packed with free games and entertainment from 4 – 6 p.m.  With live entertainment by youth bands, free games, balloons, jugglers, clowns, face painting and more, you don’t want to miss the Keiki Carnival celebration.