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Hawaii International Film festival 15th annual spring showcase presented by Halekulani April 4-10

HONOLULU – (March 28, 2014) - Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF), presented by Halekulani, presents the 15th Annual Spring Showcase. Running from April 4 – 10, HIFF brings various world and international film premieres to Hawaii. Over 30 films will be screened at this year’s Spring Showcase at Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 & IMAX, Hawaii Theatre Center and Doris Duke Theatre.

The 15th Annual Spring Showcase opens with the film, ON MY WAY, directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. Screening will be held on Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at Hawaii Theatre. Below is a synopsis of the film:

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Family Story Time Series Kicks off at Hawaii State Library on April 5

Family Story Time Series Kicks off at Hawaii State Library on April 5

In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, a special Family Story Time series will be offered at four Oahu public libraries in April 2014.  Child and Family Services, a private nonprofit organization, is sponsoring these annual free storytimes.        

A kick-off event featuring Special Guest Readers including Jessica Cheng, Miss Chinatown Hawaii 2014, will be conducted at the Hawaii State Library on Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the Edna Allyn Room for Children.  Keiki ages 3 and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to a variety of age-appropriate stories at this event as well as at the other participating public libraries.

Christianne Abella of Konawaena Middle School Wins the 2014 aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee Crown

Christianne Abella of Konawaena Middle School Wins the 2014 aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee Crown

Christianne Abella of Konawaena Middle School Wins the 2014 aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee Crown

Christianne Will Represent Hawaii at the National Bee in Washington D.C.

After 19 rounds of grueling competition, Christianne Abella, an eighth-grader from Konawaena Middle School took this year’s aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee crown.  Christianne and her chaperone will receive an all expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to represent Hawaii in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee, which will be held in May.  

This is the second time in three years that the winner of the aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee has been a Konawaena Middle School student.  Christianne is also the first girl to win the state bee in four years, spelling the word “plangency” correctly to win the top prize.

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Toyota Hawaii announces people's choice winners of 2014 Dream Car Art Contest

Toyota Hawaii announces people's choice winners of 2014 Dream Car Art Contest

TOYOTA HAWAII ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF TOYOTA’S 2014 DREAM CAR ART CONTEST PEOPLE’S CHOICE COMPETITION Three local keiki to receive $100 cash prize HONOLULU – ToyotaHawaii.com – From February 17 to March 9, Toyota Hawaii’s Facebook friends had the opportunity to view all eligible Toyota Dream Car Art Contest entries and vote daily for their favorites. The following entrants received the most votes in each category and will each be awarded a $100 cash prize at an awards ceremony on April 19th: •Category 1: Jackson Endo, age 7, Aina Haina Elementary School (Oahu) •Category 2: Charlize Agag, age 8, Kalihi Waena Elementary School (Oahu) •Category 3: Teah Laupapa, age 12, Kapolei Middle School (Oahu) “Family and friends rallied for their loved ones by encouraging the public to vote for their favorite entries in the People’s Choice Competition,” said Glenn Inouye, Senior Vice President of Servco and representing the Toyota Hawaii Dealers.

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for February 2014

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced today the winners of Prudential Locations’ Top Agent Awards for February 2014. Prudential Locations’ awards are presented on a monthly basis to celebrate agents’ outstanding performance in a variety of categories. Prudential Locations is pleased to announce the following winners:

 

  • “Listor of the Month” was received by Corinda Wong (R), Partner, of the Diamond Head office. Wong was also named second runner-up for Highest Producer of the Month and Sales Person of the month in June 2013, first runner-up for Highest Producer of the Month in August 2013 and September 2012, and first runner-up for Sales Person of the Month in October 2012. Additionally, she received the award for Highest Producer of the Month in October and November of 2012.

 

Westin Resorts in Hawaii hold well-being open houses to kick off global wellness movement

HONOLULU (March 20, 2014) – Starwood Hawaii’s four Westin Resorts on the islands of Oahu, Maui, and Kauai are opening their doors to the public as part of the global launch of the Westin Well-being Movement, a campaign designed to enhance the well-being of guests and associates around the world.  The yearlong initiative by the Westin brand globally is a $15 million campaign that will introduce a string of innovative partnerships and programs across Westin’s six brand pillars: Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well and Play Well.  This launch coincides with the International Day of Happiness and Well-being and the Spring Equinox – traditionally recognized as the season of renewal.