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Hawaii's Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Business Achievement Awards Finalists
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Hawaii's Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Business Achievement Awards Finalists

HONOLULU - www.thepacificedge.com - Pacific Edge Magazine today announced the finalists of its second annual Business Achievement Awards after judges reviewed more than 80 nominations from a variety of industries. Winners will be announced at the second annual red carpet gala event on May 31 which will also honor JOHN HENRY FELIX of HMAA with the Lifetime Achievement award .

"We are delighted to recognize the impressive finalists in all ten of our categories," said Naomi Hazelton-Giambrone, co-founder of Element Media, Inc. and co-publisher of Pacific Edge Magazine. "As a company, we strive to spotlight the most innovative and inspirational professionals and organizations in our community. We are looking forward to announcing our award-winners at the gala next month and celebrating their achievements."

New this year, a special honoree award will be handed out to BAE Systems for Best Government Contractor.

Award nominations were collected by Element Media and judged by an independent panel of esteemed community leaders. The finalists are as follows:

Young Professional of the Year:

ALEKSANDER JAKOVLJEVIC - WEALTH STRATEGY PARTNERS

ED JUSTUS - TALK STORY BOOKSTORE

JAY RAYMUNDO - ALOHA HABILITATION SERVICES

GWEN WOLTZ - WAHINE MEDIA

Business Executive of the Year:

MATTHEW DELANEY - THE HAWAII GROUP

RICHARD SCHUMAN - SCHUMAN AVIATION

ALEX TILLER - SUNETRIC

DANIEL WARREN - DISTINCTIVE HOMES HAWAII REAL ESTATE

Educator of the Year:

MICHAEL LEONG - DOE / KAPOLEI HIGH SCHOOL

RIE MIZUMURA - MARYKNOLL SCHOOL

SAMNANG SEA - SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL

BRYAN SILVER - KALANI HIGH SCHOOL

Commitment to Green:

EWA MAKA MIDDLE SCHOOL

KONA BREWING

NATURAL INVESTMENTS

REVOLUSUN

Corporate Social Responsibility:

AESTHETICA PLASTIC & LASER SURGERY

BAREFOOT WINE

Hagadone

Kraft Foods

Best Social Media Campaign:

BARE FEET STUDIOS

KINOSHITA COMMUNICATIONS

MID PAC PETROLEUM

Best Family-Run Business:

COASTAL WINDOWS

KANEMARU DENTAL

KOALOHA UKELELE

WATANABE FLORAL

Best New Business:

BRISTLEBOTS

HEAVEN'S BEST CARPET CLEANING

MGA ARCHITECTURE

THE GREENHOUSE INNOVATION HUB

The exclusive Second Annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards Gala will be held on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Hawaii's hottest deejay, Maleko of Star 101.9 will serve as emcee.

Further information regarding the event, tickets and table purchases, and corporate sponsorship, can be found online at www.thepacificedge.com.  Inquiries about corporate sponsorship can be directed to Naomi Hazelton at (808) 721-1300 or naomi@elementmediahi.com.

About Element Media:

Element Media, Inc. is a locally owned custom publishing firm that specializes in magazines, integrated marketing and events. Element Media manages all aspects of publication production, from media sales and event management to photography, graphic design, writing and editing. Element Media currently publishes Pacific Edge Magazine, Las Vegas Bound, Premier Signal and the annual Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii Business Networking Directory. It also hosts exclusive events on behalf of Green Drinks Honolulu and West Oahu Women's Network.

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