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Communications Pacific Promotes Three

Communications Pacific Promotes Three

Memminger, Lato and Young Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

 

HONOLULU – In recognition of outstanding work on behalf of their clients, Communications Pacific (CommPac), Hawaii’s leading integrated communications company, has made three key promotions.

Charley Memminger from senior writer to director of editorial services, a new position. 

David Lato from account supervisor to director.

Shere’e Young from account executive to senior account executive.

“We’re proud to announce these well-deserved promotions for Charley, David and Shere’e,” said Kitty Lagareta, CommPac chief executive officer. “These extremely talented individuals have a wealth of experience and outstanding results for our clients.”

ALTRES Staffing Reports Statewide Demand for Qualified Office and Technical Professionals

ALTRES Staffing Reports Statewide Demand for Qualified Office and Technical Professionals
Accounting professionals of all levels and software developers especially needed HONOLULU – www.ALTRES.com – ALTRES Office/Professional and ALTRES Technical, divisions of ALTRES Staffing, Hawaii’s largest and most trusted human resources organization, announced today a significant spike in demand for office and technical professionals across all islands. While the state continues to experience unemployment rates at record lows, Hawaii’s available workforce is thinning out. ALTRES is looking to fill nearly 140 positions on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island. According to the Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2014 was 4.0 percent, compared to the national unemployment rate of 5.6 percent. “Gone are the days of the overabundance of candidates we experienced during the 2008 to 2010 recession,” said Manager Emy Yamauchi-Wong, CSP of ALTRES Staffing.

The Plaza Club announces promotions; new hire

The Plaza Club announces promotions; new hire

HONOLULUwww.theplazaclub.com – The Plaza Club today announced changes to its management staff, promoting Randy Whiteford to Director of Food and Beverage from Executive Chef, Kelli Shintani to Director of Membership from Executive Assistant, and hiring Donna Arena as Catering Sales Manager.

 

As Director of Food and Beverage for Hawaii’s premier downtown business club, Randy Whiteford oversees all aspects of food and beverage at the club. This is in addition to developing and executing The Plaza Club’s innovative dining menu. He’s also responsible for training the culinary team and managing day-to-day kitchen operations.

 

InkOff.MD Provides World's Most Effective Technology to Remove Unwanted Tattoos This Valentine's Day

InkOff.MD Provides World's Most Effective Technology to Remove Unwanted Tattoos This Valentine's Day

 

HONOLULU – Has Love left an unwanted mark on you? Does that mark involve someone else’s name, a former lover’s image, or a ring finger tattoo? This Valentine’s Day, InkOff.MD is giving you the chance to start fresh with PicoSure, the world’s only picosecond aesthetic laser for tattoo removal which effectively erases tattoos with fewer treatments and better results. Even tattoos that have been treated previously but failed to clear can be removed with PicoSure’s patented PressureWave™ technology. 

 

Hawaii Society Of Business Professionals Serves Up ‘Farm To Table’ Panel Of Experts

Farm-to-table talk continues to be popular and for that reason the Hawaii Society of Business Professionals (HSBP) will focus on that issue once again for its February 26 program at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. The panel features an acclaimed chef, a grower of specialty crops and a representative of a farmers market. Moderator is Patti Chang of Feed-The-Hunger Foundation, an organization that makes loans to farmers and small restaurateurs. 

“As an island community, we know how important it is to have our food produced locally while also providing the freshest of ingredients for consumers,” said Harvey Rackmil, president of HSBP, a nonprofit whose members represent a variety of Hawaii businesses. “Buying local also keeps the money in our local economy. We look forward to hearing what’s the latest buzz in the farm-to-table movement.”

The featured panelists are:

FORMER HAWAII OPERA EXECUTIVE JOINS BOARD OF REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE PACIFIC FOUNDATION

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation (REHAB Foundation) has announced Karen Tiller as a new member to its board of directors for a three-year term.

Tiller, an accomplished stage director, was previously the executive director of Hawaii Opera Theatre.  She has directed many productions including Tosca (2006), Madam Butterfly and South Pacific (2007), Dialogue of the Carmelites (2013) and Turandot (2014). She currently serves on the national board for The Joyful Heart Foundation and is a Commissioner for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.  

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Names Stephanie Dowling Regional Communications Director

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Names Stephanie Dowling Regional Communications Director

HONOLULU — Starwood Hotels & Resorts has named Stephanie Dowling its director of communications for the Hawaii region. In this new role, Dowling will lead the public relations team and the in-house advertising agency for Starwood’s 11 properties on four islands. This move will further enhance Starwood’s integrated approach to marketing and communications strategy.

“Stephanie is a proven leader with nearly 10 years at Starwood. Since joining our Hawaii Regional team, Stephanie has elevated our public relations program to a more strategic approach. With her extensive background in both public relations and advertising, this is a natural decision and will be a smooth transition,” said Harris Chan, Starwood Hotels & Resorts vice president of operations for Hawaii and French Polynesia.