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Hawaii Pacific Solar installs PV at no cost to three more Oahu schools

Hawaii Pacific Solar installs PV at no cost to  three more Oahu schools

Hawaii Pacific Solar (HPS) has completed the installation of photovoltaic systems at three more Oahu schools: Aiea Intermediate, Jarrett Middle and Waimalu Elementary. Each Department of Education Oahu school is estimated to save $600,000 to $700,000 over the 20-year life of the system.

 

 Hawaii Pacific Solar has completed PV installation at 19 Oahu schools, and 15 Kauai schools are in process and should be completed by the end of the year.

 

HPS was awarded  Department of Education (DOE) contracts to install solar panels at 45 Oahu and Kauai schools under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) whereby the system is owned, operated and maintained by RC Energy of Denver Colorado. The installation is at no cost to DOE.

 

Y. HATA’S NEW CASH AND CARRY WHOLESALE CLUB, CHEFZONE, HIRING AND ACCEPTING FREE MEMBERSHIPS

Y. HATA’S NEW CASH AND CARRY WHOLESALE CLUB, CHEFZONE, HIRING AND ACCEPTING FREE MEMBERSHIPS

Y. Hata & Co., Ltd. is currently accepting memberships and hiring for its new ChefZone wholesale foodservice outlet opening this fall. The new 45,000 SF facility, located at 2888 Ualena Street (in the airport industrial area), is part of the company’s strategy to expand its business and fill a need for the independent food service businesses and non profits.

 

“We did our homework and found a rising popularity in cash and carry wholesale food distributors on the mainland,” said Russell Hata, chairman and CEO of Y. Hata. “We put together a dynamite team and developed ChefZone.”

 

“Hawaii is known worldwide for its independently-owned, local restaurants, food trucks and pop-up eateries that provide ono food. They may not be large enough for food service delivery and don’t have the luxury of time to make three of four daily stops to get what they need. ChefZone can be the one-stop shop for these businesses.”

 

Island Insurance the only Hawaii-based firm named a Top 50 P&C insurer for seven consecutive years

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Property and Casualty insurance companies in the nation by the Ward Group for the seventh consecutive year.  The Ward Top 50 recognition places Island Insurance within the top 2% of the leading Property and Casualty insurers in the nation.  Island Insurance is the first Hawaii-based Property and Casualty insurance company to achieve the Top 50 recognition and the only to be recognized for seven consecutive years.

PacificBasin Communications Names Bobby Senaha as Vice President – Business Division

PacificBasin Communications Names Bobby Senaha as Vice President – Business Division

PacificBasin Communications announced today the appointment of Bobby Senaha to Vice President – Business Division. In his expanded role, Senaha will manage the publishing for three Business division brands:  Hawaii Business magazine, Hawaii Home + Remodeling magazine and Hawaii Buyers Guide.

Senaha joined the company in 2004 and has a proven track record of building and expanding the Hawaii Business brand. His team’s innovative approach at Hawaii Business led to three national awards from the 2014 Alliance of Area Business Publishers Conference in Baltimore. Locally, Hawaii Business won 12 awards from the prestigious Society of Professional Journalists 2014 Awards.

RevoluSun hires Jorgette Villacorte as Project Administrator

RevoluSun hires Jorgette Villacorte as Project Administrator

 

HONOLULUwww.RevoluSun.com – RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential and commercial solar systems, has hired Jorgette Villacorte as Project Administrator for its Oahu division.

 

In her new role, Villacorte will provide project management and administrative support to RevoluSun’s portfolio of residential and commercial solar projects. She will oversee coordination of project processes, including intake, documentation, and project tracking and reporting. Villacorte will also provide administrative support to the Operations department.

 

Previously, Villacorte served as a permitting specialist with Sunetric and worked at Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii, Inc. as a project coordinator.

Villacorte attended Heald College in Honolulu. She resides in Pearl City.     

 

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American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 30, 2014) — The Hawaii chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Hawaii) introduced the new members of its 2014-2015 board of directors today. These members are volunteers from the local marketing community who are elected to lead AMA Hawaii in its efforts to support their fellow local marketers.

“This year’s board of directors includes both new and old faces with professionals representing marketing in different companies and sectors around the state,” said Lisette Gonzalez, AMA Hawaii president. “We look forward to working together to continue to serve Hawaii’s marketing community with innovative resources, professional development and networking opportunities.”

The AMA Hawaii 2014-2015 board of directors includes:

- President: Lisette Gonzalez (Marketing Communications Officer, Bank of Hawaii)

BISHOP STREET COMMERCIAL ACQUIRES GMR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, SALES AND LEASING

BISHOP STREET COMMERCIAL ACQUIRES GMR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, SALES AND LEASING

Bishop Street Commercial (BSC) announced today that it will acquire the property management portfolio and sales and leasing functions of GMR LLC. Philip Russell, CRE will join BSC as executive managing director while also continuing as president of GMR’s remaining business services.

 

“We are extremely fortunate to have Phil join us. He brings an invaluable level of knowledge and insight to the team along with his history in asset services and Hawaii’s real estate market,” said Matt Bittick (PB) CCIM SIOR, chief executive officer of BSC.  “This business opportunity is a perfect complement to BSC’s continued growth in the Hawaii market.”

 

The transaction adds 122,700 square feet of rentable commercial properties to the BSC management portfolio.