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IOLANI Sportswear 60th Anniversary Event to benefit Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

IOLANI Sportswear 60th Anniversary Event to benefit Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

As a part of Hawai'i Fashion Month and to celebrate the past 60 years in business, IOLANI Sportswear is hosting an event to benefit Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) and its 60 years in the community.

“It's going to be a great celebration of our 60 years in Hawaii, and we are honored to partner with REHAB Hospital to be able to affect so many wonderful lives!  It's exactly the way grandma and grandpa would have wanted it," said Nick Kawakami, IOLANI Sportswear & IOLANI.

What:             IOLANI Sportswear celebrates 60th anniversary and fashion month to benefit Rehabilitation                                      Hospital of the Pacific

Teach For America receives $10,000 donation from the Island Insurance Foundation

Teach For America receives $10,000 donation from the Island Insurance Foundation

The Island Insurance Foundation donated $10,000 to Teach For America-Hawai‘i, in support of the nonprofit’s work in high-need communities.  In a presentation ceremony at Palolo Elementary School, a $10,000 donation was presented to Teach For America-Hawai‘i Executive Director Jill Baldemor by Tyler Tokioka, President of the Island Insurance Foundation.

Teach For America recruits, trains and supports recent college graduates and professionals who commit to teach in under-resourced communities and gain the foundational experience for a lifetime of educational leadership and advocacy. The organization has partnered with schools in Hawai’i since 2006 and currently supports approximately 180 teachers who will collectively impact over 12,000 students this school year.  

Women’s fund of Hawaii golf tournament goes co-ed

October 21st Annual Golf Tournament Benefits Women And Girls in Hawaii

History of the Polynesian Cultural Center on Display at Honolulu Hale

- Hawaii’s top visitor attraction commemorates first 50 years - 

What: Polynesian Cultural Center 50th Anniversary 
Historical Photo Exhibit

When: September 24 – October 10, 2013
             Monday – Friday
             8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Honolulu Hale Courtyard
              530 South King St., Honolulu, Hawaii

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Grants More Than $120,000 to Support Community Health Initiatives

Funds Support Public Health Programs, Fitness and Wellness Initiatives in Hawaii Schools

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced $122,560 in grant funding in support of the following community health initiatives aimed at promoting access to health programs, behavioral health services, physical activity and nutrition.  

Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice (Hawaii LEJ) – $40,560 Grant
This community health initiative will focus on advocacy and outreach to maximize participation of eligible state residents in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The health and economic benefits of these programs are often overlooked by the community, and Hawaii’s low participation ranks 46th nationwide. Outreach will include awareness building, engagement, policy efforts and multi-sector collaboration.  

Pacific Corporate Solutions offering free electronic waste pickup for Oahu businesses

Pacific Corporate Solutions offering free electronic waste pickup for Oahu businesses

Recycling deal ends December 31

HONOLULU — Pacific Corporate Solutions (PCS), in partnership with Sims Recycling Solutions, is offering free electronics recycling and pickup service for all Oahu businesses, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and government entities until the end of the year.

“Electronic waste is the fastest-growing waste stream in the world today with more than 2 million tons ending up in landfills,” said Lance Furuyama, PCS vice president of operations. “Pacific Corporate Solutions is committed to protecting our precious environment by cutting the amount of electronic waste sent to our landfills.”

Bennet Group Promotes Four Team Members and Announces New Hires

Bennet Group Promotes Four Team Members and Announces New Hires

 

Bennet Group Strategic Communications announced today that it has promoted four members of its team and hired two. Monica Salter was recently promoted from director to senior vice president. Andrea Lum has been promoted from senior account executive to senior account manager. Emma Wo and Megan Tsuchida were promoted from account coordinators to account executives. Bennet Group also welcomed Rachel Ross and Christine Matsuda Smith, who join the firm as directors.

 

“Our newly promoted team members and recent additions to our staff create a dynamic organization, with each member playing a key role in helping our clients achieve their goals, and delivering solid results,” said Joan Bennet, president of Bennet Group. “We look forward to our team’s continued growth and to seeing each thrive in these new roles.”