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Kaiser Permanente Expands Gastroenterology Services to Mapunapuna Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Expands Gastroenterology Services to Mapunapuna Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii held a blessing ceremony today for its newest facility, a 10,000-square-foot gastroenterology clinic at Mapunapuna Medical Office. The clinic, set to begin patient appointments on May 20, will offer scheduled outpatient care along with convenient parking, increased patient privacy and an environment designed for healing. In addition to the gastroenterology services, the Mapunapuna Medical Office provides pharmacy services, diagnostic imaging, lab services, pediatric and other specialty care.

A team of five gastroenterologists and 30 staff members will perform a variety of outpatient procedures including colonoscopies and endoscopies. Kaiser Permanente utilizes a rigorous screening program as part of a focus on preventive health care.

FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY APPOINTS TWO ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY APPOINTS TWO ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

HONOLULU – First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is pleased to announce two officer appointments: Janis Kushimi – assistant vice president of Human Resources (HR), and Melissa Current – assistant vice president of Surety & Fidelity. 

Kushimi has more than 20 years of HR experience in Hawaii. Prior to joining FICOH in May 2013 as HR manager, she served as director of corporate human resources at The Queen’s Health Systems. In her first year at FICOH, she has built solid relationships with managers and associates throughout the company and with our fellow Tokio Marine North America group companies. Kushimi earned an MBA from the UH Shidler College of Business and has also earned a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.

PUBLIC INVITED TO ATTEND 13th BIENNIAL GOVERNOR’S PACIFIC RIM SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE 2014

PUBLIC INVITED TO ATTEND 13th BIENNIAL GOVERNOR’S PACIFIC RIM SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE 2014

WHAT:

13th Biennial Governor’s Pacific Rim Safety and Health Conference, one of the nation’s premier safety and health professional development events

 

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 7, to Friday, May 9

Registration starts at 7 a.m. on May 7

 

WHO:

Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Dr. David Michaels, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor and OSHA head

Dwight Takamine, Director, Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

 

WHERE:

Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

 

DETAILS:

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, will open the conference.

Xpedite LLC Welcomes Tami Simeona, Manager of Property Management Services

Xpedite LLC Welcomes Tami Simeona,  Manager of Property Management Services

 

Xpedite LLC is pleased to welcome Tami Simeona as manager of property management services. In her new role, Simeona will be responsible for coordinating all of Xpedite’s services for its property management clients, which include tenant contact centers, accounting, advertising, software consulting and other back-office solutions. 

“As our services to property management companies have expanded, we needed someone with extensive expertise in the local property management market,” said Xpedite’s President David Kostecki, “Tami is an experienced property manager and problem solver who also possesses a deep understanding of the business including implementation of new technology and software.”

Alexander & Baldwin Presents Donation to REHAB Foundation for Capital Campaign

Alexander & Baldwin Presents Donation to REHAB Foundation for Capital Campaign
Alexander & Baldwin recently presented final payment to Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB) Foundation on a $25,000 pledge for the hospital's capital campaign.  REHAB is the only hospital in Hawaii to provide acute rehabilitative care and offers specialized programs such as Cardiac Rehabilitation, Stroke Recovery Center, Women’s Rehab Center, a senior drivers’ safety program and “Back to Life,” an innovative pain reduction and rehabilitative program for wounded soldiers in partnership with the Veterans Administration.

Ewa Makai Middle School Principal awarded $25,000 in School Leadership Award

Ewa Makai Middle School Principal awarded $25,000 in School Leadership Award

The Island Insurance Foundation presented its tenth annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award of $25,000 to Principal Edward Oshiro of Ewa Makai Middle School at the annual Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation Dinner held on May 1st at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.

The award, named in honor of the late Masayuki Tokioka, founder of Island Insurance Company, Ltd., is presented to a public school principal who is visionary, community-minded, and has an entrepreneurial spirit – qualities of leadership that Tokioka exemplified in his own company and in the business community.

$7.3 million in college scholarships offered to La Pietra’s class of 2014

With less than a week to go before college enrollment choices are finalized, the 31 graduating seniors for the Class of 2014 at La Pietra - Hawaii School for Girls have much to celebrate.  They have been accepted into over 90 colleges and universities with a total of $7.3 million in merit scholarships alone. Of the acceptances, twenty-six percent of the graduating class has been accepted into a top 50 nationally ranked college or university.

“We know the record high of $7.3 million in merit scholarships would not have been possible without the hard work from our teachers. Our teachers work relentlessly with the girls to ensure they are receiving the tools and education necessary to succeed,” said Mahina Hugo, Head of School for La Pietra.