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Hawai‘i Pacific University Ranks Among the Best Online MBA Programs

Hawai‘i Pacific University Ranks Among the Best Online MBA Programs

 

Hawai‘i Pacific University, known for one the state’s largest MBA programs, also boasts one of the strongest online MBA programs in the U.S., according to a recent survey of international business programs.

TheBestSchools.org — a leading resource for campus and online education — ranked HPU among the 25 Best Online MBA in International Business Degree Programs. HPU was ranked No. 18 and was the only Hawai‘i-based school on the list.

Kahala Mall Announces New General Manager

Kahala Mall Announces New General Manager

HONOLULU – MMI Realty Services, Inc., a commercial and property management and leasing company, today announced Stephanie England as its new General Manager for Kahala Mall, Kapolei Shopping Center, Hunakai Office Building and Hawaii Opera Plaza. In her new position, England will lead all four properties, overseeing operations, leasing, capital projects and tenant coordination.  England is replacing Floyd Williamson who will be retiring in late October.

 

England most recently served as general manager of Kamehameha Shopping Center. She has worked with MMI Realty Services, Inc. for a number of years in various capacities and brings a wealth of property management, construction and operations experience to the four properties. 

 

REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE PACIFIC EXPANDS LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES FOR CFO WENDY MANUEL

REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF THE PACIFIC EXPANDS LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES FOR CFO WENDY MANUEL

The chief financial officer (CFO) for Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB), Wendy K. Manuel, CPA, has a new title of vice president and CFO for the organization.

 

Along with her duties of managing all financial activities for REHAB Hospital and Foundation as CFO, Manuel will now have several departments reporting to her. Her new scope of responsibilities will include the management of human resources, facilities, business development, patient financial services and the new physician’s clinic.

 

“With an increased number of employees reporting to the CFO, and in recognition of the improvements she has made to several departments at REHAB, we have added vice president to Ms. Manuel’s title,” said Timothy Roe, Ph.D and CEO of REHAB.

 

Prior to her position at REHAB, Manuel was a senior manager at Ernst & Young, LLP where she had worked for more than 20 years.

Society of Seven to Reunite for One Night Only at Ala Moana Hotel, Oct. 25

Society of Seven to Reunite for One Night Only at Ala Moana Hotel, Oct. 25

 

Hawaii’s favorite variety troupe, Society of Seven, is set to take the stage at Ala Moana Hotel for two homecoming performances. The group, co-founded by Tony Ruivivar and Bert Sagum, was an Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort staple from 1969 until 2012, and will reunite on Oct. 25 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at the Hibiscus Ballroom. Fans can look forward to all of the group’s classic hits, in addition to the vivacious tunes of songstress Lhey Bella.

 

“We are thrilled to welcome Society of Seven and Lhey Bella to Ala Moana Hotel for these special one night only performances,” said Candace Fujioka, director of catering for the Ala Moana Hotel. “Fans don’t want to miss these sensational concert-like performances, and we encourage those who are interested in enjoying a fabulous show to reserve their tickets now.”

 

Distributed Energy Partners promotes Zachary McNish to Executive Vice President

Distributed Energy Partners promotes Zachary McNish to Executive Vice President

 

HONOLULUwww.dephawaii.com – Distributed Energy Partners LLC (DEP) today announced it has promoted Zachary McNish, Esq. to Executive Vice President.

 

In his new role, McNish will lead DEP’s sales teams and oversee day-to-day operations of the firm. McNish also serves as DEP’s general counsel, reviewing all legal matters.

 

McNish previously served as legal counsel for RevoluSun and Distributed Energy Partners prior to the two entities splitting into separate business units last month, and before that worked as an associate attorney at Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing.

Outrigger Sets Sail to Become World’s Premier Beachfront Resort Brand

Outrigger Sets Sail to Become World’s Premier Beachfront Resort Brand

Outrigger founders Roy and Estelle Kelley opened their first hotel in the Hawaii resort destination of Waikiki in September 1947. Today, as Outrigger Enterprises Group celebrates its Founders Day, the company is excited to announce the launch of a dedicated beachfront resort brand – Outrigger Resorts, which includes its existing world-class properties in Hawaii, Australia, Fiji, Guam, Thailand, Mauritius, and now the Maldives, as well as future resorts planned for China, Vietnam and elsewhere across Asia-Pacific and the Indian Ocean. Outrigger currently operates 15 full service resorts in seven countries with plans to open two to four additional Outrigger Resorts annually over the next decade.

 

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Winners Announced! 2014 PEM Business Achievement Awards

Winners Announced! 2014 PEM Business Achievement Awards
HONOLULU – www.pacificedgeawards.com – Element Media, Inc., Hawai‘i’s premier custom publishing firm specializing in magazine publishing, integrated marketing and events, hosted the exclusive fourth annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards Gala on Thursday, September 25 at the historic ‘Iolani Palace.