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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.

 

The World’s Premier Beachfront Resort Brand

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.

SERVCO to Open New Kaua‘i Dealership

SERVCO to Open New Kaua‘i Dealership

 

Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) recently broke ground on construction of a new dealership located at 4464 ‘Ulu Maika Street on Kauai to be named Servco Auto Kauai. The dealership, currently named Servco Toyota Kauai, sells both Toyota and Subaru vehicles and is located at 4337 Rice Street. In 2015, it will move to its new, 12,000-square-foot location with 10 service bays, a car wash and more than 200 parking spaces. The new Servco Auto Kauai dealership will be located in an upcoming retail area in Lihue that includes Costco, Home Depot, and a new Safeway also currently under construction. 

“We have been looking to consolidate our showroom and service center, so starting fresh with a new facility was the best way to go,” said Glenn Inouye, Senior Vice President for Servco. “We are excited to be a part of this new retail destination that will be a hub of services for Lihue and its surrounding communities.”

Hokulani and Lunalilo Elementary Schools Awarded Grants for Renewable Energy Projects

Hokulani and Lunalilo Elementary Schools Awarded Grants for Renewable Energy Projects

Hawaii Pacific Solar (HPS), a Maui-based solar PV design and installation company, has awarded two education grants totaling $2,718 for solar energy-related projects at Hokulani Elementary School and King William C. Lunalilo Elementary School, both Kaimuki Complex schools.

 

Hokulani Elementary School received the entire amount requested, $1,402.15, to explore the application of PV systems and their use in powering LEGO® robotic projects at the school. Teachers Marcus Pottenger, Naomi Oshiro and Laurie Yoshinaga submitted the grant with Hokulani’s principal, Holly Kiyonaga.

 

King William C. Lunalilo Elementary School received $1,316.60 to participate statewide, with the Hokulea and Hikianalia, in the first science project on hydroponics. Lunalilo has focused on sustainability for the past three years and was adopted by the Hokulea as it travels on its three-year worldwide voyage. Principal Amy Kantrowitz submitted the proposal.

Christian Hastings Joins Graham Builders as Architectural Designer

Christian Hastings Joins Graham Builders as Architectural Designer

HONOLULUwww.grahambuilders.com – Graham Builders is pleased to announce that Christian Hastings has joined the firm as Architectural Designer. His duties include designing and developing custom home plans, guiding homeowners during the design process, and creating plan and specification packages for the construction process.

Hastings has eight years of experience working in architecture. Prior to joining Graham Builders, he served as an intern architect at Mason Architects.

Hastings earned his bachelor’s degree in International Business from BYU-Hawaii and a master’s degree in Architecture from New School of Architecture and Design in San Diego, Calif.

A native of Waimea, Big Island, Hastings currently resides in Manoa.

RevoluSun promotes Elana Kopelevich to Marketing Director

RevoluSun promotes Elana Kopelevich to Marketing Director

 

HONOLULUwww.RevoluSun.com – RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential solar systems, today announced it has promoted Elana Kopelevich to Marketing Director. Kopelevich joined RevoluSun in 2012 as Marketing Manager.

 

In her new role, Kopelevich will lead overall marketing strategy and oversee strategic communications, brand management, advertising and promotions, community outreach, customer programs, and event coordination.

 

Prior to RevoluSun, Kopelevich served as a Communications/Intranet Analyst for HawkTree International in Honolulu and Marketing Manager for ReR USA in Denver, Colorado.

Kopelevich is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver, where she earned a bachelor of fine arts in animation and film. She is a member of  the University of Colorado Alumni Association, where she serves on the scholarship committee and volunteers with the Hawaiian Humane Society.

Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Finalists In the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Finalists In the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

Honorees to be recognized at red-carpet gala on September 25 at Iolani Palace

HONOLULU – pacificedgeawards.com – Pacific Edge Magazine announced today the lifetime achievement award winner and finalists of the Fourth Annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards to be held at the majestic Iolani Palace. The exclusive, red-carpet soiree on September 25 at 5 p.m. also will celebrate the eighth anniversary of Element Media, Inc., Hawaii’s premier custom publishing firm, while recognizing the state’s most influential business leaders, companies and organizations.

All submissions were evaluated by an independent panel of judges comprised of six respected local community leaders who are active and successful in the business community and understand the challenges faced by award nominees. Judges carefully scored each nomination based on the criteria for each category. Winners are based on highest score earned.