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Supporters Fully Fund HPR’s Energy Efficiency Project

Supporters Fully Fund HPR’s Energy Efficiency Project

Kaheka Street studios to receive lighting upgrades through WEfficiency

Hawai‘i Public Radio announces it has successfully met its $11,769 goal under the crowdfunding platform WEfficiency, an innovative new initiative of Blue Planet Foundation. Nearly 125 HPR supporters responded to the appeal for a lighting upgrade at the station’s Kaheka Street broadcast studios and administrative offices. The LED electrical retrofit will be installed by Energy Industries Corporation in the early fall. The project is anticipated to yield immediate savings, with an anticipated annual reduction in energy expenses totaling $6000.

Servco Automotive Announces New Hires in Marketing: Aimee Nelson and Lauren Tanimoto

Servco Automotive Announces New Hires in Marketing:  Aimee Nelson and Lauren Tanimoto

HONOLULU – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced it has hired two new marketing assistants in its marketing department: Aimee Nelson and Lauren Tanimoto.  Both will assist in the development and execution of various marketing initiatives including automotive sales events, community outreach programs, and promotions.

 

No stranger to the automotive industry, Nelson’s previous experience includes work at MINI of Hawaii as a marketing assistant. A graduate of Kapolei High School and the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she lives in Nuuanu.

 

Tanimoto previously worked as a director’s assistant at Santa Clara University.  A graduate of Punahou School, she went on to earn a bachelor of science in marketing at Santa Clara University.  She now lives in Moanalua.

 

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Johnson Controls promotes green learning with gift for scholarships & equipment

Johnson Controls promotes green learning with gift for scholarships & equipment

HAWAI‘I - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, recently awarded a $57,895 grant to the University of Hawai‘i.  Their gift supports student scholarships for the UH and Johnson Controls Fellows Program, HVAC scholarships, and equipment for Honolulu CC’s Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (RAC) program.

Vice President for Community Colleges Dr. John Morton said, "Sustainability is an important goal but also an important value for the UH Community Colleges.  Our work with Johnson Controls, Inc. has helped move us forward in reaching this sustainability goal.  We thank JCI for their continued support and partnership, and for this generous gift in support of training the future workers in Hawai‘i's green industries."

Oahu Publications, Inc. Reorganizes Management Team

Oahu Publications, Inc. Reorganizes Management Team

Executives promoted to maximize talent and industry experience

HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI) today announced that Dave Kennedy, senior vice president/marketing, was named chief revenue officer of OPI and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Kennedy’s promotion comes weeks after Glenn Zuehls was named the publisher of San Francisco Media Co., which produces the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. San Francisco Media Co. is owned by OPI, the parent company of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Zuehls had been OPI’s senior vice president/advertising. Both Zuehls and Kennedy played pivotal roles in the 2010 merging of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and The Honolulu Advertiser and are credited with the steady growth of the Star-Advertiser since the merger.

Hawaii’s Construction Boom Calls on ALTRES Staffing to Send the Best

HONOLULU — www.altres.com — Hawaii’s thriving construction industry and demand for experienced industrial workers has prompted ALTRES Staffing, Hawaii's largest and most-trusted staffing agency, to extend its newSaturday hours until August 23. ALTRES Staffing in Pearl City at 850-B Kamehameha Hwy. #162 will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m in addition to its regular business hours. All four other ALTRES Staffing offices to resume regular business hours.

Kaiser Permanente Appoints Mark Linscott As Executive Director Of Strategic Planning And Deployment

Kaiser Permanente Appoints Mark Linscott As Executive Director Of Strategic Planning And Deployment

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the promotion of Mark Linscott to executive director of strategic planning and deployment, after serving several months in an interim role.

Linscott brings more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience to his new role.  He will continue to lead training and support of KP HealthConnect, Kaiser Permanente’s leading-edge electronic medical records system.  Additionally he will be responsible for developing and executing strategic plans to advance information technology, service delivery and process improvement in the Hawaii region.

Kiewit Building Group Inc. Hires Gabriel Kwiatkowski for Kapolei II Elementary Project

Kiewit Building Group Inc. Hires Gabriel Kwiatkowski for Kapolei II Elementary Project

Kiewit Building Group Inc., a leading general contractor serving Hawaii’s vertical construction markets, recently hired Gabriel Kwiatkowski as a project engineer for Kapolei II Elementary, projected to complete in April 2015. The new elementary school is expected to serve 750 students from pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade in the Kapolei community.

In his new role, Kwiatkowski will oversee the administrative and technical aspects of the Kapolei II Elementary project, which is being designed and built to LEED for Schools 2009 standards. He will lead the quality management program and manage job site personnel, safety measures, administration systems, budget, schedule development and maintenance.