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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.

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI), the publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, invited local artists to “Rock The Box,” the newspaper boxes for its new weekly publication Metro that will launch on Oct. 1. Forty creative individuals were given the opportunity to use the Metro newspaper boxes as their personal canvases. All forty boxes will be displayed throughout the Honolulu area with free copies of the new Metro publication.

“Oahu Publications is thrilled by the tremendous responses and creativity for the ‘Rock The Box’ contest,” said Dennis Francis, OPI president and Honolulu Star-Advertiser publisher. “The variety of one-of-a-kind designs and artwork from the community really reflect the edgy, artistic and quirky style of our new Metro publication.”

HPR Launches On-air Fund Drive Oct. 1 with Goal of $1.03 Million

HPR Launches On-air Fund Drive Oct. 1 with Goal of $1.03 Million

Hawai‘i Public Radio goes on the air with its fall pledge drive “Celebration 2014” on Ocober 1st at 6:19 a.m. For the first time in many years, the station’s pledge goal of $1,032,000 remains the same as the last fund drive (in spring 2014). Early giving to Celebration 2014 totalling more than $100,000 has already reduced the remaining amount to be raised.

InkOff.MD offering free tattoo removal to survivors of breast cancer throughout October

InkOff.MD offering free tattoo removal to survivors of breast cancer throughout October

 

HONOLULUwww.inkoffhawaii.com – InkOff.MD today announced for the second year in a row, it will accept appointments from breast cancer survivors to remove radiation tattoos in their entirety, free of charge. The community service supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is observed in October.

 

“There are many patients fighting breast cancer who require a permanent marking on the breast skin while going through radiation treatment,” said Dr. W.Y. Chung MD, Owner and Chief Medical Officer of InkOff.MD. “InkOff.MD can make a difference in the lives of those patients who are interested in removing these radiation tattoos. Our PicoSure® laser will completely erase these tattoos, in the span of three to four treatments, with each session lasting about five minutes.”

 

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

Reinforcing its commitment to improving the total health and well-being of its community, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced five organizations who will benefit from a combined total of more than $220,000 in community grant funds.

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.