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A&B Properties Provides Additional Security And Traffic Management For Kailua Town During Holidays

KAILUA, Hawaii — A&B Properties (A&B) announced today that, in an effort to keep the holiday season in Kailua Town merry and safe, it will be increasing the security presence throughout its Kailua Town properties. In addition to providing roving 24-hour security during the holiday shopping season for its commercial tenants and customers, security personnel will help manage traffic flow and access in and around Kailua Town.

“The safety of our tenants, their employees and customers, and Kailua residents is always a priority,” said Jon Moyer of A&B Properties, senior asset manager, who oversees A&B’s Kailua operations. “We want to ensure a safe environment, especially during the busy holiday season, so everyone can experience what makes Kailua Town special: the people, the diverse shops and restaurants and the pedestrian experience.”

Thanksgiving Cruise Aboard the Navatek

Thanksgiving Cruise Aboard the Navatek

Who: Atlantis Adventures – Atlantis Cruises

What: Thanksgiving Cruise Aboard the Navatek

When: Thursday, November 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Navatek leaves Pier 6, Aloha Tower Marketplace and cruises along Waikiki and the East Oahu shoreline.

Description: Island breezes, beautiful sunsets and the perfect Thanksgiving feast at sea aboard the Navatek are a few things we’re thankful for this holiday season! Atlantis Cruises welcomes you and your family to join the Navatek crew on Hawaii’s smoothest-riding cruise vessel and celebrate Thanksgiving.



The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. added an extra round of grants to its regular high school scholarship program this year, this time to start new scholarship programs at four nonprofit organizations and institutions. With these new grants, the Foundation has awarded a total of $304,280 to promote scholarship in Hawaii this year.


Chaminade University received $50,000 to create a Takitani Entrepreneurship Scholar program for majors in entrepreneurship.


Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific will use its $40,000 grant to fund semester internships to medical students who declare physical therapy as their majors.


Shidler College of Business received $25,000 to create an entrepreneurship major for Takitani Innovation Fellows who “will provide strategic planning services to companies on issues relative to market experience, new product launch and acquisition.”


Hawaii Contestant Wins Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Nationwide “Ship it Forward" Facebook Contest

Hawaii Contestant Wins Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Nationwide “Ship it Forward" Facebook Contest

Laura Fonseca-Fiddler of Kaneohe wins $2,000 gift certificate for United Airlines

Pearl Harbor, HI – The Battleship Missouri Memorial announced today that Laura Fonseca-Fiddler of Kaneohe, Hawaii was selected as the grand prize winner of its nationwide Facebook contest, receiving a $2,000 gift certificate for United Airlines. 

At the center of the Missouri’s “Ship it Forward” contest was its eye-catching new “Battlehead” headgear, designed in the shape of the Mighty Mo (see image below).

HHL Holdings Provides Some Hammer Time for Honolulu’s Habitat for Humanity

HHL Holdings Provides Some Hammer Time  for Honolulu’s Habitat for Humanity

HHL Holdings, the parent company of Honolulu HomeLoans Inc., Honolulu Property Management LLC and Xpedite LLC, participated in Honolulu Habitat for Humanity's Sponsor for a Day program on Saturday, Nov. 8. HHL Holdings donated $5,000 to support Habitat's mission of providing housing for local families. In addition, HHL staff members, along with their family and friends, assisted in home building tasks at five homes in the Kumuhau Project in Waimanalo.

Volunteers trimmed and painted window frames, painted interior and bi-folding closet doors, and built and painted exterior home skirting. Eleven HHL employees and three family members worked during two shifts between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 8. Lunch was provided by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.

First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Offers Free Keiki Car-Seat Safety Checks To The Public

HONOLULU – With the holidays right around the corner and as part of its commitment to keeping Hawaii’s keiki safe, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is continuing its free keiki car-seat safety inspections this Friday, Nov. 14, and next month on Friday, Dec. 12. The inspections are being offered to the public free of charge and are performed by certified car-seat technicians from FICOH’s Claims and Risk & Safety Management staff. 


Free keiki car-seat safety checks

Upcoming dates:

Friday, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, 2014. Appointments available between 10 a.m. and noon.


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associates Come “Together As One” To Support Hawaii's Local Communities

HONOLULU – This month, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ 11 iconic properties on Maui, Kauai, Oahu and Hawaii, the Big Island, along with Starwood’s Central Resources Team in Waikiki, will engage in volunteer and community outreach efforts to support worthy causes that benefit the Islands. From raising funds to support the Hawaii Foodbank Kauai Branch to beautifying Lahainaluna High School on Maui to rebuilding the Heeia Fishpond on Oahu, to raising cultural awareness among students in Kona, the employee-driven outreach initiatives are an extension of Starwood’s ongoing commitment to support the local community and are part of Starwood’s “Together As One” global volunteer campaign being launched this month.