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Local Favorites Made Diabetes-Friendly At Zippy’s Restaurants

Local Favorites Made Diabetes-Friendly At Zippy’s Restaurants

Zippy’s dine-in locations on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island today rolled out healthier menu options for customers with diabetes and prediabetes. Customer favorites from their breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, including veggie omelettes, teri beef and broiled salmon, were modified to reduce fats, sugars and carbohydrates. The new menu, available during the month of October, was created in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Hawaii and the American Diabetes Association to offer better dining choices for the over 497,800 people in Hawaii who have diabetes or prediabetes.

‘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.”

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.

Your Vote for the Hawaii Foodbank Will Secure $60,000 from Walmart!

Your Vote for the Hawaii Foodbank Will Secure $60,000 from Walmart!

The Hawaii Foodbank needs your vote to win $60,000! Vote every day in the Walmart Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign now through October 5, 2014. Your vote could help the Foodbank distribute food for 150,000 meals to help feed 1 in 5 people this year.

The Hawaii Foodbank is competing with 128 other food banks across the nation for the Walmart grant. The Top 50 food banks that receive the most votes will receive $60,000 each. Voting is easy:

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.

Hawai‘i Pacific University Offers Military Corpsman Pathway to Bachelor’s of Nursing

Hawai‘i Pacific University Offers Military Corpsman Pathway to Bachelor’s of Nursing

 

As an extension to its noted nursing programs, Hawai‘i Pacific University has added a new pathway for military medical personnel who want to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

 

“The new pathway, the LVN/LPN or Military Hospital Corpsman (HM) to BSN Track, provides an opportunity for Hospital Corpsman to take a national standardized exam to demonstrate equivalence in training and education to a Licensed Vocational Nurse,” said Dr. Lynette Landry, dean of HPU’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

 

“This means that the Corpsman who passes the exam will be required to take courses that are equivalent to those required of an LVN/LPN who is seeking RN licensure,” said Landry. “For both LVNs and Corpsmen, there are now standardized exams that they can opt to take instead of our required courses.”