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ALTRES reports statewide demand for industrial workers

ALTRES reports statewide demand for industrial workers
ALTRES Industrial Continues to See Statewide Demand

HONOLULU Fashion Week Announces Final Event Lineup

HONOLULU Fashion Week, a first-of-its-kind fashion event highlighting local and national design talent will hit Honolulu next month. Presented by HONOLULU Magazine, the weekend of events from November 6 – 9 announces the final designer lineup along with supporting sponsors. More than 30 designers and a diverse group of New York-based industry experts will come together for this premier event to showcase Hawaii’s unique fashion talents.

“Fashion has been a part of the Hawaiian culture for years. Our rich heritage has influenced not only the designers that reside in the islands but also those designs seen on international runways this past spring,” explains Alyson Helwagen, HONOLULU Magazine publisher. “We couldn’t be happier to champion our influence on the industry with this event that would not be possible without our many partners and sponsors, who are helping to catapult Hawaii’s own fashion industry into an international spotlight.”

McDonald's® Restaurants Of Hawaii Promotes Maria Fernando To Regional Training Consultant

McDonald's® Restaurants Of Hawaii Promotes Maria Fernando To Regional Training Consultant

HONOLULU – McDonald’s® Restaurants of Hawaii has promoted Maria Fernando to Regional Training Consultant for the Hawaii region.

Fernando has been with McDonald’s for 28 years. She began as a crew member working in various McDonald’s restaurants across the state and most recently was general manager of McDonald’s of Wahiawa.

As the Regional Training Consultant for the Hawaii Region, Fernando works with McDonald’s restaurants and operators in Hawaii and Guam to help them improve business results and meet planning targets by consulting in training and operational procedures. She will conduct training classes face to face and virtually. The training is to motivate McDonald’s employees, build their competencies and improve their individual performance.

McDonald's® Asks Customers Via Social Media: What Do You Want To Know About Our Food?

HONOLULU – “What is in my hamburger?” “What part of the chicken is a Chicken McNugget™?” “Why are the fries so good?”

McDonald’s® USA will answer these questions and more from customers, fans and food skeptics through a multifaceted effort called “Our Food. Your Questions.” Starting today, the company invites people to submit their food questions via social media. McDonald’s will respond with behind-the-scenes webisodes and other social content that provides facts on ingredients, how food is made and how it’s prepared in restaurants.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches “Medical Selfie” Technology

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the launch of a new virtual feature available on KP.org, its award-winning integrated member resource website. Through a secured email server, patients can now send digital images to their physicians, including pictures of concerning rashes, wounds or other injuries. This new feature allows patients to quickly provide information to help their physician better manage their condition, and identify potentially serious issues that require a face-to-face visit.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Receives Top Rating For Quality And Service

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that Kaiser Permanente Hawaii is Hawaii’s only 5-star Medicare plan, the highest overall rating for quality and service. This is the fourth year in a row that Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has achieved top honors.

The Medicare star quality rating overall score is based on more than 50 care and service quality measures across nine categories, including staying healthy, managing chronic conditions, member experience, customer service and pharmacy services. The 5-star rating represents the highest level and signifies the greatest ability to consistently deliver quality care and service to Medicare beneficiaries. 

$729,000 for UH Mānoa Master’s Entry Program in Nursing

$729,000 for UH Mānoa Master’s Entry Program in Nursing

Grant from HMSA Foundation leverages large national grant

HONOLULU – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Nursing has received two grants totaling $729,000 to support students in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). Launched in 2008, the MEPN Program is an accelerated entry program leading to a Master’s of Science in Nursing, the only program of its kind in Hawai‘i. It is designed for students who have a baccalaureate or higher degree in a field other than nursing and who have not previously attended a registered nurse educational program. The purpose of this alternative entry program is to equip students with entry-level professional nurse competencies as a foundation for advanced practice roles. The program consists of an intensive pre-licensure year transitioning into one of several specialty nursing pathways.

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