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Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Launches Sweeping New Digital Marketing Campaign

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Launches Sweeping New Digital Marketing Campaign

HONOLULU – Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s leading provider of real estate services, announced today that it has launched a comprehensive new digital marketing partnership with Google and Cox Media Group that will build on the company's tech leadership in the housing industry.

The bold new digital marketing program is part of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ strategy to rapidly increase its online and social media marketing and advertising presence in order to appeal to a larger base of affluent and tech-savvy clients that includes Hawaii residents looking to buy a home, including first time home buyers and move-up buyers, as well as Mainlanders buying a second home or third home.

Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Donates $3,000 to EPIC 'Ohana

Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals Donates $3,000 to EPIC 'Ohana

The Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) has donated $3,000 to EPIC ‘Ohana to support their Hawaii Youth Opportunities Initiative.  The donation was made possible by the generous support of the HAIP sponsors, members and participants in their annual golf tournament held in March.

Walgreens Helps Drive Support for Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Walgreens Helps Drive Support for Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Walgreens stores throughout Hawai‘i are partnering with Special Olympics Hawai‘i to accept donations on the nonprofits’ behalf throughout the month of June. Stores will be accepting donations at check out and one hundred percent of all donations will stay in the islands to help support local athletes with intellectual disabilities.

“One of the great things about partnering with Special Olympics Hawai‘i is the knowledge that 100 percent of the donations we collect will stay right here in Hawai‘i to support our local athletes,” said Scott Sutton, Walgreens Hawai‘i district manager. “Special Olympics mission of serving the Hawai‘i community and helping to keep them ‘happy and healthy’ is very much in line with Walgreens own values and we are proud to support their work by collecting donations throughout the month of June.”

Walgreens has 12 stores and six pharmacies across the state that will be accepting donations for Special Olympics Hawai‘i. They include:

Kahala Mall’s Buy & Fly Event Takes Off June 8

Kahala Mall’s Buy & Fly Event Takes Off June 8

HONOLULU – Excitement is in the air at Kahala Mall when East Oahu’s favorite family-friendly center offers its Buy & Fly event on Sunday, June 8. Customers who spend a minimum of $75 (not including tax) between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on this special day will receive quadruple Hawaiian Miles for every dollar they spend up to a maximum of $400 or 1,600 miles.  Everyone is encouraged to visit the redemption kiosk located near Macy’s to enter to win 80,000 HawaiianMiles! One entry per person; must be 18 years or older. The winner will be notified via email or phone (up to $10 taxes and fees apply to the winner).

 

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Kamehameha Day Holiday on June 11

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Kamehameha Day Holiday on June 11

 In observance of the Kamehameha Day 2014 Holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Wednesday, June 11. 

 Please visit the HSPLS website: www.librarieshawaii.org for a complete listing of public service hours for libraries.

Windward Mall Helps Island Keiki Open for Business

Windward Mall Helps Island Keiki Open for Business

Just because school is out doesn’t mean the learning is over. This summer, Windward Mall is once again giving budding young entrepreneurs the chance to put their business acumen to the test with Kids, Inc.! Sponsored by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Go Kailua, Kids Inc. invites keiki ages six to 15 can submit their business ideas via Facebook (www.facebook.com/WindwardMall) for the opportunity to set up shop at Windward Mall for a day. Applications will be accepted from June 9 – 30, 2014.

“This is the third year that Windward Mall is hosting Kids Inc. and we can’t wait to see the great ideas children have this year,” said Alex Kirley, Windward Mall’s senior marketing manager.

Survivors of Child Sex Abuse need Governor’s support

Survivors of Child Sex Abuse need Governor’s support
Access to justice rests with Governor Abercrombie Victims statewide, including those from recent case against local dojo will not be able to seek justice if Senate and House bills are not allowed to become law **Please note Dropbox link to images and media materials at end of news release for use in reporting story** HONOLULU – A convicted pedophile's former students are among the many child sexual abuse survivors waiting to seek justice under pending legislation. If the Governor allows SB2687 to become law, the deadline for child abuse survivors to file claims will be extended to assure victims still coming forward have access to the courts, after a similar law expired on April 24, 2014. "Child sexual abuse survivors live in shame and fear for many years before they are able to confront their abuser, if ever," explained attorney Randall Rosenberg, Esq., of Rosenberg & McKay.