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American Marketing Association Hawaii Recognizes Hawaiian Host as Marketer of the Year

American Marketing Association Hawaii Recognizes Hawaiian Host as Marketer of the Year

The Hawaii chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Hawaii) announced today the winners of its 37th annual AMA Hawaii Marketer of the Year awards. Taking the top award for marketing in 2013 was Hawaiian Host, Inc. who will be recognized with the Marketer of the Year award.

Additional honorees include Hospice Hawaii, for Best Non-Profit Marketing, Hawaiian Telcom, Inc. for Best Marketing of a New Product or Service, Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. for Best E-Marketing, Focus Opus for Best Rebrand Marketing and Hawaii Fashion Incubator for Best Marketing of an Event.

All companies and organizations will be recognized at AMA Hawaii’s annual Hawaii Marketer of the Year Awards Luncheon at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki on April 10. For more information or to RSVP, visit www.amahawaii.org/moy.

Hawaii Meth Project Accepting Applications for its 2014-15 Teen Advisory Council

Hawaii Meth Project Accepting Applications for its 2014-15 Teen Advisory Council

Select teens to lead anti-meth awareness and community outreach efforts statewide

The Hawaii Meth Project announced today that applications for its Teen Advisory Council are now available for the 2014-2015 school year. All high school students entering grades 9 through 12 for the upcoming school year and attending public, private, and home schools statewide are encouraged to apply for one of 20 available positions on the council. Each member will serve for one term concurrent with the school year, from July 2014 to June 2015. 

During their terms, Teen Advisory Council members will have the opportunity to lead and facilitate outreach in their schools and communities across the state. They will be charged with raising awareness about the importance of methamphetamine prevention, especially among Hawaii’s youth. 

Man in serious condition due to possible gunshot wound

KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow)-  

Emergency Medical Services paramedics treated a 33-year-old man who was in serious condition due to a possible gunshot wound on Sunday morning. 
According to EMS, the incident occurred on 1122 Banyan Street in the Kalihi area.
The man was treated by EMS paramedics and transported to the trauma center in serious, but stable condition shortly after 8 a.m. 


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Kahala Mall welcomes Quiksilver Board Room

Kahala Mall welcomes Quiksilver Board Room

HONOLULU –  Kahala Mall today welcomes Quiksilver Board Room to East Oahu’s most popular shopping and dining center. The new, 1,145-square-foot store in the former Kahala Lifestyles space recently opened catering to adult water enthusiasts and is also the official showroom for Wade Tokoro surfboards.

“Wade is one of the greatest surfboard shapers in the world today, especially for the Hawaiian waters, and we’re excited to showcase his boards alongside the latest water sports clothing and accessories on the markeQuiksilver Board Room, as well as the popular Up & Riding store at Kahala Mall. “We know Kahala Mall is one of the better locations for our new venture to reach both locals and tourists alike.”

Hawaii's fastest, free WiFi network activated in Kakaako

KAKAAKO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Kamehameha Schools today announced the activation of a free, public WiFi
network in Our Kaka‘ako that is one of the fastest and most powerful of its
kind in the nation. The network, launched March 1, is accessible on any wireless
device throughout the Our Kaka‘ako neighborhood, a nine-block area bounded by
Ala Moana Boulevard and South, Halekauwila and Cooke streets.

Castle & Cooke, Kamehameha Schools unveil Kakaako plans

KAKAAKO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow)- By: Bobby Bergonio

Kamehameha schools have announced its collaboration with Castle & Cooke Inc. Home Hawaii in creating housing units for the Kaka'ako area. The multi-million dollar project will develop a total of 183 housing units for an already growing Kaka'ako.

"Castle & Cooke understands and shares our vision for "Our Kaka'ako" and has a deep respect for Hawaii's culture and lands." said Elizabeth Hokada, Vice President for Endowment for Kamehameha Schools.

The estimated cost will be around 60-million and aim to provide units for middle-income workers and families. On the more than 4-acre block, Castle & Cooke and Kamehameha Schools have agreed to plan their buildings separately.

Thousands expected for 2014 Great Aloha Run this morning

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Thousands of walkers and runners are expected to take part in the 30th Annual Great Aloha Run on Monday.   

The 8.15-mile course starts at Aloha Tower, winds its way down Nimitz Highway, Kamehameha Highway and on to Aloha Stadium.

Most downtown streets close to vehicular traffic just before 4 a.m. including Nuuanu to Punchbowl and from Beretania to Nimitz Highway.

The race begins at 7 a.m.

The 2013 Great Aloha Run had nearly 22,000 participants. 

The Great Aloha Run has been recognized as one of the top "100 Great Road Races" by Runner's World Magazine. Over the past 29 years, the 'run' has raised over $10 million for more than 150 non-profit health and human service organizations and community groups throughout Hawaii.