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Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hawai‘i Public Radio prides itself on presenting both established and emerging artists on its airwaves and on its stages. On Saturday, December 13th, a collection of like-minded musician/composers beginning to establish themselves as Hawaiian artists and already making a difference in the music scene, locally and beyond our shores, bring their unique talents to HPR's Atherton Studio for a night of new music. Known as Ho‘omana Na Mele, Ian O’Sullivan, Blayne Asing, and Duncan Kamakana Osorio will each perform original music from their upcoming recording releases, as well collaborate on arrangements blending their individual musical styles. These vibrant young artists are under the direction of producer Bailey Matsuda.

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hawai‘i Public Radio prides itself on presenting both established and emerging artists on its airwaves and on its stages. On Saturday, December 13th, a collection of like-minded musician/composers beginning to establish themselves as Hawaiian artists and already making a difference in the music scene, locally and beyond our shores, bring their unique talents to HPR's Atherton Studio for a night of new music. Known as Ho‘omana Na Mele, Ian O’Sullivan, Blayne Asing, and Duncan Kamakana Osorio will each perform original music from their upcoming recording releases, as well collaborate on arrangements blending their individual musical styles. These vibrant young artists are under the direction of producer Bailey Matsuda.

New Name and Logo for Servco's Insurance Division Better Reflects Its Expanding Footprint

New Name and Logo for Servco's Insurance Division Better Reflects Its Expanding Footprint

HONOLULU servco.com — Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) announced today that the Hawaii-based offices of its insurance division, Servco Insurance Services, are changing their name to Servco Pacific Insurance to reflect the recent expansion to the West Coast. Servco Pacific Insurance employs more than 90 people with offices in Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island; Washington: Seattle and Tacoma; Oregon: Newport.

 

Headquartered at 700 Bishop Street, Suite 1400 in Honolulu, Servco Pacific Insurance is led by its President and Servco Senior Vice President Joseph Hu, and provides a full range of insurance products in the following areas:

·         Aviation

·         Construction

·         Surety

·         Employee Benefits

2015 Hawaii Red Cross Hero Nominations Now Open!

2015 Hawaii Red Cross Hero Nominations Now Open!

Do you know a hero – someone who has saved a life, made our community a safer place or gone above and beyond to help someone in need?

Each year, the Hawaii Red Cross celebrates and honors local citizens who exemplify the spirit of humanitarianism in line with the Red Cross mission of preventing and alleviating human suffering by coming to the aid of disaster victims, helping to save lives, and assisting military service members and their families.

The Hawaii Red Cross needs your help identifying local heroes! If you know a person or group that fits into one of the five Red Cross Hero categories below, submit a nomination form to honor their actions! (Note: act or activity must have taken place after July 1, 2013)

TAKITANI FOUNDATION STARTS NEW SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS

TAKITANI FOUNDATION STARTS NEW SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS

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.”

 

Bikeshare Hawaii Unveils New Leadership Team
 and Vision for Bikesharing in the Islands

Bikeshare Hawaii Unveils New Leadership Team
 and Vision for Bikesharing in the Islands

In an effort to promote bikesharing in the islands as an effective and healthy transportation alternative, the non-profit Bikeshare Hawaii is pleased to announce the hiring of its executive leadership team with Lori McCarney to serve as CEO and Ben Trevino as President and COO. 

Lance Wilhelm To Join Irongate As Managing Principal

Lance Wilhelm To Join Irongate As Managing Principal

Will represent developer in Hawaii

HONOLULU – Irongate, the developer of Trump International Hotel & Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach, announced today that Lance Wilhelm will soon be joining its team as Managing Principal to oversee current and future development projects in Hawaii and to represent Irongate in the state.

Wilhelm is currently Senior Vice President for Hawaii Operations at Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. and the chairman of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. He is expected to leave Kiewit later this month and start work at Irongate shortly after. His position on the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees will not be affected.