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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.

Christian Hastings Joins Graham Builders as Architectural Designer

Christian Hastings Joins Graham Builders as Architectural Designer

HONOLULUwww.grahambuilders.com – Graham Builders is pleased to announce that Christian Hastings has joined the firm as Architectural Designer. His duties include designing and developing custom home plans, guiding homeowners during the design process, and creating plan and specification packages for the construction process.

Hastings has eight years of experience working in architecture. Prior to joining Graham Builders, he served as an intern architect at Mason Architects.

Hastings earned his bachelor’s degree in International Business from BYU-Hawaii and a master’s degree in Architecture from New School of Architecture and Design in San Diego, Calif.

A native of Waimea, Big Island, Hastings currently resides in Manoa.

Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Finalists In the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Finalists In the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

Honorees to be recognized at red-carpet gala on September 25 at Iolani Palace

HONOLULU – pacificedgeawards.com – Pacific Edge Magazine announced today the lifetime achievement award winner and finalists of the Fourth Annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards to be held at the majestic Iolani Palace. The exclusive, red-carpet soiree on September 25 at 5 p.m. also will celebrate the eighth anniversary of Element Media, Inc., Hawaii’s premier custom publishing firm, while recognizing the state’s most influential business leaders, companies and organizations.

All submissions were evaluated by an independent panel of judges comprised of six respected local community leaders who are active and successful in the business community and understand the challenges faced by award nominees. Judges carefully scored each nomination based on the criteria for each category. Winners are based on highest score earned.

Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Appoints New Assistant Science Director

Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Appoints New Assistant Science Director

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the promotion of Connie Mah Trinacty, Ph.D. to Assistant Science Director at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Hawaii (CHRH). Established in 1999, CHRH develops and evaluates system-wide programs and policies on the delivery and quality of care among its diverse patient populations, with support and partnership from Kaiser Permanente Hawaii and Hawaii Permanente Medical Group.

In her new role, Dr. Trinacty will develop and manage the CHRH research agenda, obtain National Institute of Health (NIH) and foundation funding, and extend collaborations with affiliated programs, both locally and nationally. She will provide a strong mentoring and support system for leading investigators and post-doctoral fellows in the research program, and she will continue to lead her own scientific research in comparative health care systems and care delivery science.

Servco to sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

Servco to sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

HONOLULU – servco.com – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) announced it is selling its Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Inc. (Servco Raynor) division to Peter Eldridge and Mike Markley.  Eldridge and Markley were the former owners of Raynor Pacific Overhead Doors until it was acquired by Servco in 2005.  The sale is expected to be finalized in early 2015.

Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Hawaii’s premier residential and commercial garage door specialist, will continue to do business under the Servco name and the business will remain in its current location in Mapunapuna until the sale has been finalized. Eldridge will serve as CEO and Markley as Secretary/Treasurer of the new company which hopes to hire most, if not all, of the 20 current employees.