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Hawaii's Public Libraries Will Observe Statehood Day Holiday August 15

Hawaii's Public Libraries Will Observe Statehood Day Holiday August 15

All public libraries will be closed in observance of the Statehood Day 2014 Holiday on Friday, August 15.

Four libraries normally closed on Fridays – Aiea Public Library, Hawaii Kai Public Library, Liliha Public Library, and Makawao Public Library – will also be closed on Saturday, August 16 to observe the holiday. 

Please visit the HSPLS website at www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.

 

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Servco Announces New Digital Marketing Hires:Austin Johnson and Alexis Dominic Javier

Servco Announces New Digital Marketing Hires:Austin Johnson and Alexis Dominic Javier

HONOLULU – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced it has hired two new people in its marketing department:  Alexis Dominic Javier and Austin Johnson.

Javier has been hired as a Digital Senior Marketing Specialist whose duties consist of planning and assisting with marketing strategies, digital campaigns, researching new opportunities, web content management, generating mid- and end- campaign reports and analysis to gauge the effectiveness of online marketing.  Prior to joining Servco, Javier served as the Marketing Services Supervisor at Edward Enterprises Inc. coordinating and planning cross-media campaigns, data tracking, reporting and analysis, email marketing, personalized URL’s, and storefront management. Javier, a graduate of Lanai High School graduated with a BA in Communications from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and earned an MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu. 

Supporters Fully Fund HPR’s Energy Efficiency Project

Supporters Fully Fund HPR’s Energy Efficiency Project

Kaheka Street studios to receive lighting upgrades through WEfficiency

Hawai‘i Public Radio announces it has successfully met its $11,769 goal under the crowdfunding platform WEfficiency, an innovative new initiative of Blue Planet Foundation. Nearly 125 HPR supporters responded to the appeal for a lighting upgrade at the station’s Kaheka Street broadcast studios and administrative offices. The LED electrical retrofit will be installed by Energy Industries Corporation in the early fall. The project is anticipated to yield immediate savings, with an anticipated annual reduction in energy expenses totaling $6000.

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First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Issues Claim Reporting Contacts & Guidelines

HONOLULU – With the approach of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio toward Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has dispatched additional catastrophe adjusters from the mainland and arranged for catastrophe call center operators to be available over the weekend to take claims.

Claims may be reported via the following numbers:

Storm-related claims:

Catastrophe call center: 1-888-FICOH 4 U (1-888-342-6448)

All other claims:

Oahu: (808) 527-7711

Neighbor Islands toll free: (800) 272-5202

Fax: (808) 545-3120

HPR-2 Host Sandy Tsukiyama and Friends Salute Women Songwriters in Atherton Concert August 23

HPR-2 Host Sandy Tsukiyama and Friends Salute Women Songwriters in Atherton Concert August 23

Local song stylist and host of Hawai‘i Public Radio’s Brazilian Experience, Sandy Tsukiyama is joined by vocalists Riya Davis, Rachel Gonzales, and Alison Maldonado in “A Tribute to Lady Songwriters.”  The performers have selected works of personal significance covering Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, Laura Nyro, Carly Simon, Ida Cox, and Cindy Lauper, and others. This showcase of women artists is scheduled for Saturday, August 23rd, at 7:30 p.m. in the Atherton Studio. Backing up the singers are guitarist Dave Yamasaki, pianist Jeanette Trevias, bassist Mark Tanouye, and drummer Peter Factora.

Free Workshops Help You Get Smart about Smartphones

Free Workshops Help You Get Smart about Smartphones

In-store experts at Verizon are standing by to help you and your family make the most of your smartphones and tablets on Hawaii’s largest 4G LTE network with free wireless workshops.  

Participants must register at this link: https://vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops/. Workshops can be found by searching by location and topic. Participants may call the appropriate Verizon Wireless store with any questions.

Take a look at a sampling of this month’s workshops below.

Android: Getting Started

Attend this workshop and learn the basics of your new Android Device. We will review hardware functions, show you how to set up email, add your social network accounts, master device features, how to customize your device, and much more!

Apple iPhone: Getting Started