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Ewa Makai Middle School Principal awarded $25,000 in School Leadership Award

Ewa Makai Middle School Principal awarded $25,000 in School Leadership Award

The Island Insurance Foundation presented its tenth annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award of $25,000 to Principal Edward Oshiro of Ewa Makai Middle School at the annual Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation Dinner held on May 1st at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom.

The award, named in honor of the late Masayuki Tokioka, founder of Island Insurance Company, Ltd., is presented to a public school principal who is visionary, community-minded, and has an entrepreneurial spirit – qualities of leadership that Tokioka exemplified in his own company and in the business community.

Group 70 names Charles Kaneshiro new president and COO

Group 70 names Charles Kaneshiro new president and COO
GROUP 70 NAMES CHARLES KANESHIRO NEW PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER In keeping with firm’s collaborative form of leadership, Kaneshiro to lead for five-year term HONOLULU – www.group70int.com – Hawaii’s leading design firm Group 70 International (G70) announced Charles Kaneshiro, AIA, LEED AP as President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Kaneshiro will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company in addition to leading his architectural design projects. In keeping with G70’s collaborative style of governance, Kaneshiro will serve a five-year term as president, succeeding Linda Miki who joins the other past presidents as Vice Chairman. Chairman Francis Oda, Arch.

Avalon development co. Purchases industrial park in Kapolei; 17 fee-simple lots to go on sale

Kapolei Business Park, Phase 2, Will Offer Much-Needed Industrial Space on Oahu

HONOLULU – Avalon Development Company LLC announced that it has closed on the purchase of the long-awaited Kapolei Business Park, Phase 2, and that 17 fee-simple industrial properties will be available for presale by this summer.

“The Kapolei Business Park, Phase 2, is a 54-acre subdivision that will be developed adjacent to the existing Kapolei Business Park, Phase 1, on Kalaeloa Boulevard,” said Christine Camp, Avalon president and CEO. “This is a rare opportunity for businesses to purchase fee-simple industrial property on Oahu.”

There has been intense demand for industrial space for the past few years, according to Guy Kidder, vice president of Colliers International, real estate broker for both the Avalon purchase and the future sale of lots to individual businesses.

Atlas Insurance Appoints Carol Davis as Senior Vice President in its Client Consulting Group

Atlas Insurance Appoints Carol Davis as Senior Vice President in its Client Consulting Group

Atlas Insurance Agency, Inc., Hawaii’s largest insurance agency, has appointed Carol Davis as Senior Vice President in its Client Consulting Group.  In her new role, Davis will continue to lead the marketing and servicing of the company’s Non-Profit and Health Care clientele.

Davis has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.  Her specialties include: Non-Profit, Healthcare, Hospitality and Owner-Controlled Insurance programs. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, a Master of Business Administration degree from Chaminade University, holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and is a member of the Hawaii Long-Term Care Association.

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, is the first in Hawaii to offer Contractors Errors and Omissions (E & O) Coverage to its commercial insurance policyholders. 

Contractors E & O Coverage is an optional coverage that protects small contractors from claims of property damage against their work, product, or impaired property caused by unintentional faulty workmanship or materials.  With coverage limits of: $500,000 per claim limit and $1 million aggregate limit, this coverage is especially beneficial to small contractors and those engaged in specialized trades including but not limited to:

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hosts Free Career Night

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hosts Free Career Night

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) will host a free Career Night on Wednesday, April 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all real estate agents, including newly licensed agents, and those who are curious about a career in real estate.  Attendees will learn how NATO provides newly licensed, and experienced agents looking to accelerate their business, the tools for a successful real estate career.

NATO is CBP’s proprietary and nationally renowned training program. It is a comprehensive, six-week training program where agents receive hands-on real estate experience both inside and outside the office. Each student is paired with an experienced sales agent or sales manager for one-on-one coaching and support. Since 2004, NATO has graduated more than 400 agents, many of whom are among CBP’s top producing agents today!

Those interested in attending Career Night must RSVP by calling (808) 748-3410.

BONTERRA SOLAR NAMES CHRISTIAN ADAMS COMPANY PRESIDENT

BONTERRA SOLAR NAMES CHRISTIAN ADAMS COMPANY PRESIDENT

HONOLULU — Bonterra Solar Hawaii partner and sales director Christian Adams has been named company president.

Adams joined Bonterra Solar as a partner and sales director in July 2013 after working with a number of solar companies in Hawaii, as well as a large electrical contracting firm as head of its alternative energy division. 

“It is a great pleasure to announce that Christian Adams is Bonterra’s new president,” said Andrew Yani, Bonterra co-founder and principal. “Christian reflects Bonterra’s deep dedication to Hawaii, green energy and care for our customers and the community, which is what our company is all about.”