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Community Groups Benefit From Over $190,000 in Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Grant Funding

Community Groups Benefit From Over $190,000 in Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Grant Funding

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced that it has selected six community health and wellness organizations to receive grants for their work serving Hawaii’s youth and populations at risk. The following recipients will be awarded a combined total of more than $190,000 in community benefit funds:

Nomination deadline extended for Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards

Nomination deadline extended for Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards
Deadline Extended: Pacific Edge Magazine Accepting Nominations for 2014 Business Achievement Awards Until August 21 Finalists will be notified by September 1 HONOLULU – thepacificedge.com – Pacific Edge Magazine announced today an extension for nomination submissions for the Fourth Annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards to be held at Iolani Palace. Nominations will be accepted until August 21 at www.pacificedgeawards.com and finalists will be announced by September 1. Self-nominations are encouraged. The exclusive red-carpet soiree, slated for September 25, will also celebrate the eighth anniversary of Element Media, Inc., Hawaii’s premier custom publishing firm, while recognizing the state’s most influential business leaders, organizations and non-profits. “We are so fortunate to live in community that is fueled by many brilliant minds and passionate, socially conscious people.

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. Awards $7,500 to Scholarship Recipients

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. Awards $7,500 to Scholarship Recipients

Kiewit Building Group, Inc. announced the recipients of its scholarship program for the 2014–2015 academic year. Cynthia Sigler, Corey Snider and Maluhia Stark-Kinimaka were awarded scholarships of $2,500 each based on their academic performance and goals, financial need and extracurricular activities. Kiewit’s program, now seven years in the running, received over 56 entries from high school seniors pursuing degrees in engineering, architecture or construction management.

“Kiewit strives to support local students, especially in their goals to pursue higher education,” said Sharon Thom, senior vice president and Hawaii area manager of Kiewit Building Group. “We’re proud to say that we have had the opportunity to hire engineers who once benefitted from Kiewit scholarships. Being able to participate in the growth of these students into young professionals is the most rewarding part of this program.”

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.

Servco Automotive Announces New Hires in Marketing: Aimee Nelson and Lauren Tanimoto

Servco Automotive Announces New Hires in Marketing:  Aimee Nelson and Lauren Tanimoto

HONOLULU – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced it has hired two new marketing assistants in its marketing department: Aimee Nelson and Lauren Tanimoto.  Both will assist in the development and execution of various marketing initiatives including automotive sales events, community outreach programs, and promotions.

 

No stranger to the automotive industry, Nelson’s previous experience includes work at MINI of Hawaii as a marketing assistant. A graduate of Kapolei High School and the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she lives in Nuuanu.

 

Tanimoto previously worked as a director’s assistant at Santa Clara University.  A graduate of Punahou School, she went on to earn a bachelor of science in marketing at Santa Clara University.  She now lives in Moanalua.

 

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Oahu Publications, Inc. Reorganizes Management Team

Oahu Publications, Inc. Reorganizes Management Team

Executives promoted to maximize talent and industry experience

HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI) today announced that Dave Kennedy, senior vice president/marketing, was named chief revenue officer of OPI and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Kennedy’s promotion comes weeks after Glenn Zuehls was named the publisher of San Francisco Media Co., which produces the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. San Francisco Media Co. is owned by OPI, the parent company of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Zuehls had been OPI’s senior vice president/advertising. Both Zuehls and Kennedy played pivotal roles in the 2010 merging of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and The Honolulu Advertiser and are credited with the steady growth of the Star-Advertiser since the merger.