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Kahala Associates Partners With LIST Sotheby's International Realty

Kahala Associates Partners With LIST Sotheby's International Realty

Creates New Era of Luxury Real Estate Services in Hawaii

HONOLULU – Associate-owned Kahala Associates, one of Hawaii’s premier kamaaina luxury real estate firms, has partnered with international real estate powerhouse LIST Sotheby’s International Realty.

The union creates a new era of luxury real estate services in Hawaii that will put local clients and agents on the world stage. The expanded LIST Sotheby’s International Realty is steeped in the knowledge and culture of Hawaii, Japan and other countries with agents who are active and engaged members of their communities. The partnership with Kahala Associates also creates Oahu’s third-largest agency as measured by total sales and dollar volume by agent. LIST Sotheby’s International Realty remains the name of the enlarged firm, and all Kahala Associates agents and listings have been transitioned accordingly.

Servco Announces Phyllis Horner Promoted to Vice President-Executive Development

Servco Announces Phyllis Horner Promoted to Vice President-Executive Development

HONOLULU servco.com – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced it has promoted Phyllis Horner, PhD, to the newly created position of Vice President - Executive Development. She has been with Servco for nearly a decade, most recently as its Talent Development Manager.

“With Servco’s growth in Australia and the West Coast, and plans for further expansion in those regions and elsewhere, we needed a leader to guide and support selection, development and succession planning at the executive level,” said Mark Fukunaga, CEO.   “Phyllis was the ideal choice, with her extensive background in executive-level human resources coupled with her deep Servco knowledge and experience working with people around the world.”

Sustainable Urban Design is the New Black!

Sustainable Urban Design is the New Black!

Want to learn more about Ward Village? Join AMA Hawaii for lunch with Katie Ka'anapu, Director of Community and Retail Marketing for Village and learn about their journey through re-branding and the ongoing development of this vibrant and sustainable community. 

The program will include a behind-the-scenes visit to layouts of Ward Village's Anaha and Waiea towers, not open to the public. 

WHEN: Thursday, November 13, 2014

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (registration begins at 11 am)

WHERE:  Ward Village Information Center Lanai (IBM Building)

COST:  $25 AMA members

$35 Non-AMA members

UH Manoa Shidler College of Business Awards 280 Scholarships totaling nearly $1 Million

UH Manoa Shidler College of Business Awards 280 Scholarships totaling nearly $1 Million

HONOLULU – The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa celebrated its successful scholarship program this week with business students and scholarship donors at the Waialae Country Club. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the College awarded nearly $1 million in scholarships to more than 280 business students.

This year’s scholarship luncheon featured scholarship donors Larry Rodriguez, retired managing partner, Ernst & Young LLP; retired executive VP, Central Pacific Bank; executive-in-residence, Shidler College of Business; and Terri Fujii, retired managing partner, Ernst & Young LLP; audit partner, CW Associates, CPAs, who established the Fujii and Rodriguez Endowed Scholarship Fund in 2007. Since creation, the Fujii and Rodriguez Endowed Scholarship has helped 21 deserving Accounting students achieve their academic aspirations.

Sales of Luxury Homes at End of Third Quarter 2014 Indicates Strong Performance in Coming Months

Sales of Luxury Homes at End of Third Quarter 2014 Indicates Strong Performance in Coming Months

HONOLULU – The number of single-family homes in escrow at $1 million or more on Oahu was 70 percent higher at the end of third quarter 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, signifying a strong performance of luxury homes sales in the coming months, according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million at the end of third quarter 2014 on Oahu.

ALTRES Medical Expands with Launch of New Home Care Service

ALTRES Medical Expands with Launch of New Home Care Service
Highest-quality care from Hawaii’s largest and most trusted nurse provider HONOLULU — www.altresmedical.com — ALTRES Medical announced today the launch of ALTRES Medical Home Care, a new, comprehensive service line.

McDonald’s® Restaurants Of Hawaii Hires Reimi Donlin As Human Resources Consultant

McDonald’s® Restaurants Of Hawaii Hires Reimi Donlin As Human Resources Consultant

HONOLULU – McDonald’s® Restaurants of Hawaii has hired Reimi Donlin as a human resources consultant. In her new position, Donlin is responsible for auditing and consulting McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii’s operational leadership on human resources practices on employee benefits and compensation.  Donlin comes to McDonald’s after gaining experience in a variety of positions. Most recently, she served as a legal secretary at the firm of Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris. Previously she worked first as a compensation specialist and then, after promotion, as compensation analyst at First Hawaiian Bank.

“We are delighted to have Reimi join the McDonald’s team,” said Paulette Wage, human resources manager at McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii. “Her background in human resources and compensation will be valuable.”