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Oahu Publications, Inc. Launching New Ad Agency

James Avis to head new Oahu Media Group

 
HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI), the publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, is launching a new stand-alone advertising agency called Oahu Media Group (OMG). James Avis, after 16 years at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, most recently as director of corporate development, will head OMG as managing director.

OMG will be a separate company division that will harness OPI’s advertising creativity, experience and production capabilities to offer industry-leading marketing and advertising services across all media platforms.

“I am excited about leading the Oahu Media Group and leveraging Oahu Publications’ advertising, marketing, production and creative resources to bring a fresh perspective to traditional advertising in Hawaii,” said Avis.

AFFILIATES OF WALTON STREET CAPITAL AND AVALON PURCHASE SECOND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY IN KAPOLEI

123-acre Kapolei Business Park West (formerly known as West Kalaeloa Business Park)

Kaiser Permanente Expands Gastroenterology Services to Mapunapuna Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Expands Gastroenterology Services to Mapunapuna Medical Office

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii held a blessing ceremony today for its newest facility, a 10,000-square-foot gastroenterology clinic at Mapunapuna Medical Office. The clinic, set to begin patient appointments on May 20, will offer scheduled outpatient care along with convenient parking, increased patient privacy and an environment designed for healing. In addition to the gastroenterology services, the Mapunapuna Medical Office provides pharmacy services, diagnostic imaging, lab services, pediatric and other specialty care.

A team of five gastroenterologists and 30 staff members will perform a variety of outpatient procedures including colonoscopies and endoscopies. Kaiser Permanente utilizes a rigorous screening program as part of a focus on preventive health care.

FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY APPOINTS TWO ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY APPOINTS TWO ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENTS

HONOLULU – First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) is pleased to announce two officer appointments: Janis Kushimi – assistant vice president of Human Resources (HR), and Melissa Current – assistant vice president of Surety & Fidelity. 

Kushimi has more than 20 years of HR experience in Hawaii. Prior to joining FICOH in May 2013 as HR manager, she served as director of corporate human resources at The Queen’s Health Systems. In her first year at FICOH, she has built solid relationships with managers and associates throughout the company and with our fellow Tokio Marine North America group companies. Kushimi earned an MBA from the UH Shidler College of Business and has also earned a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.

PUBLIC INVITED TO ATTEND 13th BIENNIAL GOVERNOR’S PACIFIC RIM SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE 2014

PUBLIC INVITED TO ATTEND 13th BIENNIAL GOVERNOR’S PACIFIC RIM SAFETY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE 2014

WHAT:

13th Biennial Governor’s Pacific Rim Safety and Health Conference, one of the nation’s premier safety and health professional development events

 

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 7, to Friday, May 9

Registration starts at 7 a.m. on May 7

 

WHO:

Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Dr. David Michaels, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor and OSHA head

Dwight Takamine, Director, Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

 

WHERE:

Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

 

DETAILS:

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, will open the conference.

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.