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Central Pacific Bank president & CEO John C. Dean to speak at a Kiapapa I Ke Ala lecture

Central Pacific Bank president & CEO John C. Dean to speak at a Kiapapa I Ke Ala lecture

The following information is provided by Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship:

WHAT: Kipapa i ke Ala Lecture: A Conversation with John C. Dean

WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2012; 5:00 to 6:30 PM

WHERE: Waialae Country Club

COST: Free Admission

(Honolulu, HI) — On September 25, the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship will host a Kipapa i ke Ala Lecture, entitled "A Conversation with John C. Dean." Dean will sit for an interview with PACE Executive Director Susan Yamada, and then answer questions from the audience. In this discussion, we will learn what fuel’s John’s passion for the community, entrepreneurs, turnarounds and Hawaii.

Dean comments, "The Kipapa i ke Ala Lecture Series provides an important forum where people can come together to share their perspectives and experiences to help make Hawaii a better place to do business.

East Honolulu sustainable communities plan workshop set

East Honolulu sustainable communities plan workshop set

The following information is provided by the City & County of Honolulu:

(Tue., September 11, 2012) — The Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP) has scheduled a workshop to report on preliminary findings and gather more input from the community on the East Honolulu Sustainable Communities Plan.            

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at the Niu Valley Middle School Cafeteria. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and the formal program is set for 7-9:30 p.m.            

Based on the results of this review process, DPP will recommend changes to the Plan for the City Council to consider and suggest actions that the Council might take to improve implementation of the Plan's vision and policies.

Seniors celebrate with Disney-themed party at Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui

Seniors celebrate with Disney-themed party at Hi'olani Care Center at Kahala Nui

The following information is provided by Becker Communications:

Hi’olani Care Center at Kahala Nui brought the magic of Disney to their residents this past week through many Disney-themed activities.

Throughout the week, each day residents took part in activities including a Disney Princess dating skit, Peter Pan Pizza Party and Mad Hatter Tea Party.

Servco Subaru Waialae Hosted Pet Adoption, Food and Supply Drive on Saturday, August 25

Servco Subaru Waialae Hosted Pet Adoption, Food and Supply Drive on Saturday, August 25

Servco Subaru Waialae Hosted Pet Adoption, Food and Supply Drive on Saturday, August 25

Loving Homes Found for Dogs and Cats; Public Donated Pet Food and Care Supplies

Servco Subaru Waialae invited the public to a pet adoption, food and supply drive on behalf of Oahu SPCA on Saturday, August 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There was complimentary “Subaru Love a Pet Goodie Bags” with every adoption and adoption fees were waived for current Subaru owners.  Oahu SPCA had dogs and kittens looking for loving homes. In addition, sign wavers encouraged the public to stop by and donate pet care supplies such as bleach, cat litter, dish soap, paper towels, trash bags, old linens (towels, blankets and sheets), pet food and treats.  Kids and families enjoyed shave ice from “Kona Ice Aloha” and a kiosk to take photos with pets for posting on Facebook.

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Whole Foods Market Kahala Shoppers Raise More Than $1,000 for the One Strong ‘Ohana Campaign

Whole Foods Market Kahala Shoppers Raise More Than $1,000 for the One Strong ‘Ohana Campaign

A three-month collaboration between Whole Foods Market Kahala and the Hawai‘i Children’s Trust Fund has raised $1,029 for the One Strong ‘Ohana campaign. From April through June of this year, Whole Foods Market Kahala customers were able to “recycle” their leftover change at registers upon check-out to benefit One Strong ‘Ohana.

“Whole Foods Market Kahala believes that creating healthy and safe environments for our keiki is essential to the well-being of our community,” said Natalie Aczon, Whole Foods Market Kahala marketing supervisor.

The One Strong ‘Ohana campaign is Hawai‘i’s largest public awareness campaign to prevent child abuse and neglect to date. Formed from a partnership between the Hawai‘i Children’s Trust Fund and the Joyful Heart Foundation, the campaign aims to raise awareness about the simple ways people can make a difference in preventing child abuse and neglect through strengthening families.

Niu Valley Stream and Canal Clean-up

Niu Valley Stream and Canal Clean-up

The following information is provided by Malama Maunalua:

Malama Maunalua’s Pulama Wai project, (Cherished Waters) in partnership with the Niu Valley community residents will host a stream canal clean up project, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18th at 9:00am. Kimo Franklin, project manager for Malama Maunalua and Evan Fujimoto, President of Graham builders and volunteer leader of the Niu Valley neighborhood clean up hui are leading the effort.  The 1 day activity will be held on the mauka side of the Niu Valley shopping center adjacent to Halemauamau Pl. All participants are asked to park on the adjacent streets and not in the parking center.

Support East Oahu Schools with a School Supply Drive at Koko Marina Center on August 11th!

Support East Oahu Schools with a School Supply Drive at Koko Marina Center on August 11th!

Koko Marina Center has the cure for the Back to School Blues with a school supply collection drive on Saturday, August 11th in the Marina Courtyard. Bring in school supplies and they will be donated to your designated school inlcluding Hahaione, Kamiloiki and Koko Head Elementary or Niu Valley Middle School.

In addition to the school supply collection, recycle your electronic waste responsibly with Pacific Corporate Solutions from 8 am to 3 pm. They will be collecting outdated laptops, hard drives, monitors, printers and faxes. For a complete list of items they will and will not accept, visit pacificcorporatesolutions.com or call 488-8870. (Sorry no microwave ovens or televisions).