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PricewaterhouseCoopers Los Angeles donates $250,000 to UH Shidler College of Business

PricewaterhouseCoopers Los Angeles donates $250,000 to UH Shidler College of Business

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has received a $250,000 gift from PwC US of Los Angeles, California, to establish a faculty fellowship endowment at the School of Accountancy. The “PricewaterhouseCoopers – Los Angeles Faculty Fellowship Endowment” will help the College in its effort to recruit and retain top accounting faculty and support its overall mission to achieve excellence in teaching and research.
 
“Investing our time and resources in education is a huge priority for PwC and we believe that education is the foundation for community development,” said Gregory Moore, PwC assurance partner. “We proudly support the Shidler College of Business and its work to develop the next generation of business leaders who can confront the increasingly complex business issues in the marketplace.”
 

Kahala mall doorbusters for black friday, november 29

Kahala mall doorbusters for black friday, november 29

HONOLULU – For the third year in a row Kahala Mall celebrates Black Friday (November 29, 2013) by opening up at 7 a.m., giving guests the opportunity to shop early for doorbusters with savings of up to 75% off. (see attached for schedule of events and participating stores).

 

Kahala Mall shoppers who purchase $150 or more in same-day receipts will receive a $10 Kahala Mall gift certificate and a selection of breakfast items from Whole Foods Market accompanied by a complimentary cup of coffee from Starbucks, in the Center Court area of the mall.  To add to the fun, more than 30 prizes and gift cards worth $25 or more will be given away at noon, including a $200 Kahala Mall shopping spree. (must be present to win).

 

EV drivers on Maui and Oahu have a lot to be thankful for: Volta hosting events

EV drivers on Maui and Oahu have a lot to be thankful for: Volta hosting events

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced as of Nov. 1 it has given away over 600,000 miles of charging in the past two years, during more than 20,000  free charging sessions via its Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations in Hawaii, Arizona and California, part of the Volta Network. Volta now operates close to 50 charging stations, and will be opening its first station on Maui next month.

 

Island Insurance Foundation donates $25,000 to the FilCom Center & the Aloha for Philippines effort

Island Insurance Foundation donates $25,000 to the FilCom Center & the Aloha for Philippines effort

The Island Insurance Foundation is donating $25,000 to the Filipino Community Center (FilCom Center) for the disaster victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan and the Aloha for Philippines relief effort.  The FilCom Center has also partnered with the Consuelo Foundation, which will match donations to the FilCom Center dollar for dollar, up to $2 million.

“Our hearts go out to the staggering number of people affected by this devastating natural disaster,” said Tyler Tokioka, President of the Island Insurance Foundation.  “We have so many employees and local families with friends, relatives and loved ones in the Philippines, that supporting this relief effort was a priority for our organization.”

Kahala Mall Debuts New Valet Service this Weekend

Kahala Mall Debuts New Valet Service this Weekend

HONOLULU – To better serve shoppers during the holiday season, Kahala Mall announced a new weekend valet service starting on Saturday, November 16.  Mall visitors will be able to valet their vehicle outside of the Macy’s Men’s Store on the corner of Waialae and Kilauea avenues during mall hours for $6. Beginning December 14 the service will be extended to daily through December 24.

“We decided to provide this new parking amenity during the holiday rush to make it easier for shoppers during this busy time of year,” said Floyd Williamson, Kahala Mall General Manager.  “We expect it to be a big hit, and will consider extending the weekend service into the new year.”

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Take a virtual tour of Ronald McDonald House charities of Hawaii

Take a virtual tour of Ronald McDonald House charities of Hawaii

 

HONOLULU – With just a click of a mouse, everyone can now instantly “visit” Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii (RMHC-HI)! Families, volunteers, supporters and those who are just curious about RMHC-HI can take a self-directed, 360-degree virtual tour inside its three facilities: the Judd Hillside and Oahu Avenue Houses and its Family Room at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.

“This new, virtual way to take a look at our facilities is not only innovative and fun, but also serves as an introduction to the Houses and Family Room for both distant referring agencies and families who are considering staying here.  These families may find comfort in knowing what to expect upon arrival,” said Jerri Chong, President of RMHC-Hawaii. “We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to 360 Island Tours for donating their time and energy into creating such a valuable tool for RMHC-HI.”

Show Aloha to Hawaii Nonprofits and Help Them Earn up to $30,000 in Subaru Hawaii's "Share the Love"

Show Aloha to Hawaii Nonprofits and Help Them Earn up to $30,000 in Subaru Hawaii's "Share the Love"

Subaru Hawaii today announced its third year of its community-based “Share the Love” sales event where it will donate $250, up to $30,000, for every new 2014 Subaru vehicle sold from November 1 to December 31, 2013 to four local nonprofit organizations: Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii, American Red Cross – Hawaii Chapter, SPCA Maui and Hawaii Island Humane Society.

In addition to buying a Subaru during the promotional period, the public is encouraged to visit Subaru Hawaii’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/SubaruHI and vote for their favorite participating nonprofit. Subaru Hawaii will award an additional $5,000 to the organization that receives the most “likes” at the end of the sales event period.