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‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI), the publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, invited local artists to “Rock The Box,” the newspaper boxes for its new weekly publication Metro that will launch on Oct. 1. Forty creative individuals were given the opportunity to use the Metro newspaper boxes as their personal canvases. All forty boxes will be displayed throughout the Honolulu area with free copies of the new Metro publication.

“Oahu Publications is thrilled by the tremendous responses and creativity for the ‘Rock The Box’ contest,” said Dennis Francis, OPI president and Honolulu Star-Advertiser publisher. “The variety of one-of-a-kind designs and artwork from the community really reflect the edgy, artistic and quirky style of our new Metro publication.”

Your Vote for the Hawaii Foodbank Will Secure $60,000 from Walmart!

Your Vote for the Hawaii Foodbank Will Secure $60,000 from Walmart!

The Hawaii Foodbank needs your vote to win $60,000! Vote every day in the Walmart Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign now through October 5, 2014. Your vote could help the Foodbank distribute food for 150,000 meals to help feed 1 in 5 people this year.

The Hawaii Foodbank is competing with 128 other food banks across the nation for the Walmart grant. The Top 50 food banks that receive the most votes will receive $60,000 each. Voting is easy:

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

Reinforcing its commitment to improving the total health and well-being of its community, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced five organizations who will benefit from a combined total of more than $220,000 in community grant funds.

Non-profits can earn thousands of dollars through Kahala Mall’s inaugural VERY MERRY EVENT

Non-profits can earn thousands of dollars through Kahala Mall’s inaugural VERY MERRY EVENT

HONOLULU kahalamallcenter.comKahala Mall today announced a new program aimed at making non-profit groups very merry indeed this holiday season, through its new Very Merry Event.  Non-profits sell $5 shopping passes good December 5 through 7 that provide pass holders with incredible deals and exclusive gift with purchases from participating stores and restaurants. Each ticketholder will also have an opportunity to win one of five $100 Kahala Mall gift certificates and a grand prize of a one-night stay in a scenic view room at The Kahala Hotel & Resort that includes a buffet breakfast for two at the Plumeria Beach House. 

 

Kahala Mall Partners with Whole Foods Market® to recreate exterior seating at mall entrance

Kahala Mall Partners with Whole Foods Market® to recreate exterior seating at mall entrance

HONOLULU – Kahala Mall today announced it is partnering with Whole Foods Market to expand, modernize and refresh the exterior seating area and landscaping outside of Starbucks and Whole Foods Market Kahala.

 

“In an effort to make our outdoor areas even more enjoyable for mall visitors, we are embarking on this refurbishment that we expect to be completed before Thanksgiving – just in time for holiday shopping,” said Stephanie England, Kahala Mall’s General Manager.

 

The construction began last month, and throughout the process some seating will still be available. In mid-September the barricade in front of the store will be moved to the Starbucks side.  By November, mall visitors can expect to see new, custom-made seating and tables.

 

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Servco to sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

Servco to sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

HONOLULU – servco.com – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) announced it is selling its Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Inc. (Servco Raynor) division to Peter Eldridge and Mike Markley.  Eldridge and Markley were the former owners of Raynor Pacific Overhead Doors until it was acquired by Servco in 2005.  The sale is expected to be finalized in early 2015.

Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Hawaii’s premier residential and commercial garage door specialist, will continue to do business under the Servco name and the business will remain in its current location in Mapunapuna until the sale has been finalized. Eldridge will serve as CEO and Markley as Secretary/Treasurer of the new company which hopes to hire most, if not all, of the 20 current employees.

Customers Can Get Free McCafe® Coffee at McDonald’s® During Breakfast Hours From Sept. 16 to 29

Customers Can Get Free McCafe® Coffee at McDonald’s® During Breakfast Hours From Sept. 16 to 29

HONOLULU – McDonald’s® Restaurants of Hawaii is planning a second round of coffee sampling from September 16 to 29 where customers can get a free small hot cup of McCafe® coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants, no purchase necessary. In Hawaii only, the coffee is a unique Royal Kona Blend that now comes in a richer and bolder flavor. It is freshly roasted in Hawaii and supplied to McDonald’s by Hawaii Coffee Company.

“McDonald’s of Hawaii has been serving our Royal Kona Blend brand since its first restaurant opened in Aina Haina in 1968,” said Jim Lenhart, Hawaii Coffee Company vice president of sales and service. “We’re proud of our more than 40-year partnership and have enjoyed working with McDonald’s of Hawaii to develop quality local products for McDonald’s customers.”