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& Karats Fine Jewelry is pleased to announce a collection of authentic
Ming’s Jewelry. Ming’s Jewelry, of Honolulu, closed in October 1999.
Currently their jewelry is only found in antique and estate market
auctions throughout the country or at Carats & Karats jewelry store in
Honolulu. Ming’s jewelry has been
considered to be the “Tiffany’s of the Pacific”.
Atlas Insurance Agency has appointed Linda
J. Posto, LUTCF as Senior Vice President, Financial Services Group. In
this new position, she will oversee and lead the Financial Service Group,
a new division at Atlas.
Hawaii Pacific University has established a
new scholarship for incoming freshman and transfer students who are
actively involved in their religious communities. Beginning in Fall 2003,
the Dr. and Mrs. Frank E. Butterworth Scholarship, a 100 percent
tuition-only scholarship, renewable until completion of a bachelor’s
degree, will be awarded to four new students each year.
Military Aviation Museum of the Pacific (MAMP) has received its third
installment of a $15,000 grant from the Alexander & Baldwin
Foundation. The mission of MAMP is to build a world-class aviation museum
on Fords Island.
Hawaii Dodge Dealers’ Association recently presented a check for $10,000
to the Toys for Tots Hawaii and Hawaii’s Armed Services YMCA. In the
picture are GySgt. Richard Stampp, US Marines (l); Mike Sinclair, Sales
Manager, Dillingham Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep (c); Jerry Woolbright, General
Manager, Dillingham Dodge, Chrysler,
State Federal Credit Union has hired Patrick Langille as the Executive
Vice President and Chief Information Officer. His responsibilities include
directing research, planning and implementation of initiatives for
business development, and ensuring optimum service for its members.
Begier, CRS of Mary Begier Realty has been named the 2002 Realtor of the
Year by the Honolulu Board of Realtors. This award is the most
distinguished award the Honolulu Board of Realtors has had the honor of
presenting for the last 45 years.
Remedy Intelligent Staffing has appointed
Patrick Stewart as Human Resources Manager. He will be responsible
for all associate (employee) benefits and placement, as well as, to
recruiting programs with the local universities.
The Honolulu Academy of Arts was the
recipient of a $20,000 Met Life Foundation
grant to initiate a collaboration with the Filcom Center (Filipino
Community Center) in Waipahu to create
an arts education outreach program to supplement the new George and
Nancy Ellis Gallery of Filipino Arts opening at the Academy in 2003.
TheoDavies Food Service Group, operators of
Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in Hawaii, have named James Yamamoto (l) as
general manager of the new Pizza Hut in Waipio. Jeffrey K. Machado (r)
also was named general manager of the new Waipio Taco Bell restaurant.
Bay Resort announced the addition of Andrew Manion-Copley to the
resort’s culinary team as Executive Chef.
Copley will be responsible for over-seeing all of the resort’s
Hawaii Transit Service will spend 2.4 million dollars to expand its
current fleet of luxury motor-coaches to nineteen. This will be completed
by the end of January, 2003. The new state-of-the-art motorcoaches will
feature a circular stairway, advanced music, television and video
capabilities, up to 58 reclining seats, foot rests, lighting and
temperature controls for individual comfort and an onboard lavatory.
35 Oahu area high schools earned $40,000 in sports gear from the 2002 Shop and
Score fundraising program. The month-long program was sponsored by Kraft
Foods Hawaii, Meadow Gold Dairies Hawaii, Times Super Markets, and Hawaii
preparation for the spring season of athletic events, Special Olympics
Hawaii and City Mill will be running the “Give a Heart” fundraising
campaign from February 2nd through February 17th.
Insurance Companies has promoted Joao W. Santos to Vice President of the
Personal Insurance Division. He was previously the Assistant Vice
President, Reinsurance and Regulatory Manager.
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Board of Directors for Hospice Hawaii recently named Ken Zeri, R.N., M.S.
as President and C.P.O. Zeri has been employed with Hospice Hawaii for
over seven years and most recently served as the Corporate Compliance
Continental Airlines has announced
improvements to its frequent-flyer OnePass program that make it easier for
business travelers to earn Elite status. As of January 1, 2003,
Continental customers traveling on unrestricted, economy class “Y”
fare will receive 50-percent mileage bonus toward Elite status.
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The Hawaii Alliance for the Arts Education
has received $20,000 from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing
Arts for the 2003 Fiscal Year. Hawaii is one of only nine states arts
alliances to receive the full amount of funding allowed. The grant money
will be used for general operation support.
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People Attentive to Children (PATCH) was
awarded a $30,000 Hawaii Community Foundation grant to increase awareness
of the importance of quality childcare. PATCH is a non-profit organization
dedicated to improving the quality and availability of childcare in Hawaii
through education, demonstration and advocacy.
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The Laugh Factory is now in Honolulu. The
club features local and mainland comedians on a weekly basis. Nightly
shows begin at 8:00pm in the Queen Kapiolani Showroom.
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Hawaii is seeking daytime volunteers to help provide quality end-of-life
care through giving companionship and support to our terminally ill
patients. This gift of time is not only a great service to the patient,
but also provides respite to their families. Individuals interesting in
learning more about the program may call Caroline or Deborah at 924-9255.
Hawaiian Bank recently promoted four senior managers to the position of
executive vice president. The new executive vice presidents are: Mark
Felmet, manager of Consumer Lending Group; Robert Fujioka, manager of the
Commercial Banking Group; Edward Pei, manager of the Consumer Banking
Group; Raymond Ono, manager of Business Banking and the Main Banking
Baker’s recently added two new additions to their management staff.
Thomas Waters was hired for the new position of General Operations
Manager, and Bradford Hull was hired as the Executive Pastry Chef.
City & County of Honolulu opened a new satellite city hall in Hawaii
Kai this past January, 2003. The office is located in Suite 101 on the
ground floor of the Hawaii Kai Corporate Plaza, at 6600 Kalanianaole
Highway. The office will be open Tuesday through Saturday and will offer a
broad array of city services.