By The Way...
Kaneohe, of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a Boating Skills
& Seamanship class to the public at the Windward Community College in
Kaneohe. The classes will begin on Monday, June 14th and continue every
Monday and Thursday evening from 6:30pm until 8:30pm, ending on Thursday,
July 29th. The course is certified and meets the US Coast Guard, state,
and national boating law administrators’ requirements. The course covers
equipment requirements, boat handling, powering, navigation aids and
rules, radio communications, weather and much more. A graduation breakfast
and tour of the Coast Guard Sand Island base and USCG Vessels will be held
for all graduates on Saturday, July 31st. The cost is $45 and includes a
manual and exams. For information please call 234-6926.
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was recently appointed director of sales and marketing for Sheraton Hotels
& Resorts Waikiki: Sheraton Waikiki, The Royal Hawaiian, Sheraton
Moana Surfrider and Sheraton Princess Kaiulani. She will oversee a team of
39 employees in the Waikiki sales force, including MCI, leisure, Asia,
domestic and corporate sales. Before moving to Hawaii, Janssen was the
area director of sales and marketing for the three Starwood hotels in
Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Prior to that, she was with the Sheraton
Resorts, Denarau Island – Fiji Islands, responsible for all sales and
marketing functions, including reservations, revenue management,
convention and group sales and public relations. Janssen is a graduate of
the Hotel School HOSTA in Leysin, Switzerland, and has diplomas in hotel
management and administration.
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Hawaii educators Elden T. Seta and Dewey
Gottlieb were recently presented with checks for $25,000 at the 15th
annual Milken Family Foundation National Education Conference in
Washington D.C. These two teachers were recognized for their exceptional
educational talent as evidenced by outstanding instructional practices in
the classroom, school and profession; outstanding accomplishment and
strong long-range potential for professional and policy leadership; and
engaging and inspiring presence that motivates and impacts students,
colleagues and the community. In the picture are (l-r) 2003 Hawaii Milken
Educator Elden T. Seta; Hawaii Senator Daniel K. Akaka; 2003 Hawaii Milken
Educator Dewey Gottlieb; and Stafford Nagatani, Executive Assistant to
Hawaii Superintendent of Education Patricia Hamamoto.
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Marketing Institute (FMI) recently announced the appointment of John T.
Fujieki, chairman, president and CEO of Star Markets, Ltd., to the FMI
Board of Directors. Headquartered in Chicago, FMI conducts programs in
research, education, industry relations and public affairs on behalf of
its 2,300 member companies – food retailers and wholesalers – in the
United States and around the world.
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has been named as one of the 12 Best Walking Cities in the nation by
Prevention Magazine and the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).
Mayor Jeremy Harris received the award from Dr. Michael Chun,
President of the local APMA. Honolulu was acknowledged for having
fabulous views for walkers to enjoy and for having bike racks on city
buses to encourage people to walk and bike. The magazine also recognized
Honolulu’s culturally-rich downtown and vibrant Waikiki as great places
to see on foot.
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at Oahu’s public and private schools raised nearly $48,000 during the
2003-2004 school year for Aloha United Way (AUW) through the Student Aloha
program. Student Aloha began in 1994
as a way to introduce students to community service. Through the
program, AUW assists schools in implementing activities that challenge
students’ creativity and provide avenues for showcasing their compassion
and leadership. Since the program