By The Way...
Mall recently announc-ed the recipients of the 2003 Teen Board
Scholarships. These Teen Board members earned points throughout their
terms by participating in community service, such as children’s story
time and craft activities. Shyla LaVas-seur earned first-place honors and
a $1,000 scholarship with 78.75 community service hours, and in second
place with 67.25 community service hours, Tara Rose Nakamura earned a $600
scholarship and the $200 Director’s Award. In third place with 64.5
community service hours, Janine Yamamoto took home a $500 scholarship. The
only male Teen Board member for the 2003 term, Mark Takushi, Jr., had a
total of 60.5 community service hours for a $400 scholarship and also
earned a $50 Windward Mall shopping spree in the Teen Board column award.
Then in fifth place, with 53.5 community service hours, Tiana Kiyabu
received a $300 scholarship.
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A. Sted, executive vice pre-sident and chief financial officer of Hawaii
Pacific Health, was recently elected trustee of Hawaii Pacific University.
Prior to his current position at Hawaii Pacific Health, Mr. Sted served as
executive vice president for the Bank of American Hawaii, chief financial
officer for the Queen’s Health Systems and was
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Center at The Queen’s Medical Center exhibited at the Great Aloha
Run’s First Annual Wellness Pavilion, offering runners the opportunity
to learn about heart health and the outstanding health programs available
at Queen’s. Mrs. America 2000, Leslie Lam (pictured 2nd from left), was
on hand to promote the Queen’s Women’s HeartAdvantage Program and
inform participants of the importance of heart health check-ups. Runners
were happy to receive Heart Center hand fans to cool themselves down after
the eight-mile run. Appearing in the picture are (from left): Donna Ready,
Women’s Heart Advantage Wellness Coordinator, The Queen’s Heart
Center; Mrs. America 2000, Leslie Lam; Lannon Oldenburg, R.N; and Andrew
Lau-rence of the Queen’s Heart Center.
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Magsanoc has been named President of the Hawaii Chapter of the National
Association of Women In Construction (NA-WIC), an organization designed to
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of Hawaii’s independent schools
recently participated in the first All-Hawaii-Alumni Connection at the
Army-Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. More than 400 people
attended the event, which included graduates of participating Hawaii
schools and those with Hawaii connections. Highlights of the program
included entertainment by a Washington, D.C.-based hula halau and ”school
sharing,” in which alumni from each school performed their alma mater, a
school song or cheer to show their spirit. Participating schools included
Maryknoll, Kamehameha, Iolani, Punahou, St. Francis, St. Louis, Hawaii
Baptist Academy and Sacred Hearts Academy, each with a mission to reunite
school-time friends and share the aloha spirit with their East Coast
counterparts. In the picture are: (Front – l to r)
Kawehi Yim (Ke Ali’i Pauahi Foundation; Kameha-meha ‘79), Steve
Yee (Punahou ‘84), Rowena Blaisdell (Kamehameha ‘62), Maile Duggan (Kamehameha
‘57). Middle L to R: Jennifer Hee (Hawaii Baptist Academy ‘97), Sr.
Joan of Arc Souza (head of school, St. Francis), Tennyson Lum, Jr. (Iolani
‘82), Jane Heimerdinger (Director of Institutional Advancement, Iolani).
(Back – l to r) Susan Goodbody
Murphy (Punahou ‘69), Sherri Okinaga (Iolani ‘85), Lori Carlos (Maryknoll
‘87), Geraldine Johansen (Kamehameha ‘60), Andrea Hamilton (Sacred
Hearts ‘68), Brian Horikami (Iolani ‘82), Camille Michel (Maryknoll
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Improvement Association recently announced its new officers and board
members. The officers are: president, Kendall Hee of Engineers Surveyors
Hawaii Inc.; vice president, Jay Kadowaki of J. Kadowaki, Inc.;
secretary/treasurer, Dan Yokoo of Bank of Hawaii. The board members are:
Don Bremner, Dave Chun, James Frierson, Beverly Harbin, Paul Kimura, Greg
Meier, Robert Oda, Melisa Preus and Susan Utsugi. Sherry Goya was
appointed as KIAs Executive Director.
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Dyer & Sons has named Rebecca Parker president of the employee-owned
moving and storage company. Parker joined the company in 1986, navigating
the corporate ladder from accountant to office manager to her most recent
position as vice president and general manager. She will continue to run
the administrative and sales team for commercial sales and national
account business, customer quality initiatives and programs, move
management program and the records storage operation.
The Hawaii Pacific Federal Credit Union will collect canned goods and other non-perishable food items now through April 23 at its branch locations in support of the Hawaii Foodbank’s 15th Annual Statewide Drive. This marks the third consecutive year that HPFCU has participated in the drive. In 2002, the credit union collected 885 pounds of food and nearly doubled that amount in 2003, with 1,586 pounds collected. This year, the credit union has set a goal of 2,000 pounds of food and calls on the continued participation of its members to help meet this aggressive goal. For the first time, it has opened up the drive to the community as well. The credit union also has set an additional goal to raise $500 in cash. The credit union encourages donations of Spam© and bags of rice.