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HUGS Kicks off Another Holiday Season with Two Ways to Donate

HUGS Kicks off Another Holiday Season with Two Ways to Donate

HONOLULUwww.hugslove.org –HUGS, a local nonprofit helping families with seriously ill children, will be ringing in the holiday giving season this year in two unique ways, Aloha for Hawaii Charities and #GivingTuesday. Proceeds will help raise money to fulfill the HUGS mission to improve the quality of life for families as they face the emotional and financial hardships of caring for a seriously ill child. Local residents can support this worthwhile organization and keep the holidays bright for families in need of support.

 

Dec. 1 – Aloha for Hawaii Charities

Starting December 1 through January 18, 2015 100 percent of donations, through Aloha for Hawaii Charities, will go directly to HUGS.  In addition to the individual donations, HUGS will receive bonus monies from a funding pool generated by Friends of Hawaii Charities from the Sony Open proceeds.

 

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Hawaii National Bank Announces Promotion

Hawaii National Bank Announces Promotion

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Nov. 26, 2014) — Hawaii National Bank is proud to announce that it has promoted Keri Yadao to loan officer at the Hilo Branch.

Yadao has more than 4 years of experience at Hawaii National Bank, most recently serving as a management trainee at the Hilo Branch. She started at the bank in 2010, working in the Loan Services Department and Credit Analysis Department. In her new position, she will assist Hawaii Island businesses with their financing needs. Yadao graduated from Menlo College in California with a bachelor’s degree in business management.

Hawaii National Bank is a community bank providing highly personalized service through 13 branches on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. For more than 50 years the bank has specialized in serving individual account holders and locally owned, closely held businesses. Learn more at www.HawaiiNational.com.

 

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Red Kettle Challenge

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Red Kettle Challenge

Members of the Hawaii National Bank leadership team rang the Red Kettle Bell during the Red Kettle Challenge on Nov. 24, 2014, in Downtown Honolulu to raise money for The Salvation Army. One in 11 Hawaii residents receives assistance from The Salvation Army, and the funds raised support the organization’s programs and services in Hawaii, Guam, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia. Last year, The Salvation Army assisted a total of 129,349 people in Hawaii with meals, lodging, and items of clothing, furniture and gifts.

Hawaii National Bank is a community bank providing highly personalized service through 13 branches on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. For more than 50 years the bank has specialized in serving individual account holders and locally owned, closely held businesses. Learn more at www.HawaiiNational.com.

The Modern Honolulu® Continues Momentum And Enters Next Phase Of Growth

HONOLULU, HAWAII (NOV. 24, 2014) – As part of its ongoing plans to continue to build on its success as a full-service luxury boutique hotel on Oahu, THE MODERN HONOLULU’s ownership is pleased to announce current Managing Director Gerald Glennon will transition to the newly created position of Director Emeritus and Senior Advisor; and that Kelly Hoen, an award-winning hotelier and veteran of Hawaii’s tourism industry, will join the team as the hotel’s new General Manager.  This new leadership lineup will capitalize on the progress THE MODERN HONOLULU has achieved since its successful emergence as an independent hotel two years ago.

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Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Medical Equipment

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra To Play Messiah With Sing-Along Hallelujah Chorus

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra To Play Messiah With Sing-Along Hallelujah Chorus

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra (HSO) will present a Baroque holiday program on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Hawaii Theatre, performing some of the most popular classical music ever composed. 

The soothing and immensely popular Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon In D” will open the concert, along with "Christmas Concerto" by Arcangelo Corelli. The Oahu Choral Society (OCS) will join the HSO for the second half of the concert, performing Handel’s Messiah Part I with a triumphant sing-along Hallelujah Chorus, under the direction of OCS Artistic Director Esther Yoo. Messiah soloists will be Georgine Stark, soprano; Mary Chestnut Hicks, alto; Jim Price, tenor; and Leon Williams, baritone.

Positive Coaching Alliance-Hawaii Presents Special Guests from Stanford University

Positive Coaching Alliance-Hawaii Presents Special Guests from Stanford University

Positive Coaching Alliance-Hawaii Presents Special Guests from Stanford University Tara VanDerveer Head Women’s Basketball Coach & Lili Thompson Sophomore, Starting point guard

Sunday, November 30: Meet & Greet

Koa Ohana Thanksgiving

Honolulu, Hawaii – In keeping with the spirit of Thanksgiving, Mo’s Heroes has teamed up with  the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP), and various our veteran service organizations to host a “Koa Ohana Thanksgiving” Event  for veterans and their families who have nowhere to go for Thanksgiving  on Nov. 27.

The event will take place at the Oahu Veterans Center 1298 Kukila Street,  Honolulu from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.  The Oahu Veterans Center is a gathering place for Veterans.  The home of the Oahu Veterans Council, they support various veterans’ programs and provide free space to veterans service organizations.