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See Steel Drum Performance at Kaimuki Library on November 2

See Steel Drum Performance at Kaimuki Library on November 2

The award-winning Greg and Junko MacDonald, who have been featured as the opening act for Harry Belafonte, Julio Iglesias, Jimmy Buffet, and Kenny Loggins, will perform steel drum music from a variety of genres including Latin, Hawaiian, calypso, classical, jazz, and vintage rock at Kaimuki Public Library on Sunday, November 2 at 2 p.m.  The free performance will be conducted in the Adult Reading Section.

The MacDonalds, eight-time Hawaii Music Award winners, will also share background information about the history of the steel drum.  The duo has performed on Hawaii Public Radio, at major conventions and various retail outlets.          

The Friends of Kaimuki Public Library is sponsoring this one-hour program for adults.  CD albums of the MacDonald’s will be available for purchase from the Friends group following the performance.       

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Veterans to be Honored at Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Sunset Ceremony, November 11

Veterans to be Honored at Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Sunset Ceremony, November 11

Rear Admiral Richard “Rick” L. Williams, Commander of Navy Region Hawaii, to deliver keynote address

Pearl Harbor, HI – As daylight fades on November 11, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will bring all Veterans and Armistice Day observances around the world to a close with a special sunset ceremony in Pearl Harbor. 

“It is a special privilege to conclude our nation’s commemorations of Veterans Day here in historic Pearl Harbor on the decks of the USS Missouri, America’s last battleship,” said Michael Carr, president & CEO of the USS Missouri Memorial Association. “Our ceremony will proudly honor all veterans for their unwavering courage, including our youngest generation of veterans who have served America over the past decade in the Middle East.” 

Sales of Luxury Homes at End of Third Quarter 2014 Indicates Strong Performance in Coming Months

Sales of Luxury Homes at End of Third Quarter 2014 Indicates Strong Performance in Coming Months

HONOLULU – The number of single-family homes in escrow at $1 million or more on Oahu was 70 percent higher at the end of third quarter 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, signifying a strong performance of luxury homes sales in the coming months, according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million at the end of third quarter 2014 on Oahu.

ALTRES Medical Expands with Launch of New Home Care Service

ALTRES Medical Expands with Launch of New Home Care Service
Highest-quality care from Hawaii’s largest and most trusted nurse provider HONOLULU — www.altresmedical.com — ALTRES Medical announced today the launch of ALTRES Medical Home Care, a new, comprehensive service line.

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American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training

American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training

The American Red Cross Hawaii is committed to adhering to the highest standards of instruction through our Nurse Assistant Training Program. This course will provide the training and skills that will enable students to provide quality care for residents in long-term care setting, for clients at home and patients in hospitals.

Hawaiian Springs Water Launches in Australia

Hawaiian Springs Water Launches in Australia

   

 Hawaiian Springs, LLC, a Hawaii-based brand of premium natural bottled water, has expanded its distribution to Australia with new distributor, Impulse Products.  Impulse Products, an established distributor with over 26 years of retail experience, will carry Hawaiian Springs Water in 330mL, 500 mL, and 1 Liter bottles.

     Impulse Products first introduced the natural artesian water at the Food Service Australia tradeshow held in Sydney earlier this year. “Hawaiian Springs was well received by chefs, caterers, hotel groups, cafes, and restaurants at the show,” said Joseph Marando, Director of Sales & Marketing, for Impulse Products. “Now we’re focusing on making the product available to Australian consumers at health food stores, gourmet delis, cafes and independent grocery retailers.”

Kaiser Permanente Receives "A" Grade in Patient Safety

Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center has been honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. Moanalua Medical Center is one of Kaiser Permanente’s 32 medical centers nationally to receive an A grade.