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Hector Garcia Joins Graham Builders as Estimator

Hector Garcia Joins Graham Builders as Estimator

HONOLULUwww.grahambuilders.com – Graham Builders is pleased to announce that Hector Garcia has joined the firm as Estimator. He is responsible for managing the development of building cost estimates and bids on new home construction and renovation projects.

Prior to joining Graham Builders, Garcia served as a land surveyor for Martinez Couch & Associates in Rocky Hill, CT where he performed boundary and topographic surveys.

 Garcia earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, and his EIT (Engineer in Training) designation from the Examining Board of Engineers and Surveyors, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

A native of Guayama, Puerto Rico, Garcia relocated to Oahu from CT in 2014. He currently resides in Waikiki.

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American Red Cross Instructor Training

American Red Cross Instructor Training

AMERICAN RED CROSS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING – Interested in becoming an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor?  Contact Sales Rep. Earl Yamaguchi at 808-456-0431 or Earl.Yamaguchi@redcross.org Cost: $250

Full Course (2 Day Course)
January 24-25                          [9:00am-4:00pm]

American Red Cross Classes for January

American Red Cross Classes for January

Learn to save a life. Take a Red Cross training class today!

 

These classes will be offered at Hawaii State Chapter HQ, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816

 

Some Red Cross trainings can be taken in two ways: online blended-learning or full course.

ONLINE BLENDED-LEARNING COURSE: Great for people who take training regularly. Online Blended Learning is convenient with shorter training time. Involves partially online learning (approx: 1 hr) and a classroom session (2 hrs) training.

FULL COURSE: Traditional training class in a classroom, instructor led with video, bookwork and hands-on skills (practice on manikins). Depending upon the desired course, class length can run from 4 to 10 hrs.

If not indicated that online course is offered, then training is held only in the classroom.

 

 

Hawaii National Bank Honors Top Performers for 2014

Hawaii National Bank Honors Top Performers for 2014

Hawaii National Bank is proud to announce that it has named three Top Performers for 2014:

  • Jay Dow, Vice President, Corporate Banking
  • Kai Austin, Vice President, Corporate Banking
  • Keith Shimomura, Assistant Vice President, Kaimuki Branch

The Top Performers were selected based on production achievements, portfolio management, leadership qualities and meeting or exceeding sales goals. They were honored at a special luncheon in Honolulu on Dec. 18, 2014.

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.

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Announcing New Development Hires and Promotions at UH Foundation

Announcing New Development Hires and Promotions at UH Foundation

HONOLULU – The University of Hawai‘i Foundation is happy to announce that SaraLyn Smith has joined the team, and four development professionals have been promoted.

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Median Sales Price of Luxury Homes on Oahu Up Nearly 10 Percent During November 2014

Median Sales Price of Luxury Homes on Oahu Up Nearly 10 Percent During November 2014

HONOLULU – The median sales price of luxury homes and condominiums on Oahu was nine percent higher in November 2014 compared to the same period in 2013 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 during November 2014 on Oahu.

A total of 67 luxury homes changed hands in November, down slightly from 70 in November 2013. However, the median sales price for the luxury range was $1,495,000 compared to $1,371,250 in 2013, an increase of nine percent.

Group 70 and associates donate $60,000 to UH School of Architecture

Group 70 and associates donate $60,000 to UH School of Architecture
HONOLULU – www.group70int.com – Group 70 International (G70), Hawai‘i’s largest kama‘āina design firm rallied its employees and business associates to collectively contribute $60,000 to the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Architecture (UHSoA) fund drive this month. A check presentation was held on Dec. 3 at Group 70’s downtown office where G70 Chairman Francis Oda, Arch.D., FAIA, AICP, LEED AP, presented to Daniel Friedman, PhD, dean of the school. The $60,000 donation includes contributions from G70 UHSoA alumni staff and its consultants including: Albert Chong Associates, Inc., Clarence Lee Design & Associates, LLC, Coffman Engineers, Inc., ControlPoint Surveying, Inc., Englekirk Partners, Hirata and Associates, Inc., Inatsuka Engineering LLC, Kai Hawaii, Inc., Masa Fujioka & Associates, Randolph H.