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Hawaiian Legacy Tours Named ‘2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year’

Hawaiian Legacy Tours Named ‘2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year’

Hawaiian Legacy Tours (HLT), has been named the “2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year” by the Hawaii Ecotourism Association (HEA).

The award, presented at HEA’s annual meeting on Sept. 17, 2014, honors Hawaiian Legacy Tours, a first-of-its-kind eco-tour that allows guests to help in the creation of the only Legacy Forest in the world. The award is among three presented each year by HEA for excellence in ecotourism, including Ecotour Guide of the Year and Travel Writer of the Year, recognizing Hawaii ecotourism operators who demonstrate, through their business, a commitment to environmental stewardship, cultural sensitivity, community enhancement, and educational content.

RevoluSun promotes Elana Kopelevich to Marketing Director

RevoluSun promotes Elana Kopelevich to Marketing Director

 

HONOLULUwww.RevoluSun.com – RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential solar systems, today announced it has promoted Elana Kopelevich to Marketing Director. Kopelevich joined RevoluSun in 2012 as Marketing Manager.

 

In her new role, Kopelevich will lead overall marketing strategy and oversee strategic communications, brand management, advertising and promotions, community outreach, customer programs, and event coordination.

 

Prior to RevoluSun, Kopelevich served as a Communications/Intranet Analyst for HawkTree International in Honolulu and Marketing Manager for ReR USA in Denver, Colorado.

Kopelevich is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver, where she earned a bachelor of fine arts in animation and film. She is a member of  the University of Colorado Alumni Association, where she serves on the scholarship committee and volunteers with the Hawaiian Humane Society.

Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Finalists In the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

Pacific Edge Magazine Announces Finalists In the 2014 Business Achievement Awards

Honorees to be recognized at red-carpet gala on September 25 at Iolani Palace

HONOLULU – pacificedgeawards.com – Pacific Edge Magazine announced today the lifetime achievement award winner and finalists of the Fourth Annual Pacific Edge Magazine Business Achievement Awards to be held at the majestic Iolani Palace. The exclusive, red-carpet soiree on September 25 at 5 p.m. also will celebrate the eighth anniversary of Element Media, Inc., Hawaii’s premier custom publishing firm, while recognizing the state’s most influential business leaders, companies and organizations.

All submissions were evaluated by an independent panel of judges comprised of six respected local community leaders who are active and successful in the business community and understand the challenges faced by award nominees. Judges carefully scored each nomination based on the criteria for each category. Winners are based on highest score earned.

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for August 2014

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for August 2014

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced today the winners of Prudential Locations’ Top Agent Awards for August 2014. Prudential Locations’ awards are presented on a monthly basis to celebrate agents’ outstanding performance in a variety of categories. Prudential Locations is pleased to announce the following winners:

 

  • “Listor of the Month” was received by Bernie Tong (R), Partner, of the Diamond Head office. Tong was also awarded Listor of the Month in July 2013, and was named second runner-up to Sales Person of the Month in August 2013. She received the award for first runner-up to Highest Producer of the Month in December 2013, and April and September 2010, and second runner-up to Highest Producer of the Month in June 2011. Tong was named first runner-up to Sales Person of the Month in March and October 2010.

 

Atlas Insurance Appoints Three Assistant Vice Presidents in its Client Consulting Group

Atlas Insurance Appoints Three Assistant Vice Presidents in its Client Consulting Group

Atlas Insurance Agency, Inc., Hawaii’s largest locally owned and managed insurance agency, has announced the appointments of Mike Ayson, Sandy Ferreira and Dana Tokioka as Assistant Vice Presidents in it Client Consulting Group.

Michael Ayson has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry and will continue to be responsible for servicing the company’s AOAO clients. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Hawaii and is a member of the Financial Management Association.

Sandra Ferreira has nearly 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and will continue to be responsible for the development, sales and servicing of the company’s commercial clients. She holds a degree in Business from St. Pete Junior College in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches New Internal Medicine Residency Program

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches New Internal Medicine Residency Program

Patients in today’s changing health care landscape are receiving primary and specialty care more frequently in an outpatient setting versus a hospital. In an effort to stay ahead of the curve and to ensure that patients continue to receive high quality medical care, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced today the launch of its new internal medicine residency program. The program’s progressive curriculum will prepare physicians to practice more often in office, clinic and even virtual settings.

“We are excited to offer a unique residency training program that reflects the spirit of innovation at Kaiser Permanente,” said Mitch Motooka, MD, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director. “These new doctors will be educated to care for patients with the latest technology in a neighborhood clinic setting, where primary care physicians are desperately needed.”

Servco to sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

Servco to sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

HONOLULU – servco.com – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) announced it is selling its Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Inc. (Servco Raynor) division to Peter Eldridge and Mike Markley.  Eldridge and Markley were the former owners of Raynor Pacific Overhead Doors until it was acquired by Servco in 2005.  The sale is expected to be finalized in early 2015.

Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Hawaii’s premier residential and commercial garage door specialist, will continue to do business under the Servco name and the business will remain in its current location in Mapunapuna until the sale has been finalized. Eldridge will serve as CEO and Markley as Secretary/Treasurer of the new company which hopes to hire most, if not all, of the 20 current employees.