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Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

More and more people in Hawaii are turning to large additions or plan to demolish and build new instead of purchasing a new home. But how do people get educated about this complex process and what should they watch out for?

At Graham Builders’ “Building Your Home for Life” seminar, homeowners will discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for, as well as what one needs to know about residential design, setting a budget, estimating, financing and scheduling.

The seminar will provide valuable information on what families need for a successful multi-generation home construction project including designing for personal space, blended versus segregated living and pooling resources to help the bottom line.

Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative Named Among Four Winners of the 2014 Phoenix Award

Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative Named Among Four Winners of the 2014 Phoenix Award

The Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative (HLRI) was recently awarded the prestigious 2014 Phoenix Award by the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW). HLRI, a Hawaii-based nonprofit organization devoted to reforestation, is one of four international winners of this year’s award, announced in conjunction with the SATW 2014 convention in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The award honors individuals and organizations actively involved in conservation, preservation, beautification and anti-pollution campaigns that further the growth and appeal of travel destinations. Winners are nominated by SATW members and are recommended by the Phoenix Award committee before being selected by the SATW board.

Skyline Eco-Adventures Offers Special Zipline Tours During its “Zip for the Trees” Fundraiser

Skyline Eco-Adventures Offers Special Zipline Tours During its “Zip for the Trees” Fundraiser

Skyline Eco-Adventures, Hawaii’s leading commercial zipline company and operator of the first zipline course in the United States, is hosting its fourth-annual “Zip for the Trees” community event and fundraiser from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at its Haleakala, Maui course.

Support native reforestation by zipping through towering eucalyptus trees on three exhilarating ziplines at Skyline’s original course on the slopes of Haleakala, including Maui’s only pendulum zipline reaching speeds of more than 45 miles per hour. Enjoy this special tour for just $30 per person, and unlimited zipping with a new pass for $50 per person. All proceeds from each tour benefit three local charities: The Children’s Justice Center, the Hui Malama Learning Center, and Maui Youth and Family Services.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii a National Leader in Quality

According to the 2014 National Committee for Quality Assurance's Quality Compass® Kaiser Permanente Hawaii leads the nation in:   

  • Childhood Immunizations (Combo 10)
  • HPV immunization for adolescent girls
  • COPD exacerbation treatment
  • LDL screening among cardiovascular patients

The annual Quality Compass data assesses the performance of more than 500 health plans on many important clinical and service standards, including medication management and respiratory conditions.

“We strive to put our members at the center of everything we do to ensure they’re receiving world-class care,” said Karen Ching, MD, Associate Medical Director of Quality at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii. “We are honored to receive this recognition by the NCQA for our commitment to quality and doing what is best for the patient.”

Outrigger Enterprises Group Announces Promotions in Information Technology

Outrigger Enterprises Group Announces Promotions  in Information Technology

Outrigger Enterprises Group is pleased to announce three promotions in their Information Technology area.

 

As director, data management, Hirata leads a team of data analysts in maintaining the consistency, efficiency and integrity of Outrigger’s databases. She is key in understanding customer requirements and finding working solutions. Hirata, who just celebrated 40 years with Outrigger, started in the accounting department processing travel agent commissions and worked her way up to management.

 

Patagonia & Kina‘ole Invest $27 Million In Solar For Hawai‘i

Investment will make clean, affordable solar power available to more Hawai‘i residents, who currently pay 3X average U.S. price for power from coal and oil

VENTURA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) – Patagonia today announced a $13 million tax equity investment in solar power for Hawai‘i – joining with local solar finance company Kina‘ole Capital Partners, LLC to create a new fund that will purchase more than 1,000 rooftop solar energy systems in Hawai‘i, where homeowners currently pay three times the U.S. average price for electricity.

The fund, totaling $27 million, will utilize state and federal tax credits to direct Patagonia’s tax dollars for purchases of solar energy systems. Kina‘ole will make the fund available to all qualified solar installation companies in Hawai‘i.

Servco Announces Ryan Matsumoto promoted to Senior Marketing Specialist

Servco Announces Ryan Matsumoto promoted to Senior Marketing Specialist

HONOLULU – servco.com  -  Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced that it has promoted Ryan Matsumoto to senior marketing specialist in its marketing department.  

Matsumoto will continued to be involved  in the planning and executing of Servco’s marketing efforts including advertising, public relations, promotions and events. Prior to joining Servco in 2011, he was an account coordinator at Laird Christianson Advertising.

Matsumoto received a bachelor of business administration in marketing and international business from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is currently enrolled in the Shidler College of Business part-time MBA program.  He is a Kaimuki resident.

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