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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.

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.

Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic Celebrates 50th Anniversary

It’s a special season for college basketball fans in Hawaii as the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic celebrates 50 years of stellar play, with on-court action set for Nov. 14, 15, and 17. The University of Hawaii (UH) men’s basketball team will tip off the season against California’s CSU Bakersfield in a round-robin tournament, which also includes Arkansas-Pine Bluff and North Carolina’s High Point University.

 

Fans can also score this season with special room and game ticket packages at several Outrigger properties, valid November 13 to 18. Find out more at www.outrigger.com/specials/promotion/2014-rainbow-classic.

 

Attorney Kainui Smith Joins Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP

Attorney Kainui Smith Joins Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP

Honolulu law firm Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP is pleased to announce that Kainui Smith has been hired as an associate attorney practicing law in the areas of community association, construction and commercial litigation.

 

Prior to joining the firm, Smith was a judicial law clerk for Judge Glenn S. Hara of the Third Circuit Court in Hilo. He also served as a civil rights law clerk in the Department of Education Civil Rights Compliance Office. In 2013, he graduated cum laude with his J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii.

 

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.