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Kaiser Permanente Welcomes Eight New Physicians to Maui and Oahu Medical Offices

Kaiser Permanente Welcomes Eight New Physicians to Maui and Oahu Medical Offices

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the addition of eight new physicians at locations on Oahu and Maui. They join more than 500 care providers within the state’s largest medical group, the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, which provides comprehensive care to Kaiser Permanente’s 230,000-plus members in Hawaii.

 Antony Boody, MD, joins Wailuku Medical Office. Maui Lani Medical Office welcomes Margot Crandall, MD; Anna Martinez, MD; Deepa Sharma, DO; and Kaumakaokalani Shimatsu, MD. Honolulu Medical Office welcomes Laura Chang, MD; and Allyson Spence-Shishido, MD. Panupong Jiamsripong, MD joins Moanalua Medical Center.

Bennet Group Promotes Andrea Lum to Director

Bennet Group Promotes Andrea Lum to Director

Bennet Group Strategic Communications announced today that it has promoted Andrea Lum from senior account manager to director.

 

“Andrea has become a trusted advisor to her clients and continually develops fresh, innovative ways to deliver thoughtful, strategic communications campaigns while achieving real results,” said Joan Bennet, president of Bennet Group Strategic Communications. “Andrea’s new position is a result of her tremendous leadership within our company and the vital role she plays as a true communications partner with her clients.”

Rudy Marilla Joins Kaiser Permanente Hawaii

Rudy Marilla Joins Kaiser Permanente Hawaii

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced that Rudy Marilla will be joining the Hawaii region as vice president of resource management and clinical operations support. Marilla brings more than a decade of healthcare industry experience in management and strategic planning to his new role.

Marilla will lead Kaiser Permanente’s several clinical and non-clinical areas such as hospital care management, home health, continuing care, dialysis and community benefit.  He will also be responsible for contracted outside services and provider network management.  

“Rudy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in health care analytics, process improvement and utilization management,” said Mary Ann Barnes, president of Kaiser Permanente Hawaii. “He is a valuable addition to our local team working to improve clinical operations, member experience and access to quality affordable health care.”

ARCHITECTS HAWAII LTD. ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

ARCHITECTS HAWAII LTD.  ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

Architects Hawaii Ltd. (AHL) recently promoted three staff members to the following positions:

 

Mariel Moriwake, AIA, CDT, LEED AP BD+C, was promoted from designer II to project architect. She joined AHL in 2005 and her focus includes healthcare projects, as well as educational and commercial facilities. She is also a sustainability coordinator. Her recent award-winning projects include Pali Momi Medical Pavilion and Windward Community College Library Learning Commons. She received her bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Hawaii.

 

Local Resident Wins Big By Playing The Monopoly® Game At McDonald’s®

HONOLULU – It was Hilo resident Glen M.’s lucky day when he decided to play the 2014 MONOPOLY Game at McDonald’s. After ordering his Egg White Delight McMuffin®, Glen peeled off his third and final game piece to his winning combination of Atlantic Avenue, Ventnor Avenue and Marvin Gardens, that won him a family vacation to a Beaches Resort in Jamaica or Turks and Caicos.

“I didn’t know we won, until my wife took a double look at the game card and shouted ‘WE WON,’” said Glen M. of Hilo. “Both my wife and I contributed to this endeavor and ate at McDonald’s quite a bit because it was the best deal at a great value.”

Group 70 announces new employees in architecture and civil engineering divisions

Group 70 announces new employees in architecture and civil engineering divisions

HONOLULUwww.group70int.comHawaii’s largest kama’aina design firm Group 70 International, Inc. (G70) today announced the following new employees in architecture and civil engineering: Purnima McCutcheon, Mengxi “Fanny” He, Charles Siu, and John Woods.

Group 70's architecture division is at the core of the company’s services and works seamlessly with its other four pillars of civil engineering, planning, interior design and sustainability to represent the lifestyles of communities and respect the natural environment in its design. The following architects were recently hired:

Kahala Mall Announces Updated Holiday Entertainment Schedule and Extended Shopping Hours

Kahala Mall Announces Updated Holiday Entertainment Schedule and Extended Shopping Hours

Kahala Mall brings the best in local music and entertainment and this holiday season is no different! Join Hawaii’s favorite family-friendly shopping center under the giant poinsettia tree in center court for various performances throughout the holiday season.  Be entertained by one of four professional performers, or catch your neighbor in one of over 55 community shows.  Visit kahalamallcenter.com for additional details and updates.

 

COMMUNITY ACTS

 

SAT, DEC. 13

10 AM Iolani Suzuki Strings

12 PM I music school

2 PM Kuana Torres Kahele* 

4 PM Punahou Band 

6 PM Honolulu Wind Ensemble

 

SUN, DEC. 14

10 AM Laurie Shinsato Piano Studio

11 AM Punahou Choir

12 PM Glenn Nagatoshi Piano Studio