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KCAA Preschools of Hawaii announces new board member

KCAA Preschools of Hawaii announces new board member

The Board of Trustees of KCAA Preschools of Hawaii is pleased to announce that Elisabeth “Liz” Chun has been elected to the board. She was previously Executive Director and Vice President of Good Beginnings Alliance until July 2012 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Junior League of Honolulu, the Girl Scouts of Hawaii, PHOCUSED and is a member of the Rotary Club of Hawaii.

The Board of Trustees of KCAA Preschools of Hawaii elected executive officers for 2013 - 2014.  They are:  Chairman Kimo Steinwascher of AB Kailua, Vice Chairman Alan S. Ito, technology software consultant, Treasurer Christopher R. Dang, Attorney, Christopher R. Dang, LLLC, and Secretary Robert S. Ostrem Jr. of Jerry Hay, Inc. 

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for March 2014

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for March 2014

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced today the winners of Prudential Locations’ Top Agent Awards for March 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:

 

Maria Carvalho Wins Speech Competition

Maria Carvalho Wins Speech Competition

Maria Carvalho, Vice President of the Honolulu Association of Insurance Professionals (HAIP) and Product Development Manager for 21st Century Insurance / Farmers Insurance Hawaii, Inc., recently won the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) Region VIII Confidence While Communicating (CWC) Speak-Off Competition at their annual conference in Fresno, California.   CWC is a highly prestigious program which allows participants to enhance communication skills by preparing and delivering oral presentations. 

Carvalho won the regional level competition by presenting a three-minute prepared speech and completing a one-minute impromptu speech.  She will go on to compete on the national level with the winners representing the other eight regions of IAIP.  The International CWC Speak-Off will be held during the National Convention in June, in San Diego, California.

maluhia honua – 2014 aloha festivals to honor polynesian voyaging society’s world voyage

 maluhia honua – 2014 aloha festivals to honor polynesian voyaging society’s world voyage

Hawaiʻi Students Encouraged to Participate in Poster Design Contest

HONOLULU – This year’s Aloha Festivals pays tribute to the upcoming worldwide voyage of the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hōkūleʻa and its mission to promote world peace with its theme, “Maluhia Honua – World Peace With Aloha.”

“The 2014 theme was inspired by a song composed by Irmgard Farden Aluli entitled ‘For a Peaceful World’ and honors the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s mission to promote world peace,” said Helene “Sam” Shenkus, co-chair of the Aloha Festivals board of directors. “The mission of Aloha Festivals is to foster the Aloha Spirit through the perpetuation of the Hawaiian culture and the celebration of the diverse customs and traditions of Hawaiʻi.”

Atlas Insurance Appoints Carol Davis as Senior Vice President in its Client Consulting Group

Atlas Insurance Appoints Carol Davis as Senior Vice President in its Client Consulting Group

Atlas Insurance Agency, Inc., Hawaii’s largest insurance agency, has appointed Carol Davis as Senior Vice President in its Client Consulting Group.  In her new role, Davis will continue to lead the marketing and servicing of the company’s Non-Profit and Health Care clientele.

Davis has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.  Her specialties include: Non-Profit, Healthcare, Hospitality and Owner-Controlled Insurance programs. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, a Master of Business Administration degree from Chaminade University, holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and is a member of the Hawaii Long-Term Care Association.

Hawaii National Bank Announces Four Executive Promotions

Hawaii National Bank Announces Four Executive Promotions

Hawaii National Bank is proud to announce four executive promotions and a branch transfer, which were effective April 1, 2014:

Daniel Fong, vice president and general corporate counsel and compliance administrator, has been promoted to senior vice president. Fong will continue to provide counsel to executive management regarding corporate and governance issues, as well as monitor the regulatory environment and lead the bank’s compliance training.

Kai Austin, assistant vice president and Bishop Street Branch manager, has been promoted to vice president and will transfer to the bank’s Corporate Banking Department as a loan officer.

Jay Dow, assistant vice president and loan officer, has been promoted to vice president and loan officer in the bank’s Corporate Banking Department.

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, is the first in Hawaii to offer Contractors Errors and Omissions (E & O) Coverage to its commercial insurance policyholders. 

Contractors E & O Coverage is an optional coverage that protects small contractors from claims of property damage against their work, product, or impaired property caused by unintentional faulty workmanship or materials.  With coverage limits of: $500,000 per claim limit and $1 million aggregate limit, this coverage is especially beneficial to small contractors and those engaged in specialized trades including but not limited to: