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Pacxa Promotes Gordon Bruce to Chairman, Kelly Ueoka to President Amid Fast-Paced Growth

Pacxa Promotes Gordon Bruce to Chairman, Kelly Ueoka to President Amid Fast-Paced Growth

Pacxa, Hawaii’s largest full-scale information technology (IT) solutions provider, today announced the promotions of two senior executives.  Gordon Bruce has been named Pacxa’s new chairman, and will remain chief executive officer. Kelly J. Ueoka, formerly executive vice president, will assume the role of president from Bruce, overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations and the expansion of Pacxa’s products and services. Bruce and Ueoka were instrumental in guiding the company’s revenue growth of over 200 percent since late 2012. Pacxa has grown from 70 employees to more than 90 since its inception. 

“I am excited to continue my work with Kelly and the Pacxa team to provide creative, cost-effective solutions to small businesses as well as large enterprises,” Bruce said. “By supplying the best technology support services in the state, we can also continue to offer the highest level technology jobs and keep talented students here in Hawaii.”

Ala Moana Hotel to Help Feed Hawaii’s Hungry

Ala Moana Hotel to Help Feed Hawaii’s Hungry

Ala Moana Hotel is serving up a free breakfast buffet in an effort to help feed Hawaii’s hungry. Registered hotel guests who contribute six cans or five pounds of food from March 1 through April 12, 2015 will receive a coupon to enjoy a local-style breakfast at the hotel’s, Plantation Café.

 

“Ala Moana Hotel has been a dedicated supporter of the Hawaii Foodbank for nearly 30 years, and our employees are inspired to do their part to fight hunger in the islands,” said Marty Milan, director of sales and marketing for Ala Moana Hotel. “This promotion brings guest awareness to the cause and brings out their compassion and generosity. The free breakfast is our mahalo to them for helping.  Last year we collected over 400 pounds of food from guests. Ala Moana Hotel has the best guests!!!”

 

Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for January 2015

Locations, Hawaii’s largest real estate company, announced today the winners of Locations’ Top Agent Awards for January 2015. Locations’ awards are presented on a monthly basis to celebrate agents’ outstanding performance in a variety of categories. Locations is pleased to announce the following winners:

 

  • “Listor of the Month” was received by Stephanie Chan (R), Partner, of the Diamond Head office. Chan previously received the award for Sales Person of the Month in January and December 2014, June 2013 and in March, July and November 2012. She was also named second runner-up to Sales Person of the Month in May 2014 and April 2013. She won Listor of the Month in March 2014, June 2013 and November 2012 and was also recognized as Highest Producer of the Month in May 2014 and May, October and December of 2012 and as second runner-up to Highest Producer of the Month for March 2014.

 

Servco Hires Liz Cawrey as Assistant Director of Internal Audit

Servco Hires Liz Cawrey as Assistant Director of Internal Audit

HONOLULU – servco.com – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced that it has hired Liz Cawrey as Assistant Director of Internal Audit.

In this position, Liz will assist with Servco’s internal audit risk assessment and planning process.

Previously a Manager with Deloitte in both Brisbane, Australia and Honolulu, Liz has served a variety of clients in a multitude of industries. She was also Internal Auditor for American Savings Bank.

 

Liz earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting Information Systems from Michigan State University and is certified as a public accountant, internal auditor and information systems auditor.

 

An avid paddler, Liz enjoys traveling internationally and visiting mainland relatives. She is a resident of Kailua.

 

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Inaugural Wo Global Learning Champions Announced

Inaugural Wo Global Learning Champions Announced

HAWAI‘I – Thanks to the generosity and vision of the James and Juanita C. Wo Foundation, seven outstanding University of Hawai‘i Community College faculty and staff have been selected as the 2015 Wo Global Learning Champions (WGLC).

Communications Pacific Promotes Three

Communications Pacific Promotes Three

Memminger, Lato and Young Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

 

HONOLULU – In recognition of outstanding work on behalf of their clients, Communications Pacific (CommPac), Hawaii’s leading integrated communications company, has made three key promotions.

Charley Memminger from senior writer to director of editorial services, a new position. 

David Lato from account supervisor to director.

Shere’e Young from account executive to senior account executive.

“We’re proud to announce these well-deserved promotions for Charley, David and Shere’e,” said Kitty Lagareta, CommPac chief executive officer. “These extremely talented individuals have a wealth of experience and outstanding results for our clients.”

The Plaza Club announces promotions; new hire

The Plaza Club announces promotions; new hire

HONOLULUwww.theplazaclub.com – The Plaza Club today announced changes to its management staff, promoting Randy Whiteford to Director of Food and Beverage from Executive Chef, Kelli Shintani to Director of Membership from Executive Assistant, and hiring Donna Arena as Catering Sales Manager.

 

As Director of Food and Beverage for Hawaii’s premier downtown business club, Randy Whiteford oversees all aspects of food and beverage at the club. This is in addition to developing and executing The Plaza Club’s innovative dining menu. He’s also responsible for training the culinary team and managing day-to-day kitchen operations.