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TAKITANI FOUNDATION STARTS NEW SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS

TAKITANI FOUNDATION STARTS NEW SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS

The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. added an extra round of grants to its regular high school scholarship program this year, this time to start new scholarship programs at four nonprofit organizations and institutions. With these new grants, the Foundation has awarded a total of $304,280 to promote scholarship in Hawaii this year.

 

Chaminade University received $50,000 to create a Takitani Entrepreneurship Scholar program for majors in entrepreneurship.

 

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific will use its $40,000 grant to fund semester internships to medical students who declare physical therapy as their majors.

 

Shidler College of Business received $25,000 to create an entrepreneurship major for Takitani Innovation Fellows who “will provide strategic planning services to companies on issues relative to market experience, new product launch and acquisition.”

 

Bikeshare Hawaii Unveils New Leadership Team
 and Vision for Bikesharing in the Islands

Bikeshare Hawaii Unveils New Leadership Team
 and Vision for Bikesharing in the Islands

In an effort to promote bikesharing in the islands as an effective and healthy transportation alternative, the non-profit Bikeshare Hawaii is pleased to announce the hiring of its executive leadership team with Lori McCarney to serve as CEO and Ben Trevino as President and COO. 

Lance Wilhelm To Join Irongate As Managing Principal

Lance Wilhelm To Join Irongate As Managing Principal

Will represent developer in Hawaii

HONOLULU – Irongate, the developer of Trump International Hotel & Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach, announced today that Lance Wilhelm will soon be joining its team as Managing Principal to oversee current and future development projects in Hawaii and to represent Irongate in the state.

Wilhelm is currently Senior Vice President for Hawaii Operations at Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. and the chairman of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. He is expected to leave Kiewit later this month and start work at Irongate shortly after. His position on the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees will not be affected.

Henderson Creates Aloha with Medical School Scholarship

Henderson Creates Aloha with Medical School Scholarship

The Will J. Henderson Aloha Fund will be awarded annually to every first-year medical student

HONOLULU - President emeritus of The Queen’s Medical Center (1960-1986), and key player in the establishment of a four-year medical school in Hawai‘i, Will J. Henderson F.A.C.H.E., M.H.A., B.A. is now nurturing future physicians.

Henderson has established the Will J. Henderson Aloha Fund at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine to support every first-year medical student.  This year’s students will benefit from this new scholarship this spring, with the earnings generated by the endowment. This generous endowment will perpetually encourage all first year medical students to pursue their dreams of becoming physicians.

Robert Landau Named New Executive Director Of Hawaii Association Of Independent Schools

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS) Board of Directors has named Robert Landau the organization’s new executive director, replacing longtime Executive Director Robert Witt, who is retiring.

Landau has worked as an educator, principal, superintendent and director for notable schools across the globe. He most recently was deputy superintendent of the prestigious Singapore American School in Singapore. His career has spanned nearly forty years in Europe, Asia and the United States. He was chosen as HAIS executive director after an extensive search within and outside of Hawaii.

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Department Announces New Directors

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Department Announces New Directors

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the promotions of Ross Takara, RPh, PharmD, BCACP to senior director of pharmacy, and Sheryl Shimokawa, RPh, PharmD, BCPS to director of pharmacy.

Servco Announces Phyllis Horner Promoted to Vice President-Executive Development

Servco Announces Phyllis Horner Promoted to Vice President-Executive Development

HONOLULU servco.com – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced it has promoted Phyllis Horner, PhD, to the newly created position of Vice President - Executive Development. She has been with Servco for nearly a decade, most recently as its Talent Development Manager.

“With Servco’s growth in Australia and the West Coast, and plans for further expansion in those regions and elsewhere, we needed a leader to guide and support selection, development and succession planning at the executive level,” said Mark Fukunaga, CEO.   “Phyllis was the ideal choice, with her extensive background in executive-level human resources coupled with her deep Servco knowledge and experience working with people around the world.”