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McDonald’s® Restaurants Of Hawaii Hires Reimi Donlin As Human Resources Consultant

McDonald’s® Restaurants Of Hawaii Hires Reimi Donlin As Human Resources Consultant

HONOLULU – McDonald’s® Restaurants of Hawaii has hired Reimi Donlin as a human resources consultant. In her new position, Donlin is responsible for auditing and consulting McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii’s operational leadership on human resources practices on employee benefits and compensation.  Donlin comes to McDonald’s after gaining experience in a variety of positions. Most recently, she served as a legal secretary at the firm of Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris. Previously she worked first as a compensation specialist and then, after promotion, as compensation analyst at First Hawaiian Bank.

“We are delighted to have Reimi join the McDonald’s team,” said Paulette Wage, human resources manager at McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii. “Her background in human resources and compensation will be valuable.” 

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.

 

Servco Thanks Staff For 95 Years of Service with Eat-the-Street Celebration

Servco Thanks Staff For 95 Years of Service with Eat-the-Street Celebration

Ever eaten a plate of food in a moving vehicle? It’s hard, isn’t it? But you know what’s easy? A moving vehicle serving you a plate of food! Servco employees didn't have to bring their leftovers or make lunch plans last Friday, October 17, because Servco brought a food truck (or tent) to all locations statewide. The food trucks and tents served 873 employees on Oahu and another 154 employees participated in the Eat the Street Day receiving either gift cards or a catered lunch at their office, for a total of 1,027 employees.

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Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for September 2014

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for September 2014

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

 

  • “Listor of the Month” was received by Norman Banta (R) of the Diamond Head office. Banta was also named Sales Person of the Month in September 2013, first runner-up in June 2012, and second runner-up in March 2014. He was awarded second runner-up to Highest Producer of the Month in May 2013.

 

  • “Newcomer of the Month” went to Lisa Cloward (RA) of the Diamond Head office.

 

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Oahu Heart Walk

Hawaii National Bank Participates in the 2014 Oahu Heart Walk

On Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, Hawaii National Bank turned steps into dollars at the Oahu Heart Walk in Honolulu to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to fight cardiovascular disease. The bank's employees were proud to join more than 1 million walkers participating in nearly 340 Heart Walk events throughout the country, designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living.

Hawaii National Bank was named by Pacific Business News as Hawaii’s Healthiest Employer for companies from 100-499 employees this year for its efforts to promote a healthy workplace.

For more information about the annual Heart Walk event, visit heartwalk.org.

New Orleans’ Pianist-Singer Jon Cleary opens Atherton Winter Concert Season Nov. 7

New Orleans’ Pianist-Singer Jon Cleary opens Atherton Winter Concert Season Nov. 7

Hawai‘i Public Radio is thrilled to open its Atherton Performing Arts Studio 2014-15 Winter Season on Friday, November 7 with multi-talented New Orleans pianist-singer Jon Cleary. Born in England and bred in New Orleans, Jon Cleary is a triple threat who combines soulful vocals, masterful piano skills, and a knack for composing infectious grooves, melodic hooks and sharp lyrics. His solo performance in the  intimate 75-seat Atherton will feature songs from his latest, critically acclaimed album Occapella! (all from the catalog of Allen Toussaint), and insights about the music of New Orleans.

Tickets are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. They may be purchased online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawai‘i Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; the concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Hawaii Solar Industry Leaders Receive Prestigious U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Award

Hawaii Solar Industry Leaders Receive Prestigious U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative Award

HONOLULU – SafeConnect Solar, a venture started by Hawaii solar industry veterans Mark Duda and Todd Georgopapadakos of Distributed Energy Partners, today announced it has been awarded $500,000 by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative.  The SunShot Incubator award supports development of SafeConnect’s patent-pending device that makes rooftop solar installations simpler, safer, and more affordable.

 

“Renewables are the future of energy generation, but price still limits adoption in many markets,” said Georgopapadakos, SafeConnect Solar Partner.  “For rooftop photovoltaics, the key challenge is reducing ‘soft costs’ – the expense associated with permitting, installation, interconnection, and maintenance.  These have remained persistently high even as module prices have plummeted. Our IP attacks these costs head-on.”