Archive for the 'Hawaii' Category

May 21 2010

Raising a Glass to Support the Women’s Fund of Hawaii

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The Women’s Fund of Hawaii held their annual “Tea & Champagne” fundraising event yesterday at the newly renovated Plaza Club in downtown Honolulu. It was a festive evening lead by Ms. Rosemarie Savino who was the mistress of ceremonies. Over one hundred people enjoyed a silent and live auction and there were many familiar faces. […]

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May 20 2010

A Warm Welcome for Planned Parenthood Hawaii’s New CEO – Ms. Andrea Anderson

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Last evening Ms. Myrna Murdock graciously opened her beautiful, historic home, Greystones Mansion in Honolulu to host an enjoyable meet and greet for Planned Parenthood Hawaii’s new CEO Ms. Andrea Anderson. Greystones Mansion was built over a hundred years ago in 1903 by industrialist and founder of Honolulu Brewery & Malting Co. Alfred Hocking and […]

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May 19 2010

PBN’s Top 40 Under 40 – Simone Perez

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I always knew she was top notch but now everyone else will too! I am happy to share and brag that my friend Simone Perez was selected among hundreds of applicants as one of forty exceptional, local business professionals in Hawaii for Pacific Business News’ Top 40 Under 40 Class. This annual event recognizes individuals […]

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May 19 2010

Kia Kaha Canoes & Paddles Affected By Warehouse Fire on Kauai

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Last week there was some sad news when friends of mine were hit by that large warehouse fire. Kia Kaha Canoes and Paddles was one of the three businesses completely wiped-out in the blaze that destroyed a 13,000-square-foot warehouse in Puhi, Kauai. Kia Kaha’s production and design workshop was located in the warehouse. Kauai County […]

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May 10 2010

Honolulu Elks Club – Mother’s Day Brunch

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Yesterday was Mother’s Day and at the Honolulu Elks Lodge 616 in Waikiki there was a wonderful celebration recognizing how mothers enrich our lives. There was music and a prayer remembering all the mothers who could not be with us. It was wonderful to see the generations coming together to celebrate mom and Grammy. All […]

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May 07 2010

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Published by under Global View,Hawaii

Saturday May 8th, the National Association of Letter Carriers will be collecting non-perishable food to help families in our communities. People are turning to food banks and distribution agencies for the first time due to the economic climate.  Many face hard choices, having to choose between food and rent or medical needs. It is estimated […]

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May 03 2010

May 1st – Lei Day in Hawaii

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The longer I live in Hawaii, the more I appreciate the flower lei. When I first moved here, receiving a lei was a novelty – I loved it. Over the years, I have grown to appreciate the great care and time it takes to create a lei. So this Saturday was the perfect opportunity to […]

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Mar 24 2010

Heiva I Honolulu 2010 Celebration of Tahitian Culture

Published by under Global View,Hawaii

Last year I took one Tahitian dance class with my friend Simone.  She told me it was a beginner class “no experience necessary”.  Without a doubt, our skills were shocking as we horrified the teachers and other students.  It was so much harder than I thought.  I have such respect for anyone who can make […]

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Feb 27 2010

Making the Most of the Hawaii Tsunami

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At 5am the moon was full and beautiful, and my cat Mr. Squeakers was acting stranger than usual. As I turned on the news it was clear this tsunami was serious. By 5:30am I was leaving the gas station and heading over to the Safeway grocery on Kapahulu Ave. Even at that early hour the […]

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Feb 23 2010

Hawaiian Holiday for Humpback Whales

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I stopped by the Diamond Head and I could make out splashes in the distance. Standing among a group of enthusiastic tourists, I also found myself enjoying the whales. I love sharing that experience with tourists, it makes me feel so blessed to live in Hawaii. It got me wondering about our gentle winter residents […]

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