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US-Japan Council Chooses Hawaii to Host 5th Annual Conference

US-Japan Council Chooses Hawaii to Host 5th Annual Conference

The US-Japan Council (USJC) is proud to present the Fifth Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii in October 2014. The annual conference brings together regional, national and international leaders from government, business, academia and non-profit sectors to discuss current issues and opportunities impacting US-Japan relations. With its historical, cultural and strategic significance in the Asia Pacific, Hawaii is the perfect venue for a conference that connects the East and West.

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A Local Poke Jewel in the Treasure Trove of Kapahulu!
More than a sail. An adventure.
Japanese Seafood, Sushi, & Steak

‘Parc Arts’ Features University of Hawaii Art Exhibitions

‘Parc Arts’ Features University of Hawaii Art Exhibitions

Waikiki Parc Hotel will be featuring the work of an up-and-coming artist from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s (UHM) Art Department  at the Parc Promenade Gallery between September 4 – November 21, 2014 and will showcase glass as well as  mixed media sculptures by student Emily Patacsil.

Hawaii Red Cross Recruiting Disaster Volunteers

Hawaii Red Cross Recruiting Disaster Volunteers

The Hawaii Red Cross is recruiting disaster volunteers on the islands of Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, and Molokai.  “A critical piece in preparing our local communities for disasters like Iselle before they occur is having trained volunteers on standby and ready to respond,” said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, CEO, Hawaii Red Cross.  “We encourage new volunteers to join the Red Cross ohana and support our mission of helping those in need.”

HAWAII POPS OPENS SECOND SEASON WITH A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES

HAWAII POPS OPENS SECOND SEASON WITH A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES

WHAT:
The Hawaii Pops kicks off its new season with Top to Bottom: Sgt. Pepper & Abbey Road!  Revel in the glorious melodies of the Beatles as the Hawaii Pops and conductor Matt Catingub take you on a nostalgic journey down Penny Lane…

The Hawaii Pops season runs through May 2015, and features a wide variety of popular music performances at the Sheraton Waikiki Ballroom and the Hawaii Theatre.

Established in 2013 as an independent pops organization, Hawaii Pops is a non-profit group whose mission is to bring music and music education to residents and visitors of Hawaii.

WHEN:
Saturday, September 27, 2014

7:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Sheraton Waikiki Ballroom

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Group 70 International Hires Silas Haglund as Graphics and Document Specialist

Group 70 International Hires Silas Haglund as Graphics and Document Specialist

HONOLULU – www.group70int.com – Hawaii’s leading design firm Group 70 International (G70) announced the addition of Silas Haglund as graphics and document specialist. In this role, Haglund provides marketing support for the firm, where he designs, improves and streamlines ads, architectural renderings, site plans, concepts, environmental assessments, environmental impact statements, and other official documents for G70 and its clients.

He is also responsible for updating and maintaining the company’s website. Haglund holds more than six years in graphic design where, prior to joining G70, he served as a graphics and production specialist for Black Sand Publishing in Honolulu. Haglund received his Associates Degree in commercial arts from Madison Area Technical College.

FROM ME TO YOU: Stories, Poems, and Music by Hawai‘i’s Writers Close Atherton Summer Season

FROM ME TO YOU: Stories, Poems, and Music by Hawai‘i’s Writers Close Atherton Summer Season

Hawai‘i Public Radio’s 2014 Atherton summer season closes on Saturday, September 13, with From Me to You, an evening of spoken word and song from the producers of the popular radio program Aloha Shorts. Listeners continued to ask for the weekly program of literature by Hawai‘i’s writers read by local actors after its final broadcast at the end of 2012. The station has responded by inviting the show’s former producing team to create an Atherton event in a similar format. In turn, co-producers Sammie Choy, Craig Howes, and Phyllis S.K. Look enlisted renowned Hawaiian scholar, educator, musician, and composer Jonathan K. Osorio to host and provide musical direction and accompaniment. Reservations for From Me to You (formerly known by its working title Sincerely, Hawai‘i) may be made at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours.

Keith Vieira Joins Shidler College of Business as Executive-in-Residence

By: Jacquelyn Tacotaco


The University of Hawaii at Manoa Shidler College of Business has appointed Keith Vieira as an Executive-in-Residence beginning this Fall 2014 semester. Vieira was the former Senior Vice President of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. He is currently a Principal with KV & Associates, Hospitality Consulting, assisting clients in Hawaii, French Polynesia and Samoa.