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Diamond Head Theatre Announces 100th Anniversary Season

HONOLULU – Diamond Head Theatre (DHT) is pleased to announce the 100th Anniversary season.  Curtains will open on Sept. 26 with the DHT debut of Mary Poppins. The six-show season will run through August 2015.

“We are excited to kick off our 100th Anniversary season with Mary Poppins, the first time the much-loved musical will be performed on our stage,” said John Rampage, DHT artistic director. “We want to thank our community, friends and families for the tremendous support we’ve gotten. We look forward to celebrating this momentous year with a lineup of iconic shows that will have something for everyone.

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Jim Hubbard Band Brings Fresh Folk, Rock, and Blues to Atherton July 12

Jim Hubbard Band Brings Fresh Folk, Rock, and Blues to Atherton July 12

The four-piece Jim Hubbard Band regularly performs the original music of Jim Hubbard at Honolulu-area clubs. On Saturday, July 12, they bring their synthesis of folk, rock, and blues to HPR’s Atherton Studio in an evening themed “living for your dream.” The concert features material from their fifth, soon-to-be-released CD What Could Be. Reservations may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets are $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Jim Hubbard is an accomplished Hawaiʻi-based musician, singer and songwriter. His band includes Lisa Gomes on fiddle, Andrew McLellan on bass, and Scott Susag on drums.

Celebrate the Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival at Waikiki Beach Walk

Celebrate the Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival at Waikiki Beach Walk

Legendary steel guitarists and up-and-coming students return to Waikiki Beach Walk in July for the 5th Annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival. The Festival celebrates the island culture by the beautifull sounds of the Hawaiian steel guitar.

"Hawaiian steel guitar is truly synonymous with our islands and we're thrilled to be back at Waikiki Beach Walk to celebrate and showcase this wonderful intstrument that was created right here in Hawaii," renowned Hawaiian steel guitarist, music teacher, and director of Ke Kula Mele Hawaii, Alan Akaka, said. "It's an honor and joy for all of us in the steel guitar community to participate in the Festival and we hope that both visitors and kama'aina will join us."

Prudential Locations Welcomes New Partners Kuroda and Presler

Prudential Locations Welcomes New Partners Kuroda and Presler

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced the promotion of Sherrie Kuroda (R) and Tom Presler (R) as the firm’s newest partners.

 

“Both Sherrie and Tom are skilled REALTORS® that bring unique perspectives and attributes to our team,” said Scott Higashi, executive vice president of sales at Prudential Locations. “We’re confident that their new role as partner will help build an even stronger future for Prudential Locations.”

 

iQ 360 Expands Creative Services With Addition of Graphic Designer Marielle Atanacio

iQ 360 Expands Creative Services With Addition of Graphic Designer Marielle Atanacio

iQ 360 Inc. announced today the hiring of Marielle Atanacio as a graphic designer in its Honolulu office, to support its creative services capabilities for clients in the technology, financial services, banking, pharmaceutical and travel industries. Atanacio will be responsible for branding, web design, collateral design and development of online and print campaigns.

“Marielle’s arrival marks an exciting time for iQ 360 as we continue to grow our creative services team,” said Lori Teranishi, principal of iQ 360. “Marielle cut her teeth in the fast-paced technology sector in Silicon Valley and we believe her intense creativity and a unique perspective will be very strong assets to our team.”

Atlas Insurance Appoints Daniel Gick as Account Executive in its Construction Services Division

Atlas Insurance Appoints Daniel Gick as Account Executive in its Construction Services Division

Atlas Insurance Agency, Inc., Hawaii’s largest insurance agency, has appointed Daniel Gick as Account Executive in its Construction Services Division.

Gick will be responsible for servicing Atlas Construction Services clients as well as generating new opportunities for its Construction Services Division.  Prior to joining Atlas, Gick was Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Operational Excellence for Aon Risk Solutions and was also Account Executive and Program Manager in its Construction Services Group. Gick also served as Captain in the United States Army Corps of Engineers for nearly 10 years.

New Solar System for Hawaii Preparatory Academy Expected to Save $27,000 per Year

New Solar System for Hawaii Preparatory Academy Expected to Save $27,000 per Year

 

HONOLULU – www.hpa.edu and www.RevoluSun.com Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) announced today it expects to save about $27,000 in energy costs per year through its new photovoltaic (PV) system at its Waimea campus. The ground-mounted PV system is located in the area above the HPA Energy Lab, a one-of-a-kind facility for students that allows them to research renewable energy alternatives, among other projects.

 

“We look forward to having this solar array up and running over the summer,” said Robert McKendry, HPAʻs chief financial officer.  “In addition to the energy the array will produce, this project provides a wonderful opportunity for our students to monitor our energy usage and to learn about the economics of solar energy production.”