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First Insurance Charitable Foundation Donations Exceed $400,000 In 2014

HONOLULU – The First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) Charitable Foundation donated more than $400,000 in 2014 to local nonprofit organizations, including the University of Hawaii Foundation, Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii Public Television, Kapiolani Health Foundation, Good Beginnings Alliance, Japan American Society of Hawaii, and Aloha United Way.

The FICOH Foundation was established in 1998 and has four areas of focus: Education & Career Development; Economic & Workforce Development, Family, Social Services & Health Care; and Civic, Culture and the Arts. The Foundation also matches gifts to eligible nonprofits made by FICOH staff members.

The 2014 donations totaled $405,299 and supported more than 70 nonprofit organizations in Hawaii.

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Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year Top Dining Offers at The Kahala Hotel & Resort in February

The Kahala Hotel & Resort has several special dining offers and events in February to celebrate Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year. Hoku’s is offering a five-course prix fixe dinner from Feb. 13 to Feb. 15 for $90 per person. Plumeria Beach House has a “Sweet and Spicy” themed Valentine’s dinner buffet on Feb. 13 and 14 for $75 per person. Reservations are available between 5:30 and 10 p.m. for both restaurants. To celebrate The Year of the Ram, Plumeria Beach House has a Chinese New Year dinner buffet featuring lion dancers and other entertainment on Feb. 20 and 21. Cost is $50 per person and reservations are available between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $218,000 to Programs for Children and Youth

In support of better health, learning and leadership opportunities for Hawaii’s keiki, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced six organizations that will benefit from $218,000 in community grants for children and youth-related advocacy and education.

“These diverse programs have a common thread — an unwavering commitment to serving Hawaii’s keiki, especially those in vulnerable populations,” said Joy Barua, director of Community Benefit and Health Policy. “In alignment with our Thriving Schools initiative, we’re proud to partner with organizations that support the physical and mental health of our children and young adults through preventive efforts, better access to health care, and mentoring programs.”

HUGS Announces 2015 Board of Directors

HUGS Announces 2015 Board of Directors

HONOLULUwww.hugslove.org- HUGS, a local non-profit helping families with seriously ill children statewide, today announced its 2015 HUGS Board of Directors officers, which includes Patrick Klein, President; Jason Higa, Past President; Christine Daleiden, President-Elect; Chason Ishii, Vice President; Wenli Lin, Vice President; Charles Loomis, Vice President; JoAnn Lumsden, Vice President; Bill Tobin, Vice President; Catha Combs, Secretary; and Franklin Tokioka II, Treasurer. 

 

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Jordan Takahashi Joins Kiewit Building Group Inc., Honolulu Office

Jordan Takahashi Joins Kiewit Building Group Inc., Honolulu Office

Kiewit Building Group Inc., a leading general contractor serving Hawaii’s vertical construction markets, recently hired Jordan Takahashi as an engineer. Takahashi will join Kiewit’s job site management team.

In his new role, Takahashi will help to refine Kiewit construction management systems and technologies to better serve the needs of clients and the local community. He will be responsible for the technical aspects of constructing a project including surveying, layout and submittal processing. 

Takahashi completed an internship with Kiewit in the summer of 2014 and was then offered a permanent position. 

Cleaner, Smarter Living from RevoluSun Smart Home

Cleaner, Smarter Living from RevoluSun Smart Home
 RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading solar provider, today announced new product offerings to compliment the opening of its new office and showroom, aimed at providing those committed to cleaner, smarter living a one-stop shop for advanced sustainable home technology. RevoluSun’s new location will act as a gathering place for eco-conscious homeowners, architects and residential developers to meet and collaborate, while those interested in solar can also learn more about the latest in photovoltaic solar options and financing. Located in the old Bank of Hawaii space off of Ward Ave, the showroom features RevoluSun’s new “Smart Home” offerings, which include:

 

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hosts Free "Buying with No Money Down" Seminar

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hosts Free "Buying with No Money Down" Seminar

WHEN:          Saturday, February 21 at 4 p.m.

WHERE:       Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

                        Kapolei Commons

4460 Kapolei Parkway

RSVP:            (808) 947-8101

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No money down loans are still available! You may be able to buy a home for less than what you are paying in rent. Attend this free seminar to find out if you can benefit from these programs. Ifo Tuiala with Pacific Access Mortgage explains how to navigate these programs to work for you.