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Koko Marina and Koolau Theaters to show UH Football Games Live

Koko Marina and Koolau Theaters to show UH Football Games Live

By: Taylor Preza

Can't quite make it out the stadium? Looking for a nice cool place to watch the UH Football games this season? Koko Marina and Koolau Theaters will be airing all of the season games live on the big screen.

The season begins Saturday, August 30 at 4:30pm and will last throughout until November 29.

Admission is a flat rate of $12, while children under 3 years old are free.

Tickets can only be purchased at the door and will not be sold online.

Guests are encouraged to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to save their seats, where prior to the screening, the theater will be showing the pre-show or ESPN. 

 

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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.”

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.

Micheal Crews Joins Graham Builders as Project Manager

Micheal Crews Joins Graham Builders as Project Manager

HONOLULUwww.grahambuilders.com – Graham Builders is pleased to announce that Micheal Crews has joined the firm as Project Manager. He will be responsible for overseeing projects once they are in the construction phase, working and coordinating with sub-contractors, creating and managing schedules and material deliveries.

Crews has more than 35 years of experience in the home building industry. Prior to joining Graham Builders, Crews served as the Superintendent at ChrisContract, a small fine home building company in Kailua.

Born and raised on the mainland, Crews relocated to Hawaii when he was 15 years old. He currently resides in Kailua. During his spare time, Crews enjoys playing senior softball and being a member of the Family Stones Softball Club.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents “Women’s Way to Health” free community health event

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents “Women’s Way to Health” free community health event

“Women’s Way to Health” is a free community health event featuring Hawai‘i Pacific Health physicians and community specialists who will discuss various women’s health topics, including incontinence, osteoporosis, fall prevention, diabetes and the aging brain.

WHEN:
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
8:30 a.m. to noon

WHERE:
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom
410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

The program is also available via video conference at Pali Momi Medical Center in ‘Aiea and at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kaua‘i.

COST:
Free

REGISTRATION:         
Register online at www.hawaiipacifichealth.org/womensway

Retail Merchants of Hawai‘i Launches New Statewide Training Program

Retail Merchants of Hawai‘i Launches New Statewide Training Program

The program will feature curriculum developed by LearningBiz LLC and is made possible thanks to a grant by the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

This fall Retail Merchants of Hawai‘i (RMH) will kick off a new training, specifically tailored to retail industry professionals. The program highlights customer service and sales management training. Developed by LearningBiz, LLC, one of the state’s leading training providers, the training program will be available to retail professionals across the state thanks to a $125,000 grant from the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

Oahu's Luxury Home Market Continues Upward Trend in July

Oahu's Luxury Home Market Continues Upward Trend in July

HONOLULU – Sales of luxury homes and condominiums on Oahu continued to perform well in July according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million in July 2014 on Oahu.

A total of 67 luxury homes changed hands in July, up from 62 in July 2013. The median sales price for the luxury range was $1,375,000 last month.

“We continue to see strong performances in the number of sales closed for single-family homes in the $1 million to $6 million price range compared to the first seven months of 2013,” said Patti Nakagawa, Previews International Director for Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties.  “In the $6 million and higher price range, there were four closed sales year-to-date compared to seven last year.”