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Finance Factors to Host Job Fair and Customer Appreciation Week This October

Finance Factors to Host Job Fair and Customer Appreciation Week This October

Finance Factors has a few treats to add to the bag for Halloween Week! The state’s largest locally-owned depository financial services loan company will host a job fair on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its Oahu branches for customer service representatives. Established by several local families over 60 years ago, Finance Factors offers excellent employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, vacation, PTO, sick leave, wellness incentives, fitness membership subsidy, bus pass subsidy and gift matching. Individuals who apply to become a customer service representative during the fair could win a $100, $50 or $25 prize. Additionally, anyone who refers a friend during this time has the opportunity to receive a $100 referral prize.

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Plant sale will benefit Women's Correctional Center program

Plant sale will benefit Women's Correctional Center program

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle will hold a benefit plant sale from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Kailua Elementary School, 315 Kuulei Road (next to the Kailua Library). Find beautiful additions for your own garden and shop for holiday gifts, too! Among the many plants on sale will be herb planters, vegetable starters, bromeliads and succulents, ferns, bonsai and “tea cup” plants, living wreaths and more!

The plants are raised by women inmates at the Women’s Community Correctional Center who are part of the LKOC and WCCC’s “Learning to Grow” Program. All plant sale profits go towards this program, which includes hydroponically growing lettuce, herbs and vegetables for use in the kitchen at WCCC.

For more information about the sale, visit www.lanikailuaoutdoorcircle.org or call 389-0188.

Local Favorites Made Diabetes-Friendly At Zippy’s Restaurants

Local Favorites Made Diabetes-Friendly At Zippy’s Restaurants

Zippy’s dine-in locations on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island today rolled out healthier menu options for customers with diabetes and prediabetes. Customer favorites from their breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, including veggie omelettes, teri beef and broiled salmon, were modified to reduce fats, sugars and carbohydrates. The new menu, available during the month of October, was created in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Hawaii and the American Diabetes Association to offer better dining choices for the over 497,800 people in Hawaii who have diabetes or prediabetes.

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

‘Rock the Box’ Art Contest Showcases Honolulu's Creative Talent

HONOLULU – Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI), the publisher of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, invited local artists to “Rock The Box,” the newspaper boxes for its new weekly publication Metro that will launch on Oct. 1. Forty creative individuals were given the opportunity to use the Metro newspaper boxes as their personal canvases. All forty boxes will be displayed throughout the Honolulu area with free copies of the new Metro publication.

“Oahu Publications is thrilled by the tremendous responses and creativity for the ‘Rock The Box’ contest,” said Dennis Francis, OPI president and Honolulu Star-Advertiser publisher. “The variety of one-of-a-kind designs and artwork from the community really reflect the edgy, artistic and quirky style of our new Metro publication.”

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HPR Launches On-air Fund Drive Oct. 1 with Goal of $1.03 Million

HPR Launches On-air Fund Drive Oct. 1 with Goal of $1.03 Million

Hawai‘i Public Radio goes on the air with its fall pledge drive “Celebration 2014” on Ocober 1st at 6:19 a.m. For the first time in many years, the station’s pledge goal of $1,032,000 remains the same as the last fund drive (in spring 2014). Early giving to Celebration 2014 totalling more than $100,000 has already reduced the remaining amount to be raised.

Distributed Energy Partners promotes Zachary McNish to Executive Vice President

Distributed Energy Partners promotes Zachary McNish to Executive Vice President

 

HONOLULUwww.dephawaii.com – Distributed Energy Partners LLC (DEP) today announced it has promoted Zachary McNish, Esq. to Executive Vice President.

 

In his new role, McNish will lead DEP’s sales teams and oversee day-to-day operations of the firm. McNish also serves as DEP’s general counsel, reviewing all legal matters.

 

McNish previously served as legal counsel for RevoluSun and Distributed Energy Partners prior to the two entities splitting into separate business units last month, and before that worked as an associate attorney at Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing.

InkOff.MD offering free tattoo removal to survivors of breast cancer throughout October

InkOff.MD offering free tattoo removal to survivors of breast cancer throughout October

 

HONOLULUwww.inkoffhawaii.com – InkOff.MD today announced for the second year in a row, it will accept appointments from breast cancer survivors to remove radiation tattoos in their entirety, free of charge. The community service supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is observed in October.

 

“There are many patients fighting breast cancer who require a permanent marking on the breast skin while going through radiation treatment,” said Dr. W.Y. Chung MD, Owner and Chief Medical Officer of InkOff.MD. “InkOff.MD can make a difference in the lives of those patients who are interested in removing these radiation tattoos. Our PicoSure® laser will completely erase these tattoos, in the span of three to four treatments, with each session lasting about five minutes.”