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Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, is the first in Hawaii to offer Contractors Errors and Omissions (E & O) Coverage to its commercial insurance policyholders. 

Contractors E & O Coverage is an optional coverage that protects small contractors from claims of property damage against their work, product, or impaired property caused by unintentional faulty workmanship or materials.  With coverage limits of: $500,000 per claim limit and $1 million aggregate limit, this coverage is especially beneficial to small contractors and those engaged in specialized trades including but not limited to:

H&M to open first Hawaii store

H&M to open first Hawaii store

H & M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), will open its first location in the state of Hawaii on March 27 at noon. The flagship store, located in the Waikiki Business Plaza, will feature 31,000 square feet of fashion!

“We are truly excited to open our first location in the islands at this iconic shopping location in Waikiki,” said Daniel Kulle, U.S. President for H&M. “People from across the globe travel to Hawaii to experience its very special culture and an environment that is unlike any other in the US or in the world. Our new flagship location will be a great addition to the luxury retail mix on Kalakaua Avenue, giving residents and tourists alike great choices in fashion with great value.”

Opening new stores across the country allows H&M to support local economies where they operate stores. 160 local employees have been hired for the new location, including 20 people that will return from the mainland home to Hawaii.

Kahala Mall welcomes Quiksilver Board Room

Kahala Mall welcomes Quiksilver Board Room

HONOLULU –  Kahala Mall today welcomes Quiksilver Board Room to East Oahu’s most popular shopping and dining center. The new, 1,145-square-foot store in the former Kahala Lifestyles space recently opened catering to adult water enthusiasts and is also the official showroom for Wade Tokoro surfboards.

“Wade is one of the greatest surfboard shapers in the world today, especially for the Hawaiian waters, and we’re excited to showcase his boards alongside the latest water sports clothing and accessories on the markeQuiksilver Board Room, as well as the popular Up & Riding store at Kahala Mall. “We know Kahala Mall is one of the better locations for our new venture to reach both locals and tourists alike.”

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

Local community groups can make their voices heard through Awareness Powered by Volta

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced the return of its corporate giving program, Awareness Powered by Volta, a community service outreach program specifically designed to help non-profit and community groups with building awareness by providing them free advertising space worth thousands of dollars on Volta’s electric vehicle (EV) charging station kiosks.

“We had a great response to the contest last year, and were able to provide both HUGS and Blue Planet with free ad space,” said Arden Penton, Director of Media and Operations.  “In fact, we ended up extending their free space from three months to eight months, for a total value of $25,000 in free ads. We want to help more community-based groups again this year, so we decided to run the contest again.”

EV drivers on Maui and Oahu have a lot to be thankful for: Volta hosting events

EV drivers on Maui and Oahu have a lot to be thankful for: Volta hosting events

HONOLULUwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries (Volta) today announced as of Nov. 1 it has given away over 600,000 miles of charging in the past two years, during more than 20,000  free charging sessions via its Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations in Hawaii, Arizona and California, part of the Volta Network. Volta now operates close to 50 charging stations, and will be opening its first station on Maui next month.

 

Whole Foods Market® Hawai‘i Honors Local Producers with First Annual ‘ONO Awards

Whole Foods Market® Hawai‘i Honors Local Producers with First Annual ‘ONO Awards

Whole Foods Market Hawai‘i announces the winners of its inaugural ‘ONO Awards, spotlighting the local producers and suppliers who best embody Whole Foods Market’s mission and core values. The awards, which are the creative brainchild of Whole Foods Market Kāhala marketing supervisor Dabney Gough, were presented at Whole Foods Market’s SPROUT Hawai‘i seminars, which took place in August.

“We are thrilled to announce the winners of our first annual ‘ONO awards. Each award recipient has applied inspiring passion, commitment and creativity to build a unique and special business that contributes to the vibrancy of our community,” said Claire Sullivan, Whole Foods Market Hawai‘i coordinator, purchasing and public affairs. “We are delighted to recognize their hard work and amazing products with these ‘ONO Awards, as selected by Whole Foods Market customers and team members.”

“I Love Kailua” town party celebrates 21 years on April 28

“I Love Kailua” town party celebrates 21 years on April 28

Information provided by Mele Pochereva Public Relations:

 

Dozens of Kailua restaurants and eateries are preparing for “A Taste of Kailua” one of the features during the 21st annual of  “I Love Kailua” Town Party, taking place on Kailua Road from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 28. Town Party organizers encourage Kailua residents to leave their cars at home and walk or bicycle to the pedestrian-friendly event – and it’s also a great way to work up an appetite before hitting the food booths!

 

Here’s who’s on the Taste of Kailua menu: