September 22, 2016 | Source:

PBS Hawaii opens its New $30M Building to Public

PBS Hawaii opened its new $30 million building in Honolulu to the public on Wednesday, a facility that includes three media studios, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Learning Zone and other work spaces, the state’s sole member of the Public Broadcasting Service said. The statewide TV station also held a blessing ceremony and thanked its donors...

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September 19, 2016 | Source:

Haleiwa Store Lots wins an AIA Honorable Mention

The best in local architecture was recognized by AIA Honolulu during its 58th annual Design Awards. The event was held Saturday night at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center, on Ford Island, which was itself an honoree in last year's competition. This year's awards recognized design excellence for 2016. Nearly 300...

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June 16, 2016 | Source:

Hassinger Project to open in February

The city has purchased and gutted a former private school in Makiki and plans to open it early next year as the first project of its kind in which the city will serve as landlord to as many as 75 low-income and homeless people.   Read full article here.

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June 14, 2016 | Source:

40 Under 40 2016 event – An outstanding cast of young professionals: Slideshow

Pacific Business News’ 17th annual 40 Under 40 event brought together outstanding young professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and ages. From leaders in Hawaii’s environmental protection movement to tech-savvy CEOs, from water sports executives to nonprofit innovators and even a big-wave surf photographer, the event held Thursday honored professionals ranging in age from 26...

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May 16, 2016 | Source:

Salvation Army Hawaii gala raises $300K for Pathway to Hope program: Slideshow

The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands raised more than $300,000 for its Pathway to Hope program during its 2016 Partners in Community Service gala over the weekend. The annual event, which honored three recipients, featured food by eight Hawaii chefs. It took place Friday night at The Salvation Army’s Family Treatment Services campus in Kaimuki....

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April 29, 2016 | Source:

Tourism Roundtable featuring Linda Miki

Executives from all sections of the hospitality sector gathered at PBN’s Downtown Honolulu office recently to talk about the industry and the direction Hawaii is headed. Participants included Peter Ingram, chief commercial officer, Hawaiian Airlines; Linda Miki, vice chair and principal, Group 70 International; Elizabeth Churchill, chief revenue officer, Aqua-Aston Hospitality; David Uchiyama, chief commercial officer,...

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April 20, 2016 | Source:

‘Iolani site praised as green

The building that houses ‘Iolani School’s Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership was recognized for its learning environment and energy performance Tuesday, making ‘Iolani the first school in the state to be verified by a green building rating program called the Collaborative for High Performance Schools.   Read full article here.

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April 1, 2016 | Source:

Community Giving is Good Business – Group 70 Employees Invest at Home

Group 70 Architects, designers, and planners focus on community every day. It’s their job, their passion. “We attract people who have a higher calling,” said Group 70’s Cami Kloster. “Our people have a need to be in the community, to give back.” That’s the mission of the Group 70 Fund at Hawai’I Community Foundation (HCF), engaging...

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March 30, 2016 | Source:

Kihei High School Named One of Five Education Construction Projects to Watch in 2016

For many schools and universities, upgrade projects and new construction never cease. While innovative and notable projects are continually taking place throughout the country, School Construction News has selected five projects in particular to follow in 2016, checking in throughout the year to update readers on important design and construction milestones from groundbreaking ceremonies to grand...

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March 23, 2016 | Source:

Group 70 Recognized for Haleiwa Store Lots

FICOH Continues to Give Back   First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) presented a $48,000 check to Aloha United Way (AUW). FICOH donated more than $600,000 to various nonprofits in 2015. Pictured are (from left) FICOH 2015 AUW campaign co-chair John Stanley, AUW Workplace Campaigns director Melvin Colquitt, FICOH president and CEO Jeff Shonka and FICOH...

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