May 17, 2024 | Source: Hi Now Daily

OUTRIGGER Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel welcomes Cirque du Soleil

HONOLULU (HI Now) - Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel and Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group have teamed up to bring Honolulu residents and visitors a bespoke new multi-year resident show, exclusive to Hawai’i. Executives from both organizations were joined by Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi to make the exciting announcement. Anticipated to open in late 2024, the show...

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May 10, 2024 | Source: Star Advertiser

Hawai‘i Baptist Academy breaks ground for new facility

Hawai‘i Baptist Academy leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for new facilities being built at its Richard Bento Elementary campus. Shown from HBA are Ken Hensarling, left, board member; Richard Bento, past president and campus namesake; Dr. Emmett Winters, principal; Ron Shiira, president; Alyssa Wong, student council president; Susan Utsagi, campaign cabinet chair; Charles Kaneshiro, president...

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May 2, 2024 | Source: Pacific Business News

Honolulu-based design firm hires new CFO

Multi-disciplinary design firm G70 has hired Rachel Fukumoto as the firm's new chief financial officer, it was announced Tuesday. "In her new role, Fukumoto will oversee the company’s financial health and strategy, including managing all aspects of financial and cash flow planning, as well as financial reporting, risk management, data analysis and decision making," an April...

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April 16, 2024 | Source: Hawaii News Now

This laboratory on Oahu’s North Shore is introducing young women to ‘the world of STEM’

A state-of-the-art STEM learning camp recently opened on Oahu’s North Shore. The Camp Paumalu STEM Center for Excellence held its first camp in 2022. Dr. Kanoe Naone, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Hawaii, says the mission is to encourage more of Hawaii’s young girls to explore opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. ”We introduce...

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April 15, 2024 | Source: G70 News

G70 Hires Three New Team Members

HONOLULU – Hawai'i design firm G70 has announced the hiring of Teresa Cohen, Erin Lozano, and Evelyn Navas-Aron. Teresa Cohen joins G70’s civil engineering department as a project engineer. In this role, she will work with project managers and subconsultants to coordinate and prepare drawings, reports, construction documentation and material reviews. Cohen brings over three decades...

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April 12, 2024 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

A Honolulu neurologist and architect are tackling brain health

An eclectic group of local leaders has founded the Brain Health Applied Research Institute, aiming to draw from many disciplines and traditions to improve people’s cognitive well-being A multidisciplinary team led by a Honolulu architect and neurologist is creating research-backed solutions to help individuals of all ages improve their brain health. The Brain Health Applied Research...

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April 12, 2024 | Source: Pacific Business News

Waipahu High School unveils new Academic Health Center

Waipahu High School on Wednesday introduced its new on-campus Academic Health Center, “the first of its kind in the country, where high school students serve a role in a school-based health clinic,” according to officials with the Hawaii Department of Education. A traditional Native Hawaiian blessing ceremony was held on April 10. “When we have leaders...

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March 25, 2024 | Source: Pacific Business News

PBN Executive Insight

Linda Miki fosters a 'resilient and forward-thinking firm' In 2022, Linda Miki was named the first woman CEO of interdisciplinary design firm G70. Miki, who also is vice chair of the firm, began working at G70 in 1989, just two years after graduating college. “It’s been a place of growth, learning and leadership for me,” she said in...

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March 11, 2024 | Source: Hawaii Business Magazine

20 for the Next 20: Tracy Camuso, G70

As a partner in the Honolulu design firm, she’s helping resorts face the challenges of sea-level rise and start planning now. Tracy CamusoPrincipal, G70 An environmental and land use planner with expertise in sea level rise planning, renewable energy and biofuels, Tracy Camuso is helping to build the future of Hawai‘i. Camuso has worked on major...

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February 21, 2024 | Source: G70 News

G70 Hires Three New Team Members

HONOLULU – Hawai'i design firm G70 has announced the hiring of Jennifer Lam, Kehau Teves and Ethan Yin to the firm. Jennifer Lam joins the G70 planning department as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist. In this role she will develop and implement systems and databases to access and store geospatial data, allowing organizations and clients...

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