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 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 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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December 15, 2023 | Source: Pacific Business News

Special Olympics Hawaii completes sports facility upgrades in Ewa Beach

By Kelsey Kukaua Medeiros – Associate Editor, Pacific Business News Special Olympics Hawaii’s newly outfitted Sports and Wellness Center is “a game changer” for the organization that serves nearly 5,000 athletes and unified partners statewide, the nonprofit announced earlier this month. The facility originally opened in 2021, located adjacent to the Salvation Army’s Kroc Center at 91-610 Maunakapu...

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December 1, 2023 | Source: Pacific Business News

G70’s collaborative approach to corporate giving

Hawaii-based design firm G70 has donated $200,000 to five local organizations through its Hope Grant, which the company debuted in April, to “create hope for Hawaii’s future generations,” according to Charles Kaneshiro, president and COO. Kaneshiro told Pacific Business News that the idea for this new approach to corporate giving was “birthed during the Covid-19 pandemic.”...

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October 25, 2023 | Source: Honolulu Civil Beat

Overpass For Kulanihakoi High School Slated For December 2025

An underpass construction would provide more accessibility for students, the Kihei Community Association said. The long-awaited pedestrian overpass for Kulanihakoi High School may be completed by December 2025, with costs estimated to be between $16 million and $17.5 million. The timeframe and cost projections were presented at a meeting Wednesday night by members of the Department...

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September 18, 2023 | Source: Hawaii Public Radio

Healing and survival are the focus of this home design for rebuilding on Maui

A local architect, a neuroscientist and a firefighter have a new idea for rebuilding homes in Lāhainā. The hope is to help families heal and deal with the trauma of the wildfires and provide a safe space in the event of another fire. "We have friends and family who lost their homes, and one of them...

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September 15, 2023 | Source: Honolulu Civil Beat

Why Everybody Had To Move Out Of This Affordable Housing Project

The problematic Waikiki building is an example of the challenges facing the city in its effort to provide homes for low-income families and homeless people. A $7.5 million apartment building purchased by the City and County of Honolulu in 2018 to provide housing for low-income and homeless people is now sitting vacant due to problems with...

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September 9, 2023 | Source: Maui Now

G70 Foundation donates $75,000 to aid Maui wildfire disaster relief

The G70 Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hawai‘i design firm, G70, has pledged $75,000 to the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund to help victims of the devastating wildfires on Maui. “Our hearts agonize for everyone on Maui who has been affected by the horrific fires,” said G70 president and COO Charles Kaneshiro. “G70 is committed...

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July 13, 2023 | Source: Honolulu Civil Beat

Opening In August: See Inside Maui’s New High School

The Kihei campus is the first new public high school to open in Hawaii in 23 years. Maui officials have granted permission for the first public high school ever built in South Maui to finally open its doors to students.  After months of inter-agency negotiations over how students would get across Kihei’s bustling highway in front of...

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