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Group 70 Foundation awards $65,000 to community organizations on Kauai, Maui, Oahu & Hawaii Island

Group 70 Foundation awards $65,000 to community organizations on Kauai, Maui, Oahu & Hawaii Island
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Keaau Public & School Library Celebrates 40th Anniversary on November 25

Keaau Public & School Library Celebrates 40th Anniversary on November 25

Keaau Public and School Library (Big Island), located at 16-571 Keaau-Pahoa Road on the Keaau Middle School campus, will celebrate its 40th Anniversary with a special performance featuring the Puna Taiko Group on Tuesday, November 25 at 5 p.m. in the Humanities Room.

The public is invited to attend this free event which will also include line dancing activities for participants.  The Library will be open during its normal Tuesday public services hours from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Friends of the Library of Hawaii is sponsoring this special two-hour anniversary event which is suitable for all ages.  Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  Light refreshments will be served.

Lance Wilhelm To Join Irongate As Managing Principal

Lance Wilhelm To Join Irongate As Managing Principal

Will represent developer in Hawaii

HONOLULU – Irongate, the developer of Trump International Hotel & Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk and The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach, announced today that Lance Wilhelm will soon be joining its team as Managing Principal to oversee current and future development projects in Hawaii and to represent Irongate in the state.

Wilhelm is currently Senior Vice President for Hawaii Operations at Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. and the chairman of the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees. He is expected to leave Kiewit later this month and start work at Irongate shortly after. His position on the Kamehameha Schools Board of Trustees will not be affected.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associates Come “Together As One” To Support Hawaii's Local Communities

HONOLULU – This month, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ 11 iconic properties on Maui, Kauai, Oahu and Hawaii, the Big Island, along with Starwood’s Central Resources Team in Waikiki, will engage in volunteer and community outreach efforts to support worthy causes that benefit the Islands. From raising funds to support the Hawaii Foodbank Kauai Branch to beautifying Lahainaluna High School on Maui to rebuilding the Heeia Fishpond on Oahu, to raising cultural awareness among students in Kona, the employee-driven outreach initiatives are an extension of Starwood’s ongoing commitment to support the local community and are part of Starwood’s “Together As One” global volunteer campaign being launched this month.

First Insurance Company Of Hawaii Upgraded To A+ Rating By Standard & Poor’s

HONOLULU – Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) today raised its long-term counterparty credit and financial strength ratings for First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) to A+ from A-. FICOH is now the only Hawaii-based carrier with an S&P rating of A+.

FICOH, which has been operating in Hawaii since 1911, also holds an A+ rating from A.M. Best Co. and has been on the Ward’s 50 group of top-performing property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies in the United States for six consecutive years.

“We are proud FICOH is seen as strategically important to our parent company Tokio Marine,” said Jeff Shonka, FICOH CEO and president. “Our A+ rating is an indication of our financial security and ability to serve the entire spectrum of accounts in the Hawaii market, from small to very large.”

Henderson Creates Aloha with Medical School Scholarship

Henderson Creates Aloha with Medical School Scholarship

The Will J. Henderson Aloha Fund will be awarded annually to every first-year medical student

HONOLULU - President emeritus of The Queen’s Medical Center (1960-1986), and key player in the establishment of a four-year medical school in Hawai‘i, Will J. Henderson F.A.C.H.E., M.H.A., B.A. is now nurturing future physicians.

Henderson has established the Will J. Henderson Aloha Fund at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine to support every first-year medical student.  This year’s students will benefit from this new scholarship this spring, with the earnings generated by the endowment. This generous endowment will perpetually encourage all first year medical students to pursue their dreams of becoming physicians.