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Hawaii's Public Libraries will Host Halloween Programs in October

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Host Halloween Programs in October

With Halloween just around the corner, the following Big Island, Maui, and Oahu public libraries are scheduled to host free Halloween programs and events; young keiki must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver:

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Big Island Libraries Will Close Oct. 17; Programs at All Libraries Cancelled Due to Ana

Big Island Libraries Will Close Oct. 17; Programs at All Libraries Cancelled Due to Ana

As Tropical Storm Ana approaches our Hawaiian Islands, and for the health and safety of our patrons and staff, all Big Island public libraries will be closed on Friday, October 17, announced State Librarian Richard Burns.

             In addition, programs at all libraries on all islands scheduled for Saturday, October 18 have been cancelled including:        

•             “Make Your Own Apron Craft Workshop” featuring the Lei Ilima Club at Aina Haina Public Library, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. 

•             “Spooky Hawaii Tales” featuring storyteller Dann Seki at McCully-Moiliili Public Library, scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

JLL Grows Hawaii Agency Leasing Practice

JLL Grows Hawaii Agency Leasing Practice

Keenan Sue joins JLL as a Senior Vice President to lead the firm’s office brokerage team in Honolulu

HONOLULU, Oct. 15, 2014 — In response to increased client demand for leasing services in Hawaii, JLL today announced that the firm has bolstered its service offerings with the addition of commercial leasing and acquisitions expert Keenan Sue. Sue will serve as a Senior Vice President, leading the office brokerage platform in Honolulu. He will partner with Kirk Horiuchi, Hawaii Market Director and retail market lead, to bring strategic investor expertise in a growing market.

Patagonia & Kina‘ole Invest $27 Million In Solar For Hawai‘i

Investment will make clean, affordable solar power available to more Hawai‘i residents, who currently pay 3X average U.S. price for power from coal and oil

VENTURA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) – Patagonia today announced a $13 million tax equity investment in solar power for Hawai‘i – joining with local solar finance company Kina‘ole Capital Partners, LLC to create a new fund that will purchase more than 1,000 rooftop solar energy systems in Hawai‘i, where homeowners currently pay three times the U.S. average price for electricity.

The fund, totaling $27 million, will utilize state and federal tax credits to direct Patagonia’s tax dollars for purchases of solar energy systems. Kina‘ole will make the fund available to all qualified solar installation companies in Hawai‘i.

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ALTRES reports statewide demand for industrial workers

ALTRES reports statewide demand for industrial workers
ALTRES Industrial Continues to See Statewide Demand

American Red Cross Classes for November: Hilo

American Red Cross Classes for November: Hilo

Learn to save a life. Take a Red Cross training class today!

These classes will be offered at East Hawaii County, 55 Ululani St, Hilo, 96720.                      

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED: Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults; Cost: $90           

  • November 22 [8:30a-2pm] at 55 Ululani St, Hilo, 96720

 

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED: Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Cost: $110

  •  November 22 [8:30a-3pm] at 55 Ululani St, Hilo, 96720

 

HONOLULU Fashion Week Announces Final Event Lineup

HONOLULU Fashion Week, a first-of-its-kind fashion event highlighting local and national design talent will hit Honolulu next month. Presented by HONOLULU Magazine, the weekend of events from November 6 – 9 announces the final designer lineup along with supporting sponsors. More than 30 designers and a diverse group of New York-based industry experts will come together for this premier event to showcase Hawaii’s unique fashion talents.

“Fashion has been a part of the Hawaiian culture for years. Our rich heritage has influenced not only the designers that reside in the islands but also those designs seen on international runways this past spring,” explains Alyson Helwagen, HONOLULU Magazine publisher. “We couldn’t be happier to champion our influence on the industry with this event that would not be possible without our many partners and sponsors, who are helping to catapult Hawaii’s own fashion industry into an international spotlight.”