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Battleship Missouri Memorial to Host Living History Day, January 31

Battleship Missouri Memorial to Host Living History Day, January 31

America’s last battleship to open for free to Hawaii residents and Armed Forces community

WHAT: Living History Day at the Battleship Missouri

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

WHERE: Battleship Missouri Memorial
Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

COST: Free admission for kamaaina (Hawaii residents), members of the Armed Forces and Mighty Mo members with valid I.D. The event is open to the public.

ADMISSION: Visit the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to get tickets on the day of the event.

BASE ACCESS: Complimentary round-trip shuttle service for the event will be offered from the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. for those without base access.

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iQ 360 Hires Shauna Goya as Public Relations Director

iQ 360 Hires Shauna Goya as Public Relations Director

iQ 360 Inc. has hired Shauna Goya as a director to join the Honolulu office of the public relations and marketing firm. Goya specializes in corporate communications, issues management, media relations and social media. She previously served as a director at Communications Pacific and prior to that as a copy editor at The Honolulu Advertiser.

“Shauna brings with her nearly 15 years of PR and journalism experience and adds an important skill set to our diverse team of professionals we have across the country,” said Lori Teranishi, principal of iQ 360, which also has offices in San Francisco and New York. “It’s an exciting time for our company. As our Honolulu office continues to expand, we look forward to Shauna providing strategic counsel to our current and future clients.”

HUGS RECEIVES MORE THAN $124,000 IN GRANT MONIES IN 2014

HUGS RECEIVES MORE THAN $124,000  IN GRANT MONIES IN 2014

HONOLULUwww.hugslove.org- HUGS, a local non-profit helping families with seriously ill children, today announced it received $124,181 in grant monies last year to help it achieve its mission.  These grants helped cover HUGS extensive list of programs aimed at helping local families, including SibCamp, SibShops, families on Kauai, families on Maui, military families, Celebration of Life, Peer to Peer Support, Airfare Assistance and general overhead support.

 

HUGS would like to wholeheartedly thank the following organizations for their support:

·      Cades Foundation: $5,000

·      Friends of Hawaii Charities: $5,000

·      Freeman Family Fund: $10,000

Island Insurance Board of Directors Appoints John Schapperle, Chief Executive Officer

Island Insurance Board of Directors Appoints John Schapperle, Chief Executive Officer

Island Insurance, Hawaii’s largest locally owned property & casualty insurance carrier, has appointed John Schapperle as Chief Executive Officer.  Schapperle will continue his current responsibilities as President.  He succeeds Colbert Matsumoto who will remain as Executive Chairman of the Board.

“As President, John has guided Island to many accomplishments that have resulted in being recognized not only in Hawaii, but on a national stage as well,” said Colbert M. Matsumoto, Executive Chairman of the Board of Island Insurance. “We are confident he will continue to build on that success in his expanded role as Chief Executive Officer.”

“I am honored by the confidence Colbert and the Board has placed in me.  Island has a long and successful history and an enduring commitment to the people and communities in Hawaii,” said John Schapperle, President and CEO of Island Insurance. “I am excited to lead the company into its next chapter of success.”

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HAWAI‘I PACIFIC HEALTH PRESENTS FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM ON CANCER CARE

HAWAI‘I PACIFIC HEALTH PRESENTS FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM ON CANCER CARE
“Cancer Care” is a free community health event featuring Hawaii Pacific Health physicians who will discuss the latest advances and current issues in cancer care.
 
WHEN:
Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
8:30 a.m. to noon  WHERE:Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom The program is also available via videoconference at Pali Momi Medical Center in ‘Aiea and at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kaua‘i.  COST:

Seminar for Inventors and Businesses at New Aiea Library Jan. 28

Seminar for Inventors and Businesses at New Aiea Library Jan. 28

Inventors, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and the public are invited to attend a free seminar on patent and trademark searching at the new Aiea Public Library (99-374 Pohai Place) on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Program Room.  

The seminar - “Patent and Trademark Searching: Essential Information You Need to Protect Your Intellectual Property” - presented by the Hawaii State Library, will feature presentations by Tom Turner and M. Neil Massong from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Va.; Len Higashi of the High Technology Development Corporation, Joseph Burns of the Hawaii Small Business Development Center, and Jayna Uyehara of the State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ Business Action Center.  The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Hawaii State Public Library System, the Hawaii State Library, and other generous donors are sponsoring this seminar.  

Kaiser Permanente Presents January Senior Summit Seminars

The Senior Summit Seminars, presented by Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, provide ongoing educational opportunities on a wide variety of topics specific to seniors. The emphasis is on prevention, personal growth, and learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. All lectures are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required; call the respective location.

TOPIC: STAY HEALTHY AND INJURY-FREE WHILE EXERCISING

Exercise is important to your health and wellbeing but injuries can cause severe pain and keep you from the activities you love. Give you body all the tools it needs to avoid injury. Learn how to stay active and injury-free.

Speakers: Machelle Lee, Program Manager, Silver&Fit American Specialty Health