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Name in the News: Aedward Los Banos

Here’s one way to describe the Hawaii Community Development Authority mission: Grasp the reins and try to steer the redevelopment of land-use zones through a state of transition. Read More

Name in the News: Lee Putnam

Over a span of three decades of University of Hawaii employment, Lee Putnam’s career path took some unexpected turns. Read More

Name in the News: Rex Quidilla

Rex Quidilla started off his career as a University of Hawaii graduate with a degree in journalism. Read More

Name in the News: Kahi Pacarro

Several days in advance of last month’s annual “floatilla” off Waikiki Beach, a local nonprofit that had dedicated the previous six July Fourth holidays to cleanup at the trash-strewn scene pulled the plug on its participation. Read More

Name in the News: Chris Kim

Sgt. Chris Kim never pictured himself as coordinator of Honolulu Police Department’s CrimeStoppers program. Read More

Name in the News: John Komeiji

When Cincinnati Bell completed its acquisition of Hawaiian Telcom this month, the transaction was sealed with several conditions. Read More

Name in the News: Brandee Menino of HOPE Services

Brandee Menino’s busy schedule — the chief executive officer of a nonprofit dealing with homelessness is always busy — has turned into a whirlwind. Read More

Name in the News: Kippen de Alba Chu

Electric lighting flickered for the first time in Hawaii in the mid-1880s, on a summer evening on Iolani Palace grounds. Read More

Name in the News: Kealii Lopez

Like everyone else, Kealii Lopez knows the political dominance the Democratic Party of Hawaii has enjoyed. Read More

Name in the News: Dan Epstein

Special Olympics Hawaii began taking shape in 1968 — the same year the movement for children and adults with intellectual disabilities was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and summer games were staged in Chicago. Read More

Name in the News: Thomas Travis

It had to be difficult for Thomas Travis, now the administrator of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, to contemplate the changes to the landscape resulting from the Kilauea eruption. Read More

Name in the News: Kim Bartenstein

On the Garden Isle, where nearly 50 inches of rain fell in a 24-hour period in mid-April, touching off flooding and dozens of landslides, the Hawaii Foodbank started making deliveries before the storm subsided. Read More

Name in the News: Michael Stollar

Michael Stollar, 59, had been with the Hawaii Medical Service Association for almost 32 years when he took over as its president and CEO about five months ago. Read More

Name in the News: Christina Kishimoto

The biggest potential public-schools win during this year’s legislative session is a proposal asking voters whether to establish a surcharge on investment real property to serve as a funding stream for Hawaii’s statewide system. Read More

Name in the News: Betty Lou Larson

Betty Lou Larson retired officially in 2010 at Catholic Charities Hawaii after almost 30 years of work, culminating in her post as housing programs director. Read More

Name in the News: Summer Kupau-Odo

Wrapping up next week is a 30-day period during which public comment on an analysis of reef fish collection — prepared by the aquarium industry — may be submitted to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read More

Name in the News: Dawn Lippert

Dawn Lippert earned her degree in environmental studies from Yale University, and it didn’t take long after graduation for her to be drawn into the ambitious clean-energy goals of the far-off 50th State. Read More

Name in the News: Makena Coffman, professor and urban planner

Over the next several decades, we can expect to see climbing rates of coastal flooding and erosion among other climate-related troubles in the islands. Read More

Name in the News: Christine van Bergeijk

Christine van Bergeijk points out the white tern that has settled, somewhat permanently, into a tree outside her Fort Street Mall office. Read More

Q&A with Simon Treacy, new president of Howard Hughes

The new president of Howard Hughes in Hawaii charts an “exciting” future for Kakaako. Read More

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