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Name in the News: Dan Epstein

• Updated on  June 14, 2018 at 6:53 pm
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

• Updated on  June 7, 2018 at 6:59 pm
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

• Updated on  May 31, 2018 at 6:50 pm
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

• Updated on  May 24, 2018 at 6:18 pm
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

• Updated on  May 18, 2018 at 12:20 am
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

• Updated on  May 10, 2018 at 6:40 pm
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

• Updated on  May 4, 2018 at 12:18 am
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

• Updated on  April 27, 2018 at 12:38 am
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: Christine van Bergeijk

• Updated on  April 12, 2018 at 6:33 pm
Christine van Bergeijk points out the white tern that has settled, somewhat permanently, into a tree outside her Fort Street Mall office. Read More

Punky Pletan-Cross: Hale Kipa’s CEO finds joy and inspiration in troubled youth on the mend

• Updated on  March 23, 2018 at 12:06 am
At Hale Kipa, a social service agency that assists some 2,000 at-risk youth and their families statewide each year, youth are not viewed as limited by their personal histories or behaviors. Rather, they are seen as packed with potential. Read More

Cindy Among-Serrao: Ocean Count coordinator directs volunteers who count whales

• Updated on  March 8, 2018 at 7:17 pm
Shortly after sunrise on the last Saturday in January, February and March — the peak of the annual season in which humpback whales travel here from Alaska and other northern areas — volunteers on three islands grab binoculars and head to shoreline survey sites. Read More

Shari Chang: Hawaii Girl Scouts CEO helping to develop female leaders of future

• Updated on  February 22, 2018 at 6:43 pm
The oldest council west of the Mississippi, Girl Scouts of Hawaii launched its first troops — sponsored by Queen Liliuokalani — just five years after the scouting movement was founded in 1912 in Georgia. Read More

Steve Mechler: The Outdoor Circle’s president works to preserve Hawaii’s natural beauty

• Updated on  February 8, 2018 at 6:38 pm
Founded in 1912, The Outdoor Circle’s plantings in public places began that year with 28 monkeypod trees in Aala Park, bounded by Nuuanu Stream and Chinatown, followed by bougainvillea vines along the canal on River Street. Read More

Lynn Babington: New president of Chaminade wants a more innovative curricula

• Updated on  January 25, 2018 at 7:09 pm
Last weekend, Lynn Babington was installed as Chaminade University’s 10th president, although she started working at the Kaimuki campus during the summer. Read More

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