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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

Name in the News: Jerri Chong


Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 9:32 pm
When Jerri Chong became president of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii, it completed a kind of circle. There was a time when she would have needed its services. Read More

Dolan Eversole: Coastal geologist helps find solutions to preserving Waikiki Beach


Updated on  December 21, 2017 at 7:10 pm
Beach erosion, near-shore water quality, protection of surf sites and public safety are surfacing as top concerns in the fledgling Waikiki Beach Management Plan, called Ho‘omau ‘O Waikiki Kahakai (Waikiki Renews Itself), which aims to serve as a guide in the shoreline community’s effort to chart its future. Read More

Lee helps local folks get into homes in tight market


Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 11:41 pm
Sue Ann Lee, president of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, had a lifetime of juggling many things to make her way in the working world. Read More

Lisa Fowler: Hawaiian Humane Society’s new CEO


Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 6:50 pm
Construction of Hawaii’s first high-volume spay-and-neuter clinic is underway at the Hawaiian Humane Society’s Moiliili shelter. Read More

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