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                                Jesse Souki is executive director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

HCDA executive director balances needs of developers

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jesse Souki is executive director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 8:15 pm
Jesse Souki is executive director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority, a state agency that has oversight of land uses in Kakaako, Kalaeloa and Heeia — the latter being a site where preservation more than development is the concern. Read More
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                                Dean Hazama, chairman of the city’s Planning Commission.

Hazama has a passion for building better communities

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                                Dean Hazama, chairman of the city’s Planning Commission.

Updated on  March 16, 2017 at 5:51 pm
Dean Hazama is now in his fifth year on the city’s Planning Commission, currently serving as chairman of the nine-member panel. Read More
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                                Terry Walsh, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, is at the Clarence T.C. Ching Makiki Campus building where many of their offices are located in.

New head of CCH tackles homelessness, immigration issues

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                                Terry Walsh, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, is at the Clarence T.C. Ching Makiki Campus building where many of their offices are located in.

Updated on  March 9, 2017 at 6:38 pm
Terrence “Terry” Walsh moved back to Oahu last fall to take over as chief executive officer and president of Catholic Charities of Hawaii, after holding a similiar post at the social service agency’s West Michigan operation, as well as overseeing its immigration services in that state and New Jersey. Read More
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                                Sione Thompson was a football coach at Saint Louis School when he was asked to give substitute teaching a try. He went on to various positions, including social sciences teacher and dean of students, before being named principal of the all-boys Catholic school in 2015.

Head of Hawaii’s charter school commission wants innovation in education

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                                Sione Thompson was a football coach at Saint Louis School when he was asked to give substitute teaching a try. He went on to various positions, including social sciences teacher and dean of students, before being named principal of the all-boys Catholic school in 2015.

Updated on  March 2, 2017 at 6:56 pm
Sione Thompson was a football coach at Saint Louis School when he was asked to give substitute teaching a try. He went on to various positions, including social sciences teacher and dean of students, before being named principal of the all-boys Catholic school in 2015. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mateo Caballero, legal director of ACLU of Hawaii, is concerned for family members about crossing borders, given the current climate under the Trump administration.

Legal director of ACLU-Hawaii steps up as immigration becomes a hot issue

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                                Mateo Caballero, legal director of ACLU of Hawaii, is concerned for family members about crossing borders, given the current climate under the Trump administration.

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 2:46 pm
Mateo Caballero, legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii, is watching the national debate over immigration and refugees with more than academic interest. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                As the field organizer for both the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and one of its projects, the Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawaii, Wendy Gibson spends much of her time working to educate people about cannabis.

Nurse educates the public on health benefits of cannabis

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                As the field organizer for both the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and one of its projects, the Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawaii, Wendy Gibson spends much of her time working to educate people about cannabis.

Updated on  February 16, 2017 at 7:09 pm
Wendy Gibson, cannabis nurse, first became interested in the medical marijuana field by taking the opponent’s side. Read More
 
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Maenette Benham, Chancellor of University of Hawaii-West Oahu, at the UH West Oahu campus on Tuesday.

Maenette Benham: The new chancellor of UH-West Oahu plans for rapid growth

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                                Maenette Benham, Chancellor of University of Hawaii-West Oahu, at the UH West Oahu campus on Tuesday.

Updated on  February 3, 2017 at 1:56 am
Maenette Benham has had two chances that come along rarely in education, capping a career of teaching and administration, at the K-12 and college levels. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

New head of the East-West Center returns to Hawaii

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Updated on  January 26, 2017 at 7:27 pm
Richard R. Vuylsteke left his post as president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong to become the East-West Center’s 11th top executive at the start of the new year. Read More
 
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dan Gluck

Daniel Gluck: Director of state Ethics Commission helps lawmakers and workers comply with the law

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                                Dan Gluck

Updated on  January 20, 2017 at 10:59 am
Almost immediately upon becoming director of the state Ethics Commission, Daniel Gluck landed in the midst of a hot ethics battle that had been at the boiling point for some time: the commission’s dispute with the teachers’ union over accepting free travel for school trips. Read More
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                                Vincent Hoang, the state’s new chief information security officer.

Hoang works to protect the state’s massive computer networks

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                                Vincent Hoang, the state’s new chief information security officer.

Updated on  January 5, 2017 at 9:32 pm
Hoang, 41, came out on top of a nationwide search for Hawaii’s first chief information security officer, said his boss, Todd Nacapuy, the state chief information officer. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Rowena Akana, new chair of the board of trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

Rowena Akana: New head of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs speaks out, strongly

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Rowena Akana, new chair of the board of trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

Updated on  December 23, 2016 at 8:48 am
Rowena Akana, newly elected to chair the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees, is no stranger to conflict in her 26 years on the board for the agency that manages the Native Hawaiian Trust Fund. Read More
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                                John “Prime” Hina.

John Hina: The founder of 808 Urban helps youth build life skills through art

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                                John “Prime” Hina.

Updated on  December 15, 2016 at 6:23 pm
When The Queen’s Medical Center wanted to see a burst of creativity in its Family Treatment Center housing troubled kids, it turned to John “Prime” Hina, founder of 808Urban, a nonprofit arts collective known for its vibrant murals and street art. Read More
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                                Tammi Oyadomari-Chun, DOE assistant superintendent for strategy, innovation and performance.

Tammi Oyadomari-Chun: Assistant superintendent advances DOE’s plan

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                                Tammi Oyadomari-Chun, DOE assistant superintendent for strategy, innovation and performance.

Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 5:44 pm
Tammi Oyadomari-Chun is surrounded by planning documents and charts with data and a calendar of meetings that has taken her around the state finalizing the Department ofEducation strategic plan. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Rich Hartline is vice president of development for DeBartolo Development in Hawaii. The company built Ka Makana Alii, the new shopping center in Kapolei.

Rich Hartline: Development executive oversees opening of long-awaited mall in Kapolei

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Rich Hartline is vice president of development for DeBartolo Development in Hawaii. The company built Ka Makana Alii, the new shopping center in Kapolei.

Updated on  November 24, 2016 at 6:28 pm
Weeks before the Black Friday crowds were to show up at Ka Makana Alii, Rich Hartline knew they’d be there in force. The tip-off was the throngs of people who turned out for the grand opening more than a month earlier. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Adm. Thomas B. Fargo, USN (Ret.) at his Honolulu downtown office. Fargo is the chairman for 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor.

Tom Fargo: Retired Navy admiral prepares for 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Adm. Thomas B. Fargo, USN (Ret.) at his Honolulu downtown office. Fargo is the chairman for 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor.

Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 3:23 pm
Today, as retired Navy Adm. Tom Fargo continues to prep for the upcoming 75th Pearl Harbor Commemoration, he will observe Veterans Day by reflecting on “seven decades of American men and women who have dedicated their lives to their country.” Read More
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                                Jose Fajardo

Jose Fajardo: HPR’s new boss launches statewide broadcasting

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                                Jose Fajardo

Updated on  November 3, 2016 at 6:57 pm
Jose Fajardo has weathered the first storm of any public radio general manager: the semiannual pledge drive. Read More

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