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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Shirlene Ostrov is the new state chair for the Hawaii Republican Party.

New GOP Hawaii head Ostrov sees strength in core beliefs, diversity

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Shirlene Ostrov is the new state chair for the Hawaii Republican Party.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 12:42 am
When Shirlene DelaCruz Ostrov, the newly elected chairwoman of the Hawaii Republican Party, started college, she had no interest in politics. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                David Carey is the chairman of the Military Affairs Committee for the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii.

Longtime hotel honcho keeps active in the military

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                David Carey is the chairman of the Military Affairs Committee for the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii.

Updated on  May 18, 2017 at 6:05 pm
David Carey, the just-retired CEO of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, now has more time for meetings as chairman of the Military Affairs Council at the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The city’s Complete Streets chief, Mike Packard, aims to make roads friendly for all ages and transit modes.

Name in the News: Mike Packard leads Complete Streets

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The city’s Complete Streets chief, Mike Packard, aims to make roads friendly for all ages and transit modes.

Updated on  May 11, 2017 at 7:11 pm
Five years ago, when the City Council adopted a Complete Streets ordinance, it joined an emerging nationwide movement. But the idea of underscoring safe multimodal travel in community design is not new to Oahu. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Adrian Contreras is the Program Director of the Family Assessment Center in Kakaako Waterfront Park.

Family Assessment Center director welcomes the homeless — and moves them along

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Adrian Contreras is the Program Director of the Family Assessment Center in Kakaako Waterfront Park.

Updated on  May 5, 2017 at 11:15 am
Adrian Contreras, keeps an eye on the 90-day turnaround window for families, who should move into permanent housing by then. On average, the Family Assessment Center reports it has met that target in its first six months of operation. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / APRIL 17
                                Lenny Klompus is with milling equipment used to fashion aluminum into unique parts for the robots.

Head of robotics program helps tech-savvy students succeed

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / APRIL 17
                                Lenny Klompus is with milling equipment used to fashion aluminum into unique parts for the robots.

Updated on  April 27, 2017 at 6:08 pm
Lenny Klompus, who has helped shape the thriving robotics movement in Hawaii, serves as president and board chairman at Hawaii Friends of Robotics. Read More
DENNIS ODA / APRIL 26
                                At 65, with two grown children, Max Sword’s attention can turn to his current goal to appoint “the best person we can find” to the top HPD job. All things being equal, a local resident has an advantage, Sword said, but all things aren’t always equal.

Head of Honolulu Police Commission leads search for next police chief

DENNIS ODA / APRIL 26
                                At 65, with two grown children, Max Sword’s attention can turn to his current goal to appoint “the best person we can find” to the top HPD job. All things being equal, a local resident has an advantage, Sword said, but all things aren’t always equal.

Updated on  April 20, 2017 at 6:11 pm
At 65, with two grown children, Max Sword’s attention can turn to his current goal to appoint “the best person we can find” to the top HPD job. All things being equal, a local resident has an advantage, Sword said, but all things aren’t always equal. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / APRIL 11
                                Sheri Rolf is the chairwoman for the annual Hawaii Foodbank food drive.

Sheri Rolf leads Food Drive Day

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / APRIL 11
                                Sheri Rolf is the chairwoman for the annual Hawaii Foodbank food drive.

Updated on  April 13, 2017 at 5:37 pm
Since the Hawaii Foodbank’s early days, Sheri Rolf has immersed herself in its annual Food Drive Day. Read More
 
CRAIG T. KOJIMA/ CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Environmental portrait of Conrad Nonaka, director of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific. Nonaka is one of two kitchens .

Name in News: Culinary Institute’s Conrad Nonaka

CRAIG T. KOJIMA/ CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Environmental portrait of Conrad Nonaka, director of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific. Nonaka is one of two kitchens .

Updated on  April 6, 2017 at 7:32 pm
Conrad Nonaka, director of the Culinary Institute of the Pacific, knows his way around a kitchen, even the sparkling, video-enabled workstations at the institute’s new Diamond Head campus. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Under a one-year contract, which started in December, Krishniah Murthy is tasked with leading the semi-autonomous agency responsible for completing Oahu’s cash-strapped multibillion-dollar elevated transit system.

Getting Honolulu’s rail project back on track

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Under a one-year contract, which started in December, Krishniah Murthy is tasked with leading the semi-autonomous agency responsible for completing Oahu’s cash-strapped multibillion-dollar elevated transit system.

Updated on  March 30, 2017 at 6:47 pm
Under a one-year contract, which started in December, Krishniah Murthy is tasked with leading the semi-autonomous agency responsible for completing Oahu’s cash-strapped multibillion-dollar elevated transit system. Read More
 
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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
GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dean Hazama, chairman of the city’s Planning Commission.

Hazama has a passion for building better communities

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dean Hazama, chairman of the city’s Planning Commission.

Updated on  March 30, 2017 at 7:14 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
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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

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.

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

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Vincent Hoang, the state’s new chief information security officer.

Hoang works to protect the state’s massive computer networks

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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

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