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Kim Gennaula

The president of Aloha United Way finds her skills from her TV news anchor days still come in handy

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 04, 2011

~~<p>The term &quot;anchor&quot; has taken on a different meaning for Kim Gennaula since she left TV news in 2008; now anchoring is more about bringing stability to Honolulu's nonprofits, which has been her main aim since taking over the top job at Aloha United Way.</p>
<p>Gennaula, 47, started off volunteering as a public affairs spokesperson for Kapiolani Medical Center -- it was where her children, ages 9 and 7, were born, so there was an affinity. But when the execs asked her to head their philanthropy office, she hesitated.</p>
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The term "anchor" has taken on a different meaning for Kim Gennaula since she left TV news in 2008; now anchoring is more about bringing stability to Honolulu's nonprofits, which has been her main aim since taking over the top job at Aloha United Way.

Gennaula, 47, started off volunteering as a public affairs spokesperson for Kapiolani Medical Center -- it was where her children, ages 9 and 7, were born, so there was an affinity. But when the execs asked her to head their philanthropy office, she hesitated. Login for more...



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