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Pilots job fair, future aviators forum set in Waikiki

The Future & Active Pilot Advisors consulting company will be holding a pilot job fair and future pilot forum on Nov. 10 at the Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach.

The FAPA job fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon at 2490 Kalakaua Ave. and is seeking qualified pilots with more than 250 hours. They should register at FAPA.aero/Jobs.

Airlines recruiting include Air Wisconsin, Compass Airlines, Empire Airlines, Envoy Air, ExpressJet Airlines, Gama Aviation Signature/Wheels Up, Mesa Airlines, Northern Air Cargo, Piedmont Airlines and SkyWest.

The future pilot forum, which is 1-6 p.m. at the same site, is for all ages, including career changers, nonaviation separating military personnel and students of all ages (and their parents, teachers and school counselors). The free forum will educate future pilots about pathways to professional pilot careers, including information about scholarships, veterans’ benefits, college choices, flight school options and offer an industry outlook. All future pilot forum attendees (including parents, spouses and siblings) should preregister for free at FAPA.aero/FuturePilot.

Officials offer support as Chinese growth slows

BEIJING >> China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market.

Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5 percent over a year earlier from the previous quarter’s 6.7 percent, official data showed. It was the slowest rate since early 2009.


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>> Members of the East-West Center’s Board of Governors have reappointed Hono­lulu attorney Richard Turbin as the board’s chairman for another one-year term. Turbin, a member of the board since 2011, has served as its chairman since February 2016. The board also reappointed former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Kurt Campbell and Punahou School President James Scott as vice chairmen.

>> Hoakalei Country Club has appointed Ken Terao as its new executive director. He has more than 25 years’ experience managing golf operations at various clubs throughout Oahu. Terao started in 1991 serving as an assistant golf professional at Turtle Bay Resort and worked his way up to golf operations manager.

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