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Name in the News: Dr. Chuck Miller

Hawaii’s “Our Care, Our Choice Act,” which took effect this month, allows terminally ill adult residents facing a prognosis of six or fewer months to live, to obtain a lethal medication prescription. Read More

Name in the News: Manuel Neves

Manuel Neves will hit the big 4-0 in February. Not his birthday; he revealed his last one was No. 64. Read More

Name in the News: Susan Furuta

Officially incorporated 45 year ago, Helping Hands Hawaii’s roots on Oahu reach back to World War II. Read More

Name in the News: Sam Millington of Partners in Care

Sam Millington’s academic background in anthropology gave him a wide-ranging, globe-spanning career, focused on management consulting in nonprofits, business and government agencies. Read More
 

Name in the News: Ed Stone

Ed Stone, executive director of the Thirty Meter Telecope, has seen plans diverted by the course of history long before an uprising over Hawaiian cultural and environmental concerns threatened to up-end this latest project atop Mauna Kea. Read More

Name in the News: Jeff Martin

Less than two weeks before Thanksgiving Day, The Salvation Army’s Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division received word that it would receive a substantial holiday season gift donation made through the Hawaii Community Foundation. Read More

Christine Sakuda wants to modernize state’s IT infrastructure

Hawaii still lags decades behind other states in tapping information technology as a means to step up transparency and speed responsiveness in state government operations. But progress is in the works. Read More
 

Name in the News: Linda Santos

Dogs and cats and turtles, oh my! As it turns out, that was the path, starting in childhood, that led Linda Santos to her post in charge of Honolulu’s lions and tigers and bears. Read More

Name in the News: Trish Morgan

Nearly a year after Trish Morgan was named as a national winner of a $100,000 grant through Farmers Insurance’s Dream Big Teacher Challenge, her “Innovative Invention Imaginarium” set-up is near completion. Read More

Name in the News: Susan Ballard

Susan Ballard never planned to be a police officer. Read More

Name in the News: Alan MacPhee

Kahuku Medical Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday. Read More

Carla Houser gives back to homeless youth at RYSE Hawaii

Carla Houser seems so comfortable, so enthralled with carrying out her new mission with homeless youth that it comes as no surprise: She’s now giving back. Read More

Name in the News: Joseph Toy

Hawaii’s tourism industry is edging closer to another record year despite a few dips in arrivals tied to worries about forces of nature, ranging from Kilauea’s lava flow to hurricane forecasts. Read More

Name in the News: Georja Skinner

Georja Skinner’s current job focus is to chart the course for Hawaii’s creative sectors. Read More

Name in News: John Byrd

Dr. John Byrd is now director of scientific analysis for the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Laboratory. Read More
 

Name in the News: Jan Dill

Jan Hanohano Dill is a man of the world, but he’s most passionate about this particular little corner of it. Read More

Name in the News: Joseph Lapilio

When word spread this summer that a company had legally registered “Aloha Poke” for its use only and sent cease-and-desist letters to businesses with similar names in Hawaii and on the mainland, the response in some Native Hawaiian circles was fast and fiery. Read More

Name in the News: Alison Nugent

It’s not such a shock that Alison Nugent, 31, would end up in meteorology, or “atmospheric science,” in University of Hawaii academic terms. Read More

Amy Hammond: Made in Hawaii Festival’s executive director

When Amy Hammond began heading the annual Made in Hawaii Festival, back in 2000, there were just over 60 exhibitors showcasing home-grown goods, from apparel and jewelry to delish edibles. Read More

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