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Name in the News: Kevin Allen

As the primary responder to ocean emergencies islandwide up to one mile out to sea, Honolulu’s Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division maintains a year-round vigilance along nearly 200 miles of coastline. Read more

Name in the News: Tina Neal

Even with decades of experience studying volcanoes, Christina (Tina) Neal had never seen anything quite like last year’s massive Kilauea eruption. Read more

Name in the News: Michael Broderick

As the YMCA of Honolulu celebrates its sesquicentennial this year, its role and relationship with the larger community on Oahu is continuing to change and evolve. Read more

Name in the News: Pedro Haro

A few years back, Pedro Haro was given a diagnosis of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to an earlier personal trauma. Read more

Name in the News: David Miyashiro

When HawaiiKidsCAN was launched, in 2017, founding executive director David Miyashiro said the nonprofit would help “build bridges and remove barriers” to promote a system that ensures every Hawaii child has access to an education that prepares him or her for a life of “choice, success and global and local leadership.” Read more

Name in the News: Greg Gaug

Ulupono Initiative, the impact investment firm created in 2009 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam, marks its 10th anniversary this year. Read more

Name in the News: Lynne Wilkens

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly is the sole union handling collective bargaining and other matters, such as legislative advocacy, for nearly 3,000 faculty members throughout the 10-campus UH system. Read more

Name in the News: William Hoshijo

William Hoshijo, executive director of the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, is gratified when its work yields results in the courtroom, but some important cases have been settled by the commission itself. Read more

Name in the News: Bruce Anderson

Some of the issues have changed, said Bruce Anderson, since the last time he was state Department of Health director, but the job feels about the same: working to move public health improvements forward. Read more

Name in the News: Melanie Ide

When Melanie Ide was tapped to head Bishop Museum, in November 2017, she was living in Manhattan, near Ralph Appelbaum Associates, the world’s largest museum exhibition design firm, where she was a principal with decades of experience in museum planning, design and program development. Read more

Name in the News: Philip Bossert

The latest project for Philip Bossert, executive director of the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, is shepherding through a bill that clarifies a law ensuring that all private schools in the state are licensed. Read more

Name in the News: Isaac Moriwake

The Hawaii office of Earthjustice, the environmental law organization, has been in the middle of some of the most contentious environmental issues in recent years — water rights, renewable energy, endangered species protection, sustainable agriculture — making a name for itself through aggressive advocacy and some significant legal victories along the way. Read more

Name in the News: Lauren Moriguchi

Among the top initiatives in Gov. David Ige’s State of the State address, delivered at the Capitol a few months ago, was a pitch for “statewide, high-quality public preschool.” Read more

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