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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: Kenji Price

Kenji Price, the U.S. attorney for the District of Hawaii, got involved in public service by following his family’s example. 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

Name in the News: Greg Chun

In life, said Greg Chun, people tend to get motivated when something gets personal. Read More

Name in the News: Dr. Daniel Cheng

As a group, homeless individuals are disproportionally heavy users of hospital services. Read More

Heather Lusk: HHHRC’s leader directs help to those with HIV

In tandem with her work at the nonprofit, which took shape last summer, Heather Lusk is active on more than a dozen task forces and groups tackling community issues. Read More

Name in the News: Shan Tsutsui

When Shan Tsutsui was born on Maui 47 years ago, agriculture was so much a part of the landscape that everyone took farming for granted. Read More

Name in the News: Ulalia Woodside leads The Nature Conservancy

Ulalia Woodside sees a world of challenges surrounding her in her job — executive director of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) of Hawaii — given all the environmental crises of the current era. Read More

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

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