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Name in the News: Scott Schroeder

Scott Schroeder has wanted to be in education since he was being educated himself, starting with grade school. Whatever level of school he was in at the time, that’s the level he wanted to teach. Read more

Name in the News: Sue Kanoho

Kauai’s North Shore end-of-the-road scenic places struggled with access-related headaches long before epic mid-April 2018 rainfall and related flooding and landslides left Kuhio Highway with dozens of emergency repair sites. Read more

Name in the News: Sandy Ma

Sandy Ma, the new executive director of the nonprofit Common Cause Hawaii, now has a mission of making sure government runs well, and in the public interest. Read more

Name in the News: Randy Cabral

The Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation took shape several decades ago, when sugar and pineapple crops dominated the fields. Read more

Name in the News: Christopher Brenchley

The first named storm of the East Pacific hurricane season made its debut this week: Tropical Storm Alvin, a weakling that is expected to fall apart safely distant from Hawaiian waters. Read more

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

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