Business Roundup: January 2013
By Sonia Isotov
Once a month, this column is published and contains tidbits of business news we receive over the course of a month. If you would like your information included, please email [email protected].
Carol Reimann is now the community affairs manager at Monsanto Hawaii. She previously served for several years as executive director of the Maui Hotel & Lodging Association.
Kentucky Fried Chicken in the Old Lahaina Center closed on Jan. 13 after more than 30 years in that location.
Ke’alaonapua Kadooka has been named as the learning and development manager of the Four Seasons Resorts Lanai.
Peter Ho, chairman, president and chief executive director of Bank of Hawaii Corp., has been elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s board of directors, serving a three-year term effective Jan. 1.
Subaru Hawaii’s “Share the Love” sales event raised $8,000 for Hawaii Wildlife Fund and $3,000 for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Maui.
Lyle Matsuoka has been named executive manager of Hawaii operations for Ruby Tuesday, which includes the Kihei location and four other locations in the state.
AlohaCare, one of Hawaii’s largest health insurance plans, has awarded $5,000 to Malama Family Recovery Center through its annual AlohaCare Community Conscience Award. The AlohaCare grant will be used to support Baby SAFE (Substance Abuse Free Environment) Prevention Program in Maui County.
Canyon Beachwear has opened a new store on the upper level in the Shops of Wailea.
First Insurance Company of Hawaii was recently awarded the 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress, a national organization that celebrates employers who show leadership in helping employees succeed at work and in their personal lives.
Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced two senior members of her Hawaii US Senate staff: Betsy Lin will serve as chief of staff; and Jadine Nielsen as acting state director.
Ma`alaea Triangle Association announced that Diamond Parking Services LLC will manage the parking lot at 192 Ma’alaea Road which includes free parking for customers of the Maui Ocean Center, Ma`alaea Harbor Shops and the Pacific Whale Foundation.
If your business had an opening, closing, promotion, retirement, anniversary, employee of the year, new product release, special event, blessing, new location, award, or donation, please let us know. Email [email protected]