BUSINESS ROUND-UP: May 2012
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].
Central Pacific Bank has appointed Carolann Guy and Ann Sakamoto as home loan consultants in the Central Pacific HomeLoan Division.
Following the impending mandatory retirement of Associate Justice James E. Duffy Jr., the Judicial Selection Commission recently announced its nominees for Hawaii Supreme Court associate justice and for a judge in Maui County’s Second Circuit Court. The candidates include: Derrick H.M. Chan, Daniel R. Foley, David M. Forman, Craig H. Nakamura, Richard W. Pollack.
Gilbert & Associates has promoted Mahie Wong to the position of director of digital marketing and event planning. Wong joined the agency in 2008 when she served as a senior public relations and account manager.
David Raatz is now serving as a program director for the Maui Economic Development Board, Inc., replacing Kim Haueisen who recently joined Pacific Biodiesel as their new grants director. Raatz had served as legislative attorney for the County of Maui for 16 years.
American Savings Bank opened a new Home Loan Division office right next door to their Kihei Branch in the Piilani Village Shopping Center.
The Maui Art Hale, a contemporary art gallery/museum, will hold its grand opening on Saturday, May 26 at its new South Maui Center location. Featured artists include: Kim Mosley, Tony Novak-Clifford, Pat Matsumoto, Travis Joers, Erin Dieguez and Craig Gardner. The gallery director is Kenneth Norris.
Autism Bridges Maui recently received a $1892 donation from Duke’s Beach House to help benefit families on Maui that are dealing with autism. Caption: Lisa Davies and Patty Kishi from Autism Bridges Maui accepts a donation of $1892 from Duke’s Beach House. Photo courtesy of Autism Bridges Maui.
Lee Imada replaced David Hoff as the editor of the Maui News. Imada previously served as the paper’s news editor.
If your business had an opening, closing, promotion, retirement, blessing, new location, award, or donation, we’d love to hear about it. Email [email protected].