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RevoluSun Hires Kawena Uyematsu as Special Operations and Project Development Representative

RevoluSun Hires Kawena Uyematsu as Special Operations and Project Development Representative

HONOLULUwww.RevoluSun.com – RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential solar systems, has hired Kawena Uyematsu as a Community Project Developer for its Oahu division.

 

In her new role, Uyematsu will provide education about solar, how it works and tax incentives available to Hawaii homeowners, as well as assist in developing custom solar systems for each of her clients.  A veteran in the solar industry, Uyematsu brings a full suite of knowledge and experience to her RevoluSun clients.

 

Prior to working with RevoluSun, Uyematsu worked as an independent contractor for Rising Sun Solar.  She has also run a small business-consulting firm for the past eight years.   

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Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for September 2014

Prudential Locations Recognizes Top Agent Award Winners for September 2014

Prudential Locations, Hawaii’s largest locally owned and operated real estate company, announced today the winners of Prudential Locations’ Top Agent Awards for September 2014. Prudential Locations’ awards are presented on a monthly basis to celebrate agents’ outstanding performance in a variety of categories. Prudential Locations is pleased to announce the following winners:

 

  • “Listor of the Month” was received by Norman Banta (R) of the Diamond Head office. Banta was also named Sales Person of the Month in September 2013, first runner-up in June 2012, and second runner-up in March 2014. He was awarded second runner-up to Highest Producer of the Month in May 2013.

 

  • “Newcomer of the Month” went to Lisa Cloward (RA) of the Diamond Head office.

 

Wish You Were Here Fundraiser: Reyn Spooner's holiday themed fundraiser benefits Make-A-Wish Hawaii

Wish You Were Here Fundraiser: Reyn Spooner's holiday themed fundraiser benefits Make-A-Wish Hawaii

REYN SPOONER HELPING TO MAKE WISHES COME TRUE

**Holiday Themed Fundraiser to Benefit Make-A-Wish Hawaii**

WHAT: For the second year, Reyn Spooner celebrates its annual Christmas Shirt with a holiday fundraising event benefitting Make-A-Wish Hawaii. All proceeds from ticket sales and the evening’s silent auction will be donated to Make-A-Wish Hawaii to support its efforts to grant the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening conditions.

The evening features live entertainment by a variety of talented local musicians, including Henry Kapono, Casey Thompson, Herb Ohta Jr., Jon Yamasato and more. Guests will enjoy handcrafted cocktails created by mixologist Joey Gottesman and heavy pupu selections from Mariposa at Neiman Marcus.

$100,000 from Murayamas Funds Wahine Sand Volleyball Team and Student-Athlete Success

$100,000 from Murayamas Funds Wahine Sand Volleyball Team and Student-Athlete Success

HONOLULU –Jared and Donna Murayama have pledged $100,000 to support the Wahine Sand Volleyball team and facilities at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Athletics Department. In recognition of the Murayama’s generosity, the Wahine Sand Volleyball Head Coach's office has been named "Murayama Ohana! Cara, Jaimie, Donna and Jared. Aloha and Go Bows!"

Ben Jay said, “Private support like this generous investment from the Murayamas spurs growth in quality, compliance, and competitive success. We are most grateful to the Murayamas and our other generous donors for investing in our student-athletes’ success and the athletic programs that enrich our community.”

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JLL Grows Hawaii Agency Leasing Practice

JLL Grows Hawaii Agency Leasing Practice

Keenan Sue joins JLL as a Senior Vice President to lead the firm’s office brokerage team in Honolulu

HONOLULU, Oct. 15, 2014 — In response to increased client demand for leasing services in Hawaii, JLL today announced that the firm has bolstered its service offerings with the addition of commercial leasing and acquisitions expert Keenan Sue. Sue will serve as a Senior Vice President, leading the office brokerage platform in Honolulu. He will partner with Kirk Horiuchi, Hawaii Market Director and retail market lead, to bring strategic investor expertise in a growing market.

Patagonia & Kina‘ole Invest $27 Million In Solar For Hawai‘i

Investment will make clean, affordable solar power available to more Hawai‘i residents, who currently pay 3X average U.S. price for power from coal and oil

VENTURA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) – Patagonia today announced a $13 million tax equity investment in solar power for Hawai‘i – joining with local solar finance company Kina‘ole Capital Partners, LLC to create a new fund that will purchase more than 1,000 rooftop solar energy systems in Hawai‘i, where homeowners currently pay three times the U.S. average price for electricity.

The fund, totaling $27 million, will utilize state and federal tax credits to direct Patagonia’s tax dollars for purchases of solar energy systems. Kina‘ole will make the fund available to all qualified solar installation companies in Hawai‘i.

HONOLULU Fashion Week Announces Final Event Lineup

HONOLULU Fashion Week, a first-of-its-kind fashion event highlighting local and national design talent will hit Honolulu next month. Presented by HONOLULU Magazine, the weekend of events from November 6 – 9 announces the final designer lineup along with supporting sponsors. More than 30 designers and a diverse group of New York-based industry experts will come together for this premier event to showcase Hawaii’s unique fashion talents.

“Fashion has been a part of the Hawaiian culture for years. Our rich heritage has influenced not only the designers that reside in the islands but also those designs seen on international runways this past spring,” explains Alyson Helwagen, HONOLULU Magazine publisher. “We couldn’t be happier to champion our influence on the industry with this event that would not be possible without our many partners and sponsors, who are helping to catapult Hawaii’s own fashion industry into an international spotlight.”