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Toyota Hawaii awards twelve local student winners in Toyota's 2014 dream car art contest

Toyota Hawaii awards twelve local student winners in Toyota's 2014 dream car art contest

Finalists’ artwork have been submitted to the World Contest

HONOLULU – ToyotaHawaii.com – Toyota Hawaii today held statewide award presentations at its dealerships on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island to recognize the local finalists, People’s Choice winners, and winning school teachers in Toyota’s 2014 Dream Car Art Contest. Among the more than 500 entries received, only nine (three from each age category) were selected to participate to move on to the World Contest to represent Hawaii where the Grand Prize winner(s) will be awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan for the awards ceremony in August 2014.

The celebrity emcees at the Oahu event were Hawaii News Now’s Tannya Joaquin and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Honolulu’s Director of Public Relations Mahealani Richardson.

Avalon development co. Purchases industrial park in Kapolei; 17 fee-simple lots to go on sale

Kapolei Business Park, Phase 2, Will Offer Much-Needed Industrial Space on Oahu

HONOLULU – Avalon Development Company LLC announced that it has closed on the purchase of the long-awaited Kapolei Business Park, Phase 2, and that 17 fee-simple industrial properties will be available for presale by this summer.

“The Kapolei Business Park, Phase 2, is a 54-acre subdivision that will be developed adjacent to the existing Kapolei Business Park, Phase 1, on Kalaeloa Boulevard,” said Christine Camp, Avalon president and CEO. “This is a rare opportunity for businesses to purchase fee-simple industrial property on Oahu.”

There has been intense demand for industrial space for the past few years, according to Guy Kidder, vice president of Colliers International, real estate broker for both the Avalon purchase and the future sale of lots to individual businesses.

maluhia honua – 2014 aloha festivals to honor polynesian voyaging society’s world voyage

 maluhia honua – 2014 aloha festivals to honor polynesian voyaging society’s world voyage

Hawaiʻi Students Encouraged to Participate in Poster Design Contest

HONOLULU – This year’s Aloha Festivals pays tribute to the upcoming worldwide voyage of the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hōkūleʻa and its mission to promote world peace with its theme, “Maluhia Honua – World Peace With Aloha.”

“The 2014 theme was inspired by a song composed by Irmgard Farden Aluli entitled ‘For a Peaceful World’ and honors the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s mission to promote world peace,” said Helene “Sam” Shenkus, co-chair of the Aloha Festivals board of directors. “The mission of Aloha Festivals is to foster the Aloha Spirit through the perpetuation of the Hawaiian culture and the celebration of the diverse customs and traditions of Hawaiʻi.”

University of Hawaii and ESPN Radio 1420 AM Agree to Five-Year Extension of UH Sports Radio Contract

ESPN Radio 1420 AM and the University of Hawaii Athletics Department have agreed to a five-year extension of their radio broadcast agreement. The terms of the extension take effect July 1, 2014 and will run through June 30, 2019.

Under the agreement, ESPN Radio 1420 AM (call letters: KKEA) will have the exclusive radio rights to broadcast all of the UH-Manoa sporting events including home and away games for football, baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s volleyball and select home softball games.  The station will also have the right to broadcast all postseason games for UH football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s volleyball, baseball and softball.

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hosts Free "Design on a Dollar" Seminar

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hosts Free "Design on a Dollar" Seminar

Are you a homeowner looking to upgrade the look of your home without breaking the bank? Attend this free seminar to hear from experts in this field on how to turn your home into an oasis for just a few dollars.

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ “Design on a Dollar” seminar will be held on Sunday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. at 4460 Kapolei Parkway in the Kapolei Commons Shopping Center.

For reservations, please call (808) 947-8101.

 

WHEN:          Sunday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m.

          

WHERE:       Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

                        Kapolei Commons

4460 Kapolei Parkway

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, is the first in Hawaii to offer Contractors Errors and Omissions (E & O) Coverage to its commercial insurance policyholders. 

Contractors E & O Coverage is an optional coverage that protects small contractors from claims of property damage against their work, product, or impaired property caused by unintentional faulty workmanship or materials.  With coverage limits of: $500,000 per claim limit and $1 million aggregate limit, this coverage is especially beneficial to small contractors and those engaged in specialized trades including but not limited to:

CBP's NATO West Program Helps New Recruits Transition Quickly to Career in Real Estate

CBP's NATO West Program Helps New Recruits Transition Quickly to Career in Real Estate

If you were ever interested in a real estate career, then Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) West program is designed for you. This two-week accelerated program will teach newly licensed agents all the tools needed to quickly transition from their current job to a new career in real estate. The program also is open to experienced agents who are ready to take their career to the next level. Graduate from the program as a real estate agent who is well trained, knowledgeable in the market, and a trusted advisor helping homeowners navigate the market to either buy or sell their home.

Classes begin on Monday, April 14, and will meet Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for 2 weeks.  Classes will focus on the tools and services that Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties provides to manage and grow your business, as well as learning how to prospect, write and present a purchase contract, and give a listing presentation.