East-West Center president appointed to Hawaii Pacific Export Council

The United States Secretary of Commerce Tuesday appointed East-West Center President Richard Vuylsteke as a member of the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, a nonprofit organization of local leaders and international business professionals. The counci.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2018

Energy firm to develop Hawaii headquarters building in Honolulu

Facts Global Energy, an international energy consultancy group that was once located at the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, is developing its Hawaii headquarters building in Honolulu, an executive with the firm told Pacific Business N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2016

Kauai shopping center first Hawaii purchase for Texas investors

Danny Holland, president and CEO of Epic Real Estate Partners, told Pacific Business News that the deal is expected to close in mid November......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

New cancer center opens in West Oahu: Slideshow

Pali Momi Medical Center on Monday opened its Hawaii Pacific Health Cancer Center, the first of its kind in West Oahu. The 24,000-square-foot facility will provide cancer care including diagnosis, treatment and support services for Central and West O.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

Hawaii Convention Center appoints new vice president of Meet Hawaii citywide sales

AEG Facilities has appointed Lee Conching, previously the director of sales, service and support for the Hawaii Convention Center, as vice president of Meet Hawaii citywide sales. Conching will work closely with the Hawaii Tourism Authority Meeting.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2017

Starbucks may expand Hawaii presence with new West Oahu location

Starbucks may be expanding its West Oahu footprint with a new location at the Longs Drugs-anchored Waipahu Town Center. A representative said Starbucks was not ready to confirm at this time, and a representative from Meridien Pacific, which leases s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

East-West Center could be eliminated under Trump"s proposed budget cuts

The East-West Center is listed among the Trump administration’s programs that would be eliminated under the president’s proposed budget cuts. Richard Vuylsteke, president of the Honolulu-based nonprofit, said news of the center’s status in Trum.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2017

Hawaii"s first Walmart gas station planned for new shopping center

Hawaii’s first Walmart gas station is in the works at a planned shopping complex in Kapolei in West Oahu, which being developed by the owners of Panda Express, Pacific Business News has learned. The 2.3-acre Kealanani Plaza at the northwest corn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2017

Massage Envy opening 4th Hawaii location; eyeing Maui

Massage Envy plans to open its fourth Hawaii location at the Foodland Farms-anchored Aina Haina Shopping Center in East Oahu in May, with a Maui spa in the works, its owners confirmed to Pacific Business News. Nate McFarland, regional developer and c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2016

Popular sushi restaurant expanding on Oahu

Ninja Sushi Hawaii is expanding to Kapolei in West Oahu, Pacific Business News has learned. The eatery currently has 10 locations across Oahu including one at Ala Moana Center in Honolulu. Ninja Sushi is opening at the Foodland-anchored Kapolei Village .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2016

National sandwich chain to open first Hawaii shop in East Oahu

Jersey Mike’s Subs, a popular national submarine sandwich chain, will open its first Hawaii shop at an East Oahu shopping center early next year, a company executive confirmed to Pacific Business News on Monday. The New Jersey-based sandwich shop compa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2016

Applebee"s sets opening date of first Hawaii restaurant

Applebee’s is opening its first location in Hawaii on Sept. 12 at Foodland- and Longs Drugs-anchored Ewa Town Center in West Oahu, the restaurant chain said Friday. Pacific Business News broke the news that Applebee’s would be finally expanding to th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 2nd, 2016

Valerie Vidal named CEO of Meta House

Meta House Inc., a nonprofit Milwaukee addiction treatment center for women, announced that Valerie Vidal of the Milwaukee law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has been appointed president and CEO of the organization. Vidal, who currently serves as part.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 10th, 2018

New events director at PBN, Alice Inoue and Happiness U, Ferraro Choi celebrates 30 years

Here in the Islands, the firm’s latest projects include East Kapolei Middle School and the University of Hawaii Culinary Institute of the Pacific......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2018

Prince George"s hospital launches search for new CEO

Nexus Health Inc., which operates Fort Washington Medical Center, has appointed Chief Financial Officer Joseph Tucker as acting CEO and president of the Prince George's County health system. Board Chairman Henry Mosley told employees in a recent .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2018

Hawaii National Bank to relocate branch in Downtown Honolulu

Hawaii National Bank is relocating its Bishop Street branch to a smaller space within the Davies Pacific Center at 841 Bishop St. in Downtown Honolulu. The Honolulu-based bank will move into the 800-square-foot ground-floor space previously occupie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 2nd, 2018

Center City District veteran becomes first female CEO of Laurel Hill sister cemeteries

A Center City District veteran became the first female president and CEO of two sister cemeteries in Philadelphia. Nancy Goldenberg in the New Year became president and CEO of West Laurel Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home and Laurel Hill Cemetery, rep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2018

Birds Barbershop cuts into more growth; Founders jump at chance to crack pricey Austin neighborhood

Birds Barbershop is spreading its wings yet again. The company is set to open its ninth Austin-area hair salon Jan. 8 in West Lake Hills. The latest location is in a former Subway in a retail strip center at 3736 Bee Caves Road, east of Westlake D.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2018

China Is Building Its Second Foreign Military Base In Pakistan Amid US Diplomatic Scandal

America’s declining influence in the Middle East and the Pacific Rim has been in hyperdrive this week following President Trump’s tweetstorm ag.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 6th, 2018

Trump, Theresa May discuss post-Brexit trade deal, West Asia peace

The White House said the President and Prime Minister discussed next steps in forging peace in the Middle East.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2017

Hawaii energy leaders to assist in rebuilding of Puerto Rico"s power grid

Puerto Rico's electric utility company has appointed two Hawaii energy leaders to a newly created advisory council. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority last week announced that David Bissell, CEO of the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017