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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, January 2, 2006

Trade Winds

Advertiser Staff

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  • PETER HO, vice chairman of the Investment Services Group at Bank of Hawaii Corp., will become vice chairman and the bank's chief banking officer, effective today. Before the promotion, Ho had been executive vice president for commercial banking. He now becomes a member of the bank's board of directors. Also, DAVID THOMAS, vice chairman of the Retail Banking Group, will become vice chairman and the bank's chief operating officer, taking on additional responsibility for the bank's Operations and Technology divisions. Thomas continues his membership on the bank's board of directors.

  • DAVID DREWS, a former state Department of Health chief of children's mental health, has been named division administrator of youth residential services for Catholic Charities Hawai'i. He will be responsible for therapeutic foster and group homes, and community-based residential homes on O'ahu and the Big Island.

  • The Cancer Research Center of Hawai'i has named CATHERINE W. MATEJA director of development. The center, a research unit of the University of Hawai'i-Manoa, is one of 61 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers nationwide.

  • DAVID MILLEN has been named chef instructor for the Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program. His career includes experience with chefs Roger Verge in France and Roy Yamaguchi in Hawai'i.

  • HARRY LEE, former broker-in-charge for the Century 21 All Islands Waikiki office, has been named the company's chief operating officer. He will be responsible for All Islands' statewide operations, as well as continuing to oversee O'ahu operations from the firm's Hawai'i Kai headquarters. Replacing him as broker-in-charge of the Waikiki office is BRIDGET ARRASTIA.

  • Honolulu attorney and professor WAYNE TANNA has been selected by the U.S. Treasury Department to serve on the nationwide Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, a citizens' advisory board to the Internal Revenue Service. Tanna, a Chaminade University accounting professor, and pro bono attorney working with low-income families with tax issues, is one of more than 95 volunteers chosen nationwide to serve on the volunteer panel, as a grass-roots public sounding board for the IRS. The body is composed of teachers, tax attorneys, accountants, law enforcement officers, professors, retired military and small-business owners.

  • Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa general manager FRANK LAVEY has been promoted to vice president/managing director at the Ka'anapali resort property.

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