ATTORNEY HONORED FOR KATRINA PROJECT
The Hawai'i State Bar Association has honored attorney Andrew Winer for his pro bono service. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Winer was instrumental in establishing internships and arranging for housing for 17 first-year law students displaced from their law schools by the storm. The students worked at various law firms and with federal and state judges on O'ahu.
STUDENT RESERVISTS EARN DISTINCTION
University of Hawai'i seniors in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps who have been selected as Distinguished Military Graduates by the U.S. Army Cadet Command are: John Ardiente, Frank Calvo, Christopher Ikeda, Brian Mirr, Daniel Mow, David Pott, Leopele Raabe and Sang Yim.
JUDICATURE BOARD THANKS COMMITTEE
Judge James Burns, chairman of the Hawai'i Chapter Board of the American Judicature Society, has announced that the board has approved the reports of its Special Committee on Per Diem Judges. The board wishes to thank William Atwater, chairman of the Special Committee on Per Diem Judges and its committee members for their work to further improve the administration of the justice system.
Other officers of the Hawai'i Chapter are: vice chairwoman Momi Cazimero, member, AJS National Board; secretary Judge Hilary Benson Gangnes, District Court, First Circuit; assistant secretary Duane Miyashiro, partner, Carlsmith Ball; treasurer Neal Kanda, president, Central Pacific Bank; and assistant treasurer Russell Lau, CEO, Finance Enterprises and Finance Factors.
QUEEN'S GETS NEW VP OF PATIENT CARE
Darlena Chadwick has been named vice president of patient care, oncology, women's health and professional services at The Queen's Medical Center.
Before joining Queen's, she was executive director of the Oncology Service Line at Hawai'i Pacific Health.
Before that she was oncology nurse, nursing supervisor, manager of endoscopy and managing director of diagnostic and treatment services at Kuakini Health System.
STUDENT ACCEPTED FOR D.C. SUMMIT
Tawni Murphy, a student at Holy Family Catholic Academy, has been accepted into the People to People Leadership Summit taking place in July in Washington, D.C.
Student leaders from around the world will focus on leadership, team building, community service, college admissions and professional aspirations.