HOUSING SOLUTIONS INC.
Gaye Johnston has been promoted to director of operations for Housing Solutions Inc. In addition to managing the company's legal, human resources, IT and finance operations, she will supervise four homeless shelters and two low-income housing projects. A certified public accountant, she controls an annual operating budget of $5 million.
ALOHA PACIFIC FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union has promoted Ethlyn Kanemura to branch supervisor of its Fort Street branch. She will supervise daily operations and staff training, coordinate staff work schedules and monitor performance. She came on board in 2002 as a receptionist.
BOARD OF WATER SUPPLY
Adam Wong and Theresia Cancio McMurdo were recently appointed to the Board of Water Supply's board of directors.
Wong is the founder ACW Ventures, a diversified investment firm that focuses on local private equity and real estate opportunities.
McMurdo is vice president of public affairs with Kapolei Property Development, an affiliate of the James Campbell Company.
They join present board members: chairman, Randall Y.S. Chung, senior partner and lead trial counsel with Matsui Chung, a Honolulu law firm; Samuel Hata, retired director of Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama Campus Support Services Division; William Mahoe, treasurer of Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3; ex-officio member, Brennon Morioka, Ph.D., director of the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation; ex-officio member, Jeoffrey Cudiamat, director of Honolulu's Department of Facility Maintenance and chief engineer of the City and County of Honolulu.
HAWAII KAI RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Stephanie Kanoa is now co-manager, as well as marketing manager, of Hawaii Kai Retirement Community. She will supervise front desk receptionists and security personnel, monitor resident satisfaction, evaluate resident needs and assess emergency responses to the facility.
HAWAI'I COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT CORPORATION
Hawai'i Community Reinvestment Corporation has elected its 2010 officers: chair, Ralph Mesick, executive vice president with Bank of Hawaii; vice chair, David Kamimura, executive vice president, Finance Factors; treasurer, Alan Yee, partner in charge of KMH Tax Compliance & Advisory Services; and secretary, Keith Ishida, City & County of Honolulu planner.
New board members are Alan Yee and Keith Kato, executive director of the Hawaii Island Community Development Corporation.
FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY OF HAWAII
First Insurance Company of Hawaii has promoted Melissa Current to manager of the company's Surety & Fidelity Department, which focuses on surety bonding in the construction industry. Current was previously the executive underwriter in the department.
AMERICAN SAVINGS BANK
American Savings Bank has hired David Ho, Christopher Lee, Jimmy Rhymer and Regan Yamada as financial services advisors. Ho is a former senior investment officer with First Hawaiian Bank.
Lee was a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.
Rhymer was formerly with First Hawaiian Bank's Investment Services division.
Yamada was most recently a senior investment officer with First Hawaiian Investment Services.
TD FOOD GROUP
TD Food Group has promoted Deanna Teixeira to restaurant general manager of Pizza Hut in Pukalani, Maui. A seven-year employee of TD Food Group, she has served as wait staff, shift manager and assistant restaurant manager.
WEALTH STRATEGY PARTNERS
Wealth Strategy Partners has hired Stephan Dimond as a financial representative. Dimond joined the firm in 2008.
KALAMA HEIGHTS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Suzanne Antounian has returned to Kalama Heights Retirement Community as its manager. She is KHRC's former marketing and enrichment manager.
COUNSELORS OF REAL ESTATE
The Hawai'i chapter of the Counselors of Real Estate has announced its 2010 officers: chair, Christine Camp; vice chair, Glenn Kunihisa; secretary, Paul Cool; and treasurer, Wendell Brooks Jr.
KAKAAKO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
The Kakaako Improvement Association 2010 board of directors includes: president, Robert Oda, vice president, Kamehameha Schools; vice president, Donna Farrell, General Growth Properties; secretary/treasurer, Ashumi Lee, Central Pacific Bank; and members, James Frierson of Island Pool & Spa Supply; Beverly Harbin of Small Business Advocacy Center; Mark Higa of WCIT Architecture, Inc.; Jay Jean of Bank of Hawaii; Jay Kadowaki of Kadowaki, Inc.; Paul Kimura of City Fender; Greg Meier of Jamba Juice/P.F. Chang's; Dexter Okada of U. Okada & Company, Ltd; and Glenn Takeuchi of Servco Pacific. Sherry Goya is the executive director.
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