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Historic Ala Moana Pumping Station
Anthony Ching, HCDA Executive Director made a presentation on the TOD (Transit Oriented Development) Overlay Plan. The same presentation can be found on the HCDA website (www.hcdaweb.org), lower right side titled “Kakaako,” and click on “HCDA Presentation.”
The KIA General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, August 7th, starting at 11:30am, is the second and last general meeting for 2013. It promises to give KIA members valuable information which is up-to-date as possible from the people who know. An RSVP is needed as lunch will be provided at no cost, up to two attendees per member company. Cost for additional attendees is $10 for members or $15 for non-members. Lunch will be purchased through long-time KIA member Asahi Grill. See added information below.
Are you opening a new location? Got a fundraiser you’d like to promote? If you do and would like to share it through our monthly newsletter, please contact Sherry Goya for more information.
Please RSVP by August 1st to Sherry Goya, KIA Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 722-8487 with company name and all attendee names.
Valerie Kubota, owner of A Little Bit of Everything, a cute boutique in Kakaako’s 725 Kapiolani Blvd building says that it has always been her goal to support local women business owners. For the past three years, she’s had the pleasure of meeting, supporting and showcasing so many talented women through YWCA of Oahu and The Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership. Check it out at this link:www.mcbl-hawaii.org.
It is time to mark your calendar to keep up with a busy July through September at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). View the link at http://blog.hawaii.edu/uhmednewpost/ for more info.
KIA member, Joett Colgan, of Primary Properties is now one of the select group of professionals nationwide to earn the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation, identifying her as a Real Estate Broker with the skills and knowledge necessary to remodel or modify a home to meet the unique needs of the older population, disabled owners or their visitors. Congratulations, Joett!
New KIA member, Feeding Hawaii Together.org receives grants which enables them to get food from the Hawaii Foodbank; however, they also have an area set aside for clothes, toys, books, small appliances, etc. Right now there is a need for men’s clothing, so please drop by or call Charlie Lorenz at 781-2018 today!
There will be a Public Hearing on Wednesday, July 17th, starting at 9am in the HCDA office located at 461 Cooke Street. This is to allow the applicant, Victoria Ward, to present its proposed projects (404 Ward, 1122 and 1140 Ala Moana Blvd, and 1108 Auahi Street) and provide the general public with an opportunity to present oral and/or written testimony.