First Hawaiian Bank President and CEO Bob Harrison (Maryknoll School Board), Healthways Hawaii Chief Operating Officer Michele Saito (Maryknoll Marketing Committee) and Hawaiian Telcom President and CEO Eric Yeaman who were appointed to the board of directors at Alexander & Baldwin last year, will be up for election at the annual shareholders meeting this month, the company said.
The three executives, who were appointed to the board when Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE: ALEX) split from Matson Inc. (NYSE: MATX) in June, are on the ballot for the firm’s annual shareholders’ meeting, scheduled for April 30 at its Honolulu headquarters, A&B said in a proxy statement filed Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more from Pacific Business News http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2013/04/02/alexander-baldwin-names-three-hawaii.html
News & Highlights
Hana hou, Maryknoll! Eleven students were announced as winners in the annual Nene Award Book Competition, more than any other school in the state. The winning books were The Lemonade War and The Invention of Hugo Cabret. In the Digital Media/Interpretive Category, the 4th grade team (Mari Shoop, Catherine Choi and Taylor Anne Arakaki) won first place. The 5th grade team (Cade Lehl, Braden Kim and Cody Chow) received an honorable mention.
On Monday, April 29th, Make-A-Wish Hawaii made Maryknoll sixth grader Skylar Soares’ wish come true in celebration of National Wish Day. Instead of taking a trip to Disneyland or meeting her favorite actor, she chose to give away her wish by giving all the students at Maryknoll Grade School their own hats to promote sun protection. “I didn’t really want to do anything for myself. I kind of wanted to give back,” Soares said.
Maryknoll…Living Green! was Maryknoll’s week-long celebration of Earth Week from April 22nd – 26th. The week consisted of green curriculum, a recycling fashion show, mini open market and a trash-less lunch week. In coordination with Ma’o Organic Farms and to promote educational awareness of Community Supported Agriculture, Maryknoll also offered a limited number of organic food boxes containing a dozen products, mix of salad greens, cooking greens, roots, herbs, fruits, and several other seasonal and certified organic foods as part of Maryknoll…Living Green!