Category Archives: Events

Coalition for Tobacco-Free Hawaii Honors Mayor Kirk Caldwell

Mayor Kirk Caldwell received a plague and mini outrigger canoe paddle today from the Coalition For A Tobacco-Free Hawaii in honor of his advocacy and support to protect Hawaii communities and its youth from second-hand smoke. Six smoking prohibitions were … Continue reading

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Members of the Hastings & Pleadwell team did push-ups with Mayor Carlisle during a Tweetup event at Ala Moana Regional Park

Members of the Hastings & Pleadwell team attended a Tweetup event at Ala Moana Regional Park to cast votes via mobile app foursquare in the “America’s Favorite Park” contest by Coca-Cola.  The park was awarded a $10,000 recreation grant from … Continue reading

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Shh! It’s a secret!

Ashley, our Hilo account coordinator, is pregnant with a little girl. To celebrate, the team worked to create a little surprise baby shower at Restaurant Epic, in downtown Honolulu. Crafting an excuse to fly Ashley from the Big Island to Oahu … Continue reading

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Laie Shopping Center Electrically Charged

H&P client Hawaii Reserves Inc./Envision Laie was a principal sponsor of an electric car demonstration Saturday (March 24) at Laie Shopping Center. H&P’s Barbra Pleadwell, Maile Thompson and Rachel Seachris trekked out to the country for the event which featured demonstrations … Continue reading

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H&P for Priory

Chris, Rachel, Maile, and Barbra, enjoyed their Sunday participating in the Hapalua Relay Race at Kapiolani Park. H&P was running as part of the fundraising efforts of St. Andrew’s Priory. The Priory raised the most money of all the companies participating … Continue reading

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Hawaii Firms Helped Craft "Stop. Think. Connect." Cyber Security Message

By Barbra Pleadwell Earlier this year, Hastings & Pleadwell joined forces with Heart + Mind Strategies, a market research firm in Washington, D.C. to help craft the safety message for online brands across the nation. Today (Monday, Oct. 4, 2010), … Continue reading

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Eat Local Challenge: Kids Learn from Kid-Chef Duke Kenney at Waialae Charter School

By Barbra Pleadwell My kid is a first grader at Waialae Charter School. It was our pleasure to mix work with school involvement tonight. Most photos featured in this blog post were taken by my daughter, Bella Grace Harper. Weʻll get … Continue reading

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"Walk The Walk" for "Aloha From Hawai‘i"

By Amanda Taniguchi   A team of 24 Pearl City High School students will represent Hawai‘i at Hurley’s “Walk The Walk” National Competition in Huntington Beach, California. This marks the first time a Hawai‘i team made it to the national … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Billy, Opalavision, CPB’s retirement of Alex the dog…

By Barbra Pleadwell As a longtime member of International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), I can attest to this industry group’s holistic view of communication. It is a vision our own small firm embraces on its journey on behalf of … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Affects You at Home and Work

Talk about an informative first day as an intern at Hastings & Pleadwell: A Communication Company. Not only did I learn how to semi-navigate computer programs that I have never heard of, but I also got to attend my very first business luncheon. Continue reading

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