Category Archives: Green Communication

Suzanne Jones Wins National Industry Award for Recycling

Suzanne Jones, the City’s recycling coordinator, was recognized as one of the top women professionals in the country in the recycling industry.  She was selected as one of 12 professionals for the 2012 Rosie Award by Waste & Recycling News … 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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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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Hawaii's renewable energy brain trust takes stock

Hawaii’s renewable energy brain trust gathered at the Hawaii state capitol early in January (1/8/10) for an update on advances across the alternative energy spectrum—wind, water, solar and earth.  Puna Geothermal Venture plant manager Michael Kaleikini was among the experts … Continue reading

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The 671 on Guam: Day 4

Thursday proved emotional before we even got to the first day of the two-day forum at the Guam Legislature. The morning experiences set the stage for what we would hear at the “The 2009 Island Conference on Public Administration, The … Continue reading

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The 671 on Guam: Day 3

We stayed in Tumon yesterday. Meetings were back-to-back, so we didn’t get to enjoy it as much as we’d have liked. Tumon is the stretch of hotels I call the Waikiki of Guam. A friend doing consulting work related to … Continue reading

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Opalavision – City premieres recycling show

The City & County of Honolulu proves its commitment to recycling education again with the premiere of Opalavision at the Green Aloha Concert in Waikiki on Friday, October 23.  Opalavision is a series of short episodes meant to educate and … Continue reading

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Talking about Cleantech in China

Last Friday, Carla Kearns treated H&P and guests to an informative, interesting and relevant talk about the trends in China. Carla is an expert on China and is visiting from Toronto as a speaker at the Wahine in Hawaii Business … Continue reading

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Go Naked: Night Market

Our longtime client and LASIK pioneer, Tyrie Jenkins, M.D., will be talking with Honolulu’s hip, urban crowd at Aloha Tower’s “Night Market.” The topic: “GO NAKED.” This revives an early campaign highlighting the liberating feeling of being able to see without … Continue reading

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Greening an Event

Whew! It sure ain’t easy being green. Taking measures to be conscious can be expensive, filled with multiple valid considerations and a hard sell. Today our client, Puna Geothermal Venture celebrated its 15-year anniversary. It was the culmination of many months … Continue reading

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