Category Archives: Hastings & Pleadwell

A Customer Service Lesson from B Hotel in Orlando

Barbra Pleadwell and I just returned from a three-day confab of public relations professionals from 50 major markets across the US— the PR Consultants Group.  http://www.prconsultantsgroup.com/directory/ The conference was at the B Hotel in Orlando, but the hotel, recently acquired … Continue reading

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H&P’s Kierkiewicz Appointed to HI Island Development Board

Ashley Kierkiewicz, Account Executive at Hastings & Pleadwell, has taken a seat on the Hawaii Island Economic Development Board (HIEDB). HIEDB is a non-profit corporation that partners with federal, state, county and private resources to support balanced private sector growth … Continue reading

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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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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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H&P welcomes Colleen McLelland and Dawn Hunt to the team

  E komo mai, Colleen! As an account coordinator in the Hilo office, Colleen works on varied aspects of projects and accounts with an emphasis in writing, design and production as they relate to overall communication strategy. She has extensive … Continue reading

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Exciting updates and recognitions for our H&P office team!

Ryan Ishibashi has recently graduated from HPU with a B.S.B.A. in management and plans to return to HPU in the Fall to pursue an M.B.A.  He will be helping to man our Hilo office while our beloved Barbara Hastings is … 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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