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Hastings & Pleadwell: A Communication Company has provided customized outreach since 1996. 


Among top public relations firms in Hawai‘i, H&P is the only full service firm with a presence on two islands: O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island. 


The firm serves both private and public sectors statewide with sophisticated, appropriate communication strategies. 


H&P is a charter member of USPR (Unified Strategies Public Relations), an international network of communication and marketing professionals. Through USPR, the team stays abreast of best practices and collaborates on projects beyond regional borders. 


H&P understands the complex and culturally diverse communities of Hawai‘i and works with clients to produce fresh communication strategies for reaching long- and short-term goals. From social marketing aimed at behavior change to corporate campaigns, H&P has a portfolio of award-winning work. 


Barbara Hastings and Barbra Pleadwell formed H&P as a boutique agency with a holistic approach. The mission: Use common sense to create client messages and advance imaginative and effective strategies to inform. 

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