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Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Roger Yu
When Roger Yu’s wife, Carole Goodson, was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, both were “plunged instantly into a new and unexpected challenge.” Fortunately, Goodson’s outcome...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Tim Guard
Life has been a joy — albeit a busy one — for Tim Guard, as he leads McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co. as chairman and...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Ray Moody
Disaster services volunteer Ray Moody always seems to be on duty. As the lead on American Red Cross’ alpha team, Moody is available from 5...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Judy Keith
Judy Keith is an active follower of Hebrews 13:2, which states: “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Cydney Nakama
Cydney Nakama has been a mentor for many interns at Kiewit Building Group Inc. since she started at the company nearly nine years ago, but...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Cathy Iwai
Japanese Women’s Society Foundation celebrated 60 years in July, and it continues to raise awareness about and assist Hawaii’s elderly. Board member Cathy Iwai has...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Tiffany Richardson Tucker
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, event planning and production company Current Affairs will host a screening of Legends of the Knight, which relays the story...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Sheryl Siu
For the eighth year in a row, Hyatt Regency Waikiki hosts its Swing for Wishes golf tournament, which takes place each October, to benefit Make-A-Wish...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Milton Imaikalani I
Milton Imaikalani I has seen Aloha Week grow from its infancy into what is now known as Aloha Festivals, the largest Hawaiian cultural celebration in...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Joy Waters
Sharing is caring, and according to Joy Waters, our Islands are the perfect place to instill a sharing economy. Waters believes in sharing goods and...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Reece Nakamoto Farinas
Reece Nakamoto Farinas always knew he would end up at his family’s flower shop, but that day came sooner than expected for Beretania Florist’s sales...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Linda Kuo
What started as a means to cope with Furlough Fridays has turned into a statewide initiative to encourage a thriving dance community. Dancers Unlimited was...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Ronnie Wassill
Assistance League of Hawaii is pleased to have Ronnie Wassill as its vice president and membership chairwoman, as she volunteers with its Operation Wildlife Program...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Roxane Kimura
Roxane Kimura embarked on her journey to help others 21 years ago when her 6-year-old daughter Danica passed away. “She’s my drive to leave that...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Rev. Alex Vergara
Rev. Alex Vergara was elected president of Oahu Filipino Community Council (OFCC), and last month he took the seat vacated by Jean Jeremiah. “It was...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Taylor Hamai
Recent Iolani graduate Taylor Hamai chose to support nonprofit organization Project Dana with her One Mile Project class, an iDepartment service-learning course at the school....

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Good Neighbors // Dr. Christopher Tortora
Dr. Christopher Tortora, CEO and medical director of Hawaiian Eye Center in Wahiawa, recently returned from a trip to Myanmar and Vietnam to provide eye-care...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Brad Watanabe
Brad Watanabe encompasses the spirit of collaboration and working together. The owner of Berad Studio, which specializes in video production and postproduction, has started Hawaii...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Kristin Kato
For A Cake Life’s fifth anniversary, owner Kristin Kato teamed up with Hawaii Foodbank to help provide for the hungry in the community. “We thought,...

Nicole Kato
Good Neighbors // Betty Oshio
After her retirement as an assistant manager at First Hawaiian Bank, Betty Oshio has been with Pali Momi Medical Center as a volunteer flower arranger...


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