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Quote Unquote: What It’s Like Being CEO of the Humane Society—With Cat Allergies

Lisa Fowler, who has worked full-time at the Hawaiian Humane Society for seven years, took the helm of the organization after longtime CEO Pamela Burns died last September.
2018.04.10 08:55 AM

Quote Unquote: Why You Should Check Out HIFF (Even if You Already Have Netflix)

Hired in 2017 as the new executive director of the Hawai‘i International Film Festival, Beckie Stocchetti oversees a year-round three-ring celluloid circus, with co-directors of programming Anderson Le and Anna Page.
2018.03.22 08:55 AM

Quote Unquote: What It’s Like Being the Honolulu Zoo’s First Female Director

Linda Santos found her dream job when she became the sixth director of the Honolulu Zoo and its first female leader last year.
2018.02.05 11:29 AM

Quote Unquote: Police Chief Ballard Talks Guns, Body Cams and Even Cop Shows

Plus, find out what she’s changed already, what she thinks about body-worn cameras, role models and yoga.
2017.12.15 12:41 PM

Quote Unquote: “The Voice” Competitor Esera Tuaolo is a Big Voice for Equality

Former NFL player Esera Tuaolo is now competing on “The Voice,” at 49, having won a blind audition thanks to thumbs-ups from Jennifer Hudson and Blake Shelton.
2017.12.04 03:28 PM

Quote Unquote: Habitat for Humanity Director Plans to Build 40 Homes in 5 Years

Executive director of Honolulu Habitat for Humanity Jim Murphy manages a team that builds homes for deserving local families.
2017.11.07 02:01 PM

Quote Unquote: Why the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra Needs $997K by September

Michael Titterton was the voice, president and general manager of Hawai‘i Public Radio from the time he moved to O‘ahu in 1999 until last year when he retired. Now he’s got a new gig: president of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra.
2017.08.04 10:17 AM

Quote Unquote: This Chief Happiness Officer Can Help You Find Your Happy Place

As chief happiness officer at Happiness U, Alice Inoue encourages people to be their best selves.
2017.07.10 11:51 AM

Quote Unquote: Why Hawai‘i Attorney General Doug Chin Blocked the Travel Ban

As the state attorney general, Doug Chin was thrust onto the national stage when he sued to block President Trump’s proposed travel ban on seven Muslim-majority nations.
2017.06.12 10:40 AM

Quote Unquote: Why Hawai‘i Rep. Beth Fukumoto Left the State GOP

As a millennial Republican woman representing Mililani and Mililani Mauka since 2012, Rep. Beth Fukumoto, 34, made headlines. But the youngest person to serve as Hawai‘i’s House Minority Leader felt increasingly isolated from her colleagues, alienated by the remarks of President Donald Trump and in March announced she was leaving the state GOP.
2017.05.12 09:12 AM

Quote Unquote: Comic-Book-Writer-Turned-Filmmaker Shares Veterans’ Stories

Stacey Hayashi spent thousands of hours interviewing veterans, then shared their stories in a comic book called “Journey of Heroes,” which won international acclaim and pushed her to her next project: finishing a feature-length film about the heroes.
2017.04.06 08:55 AM

Quote Unquote: Meet Honolulu Museum of Art’s First-Ever Hawai‘i-Raised Director

Sean O’Harrow, 49, is the newly installed director at the Honolulu Museum of Art.
2017.03.10 04:26 PM