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.
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.
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.
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.