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The Pacific Business News: Women Who Mean Business

March 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Pacific Business News: Women Who Mean Business

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Join Pacific Business News as we celebrate the 22nd Annual Women Who Mean Business awards. These women are the news-makers, the leaders, and the ones shaping our future.

Attire: Cocktail Attire

Event Agenda: 

5:30pm Registration opens, cocktail hour

6:30pm Plated Dinner
7:30pm Awards Ceremony

9:00pm Event Concludes

Registration Information:


Credit card payments: Register online

Check payments: MUST ARRIVE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28. Mail to: Pacific Business News, Attn: Rose Balagtas, 737 Bishop Street, Suite 1550, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Please no payments at the event/ No refunds or cancellations after Monday, February 24, but tickets can be transferred to another guest. Please completely fill out your guest names and companies when registering. Only unique emails are recognized. Using the same email address for multiple guests will result in one name being duplicated on all registrations. Name tags will be made for all registered guests. You do not need to bring a ticket to the event. Questions? Contact Rose Balagtas, Director of Events, at 808-955-8072 or rbalagtas@bizjournals.com.

Award Honorees

2020 Career Achievement Honoree
Coralie Chun Matayoshi
Recently retired CEO, American Red Cross, Pacific Islands Region

2020 Women Who Mean Business Honorees
Tina Andrade, Vice President-Mission Integration, Catholic Charities Hawai’i
Laura Ayers, Principal, WhiteSpace Architects
Kimee Balmilero, Owner, ImprovHI
Alexina Chai, Senior VP, Director of Talent & Organizational Development, American Savings Bank
Delia Clark, Administrative Professional, Hawaii Department of Education
Farrah-Marie Gomes, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of Hawai’i at Hilo
Cara Goodrich, Vice President of Sales & Revenue Development, Castle Hospitality Group
Vali Hawkins-Mitchell, General Partner, Employee Assistance of the Pacific, LLC
Cathi Ho Schar, Director, University of Hawaii at Manoa Community Design Center
Beth Hoban, President & CEO, Prime Care Services Hawai’i, Inc
Kimi Ide-Foster, Associate, Chun Kerr LLP
Aki Marceau, Director of Electrification of Transportation, Hawaiian Electric
Katarina Matayoshi, Venture Associate, Sultan Ventures
Makana McClellan, Director of Business Development & Marketing, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Honolulu
Kimie Miner, CEO, Haku Collective
Tricia Miyashiro, Executive Vice President, Atlas Insurance Agency
Catherine Ngo, President, Central Pacific Bank
Janice Pak, CFO, Kupu
Alana Penaroza, Owner, Tag Aloha
Cora Spearman-Chang, Owner, Coradorables, LLC
Katie Stephens, Senior Associate, Historic Architect, AHL
Georgianna Tamayose, President, Island Sotheby’s International Realty
Lisa Teichner, Team Leader/CEO, Keller Williams Realty, Maui
Nicole Vandelaar Battjes, Owner, Novictor Helicopters
Autumn Wade Brodigan, Co-Owner, Island RIDE Kauai/On Hawaii Time
Cheryl Williams, Regional Vice President of Sales & Marketing-Hawaii, Highgate
Shelley Wilson, Founder, President, & CEO, Wilson Care Group
Laurie Yoshida, Communications Manager, Corteva Agriscience


March 6, 2020
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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2259 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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