Esther Lambright, from Kapolei, Hawaii, owner of Captured Imagery Photography, collaborated with Kaimuki Studio to provide businesses and professionals with the opportunity to upgrade their portfolio with professional headshots. She was also recently featured on Hawaii Entrepreneur’s Instagram praised for her success as an up-and-coming entrepreneur.
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Cai Yan Fang, an international trade major from China, Lulu Jin, an MBA student from China, Samantha Mortimer, an environmental and interior design major from Wisconsin, Maddeline Smith, an accounting major from California, Elena Chen, a forensic science major from Hawaii, Mokihana Maldonado, an MEd graduate from Hawaii, and Lillianna Flynn, a business administration major from New York, volunteered at the 2019 US-HK-CHINA forum.
They are seen in this picture with Honolulu Mayor, Kirk Caldwell.
Pohaikealoha Artates, an environmental studies major from Maui, was chosen by Mitchell Steffey, Chaminade’s director of student activities and leadership, to talk about sustainability at a Native Hawaiian leadership conference called Hoopili Hou on Kauai.
She also started her own business called Oliko’s Collection. Her collection focuses on sustainable, Hawaiian inspired wear that helps one find the “sparkle in any darkness.”
Nikki Jang, an accounting major from Hawaii, visited Gyeongju city with her family, a popular destination site that is home to a large number of historical sites created during the Silla Dynasty. She visited a number of places including an ancient astronomical observatory, the Stone Buddha and the Heavenly Horse Tomb to name a few.
Ezekiel “Zeke” Bernardo-Flores, an accounting major from Hawaii, and owner of Thrift HNL and W/It, and Esther Lambright, from Hawaii, and owner of Captured Imagery Photography, took the dive to compete in a business plan competition conducted by EO – the Entrepreneurs Organization of Hawaii. Esther Lambright took second place!
Nikki Jang, an accounting major from Hawaii, and Mailani Faniel, a business administration major from California, were among the first class of Chaminade business students to graduate from Hawaii State Federal Credit Union’s Pupukahi I Holomua Pathways Internship Program.
During National Chemistry Week, Hogan students Yongfei Zhao, a politics & education graduate from China, Maddeline Smith, an accounting major from California and Elena Chen, a forensic science major from Hawaii, volunteered to help Carlos Gutierrez and Ana Acuna’s True Forensics Science booth at a National Chemistry Week event. Ana and Carlos, Hogan graduates, started True Forensic Science to provide forensics training in Spanish to people in South America and beyond.
Tanea DalPivo, a psychology major from Hawaii, volunteers every Thursday morning at the Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center. The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center provides men with substance abuse problems, an opportunity to regain their self-respect and to acquire the life skills needed to take their rightful place in life.
Gabriel Garcia, a business administration major from California and Kai Rivera, a business administration major for Okinawa, became the newest interns at the Pupukahi I Holomua Pathways Internship Program at the Hawaii State Federal Credit Union. They will continue their journey as great ambassadors for Chaminade University and the Hogan Entrepreneurial Program.
Esther Lambright, from Hawaii, and owner of Captured Imagery Photography, volunteered as a program specialist for “East Meets West 2019,” a startup event in Hawaii that brings together investors and entrepreneurs from Asia, Hawaii and North America to talk about the Hawaiian startup ecosystem. She also led a group of guest and speakers on a tour, as well as organized the one-on-one meet-ups between for investors and guests.
Voter Registration: Did you know Hawaii has the lowest voter turnout in the country? The Hogan Entrepreneurs encouraged students to register to vote and make a difference. They shared the importance of voting and the responsibility of citizenship. Almost 100 students registered to vote for the first time.
Nikki Jang, an accounting major from Hawaii and Esther Lambright, from Hawaii, and owner of Captured Imagery Photography, volunteered at Dress for Success Honolulu. This was an event held at the YWCA Oahu. Its vision is to help economically empower and inspire underprivileged women.
Pohaikealoha Artates, an environmental studies major from Maui, has been volunteering at Hookuaaina Loi to give back to the aina (land). Hookuaaina is a non-profit organization using Hawaiian traditions of kalo (taro) cultivation to improve the lives of today’s youth and build a healthy community.