Month: May 2013

Hawaiian Charity Walk Successfully Raises $1.67 Million

Last Saturday, the 35th annual Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association (HTLA) Visitor Industry Charity Walk successfully raised a record $1,671,436. Julie Arigo, this year’s Charity Walk chairman and general manager of Waikiki Parc Hotel said, “Our visitor industry works hard all year to put together this event that serves Hawaii’s non-profits and communities. I’m so proud

Abercrombie & Fitch Only for the “Cool Kids”

American fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is taking a lot of hit, and getting a new image these days, whether they like it or not. Los Angeles-based filmmaker Greg Karber is the newest critic to the clothing store, with him launching a video campaign that is now going viral, in an attempt to take a

Toyota Profit Doubles As Yen Depreciates

The yen’s depreciation helped Toyota Motor Corp. double its fourth-quarter net profit. The automaker posted a net profit of 313.9 billion yen ($3.17 billion), compared to the 121 billion yen in the same period last year. Toyota gained an annual operating profit of 1.32 trillion yen ($13.32 billion), with an operating margin of 5.98 percent,

British Monarch To Miss Commonwealth Summit

Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Sri Lanka this November. This is the first she’ll miss the biennial gathering since 1971. The 87-year-old monarch has long been a major supporter of the 54-nation Commonwealth. It brings together presidents and prime ministers from the British Empire’s former colonies. But for

The Myth Of The Perfect Mother And The Number 3: The Biggest Stressors For Moms

Jill Smokler, mother of three and author of Motherhood Comes Naturally (And Other Vicious Lies) feels so stressed out these days. “You always hear about the mommy wars, but I feel like we’re judging ourselves more harshly than anyone else,” she says. What she also finds taxing, strangely enough, is the number of her children.

ESPN Reporter Broussard Attacks Jason Collins

The first hater of 12-year NBA center Jason Collins’ announcement of his homosexuality broadcasted his disgust. ESPN reporter Chris Broussard said downright that Collins is a sinner and all NBA players who share his sexual orientation are in rebellion to God. Broussard’s fiery commentary was aired in last Monday’s edition of Outside the Lines. This