In the Community

How Do We Keep the Good Employees?
Friday, February 15, 2019
Employee retention is an issue Hawaii employers struggle with, especially during this extended period of low unemployment. Some tips by Derek Kanehira, VP and Director of HR Services, were mentioned in the February 2019
Traci Manalani Answers the Question, “How do I Establish a Program of Monthly Incentives to Help My Employees Reach Their Goals?”
Thursday, February 14, 2019
In the February 2019 edition of Hawaii Business Magazine, Traci Manalani, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Hawaii Employers Council, was featured in an article entitled, BizWiz: Create Incentives that Truly
Volunteering is a powerful way to help your community and grow professionally.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
HEC Vice President and Director of Membership Lori Fukumae discusses the benefits of volunteer experience as a contributor to the SHRM Hawaii Chapter Star-Advertiser Hawaii Jobs Career Advice Column. Whether you’re a
Hawaii Public Radio Interviews Ken Kawamoto
Monday, October 15, 2018
Soon after UNITE HERE Local 5 began a strike against Hawaii hotels managed by Marriott and owned by Kyo-Ya, Ryan Finnerty of Hawaii Public Radio reached out to Ken Kawamoto, HEC’s VP & Dir. of Negotiations
Helping Those Who Help Others
Monday, October 1, 2018
TeamHEC volunteers spent an afternoon at Helping Hands Hawaii's Community Clearing House to inventory and pack thousands of Ready to Learn items to make room for their upcoming Adopt A Family Program for the holidays.
Ryan Sanada Discusses Employer Concerns with Pacific Business News
Friday, August 31, 2018
HEC Director of Legal and Government Affairs, Ryan Sanada, discussed three top-of-mind employer issues in Pacific Business News article entitled, Three Questions with Ryan Sanada. Biggest impact anticipated legislation in
HEC Raises ~$12,000 for AUW
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Through HEC staff’s generous monetary donations, creativity, and hard work, HEC raised a total of $12,044.30 for Aloha United Way. This year, HEC staff went the extra mile to raise funds for AUW, with fundraising
New Equal Pay Law Requires Pay Secrecy, Transparency for Employees in Hawaii – Hawaii News Now Sunrise Monday, June 18, 2018
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
HEC Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel Sheri-Ann Lau Clark was a guest on Hawaii News Now Sunrise to discuss the new Equal Pay Measure passed by Hawaii legislators, and expected to be signed by Governor
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