Hawaii Five-O & Monopoly Show Associations How to Engage Members

SCD Group

For tonight’s (1/14/13) showing of Hawaii Five-O, CBS invited viewers to vote on which ending they wanted for its show. Sort of like playing Monopoly one more time or watching a new show (but same old plot) of Hawaii Five-O. Hawaii Five-O association management Hasbro Monopoly association executives association leadership Alan Belniak SCDdaily SCD Group Steve Drake association changes Subjectively Speaking USA Today CBS

Hawaii’s Optics Problem: A Travel Hotspot Struggles With Meetings Business

Associations Now

It may be the birthplace of President Barack Obama, but that doesn’t mean Hawaii is going to get a break when it comes to the crackdown on federal spending on meetings. Associations that serve members working in federal and state governments are struggling to sell Hawaii on its merits as a center of business rather than a leisure destination. The problem: Hawaii, with its beautiful weather and beaches, has had challenges in securing conference business in recent years.


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Wailea Community Association has contributed $18,000 to UH Maui College’s nursing students (HI)

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i Maui College nursing program in hopes of increasing healthcare resources for their homeowners and the community at large. Read the entire article……………………………… Building Community Hawaii Condo & HOA News National Condo & HOA NewsTo help address healthcare challenges during the pandemic, the Wailea Community Association began to financially support the University of Hawai?i

Why Condos Need to Plan Ahead for Major Repair Projects (HI)

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He calls the situation “a real crisis.” Read the article……………………… Condo & HOA Articles Hawaii Articles Maintenance - GeneralAging condo buildings need large, complex projects to keep them safe and functional. But many condo associations have not budgeted for these expensive, time-consuming repairs, says Dana Bergeman, CEO of local construction management company Bergeman Group.

A Condominium Can Last Hundreds of Years, But Not Its Components (HI)

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He says many of Hawai‘i’s condominiums were built in the 1960s and ’70s and are reaching the point where they will need major infrastructure, cosmetic and architectural improvements to keep their value and remain liveable. Read the article……………………………… Buildings Condo & HOA Articles Hawaii Articles ReservesDana Bergeman is the CEO of Bergeman Group, a local construction management company.

Membership Hack: Virtual Chapters

Associations Now

That’s why NIGP, the Institute for Public Procurement, set up a virtual chapter to connect members far away from each other in Alaska and Hawaii. In a recent Billhighway article , Jeff Dansdill, past president of the Alaska-Hawaii Governmental Procurement Association (AHGPA), explains how the two states came together three years ago to form one virtual chapter. “I I talked with a couple of people from Alaska and found out they had many of the same issues we experienced in Hawaii.

Three Ways You Can Design Better Conferences and Trade Shows for Entrepreneurs and Owners


Does that mean every event needs to be in Miami or Hawaii? No—and Miami or Hawaii aren’t everyone’s idea of a vacation destination. Okay, maybe Hawaii is.).

Condo safety: How to protect communities and respond to concerns


Reserve studies or reserve schedules are required in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Observations from the Field Including Short- and Long-Term Strategies for Moving Forward – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 228

Moery Company

I just had one the other day with some friends from Hawaii, as an example! I just had one the other day with some friends from Hawaii, as an example!

Bucking Trends, National Guard Association Will Meet in Honolulu

Associations Now

In the age of the sequester and heightened scrutiny of government spending on meetings, the National Guard Association sees solid reasons to keep its annual conference in Hawaii. We’ve got so many people from Hawaii who’ve done so much work and preparation for putting this thing on. We’ve got a partnership with the state, and we will fulfill our commitment to Hawaii.”.

Western Governors’ Association Takes Aim at Invasive Species

Associations Now

With a new biosecurity initiative, the association’s incoming chair, Hawaii Gov. Now the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) is aiming to find solutions with its recently announced Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative , an effort led by Hawaii Gov. David Ige, is putting a premium on protecting the environment from damage caused by invasive species. This week, news surfaced of a new invasive species of South American reptile that could cause problems from Florida to Texas.

New COVID-19 Relief Legislation – Unemployment Insurance and EIDL Program


On July 2, Senators Brian Schatz (D- Hawaii) and Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-Nev.) from Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, Vice President of Public Policy for ASAE. Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act. Photo by Andy Feliciotti.

Looking back, looking forward

Association Advocacy Chick

I traveled to Hawaii for the first time. As we begin a new year, we often reflect back and determine what we’d like to see in the new year. I’m no different. It’s kinda hard to describe 2013 in simple terms. It wasn’t a bad year for me. I turned 40. I had my first learning lab at ASAE annual. I dove head first into the wonderful word of Android (surprise!). I witnessed friends and family succeed beyond expectations.

Top Tips and Tricks From 2019 Membership Hacks

Associations Now

And at NIGP, the Institute for Public Procurement, virtual chapters help members with similar interests from as far away as Hawaii and Alaska to network across the miles.

Hurricane Florence Sheds Light on Pharmacists’ Work and Role in Public Health

Associations Now

This summer saw some of the worst wildfires in California history, the Mount Kilauea eruption in Hawaii, and other tropical storms—all requiring the same around-the-clock care. What does a pharmacist do? During American Pharmacists Month, the American Pharmacists Association wants to highlight the industry’s dedication to your health.

Roundup: Ballot Initiatives Make Breakthroughs on Election Night

Associations Now

I think that this is a really strong message to the entire agrochemical industry in the state of Hawaii that we are no longer going to sit idly by and watch them expand their operations without the kinds of regulations that ensure the health and safety of people across Hawaii,” Ashley Lukens of the Hawaii chapter of the Center for Food Safety, a key proponent of the measure, said of the vote.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

The next three top-dollar locations: Oahu Island in Hawaii ($221 a night), San Francisco ($207) and Miami ($185). The last time I booked a weeklong family vacation, I was shocked at the prices of hotel rooms. We weren’t looking for anything fancy, but those prices sure did crimp our style. And we’re not the only family of five suffering from hotel sticker shock. According to a new report by STR Inc. ,

A convention odyssey

Association Advocacy Chick

Hawaii is a fantastic place to hold a meeting. I’m not sure when APA will return to Hawaii, but I’m so glad I had the opportunity to attend. From July 31 – August 7, I traveled thousands of miles to attend 2 conferences in 2 cities on 6 planes in one week. You see, APA and ASAE annual meetings have the tendency to overlap in schedule. However, typically it’s during the years when APA is in DC. This time around, I had to fly to both meeting locations.

KiKi's Unofficial ASAE Annual 2016 Party List (a.k.a. How to Never Be Alone at #ASAE16)

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Every year, for the past several years, I make it a point to attend the ASAE Annual Conference. This conference is where anyone involved with associations and nonprofits can connect with others working in that space. Because it is the best way to catch up with the "Who's Who" of the association world. To be sure, ASAE Annual promises opportunities in learning and networking. It also promises a ton of parties in all shapes and sizes.

Electronic Security Association to World: Our Industry Has Jobs

Associations Now

Working Around Craigslist in Hawaii, a completely different kind of career challenge is giving employers headaches—and the state’s restaurant association is looking to help. The Hawaii Restaurant Association says that it’s working with its members to launch a local alternative to Craigslist, which charges employers $25 for each job listing.

Window-Washing Group Offers New Safety Guide for High-Flying Members

Associations Now

Earlier this year in Hawaii, for example , a newly minted window washer starting his first day on the job lost consciousness while hanging from the side of a skyscraper. The International Window Cleaning Association, which has a longstanding regulatory relationship with OSHA, now has a new field safety guide that breaks down best practices in easy terms for high-rise window washers.

Congress Vows to Investigate Diversion of Charitable Funds

Associations Now

Regulators in New York and Hawaii also said they are reviewing the database of charitable diversions created by the Post to see if charities in their states had failed to disclose the amounts and circumstances of their losses. A recent Washington Post report detailing millions of nonprofit dollars lost to embezzlement and fraud has spurred scrutiny on Capitol Hill and in some state legislatures.

How to Give Your Customer Success Team Superpowers

Higher Logic

If you’re a tech company that’s in a high-growth pattern, as most tech companies are these days, your customer success team is probably tapped out and ready for a long vacation to Hawaii. Is your customer success team burnt out? How about stressed? If the answer is yes, I’m not surprised. With recent emphasis on customer success programs and the rise in rapidly scaling tech companies, customer success teams are often strapped for resources and time.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.19.20

Reid All About it

Watch and listen to the surf of Ehukai Beach on Oahu, Hawaii. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Inclusion advice.

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13 best association blogs of 2013

SCD Group

8 1/13 Hawaii Five-O & Monopoly Show Associations How to Engage Members. For tonight’s (1/14/13) showing of Hawaii Five-O, CBS invited viewers to vote on which ending they wanted for its show. Based on a review of reader numbers, here are my top 13 association blogs of 2013. Interestingly, 77% of the top read posts contained the word “board” in the headline. Sounds as though association professionals have a great deal of interest in dealing with association boards?

New Association Will Accredit Healthy Destinations

Associations Now

The six founding IHDA members include the Breakers Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Florida; Mauna Kea Resort-Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel in Waimea, Hawaii; the Couer d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; the Hotel del Coronoado in San Diego; and the Airlie in Warrenton, Virginia.

Catch AARP’s Newest Spokesperson, If You Can

Associations Now

He’s been taking part in events around the country, including upcoming speeches sponsored by AARP Hawaii in October. Frank Abagnale Jr., a noted identity thief who was the subject of a Leonardo DiCaprio film, is now working with AARP to warn older Americans about social media scams. Remember the movie Catch Me If You Can ?

Vaping Industry in Tough Fight Over e-Cigarette Bans

Associations Now

In the last few weeks, e-cigarette ordinances either went into effect or are advancing quickly in Santa Monica, California ; Baltimore ; Minneapolis ; Buffalo, New York ; and Hawaii. With cities and states around the country considering how to regulate e-cigarettes, the American Vaping Association is making its case for the devices as a healthier alternative to tobacco products. But with momentum building for regulation, it’s an uphill fight. vape (v?p) p) v.,

Alligators, Pepsi and Association Social Media

SCD Group

So, you need to think about repeating tweets to cover at least the UK, East Coast, Central, Mountain, West Coast, Hawaii, and Australia — the English-speaking world! I was standing at the kitchen window the other day and saw an alligator swimming up river. It was gone within five minutes. Later I was sitting in my car and noticed a Pepsi trunk drive by. It was gone in less than a minute. Both reminded me of a quote attributed to Guy Kawasaki : “Twitter is like a river.

American Counseling Association Moves Meeting from Nashville

Associations Now

Our Code of Ethics applies to every member of ACA so whether you live in Tennessee or California or Hawaii or wherever, that Code of Ethics applies to how you practice,” Yep said. Though its 2017 annual conference is only 11 months away, the American Counseling Association is moving the event from Nashville following the passage of a controversial Tennessee law.

Travel Groups Back Global Entry-Expanding INVITE Act

Associations Now

The other two bills expand funding for tourism efforts with tribal organizations and funding for Hawaii. A new bill meant to make entry into the U.S. a little more convenient for visitors was introduced in the Senate this month, and travel groups are cheering it on. The Global Entry program is definitely a hit, based on sheer numbers , and a new bill aims to expand its reach even further. The INVITE Act , a bill introduced by Sens.

Dress Code

Idea Architects

But remember sitting with your knees to your chin for a nine-hour flight is more than enough penance for getting to work in the beautiful confines of Hawaii for a few days. So I'm in Maui speaking at a conference. I know. your heart bleeds for me. So I'm sitting outside after the session today watching all the participants and their spouses head off to an evening social event, and I have what I believe therapy would refer to as an epiphany or the breakthrough moment.

West Coast Credit Union Groups See Strength in Numbers

Associations Now

I think that we in the Northwest have a lot of great content, we have a lot to offer,” said Heider, whose organization represents about 150 credit unions in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. After collaborating on a networking event, credit union associations in the Pacific Northwest realized there was growth opportunity in teaming up with their counterparts in Idaho. So far, so good.

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West Coast Credit Union Groups See Strength in Numbers

Associations Now

I think that we in the Northwest have a lot of great content, we have a lot to offer,” said Heider, whose organization represents about 150 credit unions in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. After collaborating on a networking event, credit union associations in the Pacific Northwest realized there was growth opportunity in teaming up with their counterparts in Idaho. So far, so good.

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Nonprofit Helps Win Bee Species Endangered Status

Associations Now

In October, the Xerces Society also won endangered status for seven yellow-faced bee species native to Hawaii; and currently, the Society is waiting on a USFWS response on adding the Franklin’s Bumble Bee to the endangered species list. Prairie wildflowers, cranberries, apples, and other crops are feeling the sting of the rusty patched bumble bee’s declining population. To help the species recover, the U.S.

Associations Build Momentum Around Native American Tourism

Associations Now

Alaska, and Hawaii could get extra marketing help for their tourism efforts—an area where at least one industry group has been focusing much of its attention. With the recent passage of a bill in the Senate, native populations in the continental U.S., Someday soon tourism in the United States could do a better job of illustrating all of the country’s history.

Urban Institute’s Form 990 Online Filing System Hacked

Associations Now

According to a statement on the Urban Institute’s website , the incident affects users who have filed with the online versions of Forms 990, 990-EZ, and 990-N, as well as Form 8868 extensions and filings for charitable organizations in Hawaii, Michigan, and New York.

Make a Plan Now for a Professional Development Day During the Holidays


Or, if competition is a factor, you could group members from non-competing markets into circles, for example, one member each from Oregon, Utah, Iowa, Texas, Ohio, Georgia, Maine, and Hawaii.

How I Make IMEX Stress Free In 4 Simple Words

Holly Duckworth

My second intention is to feel grateful, IMEX is the one place in the world you can experience Dubai, Hawaii, Canada and so much global culture in one place for this I intend to be grateful. A quiet moment planning my IMEX experience. Many people find IMEX overwhelming. Let’s face it 12,000 of your favorite friends under one roof, and that roof happens to be in Las Vegas. There is a lot to get stressed about. I do IMEX the mindful way – Here’s how you can too!

TSA’s Fee Changes Are Causing Headaches

Associations Now

such as Hawaii and Alaska, along with those entering from foreign countries. With the airline industry filing a lawsuit and computer glitches leading to travelers being overcharged, the Transportation Security Administration’s recent security fee increase has been anything but smooth. The fee hike is still fresh—and so are the problems the change is generating.