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Going Places


CARLA DOMINGUEZ is the project manager at G70. She will be in charge of expediting project design, development and execution through design, permitting, bidding and construction. Dominguez, who is experienced in corporate, hospitality, residential and mission critical projects, also will work with the G70 teams to facilitate project progress and completion. She received her bachelor’s degree in the history of art in Southeast Asia and her master’s degree in architecture from the University of California Berkeley.

NELIA FUJIKANE moves in as Bank of Hawaii’s vice president and marketing program manager for the private bank. She will be responsible for managing and overseeing the marketing-related projects for the private bank division, which includes events, collateral, seminars, and branding and advertising. Fujikane also will work closely with the marketing division and other business partners to ensure successful execution of projects.

JEFF WAGONER now is the president and CEO of Outrigger Hotels and Resorts. He brings a wide-range of hospitality leadership experience in both domestic and international markets, including time as executive vice president of hotel operations for Trump Hotels and senior level positions within the Wyndham Hotel Group, into this new position, where he hopes to enhance and grow the company’s portfolio while upholding its authenticity and integrity.

ISAAC OKITA advances to senior vice president and treasurer for Central Pacific Bank. In this new role, he will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the financial management functions for the company and its subsidiaries. Okita has more than 11 years of financial industry experience and nine years of management experience. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his Master of Science degree in finance from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.

DAVID NGUYEN joins Pali Momi Medical Center as a new neurologist. He will provide patients with comprehensive consultation, evaluation, treatment and management of general and complex neurological disorders. Nguyen, who has a subspecialty interest as well as previous experience in stroke prevention and management, received his medical degree from Touro University Nevada, completed his residency in neurology at the University of Arizona, and his fellowship in vascular neurology at the University of California San Diego.

MAHINA HUGO of Liliuokalani Trust (LT) is the newly appointed educational innovations director. She will provide leadership in the development of creative, innovative and entrepreneurial environments for trust beneficiaries. Also, as a member of LT’s youth development team, she will direct the design, curricular development and evaluation of new learning initiatives. Previously, Hugo served as the head of La Pietra – Hawaii School for Girls. She has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.