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ARIELLE MIRAFUENTES joins RevoluSun Smart Home as project ambassador. Mirafuentes will assist in project coordination, acting as a link between clients and contractors while overseeing each project from intake to installation. She has previous experience in the solar industry and also holds a degree from University of Hawaii at West Oahu, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in public administration.

DAVID KOSTECKI begins as Hawaii Pacific University’s senior vice president and chief financial officer. He is in charge of the University’s financial and business operations and oversees financial planning, budget development and control, risk and asset management, procurement and facilities. Kostecki holds a degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and has also participated in the Stanford Graduate School of Business executive program, in California.

KRISTIE CHORNY starts as Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s region director of employee and labor relations. Her responsibilities include supporting labor strategies for staffing and operational effectiveness initiatives. Chorny brings more than 20 years of experience to the role. She additionally earned a bachelor’s degree in human resource management and a master’s degree in organizational management from Spring Arbor University in Michigan.

GAVIN SANJUME advances to director of retail and contract pharmacy services for Queen’s Health Systems. His focus is on providing leadership and direction to associated pharmacies. Sanjume also serves in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a medical service corps officer and holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Washington State University, a master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Purdue University in Indiana.

CHRIS TATUM moves up to Hawaii Tourism Authority’s president and chief executive officer. A longtime tourism executive, Tatum previously served as chairman of both the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and Oahu Visitors Bureau. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in hotel and restaurant management from Michigan State University and began his career in the 1970s as a housekeeper at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel during his summer breaks home from college.

ASARI TASHIMA takes over as group sales manager Asia for Outrigger Resorts. Her focus is to help Outrigger Resorts grow its Asia market. Tashima has previous experience as an events and catering manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa focusing in travel industry management, and is a certified wedding and events planner. Tashima is fluent in Japanese with basic knowledge in Mandarin.