Jenna Blakely, SFBJ

Jenna Blakely


Honolulu, HI, United States

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Past articles by Jenna:

Hawaii Health Connector seeks approval to outsource individual enrollment to state Department of Human Services - Pacific Business News

The Hawaii Health Connector is working with state lawmakers to shift application and enrollment operations of its individual marketplace to the state Department of Human Services in a move it says would reduce expenses and streamline the process. → Read More

Honolulu ranks No. 1 in U.S. in growth of solar installations - Pacific Business News

A new report by Environment America found that Honolulu is leading the pack of American cities going solar. → Read More

Hawaii Public Radio closes in on $1.03 million spring pledge drive - Pacific Business News

Hawaii Public Radio, which launched its biggest pledge drive yet of $1.03M last Wednesday, is into day 10 of the drive with about $68,000 left to raise as of Friday afternoon. → Read More

University of Hawaii Cancer Center secures competitive National Cancer Institute grants - Pacific Business News

The UH Cancer Center, which is one of only 68 NCI-designated cancer centers in the nation and the only one in Hawaii, recently secured more than $385,000 in competitive grants that support research efforts. → Read More

Island Pacific Academy's interim headmaster Benjamin Feinstein named head of school - Pacific Business News

After a year of serving as interim headmaster, Benjamin Feinstein has officially been named Island Pacific Academy's head of school, succeeding the school's founding headmaster Dan White. → Read More

Hawaii's Palolo Chinese Home receives state grant for final phase of $7.5M expansion - Pacific Business News

Palolo Chinese Home, which broke ground on its $25.5 million master plan campus redevelopment in 2006, is in the final stretch of its renovations as it continues to raise money for a $7.5 million capital campaign that's funding the project's last leg. → Read More

Matson Inc. gives $50k in cash and ocean logistics to Hokulea's worldwide voyage - Pacific Business News

Matson Inc. is the latest business to step forward and contribute to the Polynesian Voyaging Society's five-year voyage around the world, serving as its ocean logistics partner. → Read More

Harold K.L. Castle Foundation grants $1.9M to education-focused efforts in Hawaii - Pacific Business News

The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, which recently sold all of its properties as part of a $373 million sale with some of Kaneohe Ranch's properties to Alexander & Baldwin Inc., has granted nearly $2 million to five nonprofit organizations. → Read More

Hawaii Medical Service Association seeks 13% increase for three small business plans - Pacific Business News

The Hawaii Medical Service Association is awaiting approval from the state Insurance Division for an average increase in premiums of 13.2 percent, which would effect more than 8,000 employers in three of its small group plans. → Read More

PBS Hawaii seeks general contractor, plans to break ground on new facility this year - Pacific Business News

PBS Hawaii is seeking general contractors to build its new headquarters and plans to break ground later this year so that it can finish by 2016, when its lease at the University of Hawaii expires. → Read More

The Plaza Assisted Living breaks ground on Waikiki assisted living project - Pacific Business News

The Plaza Assisted Living broke ground Monday on its fifth property, which will be built in Waikiki, across from the Hawaii Convention Center. → Read More

Hawaii Bizwomen mentors share their experience: Slideshow and Video - Pacific Business News

More than 200 attendees connected with 27 successful Hawaii women leaders as part of American City Business Journals' new mentoring event held in all 40 ACBJ markets, including Honolulu. → Read More

Honolulu ranked as 15th most expensive market in U.S. for long-term care, New York Life finds - Pacific Business News

A report by New York Life Insurance Co. and Univita Health shows that, overall, costs have been increasing in recent years. → Read More

Fight for funding Hilo Medical Center's resident physician training program gets harder - Pacific Business News

The grass-roots campaign to fund and sustain the state's first Neighbor Island resident physician training program, Hilo Medical Center's Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency Program, is not over yet despite naming its first incoming class. → Read More

New #BizWomen Mentoring Monday event connects Hawaii businesswomen with mentors - Pacific Business News

Pacific Business News parent American City Business Journals is launching the BizWomen Mentoring Monday event in all 40 ACBJ markets, including Honolulu. → Read More

New French-Latin restaurant finally opens for business in Downtown Honolulu - Pacific Business News

After eight months of renovating a 1,200-square-foot spot at 62 N. Hotel St. in Chinatown, the area's new French-Latin kitchen, Restaurant Grondin, has officially opened for dinner as of Monday. → Read More

Honolulu martial arts studio owner building out third location - Pacific Business News

Kaleo Auwae has found success with his jiu jitsu studio, Team Papakolea, and plans to open a third location in Honolulu by December in the upper unit of a planned two-story fitness center, which will also house a personal training gym run by a separate established studio owner. → Read More

Construction of Kapolei's second elementary school underway; more schools planned - Pacific Business News

Kiewit Building Group Inc. broke ground on Kapolei's planned second elementary school that is being built on land given by developer D.R. Horton. → Read More

The Queen's Medical Center hits 100th organ transplant milestone, but need is outgrowing supply - Pacific Business News

The Queen's Transplant Center at The Queen's Medical Center recently surpassed its 100th organ transplant milestone since it opened in 2012, taking over after Hawaii Medical Center closed in 2011. → Read More

Hawaii Health Connector enrolls 7,861; national 7 million goal surpassed - Pacific Business News

The Hawaii Health Connector had more than 7,000 individuals enrolled by the Monday deadline. Meanwhile, the Obama administration reports that it surpassed its 7 million enrollment goal. → Read More