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Chief Justice Recktenwald Honored by ThinkTech Hawaii

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 in Featured News, News & Reports
Photo of from left, former Gov. John Waihee, Chief Justice Recktenwald, and Jay Fidell, ThinkTech Hawaii president.

From left, former Gov. John Waihee, Chief Justice Recktenwald, and Jay Fidell, ThinkTech Hawaii president.

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald was recognized by ThinkTech Hawaii with a Community Service Award for his work on the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission and for raising public confidence in the administration of justice in our state.

ThinkTech presented him with this award on December 4, 2019 at its 2019 Annual Holiday Party and Awards Ceremony at the Laniakea YWCA.

According to a ThinkTech news release, also receiving Community Service awards were Chip Fletcher, Associate Dean and Professor, School of Ocean and Earth Science at UH Manoa, for his work on climate change and his contributions to making Hawaii more sustainable and Robert Pennybacker, Director of Learning Initiatives at PBS Hawaii, for his work on developing the HIKI NO series and his contributions to the education of our kids on digital storytelling.

ThinkTech Broadcasting Awards were also presented to Yukari Kunisue as Host of the Year, for her work on the “Konnichiwa Hawaii” Japanese-English talk show on ThinkTech; to “Condo Insider” as Show of the Year, created by attorney Jane Sugimura and real estate professional Richard Emery, for its contributions to public awareness on condominium management and operation; and to Hawaiian Electric Company as Underwriter of the Year, for its long-term support and participation in our ThinkTech programming.

Clare Connors, Attorney General of the State of Hawaii, presented keynote remarks on the variety of issues she has faced during her first 12 months in office.

ThinkTech Hawaii, Inc., is a Hawaii nonprofit digital media corporation founded in 2001 and dedicated to providing a platform for civic engagement for tech, energy, diversification and global awareness in Hawaii.