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COVID-19 Updates 5/18/2020

05/19/2020

At PacRim Marketing Group and PR Tech the wellness of our customers, associates and the community is important to us and we are...

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MyHawaii Arukikata Supports KizunAloha Coalition

05/18/2020

The KizunAloha coalition was launched in late April to support Hawaii’s future economic recovery following the spread of ...

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COVID-19 Update 5/13/2020

05/13/2020

At PacRim Marketing Group and PR Tech the wellness of our customers, associates and the community is important to us and we are...

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Pro-Bono Support for Rotary International’s COVID-19 Relief Projects

05/06/2020

PacRim Marketing Group has been offering pro-bono support for communication efforts on behalf of Rotary in Hawaii as District 5...

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COVID-19 Updates 4/27/2020

04/27/2020

At PacRim Marketing Group and PR Tech the wellness of our customers, associates and the community is important to us and we are...

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The KizunAloha Coalition

04/24/2020

The KizunAloha coalition, composed of more than 20 companies, government agencies and nonprofits based in Hawaii and Japan

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Pacific Edge Magazine shines a light on Rotary International

04/22/2020

We are pleased to support PRMG client Rotary International as we share their purpose and mission with the community.

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Pacrim Joins World Travel & Tourism Council Launch Of #Togetherintravel Campaign

04/22/2020

In Hawaii and Japan, PacRim Marketing Group is participating in the #TogetherInTravel effort and invites others to join in by i...

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PacRim Marketing Group Releases 2021-2022 Asia Holiday Calendar

04/22/2020

Looking ahead to the future and Recovery Action Planning, PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech invite you to download our 2021-202...

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Japan Traveler Pulse Survey #2

04/15/2020

MyHawaii.JP (My Hawaii Arukikata) released a follow-up survey regarding Japan-Hawaii traveler insights.

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Market Updates re: COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

04/10/2020

At PacRim Marketing Group and PR Tech the wellness of our customers, associates and the community is important to us and we are...

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Japan Traveler Pulse Survey #1

04/02/2020

At this point in time, we need to understand the pulse of the Japanese market, demand and interest for Hawaii.

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Happy New Year! 2020-2021 PacRim & PRTech Asian Holiday Calendar Release

01/07/2020

Happy New Year! PacRim Marketing Group & PRTech send warm wishes for 2020 –  the Year of the Rat.

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Meet Our Market Specialists: Eri Anderson

11/13/2019

Born and raised in Chiba, Japan, Eri graduated from Meiji Gakuin where she majored in Law.  Before joining PacRim as our M...

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WHAT'S NEW AT PACRIM MARKETING - FALL 2019

10/17/2019

At PacRim Marketing, we specialize in helping media with their Hawaii stories.  We are pleased to share the latest Hawaii ...

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Meet Our Market Specialists: Daeun Ahn

10/03/2019

Daeun was born and raised in Busan, South Korea and majored in Tourism Management at Dong-a University with a desire to work in...

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Meet our Market Specialists: Nan DeMetropolis

05/13/2019

Born in Tianjin, China, Nan brings substantial experience to her job at PacRim Marketing Group as a Marketing Communications Ma...

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PacRim Marketing Group is one of Hawaii’s “Best Places to Work.”

04/16/2019

We are pleased to share that PacRim Marketing Group was chosen as one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work for 2019!

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What's New at PacRim Marketing - Spring 2019

04/10/2019

At PacRim Marketing, we specialize in helping media with their Hawaii stories.  We are pleased to share the latest Hawaii ...

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PacRim Marketing Group Names Alex Wereszczynskyj Integrated Marketing Manager

01/08/2019

PacRim Marketing Group has named Alex Wereszczynskyj Integrated Marketing Manager.  He joins PacRim’s integrated mar...

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PACRIM MARKETING GROUP AND PRTECH RELEASE 2019-20 ASIAN HOLIDAY CALENDAR

10/23/2018

The calendar features holidays important for Asia-focused marketing.

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PACRIM MARKETING GROUP NAMES JEAN DICKINSON SENIOR DIRECTOR OF INTEGRATED MARKETING

06/20/2018

Dickinson leads PacRim’s marketing team of multilingual specialists in Honolulu and Tokyo to help clients with brand posi...

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PACRIM MARKETING GROUP AND PRTECH RE-LAUNCH CHINESE WEBSITE ABOUT HAWAII

04/18/2018

Redesigned Chinese Website about Hawaii Now Hosted on Server in China

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PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech among Global Tourism Experts Cohosting Marketing Summit in Spain

10/04/2017

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech are among a consortium of integrated marketing agencies specializing in travel and hospitalit...

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PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech Announce Multiple Internal Promotions

09/19/2017

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech, leading tourism marketing specialists providing market strategy, multilingual communications...

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DAVE ERDMAN REFLECTS ON AN AMAZING YEAR AS HJCC'S CHAIR OF THE BOARD

06/16/2017

As the outgoing Chair of the Board at HJCC, Dave Erdman looks back fondly on his role, activities, and the people who supported...

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PacRim Marketing Group Rebrands and Moves Tokyo Office after Being Acquired by Vector, Inc.

03/31/2017

PacRim Marketing Group has embarked on a rebranding campaign after being acquired by Tokyo-based Vector, Inc., one of the large...

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​JAPAN’S TOP MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS FIRM ACQUIRES HONOLULU MARKETING FIRM

09/19/2016

VECTOR, INC. ACQUIRES Honolulu-based PACRIM MARKETING GROUP, INC. and PRTech, LLC

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PACRIM MARKETING GROUP AND PRTECH RELEASE 2017-18 ASIAN HOLIDAY CALENDAR

08/26/2016

The calendar features holidays important for Asia-focused marketing.

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FROM RIO TO TOKYO

08/16/2016

Can Japan meet its tourism goals for Tokyo 2020 Olympics and beyond?

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HONOLULU JAPANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NAMES DAVE ERDMAN CHAIR OF THE BOARD

07/07/2016

New HJCC board will continue to support Hawaii's business community through "members supporting members" and impr...

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KIM FUJINAKA REPRESENTS HAWAII TO FURTHER U.S. - JAPAN RELATIONS

06/08/2016

Fujinaka selected to participate in TOMODACHI-MITSUI & Co. Leadership Program

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HAWAII POPULAR WITH CHINESE MILLENNIALS

06/03/2016

PacRim contributes to UH Alumni Magazine article on the importance of Hawaii-China relations

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RICKY CHAN HAS BEEN PROMOTED AT PACRIM MARKETING GROUP

05/02/2016

Ricky is now Sr. Graphic Designer.

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Waikiki Beach Walk Launches New Websites

04/29/2016

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech collaborate on refreshed web design and content

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JAMIE LEE HAS BEEN PROMOTED AT PACRIM MARKETING GROUP

02/08/2016

Jamie is now Sales and Marketing Coordinator

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KIM FUJINAKA HONORED WITH A “WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS” AWARD

01/21/2016

The Award is Part of PBN's 2016 Women Who Mean Business awards.

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PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech Release 2016-17 Asian Holiday Calendar

10/21/2015

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech have published their popular Asian holiday calendar, which has been mailed to clients and par...

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Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive Committee

07/02/2015

The 12 officers will serve from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

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2016 World Conservation Congress is a Positive for Hawaii

06/26/2015

Hawaii will be the first U.S. venue to play host to the World Conservation Congress

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PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech Named 2015 BBB Torch Award Winners

06/03/2015

Recognized for advancing "trust" in the marketplace.

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PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech named “Best Places to Work”

04/08/2015

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech were named one of Hawaii Business magazine's 2015 “Best Places to Work.”

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Tourism and Retail Go Hand-In-Hand

03/13/2015

PBN's Retail Roundtable: Relationships are key to winning in retail.

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Maya Kurachi Joins PacRim Marketing Group

03/11/2015

Maya Kurachi has joined PacRim Marketing Group as Media Communications Coordinator.

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Diners In Japan Get A Taste Of The Isles At McDonald's

02/16/2015

Hawaii-themed menu items and a trip giveaway are part of a marketing campaign.

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Matthew Rose Joins Pacrim Marketing Group

12/13/2014

Matthew Rose has joined PacRim Marketing Group as an Account Executive in its Media Division. He will advise clients on how to ...

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Edutourism Important To U.S. And Hawaii Tourism From China

11/14/2014

Local business executives hope the new agreement between China and the U.S. to increase short-term visa validity to 10 years fo...

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U.S.-China Visa Agreement Bodes Well For Travel Industry

11/11/2014

Dave Erdman, President and CEO of PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. and PRTech LLC, applauds President Obama for reaching an agreeme...

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‘IOLANI Wins Retail Business Of The Year – Oahu

10/24/2014

'IOLANI was named Retail Business of the Year – Oahu at the Retail Merchants of Hawaii’s annual Ho’okela ...

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Jiyeon "Jenny Kim" Promoted At Pacrim Marketing Group

10/20/2014

Jiyeon “Jenny” Kim has been promoted to Marketing Communications Manager at PacRim Marketing Group.

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Pacrim Marketing Group Is Voted A "Best-Liked" Hawaii Brand

10/05/2014

PacRim Marketing Group was voted one of the favorite Hawaii brands in the first bracket of a Brand Madness competition launched...

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‘Ask the Expert’ Tells How to Attract Travelers to Your Business

09/15/2014

Dave Erdman featured in Hawaii Business Magazine.

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Irene Honma Promoted At Pacrim Marketing Group And PRTech

08/21/2014

Irene Honma has been promoted to Director of Sales & Marketing - Asia/International at PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. and PRT...

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“Best In Show" Goes To Pacrim Marketing Group

07/28/2014

PRSA Honors PacRim at the 31ST Annual Koa Anvil Awards.

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Kim Fujinaka Honored With Pacific Business News Award

06/26/2014

Pacific Business News honored Kimberly Fujinaka, PacRim Marketing Group Integrated Marketing Services Director, as one of Hawai...

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‘IOLANI Collaboration Line With Uniqlo Now In Stores

05/22/2014

‘IOLANI Hawaiian Classics is part of UNIQLO’s 2014 spring and summer assortment.

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Dave Erdman Named Small Business Person Of The Year

05/12/2014

Dave Erdman was honored as the Small Business Person of the Year for the state of Hawaii at the 27th Annual SBA (Small Business...

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Hawaii’s Better Business Bureau Recognizes PacRim Marketing Group And PRtech

05/01/2014

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech Named Finalists for 2014 BBB Torch Award

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PacRim Marketing Group Joins Consul, An International Alliance Of World's Top Travel Marketing Agencies

03/04/2014

New Coalition Unites Expert Agencies Across Five Continents to Enhance Global Business Opportunities.

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PacRim Marketing Group Promotes Maiko Hanawa

02/24/2014

Maiko Hanawa has been promoted to Senior Media Communications Manager from Media Communications Manager at PacRim Marketing Gro...

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‘IOLANI Classic Line Debuts at International Fashion Fair in Tokyo

01/20/2014

‘IOLANI announced at the Japan Fashion Week International Fashion Fair in Odaiba that the new ‘IOLANI Hawaiian Clas...

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PacRim Marketing Group And PRTech Are Moving Their U.S. Headquarters

10/21/2013

PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. and PRTech, LLC are moving their U.S. headquarters from S. King Street to Ala Moana Pacific Center...

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College Reaps Benefits of Healthy Isle Tourism

09/16/2013

Students from the Asia-Pacific and Europe are feeding the language school's enrollment: PacRim Marketing Group client highl...

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Social Media Carves Niche in Marketing to Asia

08/30/2013

Dave Erdman, President and CEO of PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech, comments about the increasing role of social media in mark...

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PacRim Marketing Group Tops PBN's PR Agency List

08/23/2013

PacRim Marketing Group attributes growth to helping clients gain share of the Asian International Traveler market.

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Kim Fujinaka Promoted to Director of Integrated Marketing at PacRim Marketing Group

08/22/2013

Fujinaka takes on new role increasing Asian International Traveler market share for client partners.

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Waikiki Beach Walk Expands its Online Presence for Travelers from Asia

07/25/2013

PacRim Marketing Group and Outrigger Hotels and Resorts have partnered to market Waikiki Beach Walk to Asian International Trav...

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International Marketing Interns Selected

06/25/2013

Interns from Across the Globe Come Together in Hawaii to Market to Asia.

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PacRim Marketing Group Intern Gets National Spotlight (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)

05/22/2013

Destin Kim, a student intern at PacRim Marketing Group Inc., is to be featured June 25 in "Watch Your World" ("S...

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Korean Television Show Features PacRim Marketing Group's Internship Program

05/10/2013

PacRim Marketing Group’s (PRMG’s) international internship program is the focus of a weekly morning Korean televisi...

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PacRim Marketing Group Launches “Hawaii Maybe” Youtube Video On Three Asian Language Websites

04/12/2013

In an effort to promote Hawaii as a romantic vacation destination for younger Asian visitors, PacRim Marketing Group has produc...

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TWO-WAY Tourism Good for Hawaii and Japan

03/25/2013

TWO-WAY Tourism Good for Hawaii and Japan - Erdman quoted in Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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Student Forum Fosters Cultural & Global Understanding

01/28/2013

Student Ambassador and PacRim Marketing Group China market specialist chairs the International Forum.

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PacRim Marketing And PRTech Bring Cheer To Hawaiian Humane Society

12/12/2012

PacRim Marketing Group and its sister company, PRTech, supported the Hawaiian Humane Society this year in lieu of holding a gif...

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Korean Language Video Informs Travelers About Hawaii In A Fun Way

11/07/2012

PacRim Marketing Group’s (PRMG) Korean language “Hawaii Style” video has been viewed more than 26,000 times i...

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'Gangnam' Spoof Highlights Serious Effort To Lure Korean Visitors

11/04/2012

Hawaii's tourism industry is stepping up its marketing "Gangnam Style"?to attract the hip, urban and increasingly...

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Japanese Twitter Account About Hawaii Gets 10,000 Followers

03/15/2012

The Japanese language Twitter Account—HawaiiArukikata received its 10,000th Twitter follower this month—making it a...

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PacRim Marketing Group Advocates Using Social Media As Part Of Marketing Mix

09/27/2011

PacRim Marketing Group Reaches International Travelers from Asia with Popular Social Media

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Summer Internship Program At Pacrim Marketing Group Focuses On Marketing To Asian International Traveler

07/26/2011

PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. is hosting student interns to help them gain experience in multicultural marketing, especially to ...

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PacRim Marketing Group To Represent CHTV

07/15/2011

One of the few and newest sources of information about Hawaii for the Chinese visitor market, the Chinese Hotel Channel in Hawa...

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PacRim Marketing Group And PRTech President Delivers Donations To Fukushima, Japan

07/12/2011

PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech President and CEO, Dave Erdman, was one of three members of Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunrise w...

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PacRim Marketing Group and PRTech Offer Time and Donations to Help Japan

04/08/2011

PacRim Marketing Group (PRMG) and PRTech staff are volunteering to help with relief efforts in Japan.

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A Message from Dave Erdman About the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

03/14/2011

A Message from PacRim President Dave Erdman about the Recent Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan.

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PacRim Marketing Group Launches 500th Video About Hawaii in Japanese

03/07/2011

PacRim Marketing Group celebrated its 20th year anniversary by posting its 500th Japanese language video about Hawaii on YouTub...

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PacRim Marketing Group Promotes Kim Fujinaka

02/01/2011

PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. has promoted Kim Fujinaka to Integrated Marketing and Client Services Manager.

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PRTech Promotes Noriko Puaa

02/01/2011

PRTech, LLC, has promoted Noriko Puaa to Director of Operations.

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PRTech, PacRim's Sister Company, is SBA "Exporter of the Year"

04/25/2010

Hawaii SBA selects PRTech, a service industry exporter, as “Exporter of the Year”.

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PacRim Marketing Group Promotes Akiko Mori

02/04/2010

Akiko Mori Promoted to Chief Editor and Content Manager of Japanese Website.

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Saiko Nozaki Promoted to Producer and New Media Marketing Manager

12/16/2009

Saiko Nozaki Promoted to Producer and New Media Marketing Manager.

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Jennifer Erwin Promoted to General Manager at PacRim and PRTech

07/15/2009

Jennifer Erwin promoted to General Manager for PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. & PRTech, LLC.

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Chinese Students Blog About Hawaii

06/30/2009

Three students attending the Macau University of Science and Technology have started a blog in Chinese about Hawaii as part of ...

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PacRim Marketing Group Promotes Desiree Yamamoto

06/25/2009

PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. has promoted Desiree Yamamoto to Director of Integrated Marketing from Marketing and Client Servic...

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Is Japan's Travel Industry Ready for Twitter?

05/20/2009

The Twitter craze has spread like wildfire in the U.S. but it has yet to become a phenomenon in the Japanese market where high-...

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Hawaii Publishers Go Digital as Demand for Print Falls

05/01/2009

Pacific Journey Korea helps vacationers with pre-arrival plans.

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Hawaii Marketers Use ‘Tweets’ to Connect Japanese to Hawaii

04/24/2009

PacRim Marketing Group Inc., an international company based in Honolulu, has started “tweeting” in Japanese.

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PacRim Marketing Group And PRTech Win Tech Awards

03/27/2009

PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. and PRTech, LLC, won e-biz awards.

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PacRim Marketing Group To Publish Korean Language Visitor Publication On Oahu

11/18/2008

A new Oahu-based, Korean language magazine for visitors.

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Wally Amos Makes His Debut On Korean Web Site About Hawaii

08/01/2008

Wally's Baking Cookies Again in Waikiki!

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PRTech Launches MyRez 2.0

07/30/2008

PRTech has developed and introduced the first Hawaii-based multilingual reservations booking system, MyRez 2.0.

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PacRim Marketing Group Launches First Korean Web Portal Site About Hawaii

06/30/2008

The interactive site features news and information updated daily about Hawaii relevant to Koreans visiting or living in Hawaii.

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Japanese Download Official Hawaii Podcast Record Number of Times

05/06/2008

A weekly, 20-minute audio show recorded in Japanese and downloadable on computers, cell phones, and other digital palm devices ...

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Starwood Hotels Sponsors Official Hawaii Podcast

01/26/2008

The first title sponsor of the Official Hawaii Podcast.

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Happy New Year - 2008 - Year of the Rat

01/01/2008

A Rat Year is a time of hard work, activity, and renewal.

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