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Since 1978.


“People who perform a random act of kindness tend to underestimate how much the recipient will appreciate it,” shared an article I recently read, which reminded me of why the Professional Women’s Network is a vital organization. Our PWN members embody kindness…
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The Professional Women’s Network is dedicated to supporting professional and businesswomen in Hawaii, acting on the premise that mutual support is a necessary factor in bringing about personal growth and business success.

The Network’s objectives are to promote the exchange of professional ideas and provide an opportunity to share experiences that will help women expand their business position in the Hawaii marketplace.

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Come join us on
Thursday, March 23, 2023

The Professional Women’s Network Presents guest speaker,

Malia Zimmerman

An author, reporter, producer, and mom who will be speaking to us about her book:

Little Angel and How the Adventure Can Apply to Our Own

Malia Zimmerman

Malia Zimmerman

Malia Zimmerman is a woman of enormous talent! She is the editor and co-founder of Hawaii Reporter. She has worked as a consultant and contributor to several dozen media outlets including ABC 20/20, FOX News, MSNBC, the Wall Street Journal, UPI, and the Washington Times.

Malia Zimmerman is also a children’s book author, songwriter, and video editor. Born and raised in Kailua on Oahu, Malia is an avid Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddler, Dragon Boat paddler, and surfer.

Malia will share with us about her book, The Little Angel, and inspire us through her book and her wisdom gained over the years of her adventures. Inside each of us is a “Little Angel.”

Read her Bio for more detailed information READ MALIA’S BIO

Luncheon Fee
Members: $45
Non-members: $50



2023 Board of Director Members

From Left to Right:

Lee LaBrash — Executive Director (Supports the Board who supports the Membership)
Evelyn Stiefel — President
Audrey Hutton — Arrangements Director
Amber Ricci — Membership Director & Spring Event Director
Marilyn David — Vice President
Michael Cobb — Fall Event Director

*Not pictured is Evelyn’s, President Advisor, Mary Houghton (Past President)

Evelyn Stiefel


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Tricia Drago


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Michael Cobb

Fall Event Director

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Marilyn Rideb David

Vice President

Marilyn Rideb David

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Audrey Hutton

Arrangements Director - Past-President Advisor

Audrey Hutton

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Jeannie Shaw

Scholarship Director

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Lee LaBrash

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Amber Ricci

Spring Event Director/Membership Dir.

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Mary Houghton

2023 Past President — Advisor

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Lisa ‘Charlie’ Teixeira
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Evelyn Stiefel
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Lee LaBrash
Executive Director
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Tricia Drago
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Audrey Hutton
Arrangements Director
PWN Past-President Advisor

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Michael Cobb
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Jeannie Shaw
Scholarship Director
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Amber Ricci
Spring Event Director/Membership Dir.
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Carol Williams
Executive Director
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Tania Fukuda-Freuler, CLTC
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Barbara Guss
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Mary Houghton @

Elizabeth ‘Biz’ Kellam
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Sharon Mujtabaa
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Cathy Pierce
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Barbara Abe
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Christie Adams
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Dr. Janaki Berman
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Diana Bollenbaugh
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Rita Coury
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Elaine Myers Hammond
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Linda Rose Herman
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Peggy M. Jackson, DPA, CPCU
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Robyn Ocepek McCreary
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Yvonne Miller
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Eileen M.S. Nims
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Holly Rudin-Braschi
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Nancy Evans Tudor
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Kate Bliss
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Abbey Kent
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Joanne Holbrook
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Dr. Elizabeth Christenson

Claire Niibu-Akau
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Kanika “Nikki” Utley
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Jennifer Vinson
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Marilyn Rideb David

Sonya K. Spitznas
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Dr. Janaki Berman

Kawika Rich

Sandra Larsen

Carlie “Hoku” Stevens-Britos

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