AWARDS

2017
MAGGIE Award “Best Use of Video in Editorial Long Form/Consumer" FLUX Hawaii
MAGGIE Award “Best Cover (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer” FLUX Hawaii
MAGGIE Award “Visitor’s Guides (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer" Lei Magazine
MAGGIE Award “Best Editorial Layout (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer” Living by Halekulani
Pele ADDY® "Special Judge's Award" Palm, The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group
Pele ADDY® "Special Judge's Award" RESERVE, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
Pele Gold ADDY® “Editorial Spread or Feature” Palm, The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group
Pele Gold ADDY® “Cover Series” Hopper, Mokulele Airlines
Pele Gold ADDY® “Magazine Design” Palm, The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group
Pele Gold ADDY® “Microsite” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Gold ADDY® “Digital Publication” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Gold ADDY® “Elements of Advertising Still Photography B&W” Palm, The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group
Pele Gold ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” RESERVE, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
Pele Silver ADDY® “Editorial Spread or Feature” Living, Halekulani
Pele Silver ADDY® “Magazine Design” Living, Halekulani
Pele Silver ADDY® “Magazine Design” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Silver ADDY® “Magazine Design” Lei Magazine
Pele Silver ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” Living, Halekulani
Pele Silver ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” Lei Magazine
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Cover” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Elements of Advertising Still Photography Color” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Elements of Advertising Still Photography Color” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” TABLE, Vive Hotel

2016
Pa'i Award First Place "Visitor Publication Excellence (Circ. under 500,000)" Halekulani Living
Pa'i Award First Place "Essay Photography" FLUX Hawaii
Pa'i Award Second Place "Arts & Entertainment" Halekulani Living
Pa'i Award Second Place "Online Video" FLUX Hawaii
MAGGIE Award “Visitor’s Guides (Circ. under 75,000)/ Consumer" Lei Magazine
MAGGIE Award “Best Series of Editorial Photographs/ Trade & Consumer” FLUX Hawaii
Pele ADDY® "Best of Show in Design" Lei Magazine
Pele Gold ADDY® “Publication Design – Book Design” RESERVE, Waikiki Parc Hotel
Pele Gold ADDY® “Publication Design – Entire Magazine Design” Lei Magazine
Pele Gold ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” Lei Magazine
Pele Silver ADDY® “Cinema Advertising – In-Theater Commercials or Slides” HIFF Moments Trailer, HIFF
Pele Silver ADDY® “Cinema Advertising – Movie Trailers” HIFF Moments Trailer, HIFF
Pele Silver ADDY® “Elements of Advertising – Cinematography” HIFF Moments Trailer, HIFF
Pele Silver ADDY® “Out of Home – Posters – Campaign” HIFF Moments, HIFF
Pele Silver ADDY® “Publication Design – Editorial Spread or Feature” Living, Halekulani
Pele Silver ADDY® “Publication Design – Entire Magazine Design” Living, Halekulani
Pele Silver ADDY® “Publication Design – Entire Magazine Design” Chinatown
Pele Silver ADDY® “Publication Design – Entire Magazine Design” Forward Journal, Ward Village
Pele Silver ADDY® “Publication Design – Magazine or Book Cover” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Silver ADDY® “Publication Design – Magazine or Book Cover” FLUX Hawaii
Pele Silver ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” Hopper, Mokulele Airlines
Pele Silver ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” Living, Halekulani
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Publication Design – Cover, Editorial Spread or Feature  – Series” Foundry, Our Kaka’ako
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Publication Design – Entire Magazine Design” RESERVE, Waikiki Parc Hotel
Pele Bronze ADDY® “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” TABLE, Vive Hotel

2015
MAGGIE Award "Visitor’s Guides, Guides, Catalogues & Directories (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer" Lei Magazine
MAGGIE Award "Best Overall Publication Design (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer" ROOM+SERVICE
Pele Gold ADDY® "Collateral Material – Magazine Design" Foundry–Makers, Kamehameha Schools
Pele Gold ADDY® "Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design" Lei Magazine
Pele Silver ADDY®"Collateral Material – Magazine Design" ROOM + SERVICE, Hotel Renew
Pele Silver ADDY® "Advertising for the Arts & Sciences – Integrated Campaign" #MyHIFFMoment, HIFF
Pele Silver ADDY® "Elements of Advertising – Photography Campaign" Faces of HIFF
Pele Silver ADDY® "Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design" ROOM + SERVICE, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
Pele Bronze ADDY® "Collateral Material – Cover" ROOM + SERVICE, Hotel Renew
Pele Bronze ADDY® "Spread or Feature" Kikaha "The Making Mill", Island Air
Pele Bronze ADDY® "Collateral Material – Magazine Design" Chinatown: The Nothing

2014
Pele Silver ADDY® "Publication Design" Our Foundry

2013
Pele ADDY® "Best of Show in Design" innov8
Pele ADDY® "Special Judge's Award" innov8
Pele Gold ADDY® "Travel & Tourism – Book Design" ROOM+SERVICE
Pele Gold ADDY® "Collateral Material – Publication Design Series" innov8
Pele Silver ADDY® "Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design" innov8
Pele Gold ADDY® "Collateral Material - Publication Design Cover" FLUX Hawaii
Pele Bronze ADDY® "Collateral Material – (Entire) Magazine Design" FLUX Hawaii

2012
Pele Gold ADDY® “Publication Design,” ROOM+SERVICE
Pele Gold ADDY® “Travel & Tourism - Print,” innov8

2011
Pele Silver ADDY® “Collateral Material: Publication Design,” innov8

2010
Pele Silver ADDY® “Collateral Material: Publication Design,” innov8



NMG IN THE MEDIA

FLUX Hawaii Pop-Up Shop: New York Fashion Week

September 9 2015  |  New York Times

Make-A-Wish Hawaii adds NMG’s Joe Bock to Young Leaders Board

December 8 2014  |  Pacific Business News

PBN’s Forty Under 40 Class of 2014

May 30 2014  |  Pacific Business News

Island Air Unveils New In-flight Magazine

 April 8 2014  |  Star Advertiser

Nella Media Group Names Mike Wiley as Group Publisher

April 8, 2014  |  Pacific Business News

NMG to Launch Hawaii Magazine for Gay Tourism Market

March 7, 2014  |  Pacific Business News

Hawaii business leaders doing good for the community.

March 7, 2014  |  Pacific Business News

Nella Media Group Announces First National Publication, Lei!

February 18, 2014  |  Destination Marketing Hawaii

Hawaii Businesses Cash in on Marriage Equality Act

February 14, 2014  |  Pacific Business News

NMG, Incentient Provide Hotel Ads for Hawaii clients

January 23, 2014  |  Pacific Business News

No Shave November Hints to Just How Traditional Dress Code Policies Remain

November 29, 2013  |  Pacific Business News

How I … got into 15,000 hotel rooms in three years

November 15, 2013  |  Pacific Business News

NMG to publish in-flight mag for Ellison’s Island Air

October 17, 2013  |  Pacific Business News

Young publishing team sees future in print

January 11, 2013  |  Pacific Business News

Chinatown Scrub Down

October 9, 2013  |  Star Adversiter

Nella Media Group gets into Starwood’s Hawaii hotel rooms

August 16, 2013  |  Pacific Business News

Nella Media Group to double Honolulu office space

June 27, 2013  |  Pacific Business News

expansion Lessons

March 11, 2011  |  Small Biz

Hawaii Pele Award winners announced

April 12, 2010  |  Pacific Business News

Go! chooses Honolulu agency for in-flight magazine

March 28, 2009  |  Pacific Business News

New in-flight mag for Hawaii’s go!

July 13, 2009  |  Pacific Business News

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PRESS RELEASEs

Follow Us on Our Journey as FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha Down Under with Sydney Pop-Up Shop

May 9, 2017

Nella Media Group Receives Four MAGGIE Awards and 19 Awards at the 2017 Pele ADDY Advertising Awards, Including Two Judge’s Awards and Seven Pele Gold ADDY Awards

May 3, 2017

FLUX Hawaii General Store to Pop Up in Venice, California + Nella Media Group and Klick Communications to Then “Lei Over” in the Big Apple

August 18, 2016

Nella Media Group Announces PALM, a Custom Publication for the Residents of Luxury Developments by The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group

August 4, 2016

Nella Media Group Honored with Two Maggie Awards, 19 Awards at the Pele ADDY Awards Show, Including "Best in Show" Honors, and Advances to AAF Nationals

May 12, 2016

NMG Extends Partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii and Adds Distribution Partners Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, and the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

May 5, 2016

Nella Media Group Publishes Living Custom Brand Publication for Halekulani

March 30, 2016

Nella Media Group to Publish Program for the 2016 Honolulu Performances of THE BOOK OF MORMON

January 7, 2016

FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha To New York Fashion Week with Pop-Up
General Store in Collaboration with Mori and Events by OVB and DBEDT

August 26, 2015

Nella Media Group Wins at Prestigious MAGGIE Awards and Pele ADDY® Awards

 May 4, 2015

NMG Names Mike Wiley as Group Publisher

 April 7, 2014

Incentient, the Global Leader of Touchscreen Hospitality Technology,  Partners with Nella Media Group for Regional Sales

 February 5, 2014

Nella Media Group Announces Launch of its First National Title:  Lei, a Hawaii Travel & Lifestyle Publication for the LGBT Traveler

 January 17, 2014

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii Selects Nella Media Group’s  ROOM+SERVICE to Complement its In-room Guest Experience

 August 15, 2013

Nella Media Group Announces Increased Visitor Readership with Addition of Distribution Partners Island Air, Polynesian Adventure Tours, The Modern Honolulu and Classic Resorts

 October 17, 2013

Ink, the Global Leader of In-flight Publications,  Appoints Nella Media Group as Hawaii Sales Representative

 June 12, 2013

Nella Media Group to Publish Program for the  2014 Honolulu Performances of Disney’s The Lion King

 May 7, 2013

Nella Media Group Awarded Best of Show in Design, a Special Judge’s Award, and Five Regional ADDY® Awards at 2013 Pele Awards Ceremony

 April 30, 2013

Nella Media Group Appoints Keely Bruns as VP Marketing & Advertising

 April 2, 2013

Nella Media Group Appoints Joe Bock as Chief Operating Officer

 October 11, 2012

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FLUX Hawaii General Store to Pop Up in Venice, California + Nella Media Group and Klick Communications to Then “Lei Over” in the Big Apple

Honolulu, Hawaii – The FLUX Hawaii General Store, presented by Hawaiian Airlines, will pop up on “the coolest block in America,” Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, Los Angeles, from September 2–5, beginning with an invitation-only VIP launch event hosted by Klick Communications on Thursday, September 1. Following the pop up, Nella Media Group and Klick Communications will take Hawaii on the road to New York City. There, the Hawaii team will host pau hana (happy hour), dubbed the Lei Over, to highlight what’s happening in the Islands and to profile Hawaii’s creative talent. For more information visit events.fluxhawaii.com

The FLUX Hawaii General Store is made possible with support from Hawaiian Airlines, Creative Industries – a division within the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (CID/DBEDT), Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii, and BAM! (Best Anything Message), a free app at www.BAM.me that allows users to upgrade their communication. 

After two successful years in the Big Apple during New York Fashion Week, the FLUX Hawaii General Store will make its way to the West Coast with a lineup of nearly 70 Hawaii-based artisans and brands. Store items will span fashion, accessories, homewares, skincare, food, drink – and even Hawaii-inspired pet supplies.

"Each of our events is designed to showcase Hawaii as a truly unique and contemporary destination," said Jason Cutinella, CEO, Nella Media Group. “We consider ourselves ambassadors of the state when we take the show on the road and invite anyone with an interest in our community to join us at the FLUX Hawaii General Store.

"In addition to Hawaii-themed programming and in-store events, the FLUX Hawaii General Store will feature special performances by Creative Lab Music Immersive artists Kimié Miner (Hoku Award Winner, Best Contemporary Album of the Year 2016); Izik, dubbed one of the most exciting emerging pop and R&B artists; and Streetlight Cadence, the Hoku Award-winning (Best Alternative Album of the Year in 2016), four-piece, pop-folk band.

The invite-only Lei Over event in New York City will be held at a Manhattan-based, Hawaii-inspired hot spot.

FLUX HAWAII GENERAL STORE:

When: VIP invitation-only launch event, Thursday, September 1

General Store hours, Friday, September 2–Monday, September 5, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

Where: BAM! Space, 1306 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, Los Angeles

Featured Hawaii artisans and brands: Fighting Eel, Big Bad Wolf, Fitted, Jams World, Language of the Birds, Of One Sea, OluKai, Reyn Spooner, Sig Zane, S.Tory Standards, Vizume, With Love From Paradise, Amelia Samari, ByChari, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Blue, Island Fin, Jana Lam, Leimano, Lesportsac, Mori by Art + Flea, MiNei Designs, Martin & MacArthur, Mini Meems, Myte, Rolling Death Maui, Slowtide, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, YKnot Bowties, AJ Feducia, Greenroom, John Hook, Mark Cunningham, Wayne Levin, Steven Kean, Ho‘okani Music Company, Island Penman, Liliko‘i Creative, Mau-House, Mistprint, Mōno, Seeds and Stone, Wood HI, Malie Organics, KH Apothecary, North Shore Soap, The Public Pet, Mimi by Reise Kochi, Maipup, Big Island Candies, Hawaiian Host, Hawaiian Ola, Kōloa Rum, Kona Brewing Company, Kona Coffee Purveyors, Monkeypod Jam, SPAM, and Shaka Tea.

For more information visit events.fluxhawaii.com.

Media contacts:

Bree Dallwitz, Klick Communications, (808) 333-1887, bree@klickcommunications.com

Joe Bock, Nella Media Group, (808) 351-7387, joe@nellamediagroup.com

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About FLUX Hawaii

Portraying today’s Hawaii, a culture and people always in flux, FLUX Hawaii is a nationally distributed quarterly lifestyle magazine for the forward-thinking demographic that reorients how people think about the islands, showcasing the vibrant arts, culture, and community that continue to incite wonder and allure. For more information, visit fluxhawaii.com. FLUX Hawaii is a Nella Media Group (NMG) publication.

About Nella Media Group

Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG has become a leader in travel and creative publishing for the Pacific Region. NMG generates more than 8 million annual reader impressions through its portfolio of custom publications including RESERVE and TABLE, the in-room books for more than 40 hotels and resorts; Living, the official in-room publication of Halekulani; Kīkaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed quarterly lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed Hawaii travel publication for the LGBT community; PALM, a custom magazine for residents of the luxury condominiums by Hawaii developers The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide; Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater.

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres and Rhapsody for United Airlines; American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines. Learn more at nellamediagroup.com.

About Klick Communications

Klick is a communications collective that harnesses the unexpected to boost a brand’s influence. An award-winning team of curious and creative specialists in Honolulu, Los Angeles, and Sydney, Klickstars believe that people should be at the center of every decision a brand makes and that insight-led ideas always win. They know the world has changed and will continue to change, every single day. Consumers lead this change and it’s the challenge to keep ahead that drives this team to collaborate on awesome work with their partners. Specializing in travel, consumer products, major events and lifestyle (fashion, retail and luxury brands). Learn more at KlickCommunications.com.


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Nella Media Group Announces PALM, a Custom Publication for the Residents of Luxury Developments by The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group today announced that in November it will publish the inaugural issue of PALM, a custom magazine for residents of the luxury condominiums by Hawaii developers The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group—the first book of its kind in the state of Hawaii. Published tri-annually, PALM will explore the relaxed, world-class way of life that is available at the residences, defined by anticipatory service, resort-like amenities, an intense pride of work, and Hawaii style and comfort. The introductory issue of the magazine will be hand-delivered to residents of One Ala Moana, Hokua, and Capitol Place, and mailed to those who have purchased residences in Park Lane, which is currently in development.

PALM will feature contemporary content, highlights, and stories related to on-site businesses, luxury fashion editorial, and Hawaii’s people, places, and lifestyle. The attention to detail seen in the residences and the use of refined and carefully selected materials will be reflected in PALM, the first brand publication for the developers and the first publication developed specifically for their clientele. To ensure that the vast majority of residents of The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group’s luxury developments are able to enjoy the publication, it will be written in English and include Japanese translations and summary translations in Korean.

Alana Kobayashi Pakkala, EVP and Partner, Kobayashi Group stated, “We are excited to be a part of this new venture and are developing this publication in conjunction with NMG to continue to foster a sense of community within our developments." Emily Reber Porter, EVP of Operations and Strategy, The MacNaughton Group added, “Our residents are a diverse group with an appreciation for excellence. PALM will endeavor to showcase the very best of what Hawaii has to offer.”

“We are very excited to start this new, very specific style of luxury publication with The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.  “Our company has always strived for excellence in design while maintaining a relaxed, contemporary feel. We strive to provide this global audience with something in which they feel invested, they love and that they hold on to for a long time,” he continued.Ad positions in the initial issue of PALM will be available through September 2016. 

To reserve space please contact sales@nellamediagroup.com.

ABOUT THE DEVELOPERS

The MacNaughton Group is a real estate investment, development, and services firm with expertise refined over four decades in Hawaii. It specializes in commercial and residential property investment and development, with a core focus on the retail and residential sectors. Its enduring commitment to the community of Hawaii drives business decisions that enhance the quality of life for local residents and visitors alike.

Kobayashi Group is a privately owned and managed boutique real estate development/investment firm with its focus solely in Hawaii. It brings unparalleled experience in successfully developing golf resorts, and residential communities and schools in the State of Hawaii. As a local business, it is aware of development issues unique to Hawaii and has had significant influence on the development and business landscape of Hawaii.

Together, The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group have blazed the path for developing innovative residences in Hawaii for over a decade. They are now collaborating on the one-of-a-kind ultra-luxury low-rise condominium aptly named Park Lane, spanning nearly 8 acres on the makai side of Ala Moana Center.

ABOUT NMG

Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG has become a leader in travel and creative publishing for the Pacific Region. NMG generates more than 8 million annual reader impressions through its portfolio of custom publications including RESERVE and TABLE by ROOM+SERVICE, in-room books for over 40 hotels and resorts, and ROOM+SERVICE, its pre-arrival website; Living, the official in-room publication of Halekulani; Kīkaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed quarterly lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed Hawaii travel publication for the LGBT community; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide; Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater.

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres andRhapsody for United Airlines and American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines. Learn more at nellamediagroup.com.


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Nella Media Group Honored with Two Maggie Awards, 19 Awards at the Pele ADDY Awards Show, Including "Best in Show" Honors, and Advances to AAF Nationals

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group today announced it was the recipient of two Maggie Awards, after being nominated for eight, at the publishing industry’s most prestigious event in the western U.S., held last weekend in Los Angeles by the Western Publishing Association. NMG was fresh off a big win from the American Advertising Federation District 13 awards ceremony in Honolulu, held on April 23, receiving a total of 19 awards including the show’s top honors of Best in Show – Design for Lei magazine.

NMG was awarded three Pele Gold Regional ADDY awards for its RESERVE in-room publication and Lei magazine—both of which went on to represent Hawaii’s publishing industry in the national American Advertising Awards, the world’s largest advertising competition—as well as 12 silver and three bronze Pele Awards. Lei has been selected as a finalist in the national competition to be held on June 7, in Anaheim.

“We are excited and humbled to have received this recognition from the leading publishing and design organizations in Hawaii and the western U.S.,” said Jason Cutinella, Nella Media Group CEO. “I am very proud of our team and thankful for each of our partners who continue to grow with our company.”

Maggie Awards

Lei, an annual, nationally distributed LGBT travel publication received the Maggie Award for “Visitor’s Guides” in the “Circulation Under 75,000 Consumer” category.

FLUX Hawaii, a quarterly, nationally distributed travel and lifestyle publication received the Maggie Award for “Best Series of Editorial Photographs” in the “Trade & Consumer” category.

Pele Regional ADDY Awards

Reserve, a semi-annual, in-room, luxury publication produced for 17 premier Hawaii hotels and resorts, received the 2016 Pele Gold Regional ADDY in the “Publication Design – Book Design” category.

Lei was awarded the 2016 Pele Gold Regional ADDY awards in the “Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design” and “Publication Design – Entire Magazine Design” categories for its second annual issue.

Lei has been selected as a finalist in the national American Advertising Awards competition, the winners of which will be announced at the ceremony on June 7, at Disneyland Resort.

For a complete list of this year’s, and previous, recognition of NMG’s work, please visit nellamediagroup.com/press.

ABOUT NMG
Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG has become a leader in travel and creative publishing for the Pacific Region. NMG generates more than 8 million annual reader impressions through its portfolio of custom publications including RESERVE and TABLE by ROOM+SERVICE, in-room books for over 40 hotels and resorts, and ROOM+SERVICE, its pre-arrival website; Living, the official in-room publication of Halekulani; Kīkaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed quarterly lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed Hawaii travel publication for the LGBT community; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide;Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater.

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres andRhapsody for United Airlines and American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines. Learn more at nellamediagroup.com.

Media contact: Joe Bock - (808) 351-7387 - joe@nellamediagroup.com

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NMG Extends Partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii and Adds Distribution Partners Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, and the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group (NMG) today announced it has extended its custom publishing agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii. Since January 2014 NMG has produced an exclusive, property-branded, in-room publication for each of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii's of its 11 branded resorts on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island. The company also announced that beginning with the August 2016 issue of RESERVE, distribution for the luxury in-room publication will grow with the addition of three new partners: Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, and the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. 

RESERVE is the premier in-room publication for Hawaii’s most luxurious hotels and resorts. With the addition of the new partners, the title will be the official publication for 18 luxury properties across the state. Published semi-annually, fully customized versions of RESERVE are delivered to each resort distribution partner in February and August of each year.“We are honored to continue our relationship with Starwood Hotel & Resorts, which has been a great experience,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.  “The addition of new partners Waikiki Beach Marriott, Hawaii Prince and the Surfjack is also very exciting for us. After five years of producing in-room media with some of the best hotels in Hawaii we are thrilled to continue growing the program.”

With a focus on connecting travelers with authentic experiences, NMG’s travel media has been well received by both hoteliers and guests. The company’s titles and creative work were awarded two MAGGIE Awards from the Western Publishing Association at the 2015 ceremony in Los Angeles. The company has also received numerous Regional ADDY "Pele" Awards including Best in Show – Design (2), Special Judge’s Award, Pele Gold (10), Pele Silver (19), and Pele Bronze (8).Ad positions in the upcoming issue of RESERVE will be available through May 9, 2016. 

To reserve space in any NMG publication, please contact your NMG sales representative or email sales@nellamediagroup.com.

ABOUT NMG
In addition to its newest distribution partners, NMG produces the in-room publications for more than 40 hotels and resorts including Halekulani Corporation’s Waikiki Parc Hotel, Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Classic Resorts, Courtyard Waikiki Beach by Marriott, Equus Hotel, Hotel Renew by Aston, Hotel Wailea, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, Marina Tower Hotel, Paradise Bay Resort, The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, and Vive Hotel Waikiki. 

Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG has become a leader in travel and creative publishing for the Pacific Region. NMG generates more than 8 million annual reader impressions through its portfolio of custom publications including RESERVE and TABLE by ROOM+SERVICE, in-room books for over 40 hotels and resorts, and ROOM+SERVICE, its pre-arrival website; Living, the official in-room publication of Halekulani; Kīkaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed quarterly lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed Hawaii travel publication for the LGBT community; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide;Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater.

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres andRhapsody for United Airlines and American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines. Learn more at nellamediagroup.com.

Media contact: Joe Bock - (808) 351-7387 - joe@nellamediagroup.com

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Follow Us on Our Journey as FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha Down Under with Sydney Pop-Up Shop

Honolulu, Hawaii – The FLUX Hawaii Shop, presented by Hawaii Tourism Oceania (HTO), will pop up Down Under, in Sydney, Australia to celebrate HTO’s Month of Lei. The event will kick off with an invitation-only VIP launch on Wednesday, May 24. The FLUX Hawaii Shop will offer goods for sale by a variety of Hawaii-based artisans and brands including fashion, accessories, stationery, and art, and host a diverse schedule of Hawaii cultural and creative workshops and “talk stories.” In addition, FLUX will debut a new line of products made in collaboration with select vendors that will be sold exclusively at the FLUX Hawaii Shop during its launch.  This will include leather goods made in collaboration with Leather Soul and Reyn Spooner; apparel with Matt Bruening, Salvage Public and HVN Apparel; slip-ons with Island Slipper; and accessories with Jana Lam, Beachcake, and Miemiko. 

The Sydney event follows three years of exciting FLUX Hawaii events including an event during New York Fashion Week, and pop-up shops in Brooklyn, New York City, and Venice, Los Angeles. This year the FLUX Hawaii Shop will offer visitors a curated selection of nearly 30 Hawaii-based and Hawaii-inspired brands. 

"Our goal is to showcase the FLUX Hawaii brand, which represents the current of Hawaii, along with all of our Hawaii partners, to Sydney, and Australia as a whole," said Jason Cutinella, CEO, NMG / Nella Media Group . "We feel the people of Australia share a similar lifestyle and a love for Hawaii culture. Each of the events at the FLUX Hawaii Shop are designed to share the truly unique and contemporary nature of Hawaii. We are grateful to each of our sponsors and partners who have come together to make this possible," he continued.

Hawaii Tourism Oceania Australia Country Manager Kerri Anderson, said HTO was thrilled to be a partner in the FLUX Hawaii Shop. “Australians absolutely love Hawaii – over 300,000 Aussies visit the islands each year,” she said. “Hawaii’s traditional culture and aloha spirit are world famous, but to be able to support Hawaii-based artists and musicians to come to Australia to showcase the modern Hawaii will help Australians see a different side of Hawaii culture. We are proud to support the inaugural visit of the FLUX Hawaii Shop to Australia.”

The FLUX Hawaii Shop is made possible with support from Hawaii Tourism Oceania, the Creative Industries Division of the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (CID/DBEDT), Hawaiian Airlines, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, and Klick Communications. In addition to Hawaii-themed programming and in-store events the Shop will feature special performances, made possible by CID/DBEDT, by Creative Lab Music Immersive artists Kimié Miner, who won the Na Hoku "Best Contemporary Album of the Year 2016" award and Izik, dubbed one of Hawaii’s most exciting emerging pop and R&B artists.

THE FLUX HAWAII SHOP

When: VIP Invitation-only launch event, Wednesday, May 24

FLUX Hawaii Shop hours: Thursday, May 25 – Sunday, May 28, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.

Where: 17 Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney, NSW 2021

Featured artisans and brands: Barrio Vintage, Beachcake, Hawaiian Bath and Body, Honolulu Cookie Company, HVN Apparel, Island Slipper, Jams World, Jana Lam, Leather Soul, Mark Cunningham, Martin & MacArthur, Matt Bruening, Miemiko, Olukai, Reyn Spooner, Salvage Public, Sig Zane Designs, Steven Kean, and Wayne Levin.

For more information, visit shop.fluxhawaii.com.  

ABOUT NMG

Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG specializes in travel media for the Pacific Region including custom content for its select airline and hotel partners. NMG inspires travelers through its array of media including RESERVE and TABLE, the custom publications for 47 hotels and resorts; Living, the tri-annual publication for Halekulani; Kīkaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed tri-annual lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed travel publication for the LGBT community; PALM, a custom tri-annual magazine for residents of the luxury condominiums by Hawaii developers The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide; Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater. 

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres and Rhapsody for United Airlines; American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines. 

Learn more at nellamediagroup.com.

Media contact: Joe Bock - (808) 351-7387 - joe@nellamediagroup.com

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Nella Media Group Publishes Living Custom Brand Publication for Halekulani

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG/Nella Media Group today announced it will now publish Living, a contemporary, branded publication for Halekulani hotel, three times per year. Living serves as the official in-room media for the renowned Waikiki property. Living is designed to complement the understated elegance enjoyed by Halekulani guests with content focused on the art of living well. 

The first issue of Living published by NMG arrived in-room at Halekulani on November 1, 2015. The next issue will be published May 1, 2016 and every four months thereafter. Copies of each issue are also mailed directly to the homes of select Halekulani guests and patrons. For more information or to receive the advertising media kit, please contact sales@nellamediagroup.com.

Halekulani is the most internationally acclaimed of all Hawaii hotels, blending serenity and understated elegance with exceptional service. Renowned for its lavish accommodations and stellar cuisine, the 453-room hotel has long served as a preferred haven for celebrities, dignitaries, and CEOs alike.

“NMG has developed a reputation for producing beautiful visitor publications of lasting value, tailored specifically to a client’s brand and individual needs,” said Liana Mulleitner, Director of Marketing at Halekulani Corporation. “We are excited about this partnership and the truly unique, exciting and inspiring piece for our guests.”

“It is an honor to work with Halekulani, an organization dedicated to excellence in all that it does,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO. “We are thankful for this opportunity and for all of our partners, contributors, and team members who have worked hard to improve visitors’ experiences. Our goal has been to provide Halekulani with an authentic extension of their brand that guests will enjoy with three issues per year,” he continued.

NMG’s travel publications have been well received by both hoteliers and guests. The company’s titles and creative were awarded two MAGGIE Awards from the Western Publishing Association at the 2015 ceremony in Los Angeles. The company has also received multiple Pele Regional ADDY Awards including Best in Show – Design, Special Judge’s Award, Pele Gold (7), Pele Silver (8), and Pele Bronze (4). 

ABOUT HALEKULANI

Since its inception in 1984 as one of the world’s finest and most acclaimed independent luxury hotels, Halekulani has received more than 500 accolades, awards and honoraria. The property is one of The World’s Best Hotels on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2015 Gold List and was voted Best Hotel on Oahu in Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels for 2015. Halekulani is home to SpaHalekulani, House Without a Key, Lewers Lounge, Orchids and La Mer, Hawaii’s longest, consecutively ranked AAA 5 Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurant. For twenty years, Halekulani has maintained a strong commitment to arts and culture through exclusive alliances with Oahu’s most iconic cultural venues. Halekulani is operated by the Hotels and Resorts of Halekulani, a brand management division of the Honolulu-based Halekulani Corporation, which also oversees the Waikiki Parc Hotel. Halekulani is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is aligned with Tokyo’s legendary Imperial Hotel.

Stay connected with Halekulani via halekulani.com, on Twitter and Instagram at @HalekulaniHotel or on Facebook at Halekulani Hotel

ABOUT NMG

In addition to Living, NMG produces the in-room publications for over 40 hotels and resorts including Halekulani Corporation’s Waikiki Parc Hotel, Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Classic Resorts, Courtyard Waikiki Beach by Marriott, Equus Hotel, Hotel Renew by Aston, Hotel Wailea, Hyatt Regency, Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, Marina Tower Hotel, Paradise Bay Resort, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii, The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, and Vive Hotel Waikiki.

Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG has become a leader in travel and creative publishing for the Pacific Region. NMG generates more than 8 million annual reader impressions through its portfolio of custom publications including RESERVE and TABLE by ROOM+SERVICE, in-room books for over 40 hotels and resorts, and ROOM+SERVICE, its pre-arrival website; Living, the official in-room publication of Halekulani; Kikaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed quarterly lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed Hawaii travel publication for the LGBT community; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide; Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; Forward Journal, a custom publication for The Howard Hughes Corporation; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater.

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres and Rhapsody for United Airlines; American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines; 1927, a premium magazine distributed on 27 private jet companies.

Media contact: Joe Bock - (808) 351-7387 - joe@nellamediagroup.com

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Nella Media Group Awarded Best of Show in Design, a Special Judge’s Award, and Five Regional ADDY® Awards at 2013 Pele Awards Ceremony

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group, today announced three of its publications as recipients of Regional ADDY® or “Pele” Awards this past weekend at the American Advertising Federation District 13 awards ceremony.  In addition to the three Gold, one Silver, and one Bronze ADDY® Awards, NMG was honored to receive Best of Show in Design and a Special Judge’s Award for innov8 magazine.

With a focus on content for the modern traveler, ROOM+SERVICE, the in-room guestbook for Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Castle Resorts & Hotels, Hotel Renew, The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Waikiki Parc Hotel, Courtyard Waikiki Beach, Equus Hotel, and Marina Tower Hotel, was awarded the Gold ADDY® in the Travel & Tourism – Book Design category.

Committed to captivating imagery, strong editorial features and contemporary design, innov8, the in-flight magazine for go!, a Hawaii regional airline, was awarded the Gold ADDY® in the Collateral Material – Publication Design Series category, and the Silver ADDY® in the Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design category.
 
FLUX Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine for the forward-thinking demographic featuring the latest in local arts and culture, was awarded the Gold ADDY® in the Collateral Material - Publication Design Cover category and the Bronze ADDY® in Collateral Material – (Entire) Magazine Design category.

"We are honored to have once again received the top media and design awards in the state for our publications. As always, I am proud of our incredible team and all of their hard work and dedication," said CEO Jason Cutinella. "While we continue to grow and move forward we strive to remain humble and appreciate the partners who make our work possible.  Thank you to the airline, hotels, readers, and advertisers who continue to support us,” continued Cutinella.
With an annual readership of over 4.25 million, NMG's publications include ROOM+SERVICE, innov8 magazine, FLUX Hawaii magazine, and Chinatown Newspaper.

ABOUT AAF The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association, and the only association representing all facets of the advertising industry, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and acts as the "Unifying Voice for Advertising."  The ADDY Awards (or the American Advertising Awards) is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 50,000 entries every year in local ADDY competitions.  The mission of the ADDY competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising.  The “PELE Awards” is our local District 13 ADDY Competition, which recognizes the best advertising and design work created in Hawaii during the preceding calendar year (January 2012 to December 2012). For more information visit http://peleawards.com/archive.

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Nella Media Group to Publish Program for the  2014 Honolulu Performances of Disney’s The Lion King

Honolulu, Hawaii – WestCoast Entertainment has invited Nella Media Group (NMG) to publish the theater program guide for the 2014 Honolulu performances of Disney’s THE LION KING. An advertisement in the official production program will provide over 150,000 patron impressions who will attend one of the show’s more than 60 performances and who will recognize advertisers as supporters of the arts in Hawaii.

NMG invites you to be a part of the exciting 2014 season of THE LION KING in Honolulu.  For inquiries on bringing your company’s brand and message to the more than 150,000 expected attendees through the exclusive playbill program please email Keely Bruns, NMG VP Marketing & Advertising, at kbruns@nellamediagroup.com. There is very limited ad space available so act now to reserve yours.
 
Back by popular demand, THE LION KING will return to Honolulu for the first time since its triumphant premiere in September 2007, where the production played a sold-out run at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. This exclusive, eight-week return engagement at the Blaisdell Concert Hall begins Tuesday, January 14, 2014 and plays through Sunday, March 9, 2014.  Opening night is set for Thursday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.  Individual tickets for THE LION KING will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, July 20, 2013.

The North American touring productions of THE LION KING have been seen by more than 14 million theatergoers, grossing over $983 million to date.  Having already played more than 70 cities across North America, THE LION KING now proudly makes its Honolulu return at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.

ABOUT THE LION KING THE LION KING is among the most successful titles in entertainment history, with a cumulative gross in excess of $5 billion. Since its Broadway premiere in 1997, the production has been seen by more than 66 million people in 20 countries. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), THE LION KING is only the second show in history to generate five productions worldwide running 10 or more years.  Translated into seven different languages, THE LION KING can currently be seen on Broadway and on tour across North America, Japan, the UK, Hamburg and Madrid.

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Nella Media Group Announces Increased Visitor Readership with Addition of Distribution Partners Island Air, Polynesian Adventure Tours, The Modern Honolulu and Classic Resorts

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced distribution for its Hawaii visitor media will grow with the addition of five new partners. Beginning December 1, 2013 the company will publish Island Air, the in-flight magazine for Island Air, and starting March 1, 2014, will begin publishing the on-board magazine for Polynesian Adventure Tours/Gray Line Hawaii. The company also welcomes three new hotel partners to its custom hotel book and digital program, ROOM+SERVICE: The Modern Honolulu, and the Classic Resorts of Kaanapali Alii and Mauna Lani Point.

“We are honored to add as partners these outstanding transportation and hospitality companies. NMG is dedicated to providing content for the modern traveler and building strong travel industry relationships in and around the Pacific,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.

Island Air, a leading Hawaii regional carrier, flies approximately 460,000 interisland passengers per year. The airline currently operates regularly scheduled flights between the airports of Honolulu, Molokai, Lanai, Kauai, and Maui. The initial issue of the in-flight magazine will be distributed on board all Island Air aircraft starting December 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.

Polynesian Adventure Tours/Gray Line Hawaii is a premier tour and transportation company for the state with a fleet of more than 180 mini-coaches and buses serving over one million total passengers per year on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii’s “Big Island.” Launching March 1, 2014, the on-board magazine will be published bi-monthly and will offer passengers entertaining editorial features and photography to complement their tour of the islands.

NMG welcomes to its ROOM+SERVICE hotel partners The Modern Honolulu, and the Classic Resorts of Kaanapali Alii and Mauna Lani Point. After launching in January 2012, ROOM+SERVICE has more than doubled its distribution with each annual issue. In 2014, in-room distribution will once again more than double when the books are placed in the guestrooms and suites of these new partner hotels as well as the eleven properties of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii. 

In addition to the property-branded books, NMG will provide each of its partner hotels and resorts with a custom-branded online edition of ROOM+SERVICE to be distributed to guests prior to their arrival in Hawaii. The digital component will offer guests the same high quality, beautiful Hawaii editorial and guide content of the books for use before, during, and after their visit.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii Selects Nella Media Group’s ROOM+SERVICE to Complement its In-room Guest Experience

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii has selected its award-winning ROOM+SERVICE visitor books to complement the in-room guest experience for its eleven Hawaii properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island.  In addition to the property branded books, NMG will provide each Starwood Hawaii property with a custom online edition of ROOM+SERVICE to be distributed to guests before their arrival in Hawaii. The digital component will offer Starwood guests the same high quality, beautiful Hawaii editorial and guide content of the books for use before, during, and after their visit.
 
After launching in January 2012, ROOM+SERVICE has more than doubled its distribution with each annual issue.  In 2014, in-room distribution will once again more than double when the books are placed in Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii guestrooms and suites.  With a focus on providing compelling content for the modern traveler, ROOM+SERVICE has been well received by both hoteliers and guests alike.  The publication has been awarded the Pele Gold Regional ADDY Award in its category each year it has entered the prestigious competition. 
ROOM+SERVICE will serve as the exclusive property branded in-room publication for the following properties, totaling nearly 8,000 rooms and suites:
 
Oahu
The Royal Hawaiian, a The Luxury Collection Resort
Sheraton Waikiki Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
Maui The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali
The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Kauai
The St. Regis Princeville Resort
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
Sheraton Kauai Resort
Hawaii Island
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay

“NMG has a proven track record of success both in producing market-leading, quality publications and in building successful advertising programs for their clients,” said Page Gaylord, Director of Advertising and Promotions, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii.  “We look forward to launching this new relationship with NMG and utilizing our branded ROOM+SERVICE to add to the anticipation of our guests before they arrive to Hawaii, while improving their overall travel experience.”   “We are humbled and very excited to have been selected to help represent such historic and luxury brands, including The Royal Hawaiian, Moana Surfrider, and St. Regis Princeville Resort, just to name a few of the outstanding Starwood Hawaii resorts,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.  “The year 2014 will launch the third edition of ROOM+SERVICE, and we are extremely grateful for all of our partners who share our vision for excellence in visitor media and the guest experience.”

In addition to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii, the 2014 edition of ROOM+SERVICE will serve as the official, in-room publication for Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Castle Resorts & Hotels, Courtyard Waikiki Beach by Marriott, Equus Hotel, Hotel Renew by Aston, Marina Tower Hotel, The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Vive Hotel Waikiki, Waikiki Parc Hotel, and Ohana Beach Rentals, a group of over 110 Hawaii luxury rental homes.
 
ABOUT STARWOOD HAWAII Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii offers travelers eleven Hawaiian properties and nearly 8,000 guestrooms and suites on the four main Hawaiian Islands. Located on or steps away from the islands’ best beaches, Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Hawaii are comprised of iconic and historic hotels, resorts with expansive and breathtaking backdrops, innovative guest programming and luxurious amenities representing internationally renowned hotel brands from Sheraton, Westin, Luxury Collection and St. Regis. For more information visit starwoodhotelshawaii.com.

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Ink, the Global Leader of In-flight Publications, Appoints Nella Media Group as Hawaii Sales Representative

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced it has been appointed as the Hawaii sales representative for Ink, the world’s leading expert in connecting with travelers and largest producer of in-flight magazines in the world.

NMG will assist Hawaii clients in marketing their goods and services through Ink’s vast network of travel marketing solutions and publications, including Hemispheres Magazine, the in-flight magazine for United Airlines.  In 2012, United Airlines carried more than 140 million passengers and brought more visitors to Hawaii than any other carrier.  For more information contact your NMG sales representative or send an email to sales@nellamediagroup.com.
 
“We look forward to introducing Ink and its publications to our clients and other businesses throughout Hawaii,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.  “Ink has developed a worldwide media network, and through their media channels, we believe we can aid our clients in marketing themselves to travelers who may be planning a Hawaii visit and encouraging those who may not.”
 
“NMG has a proven track record of success both with producing quality publications and in matters of building successful advertising programs for their clients,” said Steve Andrews, Ink U.S. Group Publishing Director.  “NMG is growing quickly, has shown they work with their clients’ best interests in mind, and we are glad to begin this new relationship with such an organization.”
Hemispheres Magazine has maintained its position as having the most affluent audience in print media in the U.S. for the second year. According to the 2012 Gfk MRI Fall Survey, the Hemispheres audience still has the highest median household income, which grew by 3.1 percent to $132,400.

NMG will represent the following Ink in-flight publications:
·- Hemispheres Magazine, for United Airlines
- Jetstar Japan, for Jetstar Japan
- Jetstar Australia, for Jetstar Airways
- Traveller, for easyJet
- Holland Herald, for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

ABOUT INK Ink is the world’s expert in connecting with travelers. In addition to producing more in-flight magazines for more airlines than any other company in the world, Ink reaches a captive audience of hundreds of millions of travelers each year with Targeted Advertising (TAD) on confirmation emails, check-in emails, print-at-home & mobile applications and on in-flight entertainment systems.

Ink works with more than 30 airlines worldwide, produces media in 13 languages, and sells advertising in more than 100 countries. Ink travel clients include companies as diverse as Bangkok Airways, easyJet, Eurostar, Germanwings, Gulf Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Jetstar, KLM, Norwegian Airlines, PrivatAir, Ryanair, Tiger Airways, TurboJET (Hong Kong–Macau ferry), United Airlines, and Wizz Air. Ink is the owner of the Airline Retail Conference (ARC) in Europe and Asia, the China Travel Retail conference (CTR), and produces the Airline Passenger Experience Media Platform in association with APEX, the Airline Passenger Experience Association. For more information see www.ink-global.com.

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Incentient, the Global Leader of Touchscreen Hospitality Technology,  Partners with Nella Media Group for Regional Sales

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced it has entered into an Agreement with Incentient, the producers of leading guest facing hospitality technologies SmartTouch(SM) and SmartCellar(SM).  NMG will work with Incentient to provide advertising opportunities to Hawaii clients through SmartTouch, which makes guest services and experiences readily available in-room through wireless, touch-screen devices.  SmartTouch offers advertisers the unique opportunity to directly reach their target demographic at the exact moment they are about to make a purchase decision and will soon be made available in select Starwood Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii.

The resort properties, which include The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort and Spa, Sheraton Waikiki, and Sheraton Princess Kaiulani have selected SmartTouch as their interactive, in-room guest interface utilizing Apple iPads™. Using the dedicated SmartTouch technology, guests will access all of the resorts’ amenities and guest services including concierge, room service, restaurant and spa reservations, and more. 

 “We look forward to introducing SmartTouch not only to our advertising clients, but our current and future hotel partners as well,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.  “As NMG continues to grow within the visitor industry we are working to continually align ourselves with global leaders such as Incentient.  Our vision for the near future is to become a vital partner for hospitality and other companies in key travel markets.”

“We are very pleased to create this partnership with NMG,” said Patrick J. Martucci, Chairman and CEO of Incentient. “Their leadership position within the visitor industry and close relationships with advertising clients in Hawaii made this a perfect fit for our mutual clients and guests.  Everyone involved will benefit from the partnership, especially visitors to Hawaii staying at these well-known properties.”
 
Already the industry leader in providing its SmartCellar interactive wine lists at the world's best restaurants, Incentient's guestroom system is emerging as the top choice among elite hotels. SmartTouch allows hotels to offer their guests a richer hospitality experience utilizing 100 percent wireless, touch-screen technology and mobile access. With SmartTouch, guests can easily access any number of hospitality services including the direct ordering of room service, booking spa treatments, requesting bell service and accessing entire concierge offerings, without picking up a phone or leaving their room. Available in over 150 languages, SmartTouch helps connect a global luxury travel community, while providing a better connection between the resort and their guests.

Guest benefits provided by SmartTouch include:
·- Enhanced privacy, and convenience and immediate response when accessing and requesting guest services.
- Direct and immediate access to all hotel information via a beautifully designed and user-friendly 2-way interface. 
- Room service, concierge, valet, housekeeping, bellman and all pertinent guest services at user's fingertips.
- Hotels implementing SmartTouch experience the following benefits:
- A green alternative, updated in real-time, saving recurring production costs and paper waste.
- Technology that's available in 150 languages.
- Robust data mining capabilities provide detailed feedback on what guests are buying and what information generates the most responses
- Vibrant marketing opportunities and subtle product placement, resulting in immediate conversion of marketing dollars.
- Each venue's system is fully customized to reflect its brand identity; no two SmartTouch products look the same.
Guests remain in the embrace of the hotel brand at all times and are never handed off to a third party provider.

ABOUT INCENTIENT
Incentient provides services for hospitality venues including restaurants, hotels and resorts and sport and entertainment arenas. By creating and maintaining unique hardware and software solutions, Incentient exclusively unites clients with their customers by adding value to the supply chain experience. In addition to SmartCellar(SM), Incentient developed the SmartTouch(SM) system – a touch-screen flat panel featuring proprietary software encouraging guests to control their hospitality experience from within the security of their rooms (this includes, but is not limited to room service, valet, housekeeping, concierge and spa, among others).  Incentient's patent-pending solutions are currently being marketed around the world, with technology currently installed in 17 countries including the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, United Kingdom, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about additional locations currently utilizing Incentient products, go to www.incentient.com.

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Nella Media Group Announces Launch of its First National Title:  Lei, a Hawaii Travel & Lifestyle Publication for the LGBT Traveler

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced it will soon publish the first issue of Lei, a Hawaii travel and lifestyle publication for the modern LGBT traveler.  Published online at LeiCulture.com and through a casual yet elegant annual print edition, Lei will showcase what makes Hawaii the most beautiful, culturally rich, and welcoming destination in the world.  The first issue of the magazine will be distributed in May 2014 via direct mail to LGBT households in specific neighborhoods in target markets as well as through retail outlets and select distribution partners.

Lei are the traditional Hawaiian symbol of love, friendship, appreciation, and aloha. For generations the people of Hawaii have used lei to express these emotions, strengthen relationships, and give thanks.  NMG has dubbed its new publication “Lei” with the intent to create a medium that will welcome, entertain, and give thanks to travelers before, after, and during their journey.

“With Lei we hope to bring a new appreciation of Hawaii to today’s LGBT traveler,” said Joe Bock, Lei Publisher and NMG COO.  “From stunning landscapes and vibrant culture to the state’s recent approval of same-sex marriages, Hawaii is an ideal destination with diverse offerings.  It is our goal to highlight the state’s depth of character and breadth of opportunities with a respectful, captivating publication relevant to today’s gay and lesbian traveler,” he continued.

When asked about marketing to the LGBT traveler, Kelly Sanders, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Area Managing Director stated, “If you knew of a market that consisted of 700 million people, who travel 4 to 5 times more often than the average person, have more disposable income and love adventure, luxury, dining, fun, seek it out and are willing to pay for it, would you consider this group worth marketing to?  This is the GLBT Community."
 
"We are excited to launch Lei magazine, NMG’s first nationally distributed publication,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO. "Lei helps fulfill NMG’s mission to supply ‘content for the modern traveler’ by promoting beautiful Hawaii to the LGBT traveler pre-arrival. This new title further diversifies our visitor content while significantly expanding our readership."

Lei will be mailed to LGBT households in the key source markets of San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Chicago, New York and others.  The magazine will also be distributed as select locations in Hawaii and other states. The addition of Lei adds national print distribution to NMG’s readership; an audience of over 8 million.

Ad positions in the initial issue of Lei will be available through March 31, 2014.  To reserve space please contact sales@nellamediagroup.com. 
For continuing updates, like Lei on Facebook and follow @LeiCulture on Twitter and Instagram.

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Nella Media Group Announces Increased Visitor Readership with Addition of Distribution Partners Island Air, Polynesian Adventure Tours, The Modern Honolulu and Classic Resorts

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced distribution for its Hawaii visitor media will grow with the addition of five new partners.  Beginning December 1, 2013 the company will publish Island Air, the in-flight magazine for Island Air, and starting March 1, 2014, will begin publishing the on-board magazine for Polynesian Adventure Tours/Gray Line Hawaii.  The company also welcomes three new hotel partners to its custom hotel book and digital program, ROOM+SERVICE: The Modern Honolulu, and the Classic Resorts of Kaanapali Alii and Mauna Lani Point.

“We are honored to add as partners these outstanding transportation and hospitality companies. NMG is dedicated to providing content for the modern traveler and building strong travel industry relationships in and around the Pacific,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO.

Island Air, a leading Hawaii regional carrier, flies approximately 460,000 interisland passengers per year.  The airline currently operates regularly scheduled flights between the airports of Honolulu, Molokai, Lanai, Kauai, and Maui. The initial issue of the in-flight magazine will be distributed on board all Island Air aircraft starting December 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.

Polynesian Adventure Tours/Gray Line Hawaii is a premier tour and transportation company for the state with a fleet of more than 180 mini-coaches and buses serving over one million total passengers per year on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii’s “Big Island.”  Launching March 1, 2014, the on-board magazine will be published bi-monthly and will offer passengers entertaining editorial features and photography to complement their tour of the islands.

NMG welcomes to its ROOM+SERVICE hotel partners The Modern Honolulu, and the Classic Resorts of Kaanapali Alii and Mauna Lani Point. After launching in January 2012, ROOM+SERVICE has more than doubled its distribution with each annual issue.  In 2014, in-room distribution will once again more than double when the books are placed in the guestrooms and suites of these new partner hotels as well as the eleven properties of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii.
 
In addition to the property-branded books, NMG will provide each of its partner hotels and resorts with a custom-branded online edition of ROOM+SERVICE to be distributed to guests prior to their arrival in Hawaii. The digital component will offer guests the same high quality, beautiful Hawaii editorial and guide content of the books for use before, during, and after their visit.
 
Ad positions in ROOM+SERVICE 2014 will be available through October 21, 2013.  To reserve space in any NMG publication, please contact your NMG sales representative or email sales@nellamediagroup.com.

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Nella Media Group Appoints Keely Bruns as VP Marketing & Advertising

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group (NMG) has appointed Keely Bruns to its management team as Vice President Marketing and Advertising. Bruns will be responsible for NMG’s key marketing and advertising strategies and efforts.

“Keely brings to Nella Media Group significant marketing and advertising experience and a successful career in the media industry,” said Chief Executive Officer Jason Cutinella. “We are excited to add her to our executive team and continue growing and rounding out the company’s management profile and expertise.”

Bruns most recently served as Sales and Marketing Executive for KHNL-Hawaii News Now, where she was responsible for creating custom marketing plans including TV and digital media elements and set a new record for the highest number of new business starts in one month. Prior to Hawaii News Now Bruns served as Sales and Marketing Executive for Cox Media Group Hawaii where she continued to exceed expectations during the challenging years of the recession. She received her bachelor’s degree in telecommunications from Indiana University and has since gained valuable experience through product launches and media sales in the Chicago and Honolulu markets. Bruns’ career has allowed her to work with and compliment the marketing needs of a variety of businesses from vertically integrated companies to retails shops who outsource everything.

Combining her diverse background in marketing with her love for the ocean and environment, Bruns found her passion to educate and inspire people to choose brands making the least environmental impact. She discovered her deep love for the ocean and nature through her father, who taught her SCUBA diving and certified her at the age of ten. Growing up, she looked into every opportunity to move to an island, where the ocean would surround. She moved to the Aloha State in 2007. Experienced at recruiting consumers, product launching, and building brand awareness, Bruns’ work ethic and drive to successfully complete goals have enabled her to achieve outstanding achievements.

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Nella Media Group Appoints Joe Bock as Chief Operating Officer 

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group (NMG) has appointed Joe Bock to its management team as partner and Chief Operating Officer. Bock will be responsible for managing NMG’s internal and external business development initiatives, strategic planning for the NMG family of brands, and for leading Company sales and marketing efforts.

“Joe Bock brings to Nella Media Group a distinguished mix of corporate leadership and visitor market experience, and we look forward to his contributions,” said Chief Executive Officer Jason Cutinella. “As NMG completes its fourth year and gears up for its next phase of growth, the addition of Joe to our management team was a strategic decision. In a short time NMG has achieved tremendous growth, and we are immensely proud of our staff for their continued dedication and commitment to excellence.”

Bock most recently served as Senior Director of Marketing for Castle Resorts & Hotels, a Pacific region hotel and resort management company, where he was responsible for strategic planning and marketing services, media buying, promotions, partnership, travel trade and consumer loyalty programs, public relations, and eCommerce. Prior to Castle, Bock served for five years as Chief Marketing Officer of go!, a Hawaii regional airline, and was pivotal in the company’s June 2006 launch. There, he was responsible for establishing the company’s reservations and customer service departments, as well as managing eCommerce, sales, advertising, public relations, and partnership marketing efforts. Bock began his career in the travel industry by joining the legal department at Mesa Air Group, Inc. as staff counsel until moving to Hawaii for the Phoenix, Arizona-based company’s go! start-up.

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Nella Media Group Wins at Prestigious MAGGIE Awards
and Pele ADDY® Awards

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group (NMG) today announced it has received two MAGGIE Awards after being nominated for a total of seven in its first year of entering the Western Publishing Association’s prestigious event in Los Angeles. On April 25, NMG also received two Pele Gold Regional ADDY® Awards at the American Advertising Federation District 13 awards ceremony.  In addition to the two gold ADDY® Awards, NMG was honored to receive four silver and three bronze ADDY® Awards.
 
“We are humbled and honored to have received such recognition from the top publishing and design awards in the western United States and Hawai‘i,” said NMG CEO Jason Cutinella. “I am extremely proud of our team and very thankful for each of our partners who have trusted us and share in our vision.”
 
MAGGIE Awards
ROOM+SERVICE, a custom publication featuring content for the modern traveler and the in-room guestbook for over 60 hotels and resorts, was recognized with the MAGGIE Award for “Best Overall Publication Design” in the “Circulation Under 75,000 Consumer” category.
 
Lei, an annual Hawai‘i travel publication dedicated to the LGBT community, received the MAGGIE Award for “Visitor’s Guides, Guides, Catalogues & Directories” in the “Circulation Under 75,000 Consumer” category. 
 
Pele Regional ADDY® Awards 
Foundry, a quarterly journal produced for Kamehameha Schools, received a Pele Gold Regional ADDY® award in the “Collateral Material – Magazine Design” category.
 
Lei was also awarded the 2015 Pele Gold Regional ADDY® award in the “Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design” category for its inaugural issue.
 
NMG also received the following recognition at the 2015 Pele ADDY® Awards ceremony:
- 2015 Pele Silver ADDY® award: ROOM+SERVICE for Hotel Renew by Aston, “Collateral Material – Magazine Design”
-2015 Pele Silver ADDY® award: #MyHIFFMoment for Hawaii International Film Festival, “Advertising for the Arts & Sciences – Integrated Campaign”
-2015 Pele Silver ADDY® award: Faces of HIFF for Hawaii International Film Festival, “Elements of Advertising – Photography Campaign”
-2015 Pele Silver ADDY® award: ROOM+SERVICE for Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, “Travel & Tourism – Magazine Design”
-2015 Pele Bronze ADDY® award: ROOM+SERVICE for Hotel Renew by Aston, “Collateral Material – Cover”2015 Pele Bronze ADDY® award: “The Making Mill” spread in Kikaha magazine for Island Air, “Spread or Feature”
-2015 Pele Bronze ADDY® award: Chinatown “The Nothing” issue, “Collateral Material – Magazine Design”

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Nella Media Group Receives Four MAGGIE Awards and 19 Awards at the 2017 Pele ADDY Advertising Awards, Including Two Judge’s Awards and Seven Pele Gold ADDY Awards

Honolulu, Hawaii – Nella Media Group//NMG today announced it was the recipient of four MAGGIE Awards held last weekend in Los Angeles by the Western Publishing Association. At the annual awards ceremony, the publishing industry’s most prestigious event in the West, Living by Halekulani, Lei, and FLUX Hawaii were selected as best in their categories.

NMG was also recognized on April 22nd at the American Advertising Federation District 13 National Pele ADDY competition in Honolulu, when it received a total of 19 awards including seven Pele Gold ADDY Awards, and two special Judge’s Awards. The seven Pele Gold winners will go on to represent NMG at the national American Advertising Awards, the world’s largest advertising competition. 

"We are honored to have received this recognition from the leading publishing and design organizations in the Western U.S. and Hawaii," said Jason Cutinella, Nella Media Group CEO. "I am very proud of our team and thankful for each of our partners who continue to grow with our company."

MAGGIE Awards
-    FLUX Hawaii - Best Use of Video in Editorial Long Form/Consumer
-    FLUX Hawaii - Best Cover (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer
-    Lei - Visitor’s Guides (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer
-    Living by Halekulani - Best Editorial Layout (Circ. under 75,000)/Consumer2017

Pele ADDY Awards 

Judge’s Awards:
-    PALM - The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group (Magazine Design – Entire Magazine)
-    RESERVE - Surfjack Hotel (Travel & Tourism Magazine Design – Entire Magazine)

Pele Gold ADDY Awards:
-    Hopper - Mokulele Airlines (Cover Series)
-    FLUX Hawaii (Microsite)
-    FLUX Hawaii (Digital Publication)
-    PALM - The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group (Elements of Advertising – Still Photography Black & White)
-    PALM - The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group (Editorial Spread or Feature)
-    PALM - The MacNaughton Group/Kobayashi Group (Magazine Design)
-    RESERVE - Surfjack Hotel (Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design)

Silver Medals: 
-    FLUX Hawaii (Magazine Design)
-    Lei Magazine (Magazine Design)
-    Lei Magazine (Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design)
-    Living - Halekulani (Editorial Spread or Feature)
-    Living - Halekulani (Magazine Design)
-    Living - Halekulani (Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design)

Bronze Medals:
-    FLUX Hawaii (Cover)
-    FLUX Hawaii (Elements of Advertising Still Photography Color)
-    FLUX Hawaii (Elements of Advertising Still Photography Color)
-    TABLE - Vive Hotel (Travel & Tourism – Entire Magazine Design)

For a complete list of this year’s, and previous, recognition of NMG’s work, visit nellamediagroup.com/press

ABOUT NMG

Committed to connecting travelers with authentic experiences through today’s media, NMG specializes in travel media for the Pacific Region including custom content for its select airline and hotel partners. NMG inspires travelers through its array of media including RESERVE and TABLE, the custom publications for 47 hotels and resorts; Living, the tri-annual publication for Halekulani; Kīkaha, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Island Air; Hopper, the quarterly in-flight magazine for Mokulele Airlines; FLUX Hawaii, a nationally distributed tri-annual lifestyle publication; Lei, a nationally distributed travel publication for the LGBT community; PALM, a custom tri-annual magazine for residents of the luxury condominiums by Hawaii developers The MacNaughton Group and Kobayashi Group; Chinatown, a downtown Honolulu city guide; Foundry, the Journal for Our Kaka‘ako; and Aria, the program guides for Hawaii Opera Theater. 

NMG also specializes in global media solutions for its clients through its representation of Ink, the world’s leader in travel and in-flight media and publisher of Hemispheres and Rhapsody for United Airlines; American Way, Celebrated Living, and Nexos for American Airlines. 

Learn more at nellamediagroup.com.

Media contact: Joe Bock - (808) 351-7387 - joe@nellamediagroup.com

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NMG Names Mike Wiley as Group Publisher

Honolulu, Hawaii – NMG//Nella Media Group today announced it has appointed Mike Wiley as Group Publisher. Wiley brings over 15 years sales management experience and a detailed understanding of how to drive incremental revenue through sales programs and customer support. In his new role he will be responsible for developing company sales strategies and products while leading the sales team through the company’s continued growth.

NMG has quickly become a leader in visitor media for Hawaii and the Pacific region. The company publishes seven titles and provides global media options to its clients through agreements with Incentient, producers of leading guest facing hospitality technologies SmartTouch(SM) and SmartCellar(SM), and with Ink, publisher of in-flight magazines and digital media for United Airlines, Airtran Airways, Jetstar Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Ryanair, among others.

“Mike’s extensive and successful career in media and sales operations made him a perfect fit for the position,” said Jason Cutinella, NMG CEO. “We are excited to add his expertise to our executive team during this stage of growth. Mike will help us to scale our sales programs as we work to take our company to the next level.”

Wiley most recently served as director of major and national accounts for The Honolulu Star-Advertiser where he was responsible for leading personal and team sales for online and print publications. Wiley was previously key accounts director for The Honolulu Advertiser where he was responsible for growth and strategy execution for key regional and national accounts. Wiley has also served as the retail advertising manager for Anchorage Daily News, and national account manager, major accounts manager, and director of automotive advertising for Denver Newspaper Agency.

Mike Wiley commented, "Nella Media Group has created a strong position in the market by offering solutions to customers with award winning publications, all in a very short time. I'm excited to have a leadership role with this innovative company to position it even stronger for the future."

Wiley received his bachelor’s degree in communication arts and science from Western Illinois University, is a past president of the Honolulu Executive Association and past board member of Sales and Marketing Executives International - Honolulu, American Advertising Federation, Retail Merchants of Hawaii, and Honolulu Executives Association.

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FLUX Hawaii Brings Aloha To New York Fashion Week with Pop-Up General Store in Collaboration with Mori and Events by OVB and DBEDT

Honolulu, Hawaii – After premiering a successful event in 2014 during New York Fashion Week, FLUX Hawaii returns to New York City for a second year, bringing aloha to the culturally vibrant enclave of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. From September 10–17, FLUX Hawaii will host a weeklong pop-up general store at Kinfolk 90 Project Space and Lounge, featuring unique, high-quality goods designed and crafted in Hawaii.

The pop-up shop, curated in collaboration with Mori by Art+Flea, will represent Hawaii’s modern and diverse culture to the global audience present in New York during Fashion Week and will offer iconic Hawaii products for sale from nearly 40 local artisans (entire list below). The shop will also feature wares from the two finalists of the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Lab program: AWattz Dezigns and Peace of Paradise.

“As advocates for Hawaii’s creative industries, we are excited to showcase our Creative Lab finalists and partner with Flux Hawaii during New York Fashion Week to highlight our talented entrepreneurs,” says Georja Skinner, Chief Officer, Creative Industries Division of DBEDT. “Hawaii talent across all the creative sectors is emerging into a force in the global marketplace.”

“It has always been at the heart of FLUX Hawaii to celebrate passionate individuals who find a way to create opportunity and industry in a place deemed difficult to make a living,” says Lisa Yamada, Editorial Director, Nella Media Group, and Founder, FLUX Hawaii. “From being featured within the magazine’s pages to being showcased in a pop-up shop in front of some of the world’s biggest buyers and media in New York City, it is FLUX Hawaii’s goal to create a space that fosters the growth of these innovative entrepreneurs."

This event is made possible with support from the official sponsors of the FLUX Hawaii General Store: Hawaiian Airlines, Halekulani, Oahu Visitors Bureau (OVB), and the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.

"Our goal at NMG is to promote Hawaii on a much larger scale than standard content platforms," said Jason Cutinella, CEO, Nella Media Group. “These events are designed to showcase the destination and everything it has to offer in a different light. We want to show that Hawaii is modern, exciting and full of opportunity."

The FLUX Hawaii General Store will kick off with an opening event featuring Big Wave Tour champion and musician Makua Rothman. A lucky winner will win a getaway package for two to Hawaii on Hawaiian Airlines with a four-night stay at the internationally acclaimed Halekulani hotel. The shop will close on September 17 with a Mahalo Party with Hawaii transplant DJ Timo.Pop-Up

General Store Information:

Location: Kinfolk 90, 90 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11249
Hours: September 10 –17, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.