Toni Rojas, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center’s Marketing Director, has been named as a Pacific Business News 2018 Women Who Mean Business Honoree.
Women Who Mean Business Honorees are an exceptional group of Hawai’i business leaders from various for profit and non profit industries. They are established professionals leaving their mark on Hawai’i and beyond by contributing to their company and their community.
Honorees were chosen from more than 100 nominations. They will be honored, along with this year’s Career Achievement honoree, Vicky Cayetano at the 20th Anniversary Gala on March 15 at The Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki.
“This recognition is so very well deserved”, says Jacqueline Perreira, General Manager. “Toni is a high achiever who is truly committed to her community. We are delighted she was selected for this prestigious honor.”
Toni is recognized for creating signature community events, promotions and contests at QKC including the “Plantation Festival” for displaced sugar plantation workers, “Get Out & Vote!” to bring election candidates and voters together, along with increase voter registration, and Kokua 4 Kokonuts, a breast cancer fundraising walk. Also known as the “weather girl”, she brought holiday “snow” to QKC which won the prestigious International Council of Shopping Centers 2017 Gold MAXI Award for Cause Marketing. She was nominated and endorsed by Lisa Varde, Executive Director of the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Sherri Grimes, Promotions Director of Pacific Media Group and Teri Freitas Gorman, President of the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce.
“I am so very honored to stand beside such passionate and exceptional Hawai’i business leaders that inspire through focused leadership and accountability to ensure a thriving community”, says Rojas.