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Honolulu

CommPac


CommPac is Hawaii’s leading integrated communications company, offering media relations, marketing, event planning, crisis management, community building, and enculturation services. Founded in 1969, CommPac’s reputation for excellence is well established and well known. We are the only agency in Hawaii selected to be a member of IPREX, a global network of communication firms with 115 offices worldwide. CommPac is committed to delivering the highest level of strategic counsel and execution. We take ownership of our clients’ goals and objectives, ensuring that we are fully invested in the success of each and every project.



CommPac
eleven50 building
1150 South King Street
Suite 1200
Honolulu
Hawaii
96814
United States

Tel: +1 808-521-5391
Fax: +1 808-690-9172
Website: www.commpac.com
First Contact:  Kitty Lagareta
klagareta@commpac.com
Mobile: +1 808-5515391
Second Contact:  John McNamara
jmcnamara@commpac.com
Mobile: +1 808-2182482
        

First Contact

Kitty has been with CommPac since she joined the firm as an account executive in 1986. She has headed the company since 1995. A well-known Hawaii communicator and entrepreneur, Kitty was selected as the first "Businesswoman of the Year" by Pacific Business News. Prior, Kitty as founding board member and first executive director of Hawaii's Ronald McDonald House. Later served as vice president of the Kapiolani Health Foundation. Also served five years on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.


Kitty Lagareta

Second Contact


John McNamara

John has more than 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and corporate relations, including 12 years in Hawaii and 20 years on the mainland. He was an executive at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, serving as associate athletics director for external affairs. Prior to coming to Hawaii, John was a senior administrator. He worked with 41 different universities and responsible for development and implementation of national, regional and local marketing and media relations programs.

Expertise

Industry Sectors

ASSOCIATIONS
  Membership bodies (eg industry associations)
  Trade unions
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
  Accountancy
  Architects
  Consultancy
  Franchising
  Insurance
  Legal
  Logistics
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Government organizations
EDUCATION
  Business
  For-profit institutions (online)
  Higher education
  Non-profit organizations
  Pre-school & primary
  Secondary
ENERGY
  Conservation
  Electricity
  Oil & gas
  Renewable
  Utilities
ENTERTAINMENT / CULTURE
  Destinations (eg Disneyland)
  Music
ENVIRONMENT / SUSTAINABILITY
  Strategy & policy
  Waste management
EVENTS
  Festivals
  Grand openings
  New product launches
  Sports
  Trade fairs, conferences
FASHION / BEAUTY
  Clothing
  Retail
FINANCE
  Banking
  Risk, insurance
FOOD & DRINK
  Drinks brands (alcoholic)
  Drinks brands (non-alcoholic)
  Hospitality (eg restaurants)
  Retail
GOVERNMENT
  National
  Regional, local
HEALTH
  Fitness / wellness
  Healthcare services ( hospitals, medical centers)
  Insurance
  Strategy & policy
LABOR MARKET
  Awareness
  Diversity
  Strategy & policy
MEDIA
  Broadcast
  Digital
  Print
  Social (see also PRACTICE SKILLS)
NOT FOR PROFIT
  Charity
  Volunteerism
REAL ESTATE
  Building & construction
  Commercial
  Residential
  Sales
RETAIL
  Large scale (supermarket, shopping center, mall)
SPORTS
  Events
  Teams
  Venues
TOURISM
  Adventure
  Conventions & visitor bureaux
  Destinations
  Hospitality (eg hotels)
  Travel
TRANSPORTATION
  Air
  Infrastructure
Practice Skills

DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA
  Advertising
  Analytics, monitoring, insight
  Community management
  Compliance
  Content development
  Content optimization
  Digital marketing
  E-campaigns
  Mobile
  Platforms / applications
  Search marketing
  Strategy
  Training & support
  Website development
FINANCIAL / INVESTOR RELATIONS
  Bankruptcies
  Capital raising
  Corporate communication
  Corporate governance, board issues
  Corporate recovery
  M&A
  Regulatory issues
  Reputation management
  Restructuring
  Special situations
  Strategic counsel
  Transaction-related consultancy
INTERNAL
  Culture change
  Human resources (HR)
  Internal Communication
PUBLIC AFFAIRS
  Coalition building & management
  Grassroots database building, organizing
  Issue or cause advertising
  Issues management
  Legislative & political monitoring
  Opinion leader cultivation, coalitions
  Policy Research & development
  Political monitoring
  Research, polling
  Stakeholder management programs
  Strategic counsel
SPECIALIST SERVICES
  Branding & positioning
  Cause related marketing (CRM)
  Communication audit
  Communication measurement, evaluation, analysis
  Community relations
  Corporate identity
  Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  Crisis communication
  Government information programs - business
  Government information programs - public
  Litigation support
  Marketing to children
  Minority relations
  Multicultural communication
  Public awareness campaigns
  Recruitment, HR
  Sponsorship
  Video production
  Website development & services