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We hope you will join us every other month for our lunch meetings. Each meeting
features an inspiring speaker from the private or public sector.

March 12, 2018 -- Guest Speaker

  Anna Elento-Sneed, President and Founding Director ES&A

Anna Elento-Sneed, President and Founding Director ES&A

Anna Elento-Sneed is an expert in labor and employment law, and employer issues surrounding sexual harassment and assault in the workplace -- a topic of particular interest in the U.S. today.

Anna is President and Founding Director of ES&A, Inc., a law firm focused on labor & employment, employee benefits, government contracts, and corporate governance, including IP rights, and cybersecurity and privacy.  Anna has represented employers for more than 30 years and has extensive experience in labor law and collective bargaining, equal employment opportunity in the workplace, wrongful termination, compensation and benefits, government contracting, personnel management, strategic HR planning, mergers and acquisitions, safety and health, proprietary rights, and workplace privacy. 

Anna is consistently named one of the Best Lawyers in America® and is highly ranked by Chambers USA. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Employment Law Alliance, which is a global network of labor and employment attorneys; she is a past State Director for the Hawaii Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Please join us on March 12th to hear Anna speak about equal opportunity in the workplace, and the responsibilities of employers and supervisors to prevent workplace sexual harassment. 


Next Lunch Meeting:  March 12, 2018 at the Pacific Club
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

RSVP due by noon on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to:

Check payable to OWL for $45 for each guest & mail to:
2766 Manoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96826

Phone:  808-396-1605 |  email:  

2018 Upcoming Luncheon Meeting Dates
May 14, 2018
July 9, 2018
September 10, 2018
November 5, 2018 (Halekulani Hotel)

Membership luncheons are generally held on the second Monday of January, March, May, July, September and November from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Meetings are usually held at the Pacific Club, but locations will be confirmed prior to the meeting.

Owl Spring Mixer

In response to our successful January member meeting, multiple people noted on their comment cards that they would like the OWL Board to consider using guest speaker Allison Izu’s space for our Spring Mixer.  Because of this request, we are happy to announce the date, time and location.  This event will be limited to the first 35 people who respond (registration will be emailed soon). 
When:  April 26 from 5:30 to 7:30pm.
Where:  Allison Izu Design Studio, 1114 11th Avenue
Metered parking available across the street in the adjacent parking lot, next to Jose’s Mexican Cantina. 
5:45 to 6:15pm:  Allison will be presenting a class entitled “What is your color personality?”
6:15 to 7:30pm:  Mingle with OWL members and guests.  
Light pupus and drinks will be available.  Also enjoy shopping Allison’s spring collection.

$35 to attend, registration email forthcoming!



Women's Fund of Hawaii
Tea & Champagne Fundraiser

OWL Members are invited to join the Women's Fund of Hawaii on May 10th for their Annual Tea and Champagne Fund Raiser!  Last year's sold-out event raised over $160,000 for women and girls in Hawai'i.  The celebration is a fun-filled evening of fundraising and networking that features special tea, champagne, delicious heavy pupu, cool prizes and dessert.

The mission of the Women’s Fund of Hawaii is to support innovative, grassroots programs that empower women and girls in Hawaii.  Please visit their website for more details at:


2018 Upcoming Luncheon Meeting Dates
May 14, 2018
July 9, 2018
September 10, 2018
November 5, 2018 (Halekulani Hotel)