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Servco Breaks Ground on Hawaii’s First Publicly Accessible Hydrogen Station

Servco Breaks Ground on Hawaii’s First Publicly Accessible Hydrogen Station

August 2, 2017

Servco Pacific Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony for Oahu’s first publicly accessible hydrogen station. Once completed, the station will create its own hydrogen on site by electrolyzing water. The hydrogen station will initially be used by owners of the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle, which will go on limited sale once the station is complete.

Servco Names Michael Regan Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Servco Names Michael Regan Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

July 31, 2017

Michael Regan was announced as Servco’s executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer today. Prior to Servco, Regan served as a member of the board of directors of Rite Aid Corporation and their audit committee since 2007, and its lead independent director since 2011. He has also served as the CFO for Indianapolis Downs LLC, CFO for The St. Joe Company, vice president corporate controller for Harrah’s Entertainment, and most recently Outrigger Enterprise Group, where he oversaw the company’s finance function as its executive vice president and chief financial officer. Regan will lead Servco’s global finance function, including the accounting, tax, treasury, and internal audit areas. He will be located at Servco’s corporate offices in Mapunapuna.

Servco Breaks Ground on New Lexus and Subaru Dealership in Kahului

Servco Breaks Ground on New Lexus and Subaru Dealership in Kahului

July 27, 2017

Servco Pacific Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Servco Lexus Maui and Servco Subaru Maui dealership at the Kahului Business Park. Once the facility is completed, the 22,000 square-foot joint dealership will feature dedicated showrooms for both Lexus and Subaru, with increased floor area for vehicle displays and sales. The expanded facilities will also include a shared service area, housing nine lifts plus one alignment bay. The new dealership is expected to be completed by the end of summer 2018.

Servco Australia Adds Four New Auto Dealerships

Servco Australia Adds Four New Auto Dealerships

June 27, 2017

Servco Australia, the Australian automotive subsidiary of Servco Pacific Inc., has purchased four dealerships from Jefferson Automotive Group in Melbourne: Melbourne City Toyota, Melbourne City Lexus, South Melbourne Toyota, and South Melbourne Kia. The transaction brings the total dealership count for Servco in Australia to 16. Servco has been acquiring dealerships in Australia since December 2007, when the company purchased Downtown Toyota in Brisbane. The dealerships will complement the existing Camberwell Toyota dealership which is in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Dawn Lepore and Chia-Lin Simmons

Dawn Lepore & Chia-Lin Simmons Join Servco’s Board of Directors

June 14, 2017

Dawn Lepore, former CEO of Drugstore.com, Inc., and Chia-Lin Simmons, CEO & Founder of LookyLoo, have joined Servco’s board of directors. With the addition of Lepore and Simmons, Servco’s board members increase from 12 to 14. “Dawn and Chia-Lin have been at the leading edge of digital technology their entire careers,” said Mark Fukunaga, chairman & CEO of Servco Pacific Inc. “Their expertise in adapting businesses to changing consumer behavior and preferences while incorporating new innovative digital and technology solutions will be invaluable as Servco continues to evolve.”

Peter Hirano

Servco Names Peter Hirano as Senior Vice President of Human Resources

May 19, 2017

Peter Hirano is Servco’s senior vice president of Human Resources effective today. Hirano has 30 years of human resources management experience including leadership positions at HighRoads, Convergys Corp, KPMG Consulting, Aon Hewitt, and most recent, Randstad Sourceright, where he served as senior vice president of Client Services before joining Servco. Hirano will lead Servco’s human resources function, including recruiting, talent development, employee benefits, compensation, labor and employee relations, employer branding, and human resource technology. His office will be located at Servco’s corporate offices in Mapunapuna.

Best Place to Work in Hawaii

Servco Named Best Place to Work in Hawaii for 13th Year

March 30, 2017

For the 13th straight year, Hawaii Business magazine has named Servco “One of the Best Places to Work for 2017” in the Large Business Category. Servco was also inducted into the Best Places to Work in Hawaii “Hall of Fame,” being only one of two businesses in the state to win every year since the award’s inception.

Grand Opening

Servco Auto Kauai Grand Opening in Lihue

March 9, 2017

Servco Auto Kauai (SAK) celebrated the grand opening of its new dealership located at 2477 Ulu Maika St. The 160,000 square-foot location is three times larger than the old dealership, and represents the company’s Toyota and Subaru brands. Other features of the new facility include proper service lanes for check in, additional customer parking for both Sales and Parts & Service departments, and a car wash/detail/alignment rack expected to be completed by the end of the year. At the grand opening ceremony, SAK presented 200 backpacks, pens, and a monetary donation of $2,500 to Kumu’s Cupboard, a local nonprofit that provides free school supplies to teachers and educational staff.

SPI

Servco Pacific Insurance Moves to Downtown Seattle

November 28, 2016

Servco Pacific Insurance’s (SPI) Seattle office has relocated to 800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2400, Seattle, WA 98104. Just six years ago, SPI expanded to Seattle, Washington with a primary focus on marine-related businesses. Since then, the firm was named one of the Pacific Northwest’s 100 Fastest Growing Privately-held Companies by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The new Downtown Seattle location will offer more space to accommodate growth and provide greater ease to reach clients.

Peter Dames

Peter Dames Joins Servco’s Board of Directors

October 16, 2016

Peter G. Dames has joined Servco’s Board of Directors. Dames is a business leader with over 25 years of proven success in IT leadership roles within automotive companies. Dames had been Chief Dreamer for Toyota’s global ecommerce group in Japan and the U.S., and is now the general sales manager and director of leasing for Peterbilt Motor Company. “We feel Peter’s proven record of innovation and execution will make him an ideal fit and contributor to our Board as we embark on a digital transformation at Servco,” said Mark Fukunaga, chairman & CEO of Servco Pacific Inc.

Rick Ching

Rick Ching Inducted into the Shidler Hall of Honor

October 14, 2016

President & COO Rick Ching was recognized as a 2016 Hall of Honor recipient for the Shidler College of Business. Rick received his M.B.A. from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa in 1986. Also recognized in the 2016 Hall of Honor were recipients John Dean, Jr., Executive Chair of Central Pacific Bank & Chairman of PACE Board of Directors, Tra My Nguyen, Founder/Chairperson of CSC Vietnam & Vice Chairwoman of the PAN Group, and Mingyen Teresa Yang, Vice Chairman of Esquel Group of Companies.

Servco Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary with Chevrolet

Servco Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary with Chevrolet

October 1, 2016

Today, Servco celebrates its 90th Anniversary as a GM dealer in Hawaii. The company is the oldest continuously operating Chevrolet franchise West of the Rockies, and oldest GM dealer in Hawaii. The company’s founder, Peter Fukunaga obtained the first franchise from the classic American automobile brand in 1926.

Servco wins Hawaii's No. 1 Best Places to Work in 2016

Servco Lexus Honolulu and Maui named “Best Luxury Car Dealer for 2016”

April 20, 2016

Honolulu Magazine readers have named Servco Lexus the “Best Luxury Car Dealer for 2016” during their annual “Best of Honolulu” readership survey. Mahalo Honolulu Magazine readers! Check out HONOLULU Magazine’s July issue to see the complete list of 2016 winners! www.honolulumagazine.com

Servco wins Hawaii's No. 1 Best Places to Work in 2016

Rick Ching promoted to president of Servco

April 1, 2016

Patrick “Rick” D. Ching is promoted to Servco’s president effective today. Ching is currently the executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) of Servco and president of Servco Automotive Hawaii. He will also keep his title as COO. Ching succeeds Eric Fukunaga, who retired as president on March 31, 2016. Fukunaga will continue in an advisory role as vice chairman of Servco’s board.

Servco wins Hawaii's No. 1 Best Places to Work in 2016

Servco wins Hawaii's No. 1 Best Place to Work in 2016

March 31, 2016

Servco was recognized this year as Hawaii Business magazine’s No. 1 Best Place to Work in the Large Business Category. The last time the company received this recognition was in 2013. Servco also placed 2nd as Hawaii’s Most Family-Friendly Company. Each year Hawaii Business magazine partners with the research firm Best Companies Group to administer the Best Places to Work survey. This year, over 100 companies and nonprofits, including Servco, registered for the annual program.

Servco Pacific Insurance welcome new Employee Benefits division in Seattle

Servco Pacific Insurance welcomes new Employee Benefits division in Seattle

February 15, 2016

Servco Pacific Insurance’s (SPI) Pacific Northwest offices added an employee benefits division headed by Matt Lund. With the addition of the new division, SPI now offers services for virtually every insurance sector. Employee Benefits specializes in health care coverage for the employees and families of both large and small businesses.

Best Work Places

PBN recognizes Servco as a Best Place to Work in 2015

October 22, 2015

Servco Pacific was recognized by Pacific Business News as one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work in the large business category. Servco was praised for the steps it takes to try and foster a great work environment for all employees. Finalists and winners were determined by Quantum Research, an independent research firm.

Servco Pacific Insurance

SPI Seattle Turns Five!

September 3, 2015

Servco Pacific Insurance (SPI) Seattle celebrated its 5-year anniversary since the company expanded to the U.S. mainland. The office has come a long way from just nine employees to 32 employees today. Since expanding to Seattle, SPI also opened additional offices in Tacoma, Washington and Newport, Oregon.

Servco completes sale of Servco Raynor Overhead Doors

August 1, 2015

Servco completed the sale of Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Inc. assets to Raynor Hawaii Overhead Doors Inc. on August 1, 2015. Raynor owners Peter Eldridge and Mike Markley previously owned Raynor Pacific Overhead Doors until it was purchased by Servco in 2005., Raynor Hawaii Overhead Doors will be the authorized Raynor dealer for the Hawaiian Islands. The transaction includes Servco’s overhead doors, automated gates and fencing operations and the transfer of 20 employees.

Honolulu Magazine Recognizes Servco Lexus Honolulu as Best Luxury Car Dealer

July 27, 2015

In Honolulu Magazine’s Best of Honolulu 2015 issue, Servco Lexus Honolulu was selected as the Best Luxury Car Dealer. Honolulu Magazine readers voted on the distinction.

 

Team Servco recognized by readers of the Star Advertiser as Hawaii’s Best.

June 22, 2015

Servco Auto Centers have been voted the Best Auto Dealerships in Hawaii for the fifth year in a row by the readers of the Honolulu Star Advertiser. Two Team Servco members, Paul Robotti and Raymond Ma, were also recognized as Hawaii’s Top Automotive Salespeople. Servco Raynor Overhead Doors was once again recognized as one of the top three in the Best Garage Door group category.

Servco recognized as one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work 2015

April 1, 2015

For the 11th year in a row, Servco was recognized as one of Hawaii’s Best Places to Work. With over 1,000 employees in Hawaii and 1,600 worldwide, Servco was commended for putting a high priority on sharing financial planning and retirement resources in recognition that its workforce is composed primarily of Baby Boomers. Servco was also recognized for its wellness initiative which included ShapeUp, an online program that monitors and challenges workers to stay healthy through friendly competition and accountability.

Servco Celebrates 2014 Toyota Technical Education Scholarship Winners

February 17, 2015

Servco was proud to offer three scholarships to three very deserving students studying in Honolulu Community College’s Automotive Technology Program. IRIS HUI, BRYAN CALUYA, and JONNAH RAE QUIACURSAN were this year’s recipients. Applicants needed a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, enrolled full time in the Program and completed at least one semester in the program. Congratulations Scholarship Winners!

 

Servco Lexus, Subaru dealerships opening at Maui Business Park in 2017

January 9, 2015

Servco Lexus and Servco Subaru auto dealerships will be opening at the Maui Business Park's second phase in Kahului following the company purchase of a four-acre site at the park for $8.2 million. Construction on the dealerships is expected to start in 2016 and be completed in 2017.

New Name and Logo for Servco’s Insurance Division Better Reflects Its Expanding Footprint

December 2, 2014

Servco Insurance Services is changing their name to Servco Pacific Insurance to reflect the recent expansion to the West Coast. Servco Pacific Insurance employs more than 90 people with offices in Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island; Washington: Seattle and Tacoma.

Servco Celebrates 95 Years of Service

October 3, 2014

This year, Servco proudly celebrates 95 years of service in Hawaii. As Hawaii’s leading automotive, consumer products and insurance company, Servco began almost a century ago with a vision to be number one in customer service. Servco Employees kicked off the celebration festivities by wearing their commemorative 95th Anniversary Shirts every Friday in October.

Servco to Sell Raynor Overhead Doors Division Back to Former Owners

September 19, 2014

Servco announced it is selling its Servco Raynor Overhead Doors, Inc. division to Peter Eldridge and Mike Markley. Eldridge and Markley were the former owners of Raynor Pacific Overhead Doors before it was acquired by Servco in 2005. The sale is expected to be finalized in early 2015.

Servco Employee Wellness Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

September 19, 2014

Servco has always believed in wellness of its employees and the Servco Wellness Center is true testament to that. Located in Servco’s Honolulu office in Mapunapuna. Servco’s approximately 1,000 employees can use the Servco Wellness Center from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, for free.

Servco Breaks Ground on New Kauai Dealership

July 18, 2014

Servco recently broke ground on construction of a new dealership located on the island of Kauai to be named Servco Auto Kauai. The dealership, currently named Servco Toyota Kauai, sell both Toyota and Subaru vehicles. In 2015, it will move to its new, 12,000-square-foot location with 10 service bays, a car wash and more than 200 parking spaces. The new Servco Auto Kauai dealership will be located in an upcoming retail area in Lihue that includes Costco, Home Depot, and a new Safeway also under construction.

Servco Raynor Overhead Doors Named One of the Best for 2014

July 1, 2014

Awarded by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and voted by the readers of the newspaper, Servco Raynor Overhead Doors was voted second place as “Hawaii’s Best Garage Door Company” for Installs and Service.

Servco Lexus named “Best Luxury Car Dealer for 2014”

July 1, 2014

Honolulu Magazine readers have named Servco Lexus the “Best Luxury Car Dealer for 2014” during their annual “Best of Honolulu” readership survey. Mahalo Honolulu Magazine readers!

Servco Auto Centers named “Hawaii’s Best Auto Dealership for 2014”

June 22, 2014

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser has recently named Servco Auto Centers as the “Best Auto Dealership for 2014” for the 4th year in a row. Mahalo readers of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser!

Introducing Servco Tire Company

May 19, 2014

Servco announced the renaming of Rex Tire & Supply, to Servco Tire Company. The new name better reflects the superior quality and unparalleled client service for which Servco is known. They are located on Oahu and Maui.

Servco Named “One of the Best Places to Work” for 2014 by Hawaii Business Magazine

April 1, 2014

For the 10th straight year, Hawaii Business Magazine and the Best Companies Group has named SERVCO, “One of the Best Places to Work for 2014. Servco was only one of two businesses in the entire State of Hawaii to win every year since the ward was first given out ten years ago. Mahalo to all our employees who helped us earn this honor (again).

Servco Automotive Acquires Island Subaru on Maui

February 3, 2014

Servco has acquired the assets of Maui’s Island Subaru dealership in Kahului. Operating as Servco Subaru on Maui it will temporarily housed at Servco Lexus at 445 Kele Street in Kahului.

Hawaii Student Artists Statewide Encouraged to Participate in Toyota’s 2014 Dream Car Art Contest

November 21, 2013

Toyota Hawaii is inviting all Hawaii student artists age 15 years and younger to create a drawing of “Your Dream Car” for Toyota Hawaii’s 2014 Dream Car Art Contest. Original, hand-drawn entries must be submitted by January 31, 2014. Entry forms and rules are available online now at ToyotaHawaii.com and at all Toyota Hawaii Dealerships. One lucky winner could receive a trip to Japan to participate in the Toyota Motor Corporation world competition, while Hawaii finalists will receive an iPad Mini® with Retina Display or cash.

http://toyotahawaii.com/Distributor/Toyota/dream-car-art-contest/

Servco Named One of the Most Charitable Companies in Hawaii for 2013

November 1, 2013

Hawaii Business magazine recently named Servco to its list of “Most Charitable Companies for 2013”. Rankings were based on a company’s total giving in 2012, a combination of both cash and in-kind donations.

http://www.hawaiibusiness.com/Hawaii-Business/November-2013/Hawaiis-Most-Charitable-Companies-2013/

Subaru Hawaii Dealers Invite You to “Share the Love”

November 1, 2013

Subaru Hawaii Dealers celebrate the third year of their community-based “Share the Love” Sales Event where they will donate $250 (up to $30,000 total) to four local non profits for every 2014 Subaru vehicle sold from November 1 to December 31, 2013. The non profits are: Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii; American Red Cross – Hawaii; SPCA Maui and Hawaii Island Humane Society. Visit your nearest Subaru Hawaii Dealer today!

Servco Insurance Services Named “CPCU Organization of the Year”

October 9, 2013

The Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) is recognized as the premier professional organization designation of the Property & Casualty insurance industry here in Hawaii. On October 9, Servco Insurance Services (SIS) was named the “CPCU Organization of the Year.” This award recognizes SIS’ hard work from each of our Agents and their commitment to long-term relationships built on trust. Congratulations SIS!

Toyota Hawaii Announces Finalists for 2013 Dream Car Art Contest

April 20, 2013

Toyota Hawaii today held awards presentations at Servco Auto Honolulu and Maui Toyota in Kahului to recognize the local finalists and People’s Choice winners in Toyota’s 2013 Dream Car Art Contest. Among the 600 entries received, only nine (three from each age category) were selected to participate in the World Contest where winners will be awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan for the awards ceremony in August 2013. Congratulations to our finalists: Alyssa Kainuma, Kaycee Hansberry, Sheena Rae Reyes, Faith Chang, Kayla Mae Cuizon, Kevin Koa Markell, Bridget O'Connor, Christian Gutierrez, and Oriana Buika.

Servco Named “One of the Best Places to Work” for 2013 by Hawaii Business Magazine

April 01, 2013

For the 9th straight year, Hawaii Business Magazine and the Best Companies Group has named SERVCO, “One of the Best Places to Work for 2013” in the large company category. Mahalo to our all our employees who helped us humbly earn this honor.

http://www.hawaiibusiness.com/Hawaii-Business/April-2013/Hawaiis-Best-Places-to-Work-2013/

Servco Auto Centers Voted Honolulu Star Advertiser’s Best Auto Dealership for 2012

July 01, 2012

The Honolulu Star Advertiser readers voted Servco Auto Centers as the “Best Auto Dealership for 2012” for the 2nd year in a row. Mahalo Hawaii!

Servco Automotive Promotes Alan Young to Senior VP

May 01, 2012

Servco recently announced that Servco Lexus General Manager, Alan Young, has been promoted to Senior Vice President for their Automotive Retail division. In this position, Young will oversee all nine Servco retail dealerships for the Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki and Chevrolet brands. He's been a team member of Servco since 2004.

Nagoya Toyopet Presents Servco with Special Anniversary Gift

April 24, 2012

Servco President Eric Fukunaga was humbled and honored when Nagoya Toyopet Chairman, Mr. Nanao Oguri and President, Mr. Kazuo Oguri presented him with a special art piece in commemoration of Servco's 50-year business relationship with Toyota Motor Corporation (Pictured with Eric Fukunaga is Mr. Tomonari Murakami, Chief Manager from Nagoya Toyopet Corp).

Servco named "One of the Best Places to Work" for 8th Year in a Row

April 1, 2012

Hawaii Business Magazine named Servco as "one of the Best Places to Work in Hawaii" in their April 2012 edition and was also inducted into the Hall of Fame for being recognized 8 years in a row. We also ranked #1 in Family Friendly company among the "Large" list of companies.

Pacific Business News Recognizes Hawaii's Healthiest Employer Finalists

September 1, 2011

Servco was named a finalist in Pacific Business News' Healthiest Employers in Hawaii for 2011. in the Large Business category for 200 or more employees. The award honors employers that make health and wellness a priority for their employees.

Servco donates $25,000 to Japan Earthquake Relief

March 29, 2011

Servco's President & COO Eric Fukunaga presented a $25,000 check for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund to Edwin Hawkins, President of the Japan‑America Society of Hawaii.