Can't Stop, Won't Stop: Nonstop Honolulu


Since launching in 2010, Nonstop Honolulu has grown from a fledgling independent website to become Honolulu’s online entertainment hub. Just last month, Nonstop Honolulu announced that it will be joining forces with aio Group’s Upspring Media, a fast-growing new media agency that does everything in the digital sphere.

Leveraging aio Group’s extensive media reach and Upspring Media's tech expertise, Nonstop Honolulu will be redesigning and revamping its website, enhancing its content and building in cutting-edge technology, including a strong mobile platform to reach readers on the go.

  • Get an update about the exciting changes taking place at Nonstop Honolulu.
  • Learn about how social media and digital can help build an online community.
  • Discuss the future of new media in engaging consumers.

Guest Panelists

Diane Seo
Nonstop Honolulu Editor and Founder
Diane is the editor and founder of Nonstop Honolulu, which recently was acquired by aio. She's now the director of digital media at Upspring Media, aio's technology development agency. Previously, she was managing editor of Metromix Honolulu and manager of TGIF at The Honolulu Advertiser. She's also worked as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, a senior editor at and the managing director of new media for men's professional tennis.
Myong Choi
Engineer, Nonstop Honolulu Contributor
Born in Korea, but a Hawaii resident since the age of 1, Myong is a diligent engineer by day and an enthusiastic fun-seeker by night. His appreciation for film started with watching bloody and violent Shaw Brothers kung fu films at Empress Theatre as a kid. When not catching up on the latest or greatest films, he's following pop culture trends, playing volleyball or enjoying an ice-cold beverage with friends.

Melissa Chang
Social Media Maven, Nonstop Honolulu Contributor
Melissa has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and public relations, including as the Marketing Director for Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, and as the Marketing Director of Aloha Tower Marketplace. She is currently a freelance writer and marketing consultant, specializing in integrating the new social media with traditional media to maximize clients’ marketing efforts. Melissa writes for Nonstop Honolulu,  Gayot, Fodors, Honolulu Magazine (real estate), and Edible Hawaiian Islands. Melissa is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. She was named the 2006 Gregg W. Perry Public Relations Professional of the Year by the Hawaii Chapter and given the President’s Award in 2010. She was also named one of the “Top 20 Social Media Geeks in Honolulu” by Bytemarks and “Honolulu’s Best Twitter” by Honolulu Weekly.


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Wednesday, March 12
Anthology Theater
Pauahi Tower, 8th Floor
1003 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813

11:30 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Program/Lunch

Hourly parking in Bishop Street Garage is the most convenient to Pauahi Tower. Entrance on left side of Alakea St., mauka of King St. Alii Place garage off Alakea Street is another option and is more affordable.

(includes box lunch):

$25 - PRSA Hawaii Member
$30 - PRSA National Member
$20 - PRSSA Students
$35 - General Admission

RSVP online via link above or email to pay at the door with cash or check. Payment can be made at the door on the day of the event or mailed in advance to: PRSA Hawaii?, P.O. Box 3566, ?Honolulu, HI 96811. Due to the increased cost of doing business, reservations made via credit card will be assessed a nominal processing fee.

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