Scott Foster currently represents photojournalist-producer-director Catherine Bauknight whose honored documentary film Hawaii: A Voice For Sovereignty continues to garner international awards and accolades.
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“I’m based in Los Angeles and work all over the globe. Scott Foster is simply the best press agent and public relations consultant working anywhere. Time and time again he’s pulled rabbits out of hats publicizing my films and still photography exhibits during our 5-year international journey. His writing, media and communication skills are unparalleled.” — Catherine Bauknight
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From Silence To VoiceThe Hawaii PR Story is a full chapter in From Silence To Voice by Boston-based investigative journalist Suzanne Gordon and former NEWSWEEK Bureau Chief, Bernice Buresh. The chapter is a detailed account of the communications strategy designed and implemented by Scott Foster for the 1999 – 2000 Hawai’i Nurses’ Association union contract negotiations which produced “…a landmark agreement with groundbreaking and national-trendsetting language.” From Silence To Voice is now in it’s third edition. Read The Hawaii PR Story HERE
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“… Thank you for helping make the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Monument campaign a complete success and for your contribution to creating the largest marine protected area on earth. It’s an accomplishment you will always be able to view with justifiable pride. …”

Jay Nelson
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Complete letter HERE
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“While some may use tools well, great people redefine their use. Scott Foster is one of the most effective and progressive masters of communication technology and technique since the rise of the internet. He is the type of person I write software for – not the typical user, but the individual who deeply understands and fulfills the potential of communications technology. Scott routinely puts entire marketing departments to shame.”
Kevin Hughes, Member WWW Hall of Fame
More about Kevin Hughes HERE
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  “… Your communications skills, political sophistication, and professional agility helped make history … could not have been done without your talent, skill and wise counsel … Thank you for your leadership and for putting your considerable talent to work on behalf of this important issue. Your ability to work with a range of people, refine and disseminate message and build support in media, legislature and in organizational and public arenas is extraordinary.”
Scott Blaine Swenson
Executive Director
Washington DC
Complete letter HERE
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“… high degree of professionalism, motivation, and commitment … long hours under extreme pressure and meeting many pressing deadlines … strong interpersonal communication skills … we were fortunate to have a person of Mr. Foster’s ability…”
Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano (Hawai’i)
Complete letter HERE
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Scott Foster with client Hawaii Governor Ben Cayetano
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“… On the political front, Scott is a master. … More than anything else, I value what Scott was able to willingly teach me as a novice political advocate. Scott helped me gain the skills necessary to look at political communication, media and strategy with a new-found critical eye.” … “Any organization, group or individual who is fortunate enough to work with Scott Foster will be grateful for his expertise and dedication.”
Jessica Wisneski
Staff Community Organizer
Hawai`i Clean Elections (2004-2005)
(Currently (2015), the Legislative & Campaigns Director at Citizen Action of New York)
Complete letter HERE
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Scott Foster & Jessica Wisneski
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 ” … His exceptional acumen and intelligence (not to mention his wonderful sense of humor!) are not limited only to academic analysis or theoretical applications (although he certainly excels in those) but also extend to savvy strategic thinking and big-picture, even visionary, planning. … There was not a single day during that three-month period when we did not have media coverage – in fact, we believe our strikes at three hospitals received just as much coverage (and not just local coverage) as any strike in the world in the last decade. …”
Sue Scheider, JD
Executive Director
Complete letter HERE
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2002 Hawaii nurses’ strike press conference and rally at the state capitol building rotunda
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Martin Denny (Quiet Village), Christina Denny, Michael J Largarticha.
“Scott Foster delivers the goods.If you’re looking for an effective, efficient public relations and political resource, hire Scott Foster. I always know when I call on him, he will immediately grasp the often complex circumstances and write a brief statement that the media and the general public will understand.”
Michael J. Largarticha, President
Musicians’ Association of Hawai’i Local 677
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“Thank you for your counsel. Thank you for helping me to navigate the local political labyrinth. It’s abundantly clear that everything you did made a difference and I am sincerely grateful. …look forward to the opportunity to return your many favors.”
With gratitude,
Shannon M. O’Connell
Emily’s List
San Francisco, California
Complete letter HERE
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Tommy Aguilar – A Chorus Line
“I’ve worked with many press agents in London, New York and Hollywood. Scott Foster is the best in the business. In addition to his infallible instincts, he possesses absolutely superb marketing and writing skills.”
Mr. Tommy Aguilar
Dancer-Actor-Director
New York City – Honolulu
Complete letter HERE
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In July of 2004, Scott Foster developed the media strategy and performed the communications for the Inland Boatmen’s Union (IBU) strike against the venerable Hawai’i Tug & Barge and Young Brothers ocean transportation companies. Hawaii’s Pacific Business News described the event, “Result: a surgical strike in and out in four days.” 
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“… very easy to work with, cooperative, knowledgeable about the working press and press procedures … If you needed a quick answer, rapid research or backup documents found quickly, you could depend on Scott to get the job done with a minimum of confusion or waiting.”
Sally White
Complete letter HERE
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HawaiiStateSeal

“… your contributions to the legislature of ways to correct and improve the existing no-fault insurance system are noted and appreciated, … thank you, once again.”
Wayne Metcalf,
Hawai’i State Insurance Commissioner
Complete letter HERE

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“We are very excited about the Audubon Society Managing Waimea . . . We were happy with the outcome and hope to continue an excellent working relationship… .”
John D. Waihe’e IV, Trustee
Complete letter HERE

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“… H.B. No. 2910 incorporates your suggestion … I appreciate your writing me and your support for the bill.”
Representative Cynthia Thielen
Complete letter HERE

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“Thank you for having me introduce the auto insurance bill on your behalf.”
Representative David Tarnas
Complete letter HERE

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US Congress

“… I very much appreciate your support and encouragement. I look forward to working with you in the years to come.”
U.S. Representative Neil Abercrombie
Complete letter HERE

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“For the past several years, the drug policy forum of Hawai`i has engaged the talents and services of Scott Foster, always to our benefit. In each and every instance, Scott’s performance was highly professional, and often way beyond the requirements of the contract.”

Dr. Donald Topping,
President
Complete letter HERE 

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THE EASTUS GROUP
Dallas, Texas
[Campaign consultants for Hawai`i State Representative Duke Bainum]

“ … The press releases and speeches you crafted were eloquently persuasive and dependably effective. And your ability to conceptualize and execute publicity-generating events was outstanding.” …

Greg Murray,
Senior Partner
Complete letter HERE

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1994 Benjamin J. Cayetano Campaign For Governor

… “I was responsible for answering the switchboard and referred all ’issue’ related calls to Scott. Whether the caller was courteous or contentious, Scott exemplified professionalism…”. “He was conscientious and knowledgeable … honest and forthright in spite of the challenge imposed by the caller.”

Eleanor Liu
Ben Cayetano For Governor Campaign
Complete letter HERE

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“… consistently impressed with your marketing knowledge and expertise …ability to analyze, articulate and put into action …truly unique ability to reach and communicate to a broad spectrum of people.” …
Ty Arkoff, Manager
Complete letter HERE

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“Scott is a rare find. …brought exciting new ideas and first-rate organizational skills …considerable tact and sensitivity …respect and confidence of company personnel…”
Keith Yates,
Executive Director
Complete letter HERE

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“On media and organizational outreach, Scott worked miracles. … Scott’s contribution was invaluable. Without it, I can confidently say that we would not have met with anywhere near the success we had on this Pacific-wide concern.”
Ms. Kalali Alalima
American Friends & The Hawai’i Coalition Against Nuclear Testing
Complete letter HERE

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“I cannot say enough about Scott Foster’s creative mind and his collaborative disposition. He is one of the few consultants I’ve ever retained who always delivers more that I could have expected. I can always trust his advice and am constantly amazed by his original, innovative and measurably effective ideas.”

William Dawson, Manager
Sales & Marketing
Complete letter HERE

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HawaiiStateSeal

“A victory of over 1400 votes was beyond our wildest dreams. I really mean beyond our wildest dreams! …Mahalo for helping us pull off THE fundraiser of the year.”
Representative Jim Shon
Complete letter HERE

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The Democratic Party of Hawaii

 “… formidable communications skills …press and media savvy … definitely a team player … Profoundly loyal, he is an enlightened advocate for open and effective process, for the staunch adherence to ethical principles …”

Richard Port, Chair
Democratic Party of Hawai’i
Complete letter HERE

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“I don’t know exactly what Scott does but he does it very well.”
James “Jimmy” Toyama
Chair, Oahu Committee, Democratic Party of Hawai`i (1994 – 2000)

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“… the media coverage generated by your efforts resulted in a significant increase in participation over what was originally anticipated. The level of public support was so high that we were forced to close registration to new participants shortly before the event. Our organization truly appreciates the level of professionalism and expertise you brought to our public relations effort.”
Jeremy Lam, President
Malama O Manoa
Complete letter HERE

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HawaiiStateSeal

“… an outstanding and successful leader, …a man of integrity, …committed to achieving results through collaboration with others … a good sense of what’s socially and politically appropriate … professional in his approach and manner.”
Senator Les Ihara
Complete letter HERE

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“… playful insightfulness and underground guerrilla warfare (smile) played a pivotal role in getting the ‘powers to be’ to move forward.”

Jan-Michelle Sawyer, Sculptor
Liz Rizzo, Artist Representative
Complete letter HERE

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” … I commend your long personal commitment on behalf of Hawaii’s consumers, … continue to call upon me for assistance whenever needed.”
Complete letter HERE

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“…researches issues carefully, makes broad community contact, works well with legislators and delivers effective and trenchant testimony.”

Ruth Ellen Lindenberg Chair,
AARP Capitol City Task Force
Complete letter HERE

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“Thank you very much for your help on the speeches. The quality of your work is outstanding … I am honored to use his words as I speak on such important issues as domestic violence and hate crimes.” …
Representative Duke Bainum
Complete letter HERE

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Honolulu City Council

“…instinctive timing, …highly evolved entrepreneurial and management skills, …sense of humor makes him a pleasure to work with.”
Councilmember Duke Bainum
Complete letter HERE

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… “On behalf of the many concerns raised by you and others, I have introduced the attached House resolution”. …
Representative Mazie Hirono
Complete letter HERE

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“It’s people like you providing sound information that helps us craft good law.”
Representative Mike O’Kieffe
Complete letter HERE

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“Hawai’i has been in great need for a consumer rights watch dog that can stay on top of the many assaults on consumers’ rights and pocketbooks. …I hope that we will be able to work together on behalf of consumers throughout the state.”
Mazie Hirono,
Lt. Governor
Complete letter HERE

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“I would like to extend my thanks to you and your organization for providing me with the eight (8) elements of a model car insurance reform bill. I will definitely take these suggested changes into consideration in my deliberations on this issue as a member of the House Committee on Judiciary.”

Representative Suzanne Chun Oakland
Complete letter HERE

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HawaiiStateSeal

“Thank you for your communications on August 6th and August 8th concerning no-fault auto insurance… I look forward to working with you in the months ahead.”

Senator Andrew Levin
Complete letter HERE

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