Features

March, 2017

ALL the Top Local News

Hawaii’s most comprehensive newsletter will give you daily summaries and links to the leading stories from all of Hawaii’s news media – not just one site.

Hawaii Business wants you to have a quick read of the top local news stories every weekday morning. That’s why we are launching Hawaii’s most useful newsletter on Tuesday, March 27. Each weekday, “Hawaii Top News” newsletter will give you: Summaries of the main statewide stories, compiled from all of the state’s leading news media, Read the full article…

March, 2017

Local-Kine Biz: Repurposing With Style

Stores offer recycled appliances, furniture and beds for customers who can't afford new.

Ross’ Appliances & Furniture was founded in 1975 by Ross Wigney, an Australian who served as an electrician’s mate aboard Jacques Cousteau’s ship Calypso. “He met a girl on the Mainland, and when the Calypso pulled out of port, Ross stayed behind,” recalls current Ross’ owner Tyler Palmer, with a knowing smile. “They moved to Read the full article…

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March, 2017

Acts of Aloha: Mobilizing Tomorrow’s Leaders for Today

The next generation of Hawaii’s leaders are on the rise and ready to serve their community. As the local chapter of the National Young Adult Auxiliary of The Salvation Army, Echelon Hawaii assembles a diverse group of young professionals to take action, create sustainable change, and support Hawaii’s people. “At its heart, Echelon is about Read the full article…

March, 2017

Five Things to Know About the Trump Effect

Our inaugural SmallBiz Academy luncheon

“Change is ahead for your small business, and how do you prepare?” Jane Sawyer, Small Business Administration Hawaii district director, asked a room of more than 100 people at the YWCA Laniakea on Thursday. With a new administration in place, there’s a lot of uncertainty about what will happen to things like taxes, financial regulations Read the full article…

March, 2017

5 Steps to an Executive Presence

Readiness for next-level success often depends on the leader’s ability to develop the complex set of qualities that comprise “executive presence.” R. Scott Simon, an executive coach frequently engaged by Hawaii companies to support their emerging leaders, offers five steps he often shares with clients. 1. CHANGE YOURSELF At each level from individual contributor, to Read the full article…