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August, 2016

5 Steps to Building an Effective Vision Board

How can you double or triple the size of your company? Your path starts with creating a vision. Alan Akina says visualization is one of the most powerful mental exercises you can do. “Creating a personal or company vision board will help you achieve higher results in business and in life,” he says. 1. PLAN Read the full article…

August, 2016

The Resilient Leader

EVERY SUCCESSFUL LEADER has a story about how his or her response to challenges, setbacks or failures helped set them on the path to success. In fact, there are many points in a successful career in which that person’s response to adversity can completely change their career trajectory; a rising star can crash and burn, Read the full article…

August, 2016

Papahanaumokuakea: It is Hawaii’s Business

  The people of Hawaii are divided over the expansion of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Papahanaumokuakea encompasses 10 islands and 140,000 square miles filled with seamounts, atolls, coral and rare species indigenous to Hawaii. Senator Brian Schatz first proposed the plan to increase the monument’s territory from 50 nautical miles Read the full article…

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August, 2016

Made in Hawaii

Iolani Sportswear president Lloyd Kawakami remembers when aloha shirts were only made in Hawaii. Today, they are produced cheaply in Asia or sold under labels such as Tommy Bahama, which have no connection to the Islands. That competition has put many local shirt makers out of business, but Kawakami didn’t change Iolani’s commitment to designing, Read the full article…

August, 2016

The Downtown Honolulu Parking Guide 2016

Parking Lot & Address Day Rate Early Bird After Hours (Flat Rate Unless Specified) Weekend (Flat Rate Unless Specified) Monthly Contact Wait List/ Avalability Type Height Restrictions 1021 Smith St. n/a n/a $5 after 5 p.m., $15 First Friday 0-2 hrs: $2 $5 after 5p.m. (Sat) $3 after 5p.m. (Sun) $10 Diamond 592-7275 n/a Not Read the full article…

August, 2016

The World Is an Island

LIKE MOST PEOPLE, I think about money often. Not about what I can buy with it – though occasionally daydreaming about a shopping trip to Tokyo never hurt anybody. No, my preoccupation is with how money works and how it shapes our world. I’m particularly interested in how events in one corner of the planet Read the full article…