May, 2017

Rent or Buy?

Six factors to consider when choosing whether to buy or rent a home in Hawaii.

Trade her peaceful rental on 2 acres in rural Maui for a condo of her very own? No thanks. Over the 30 years she has lived in the Islands, Lori has owned homes and could afford to do so again, but she says the decision to remain a renter was easy. For $1,400 a month Read the full article…

May, 2017

Why These Women Are Fighting

Women business leaders in Hawaii are fighting to educate people about the need for more awareness and funding for the #1 cancer killer of women: lung cancer. These women have united through Lung Force, a new national movement led by the American Lung Association to unite women against lung cancer, a disease that kills almost Read the full article…

May, 2017

Business’ Biggest Secret

Research shows the advantages of revealing everyone’s salaries, but local companies don’t do it. In fact, few organizations anywhere are salary transparent. Women are among the biggest losers.

Dane Atkinson used to be the kind of startup CEO that board members praised because he attracted top-notch talent while saving money. Certain candidates were just not aggressive at negotiating their salaries, and he took advantage of that. “It’s easy in tech to promise the future without being honest about what you’re giving people from Read the full article…

May, 2017

Parting Shot: Survival Training

A solder with gear, plunges into the 15-foot section of Richardson Pool from the 16-foot high dive as part of survival training. The soldier is then required to swim to the shallow end of the pool. The training is conducted routinely and is required for all soldiers in the 325th Brigade Support Battalion “Mustangs,” 3rd Read the full article…

May, 2017

My Job: He Goes In After the Police Are Done

NAME: Robin Fujiyama AGE: 53 JOB: Biohazard Technician, Bio-One Hawaii START: Fujiyama served in the Air Force Reserve for eight years, and has been a firefighter for 26. His cousin owns Bio-One Hawaii and, in 2014, contacted Fujiyama about doing crime-scene cleanup due to his background as a firefighter. The company does commercial, residential and Read the full article…

May, 2017

Pathways to Sustainability 2017

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The companies featured provide solutions that are innovative, efficient, and save money. This guide will help you plan better practices that will benefit your company and community.