February, 2017

Birds of Paradise

A Feature from Our Sister Magazine, Hawaii

Hawaii Island’s new Cost to Coast Birding Trail encourages everyone to explore the island’s diverse landscapes while offering glimpses of otherwise hard-to-spot species. Read Bird Watching on Hawaii Island’s Kipukapuaulu Trail featured in HAWAII Magazine.

February, 2017

Local-Kine Biz: A Special Lei For You

Teacher comes out of retirement to run flower shop with his wife

Many people think of flowers during February because of Valentine’s Day, but Francis Wong, owner of Jenny’s Leis & Flowers, says his busy season actually occurs a few months later. “April through August are very busy for us,” explains the 82-year-old Kamehameha Heights resident. “They make up for all the other months that are slower. Read the full article…

February, 2017

One Family at a Time

It's slow going, but three nonprofits are working with needy families to help them build and own affordable homes.

Three nonprofits on Oahu are partnering with needy families to build affordable homes for ownership using the beneficiaries’ sweat equity, plus volunteer labor, government help, private donations, and a whole lot of advice and support for the families.All that effort only goes so far: In 2016, the three nonprofits completed building two houses in total Read the full article…

February, 2017

Talk Story: Jean Rolles

VP of Community Relations, Outrigger Enterprises Group

Q: Your family has sold Outrigger to KSL Capital Partners LLC. How did that process begin? A: My brother, Richard, has been living in Denver and he knows socially the owner of KSL. They’ve been talking over the years and then it got serious. And my brother’s two sons have been meeting with him, and Read the full article…