Features

By: Scott Radway
October, 2014

The Silent Partner

Robin K. Campaniano shares some of his thoughts on local-style business and what he tells the next generation of leaders

“It started out with a ‘Let’s do lunch,’” recounts Robin K. Campaniano, the 55-year-old president and CEO of AIG Hawaii Insurance Co. The remark was made by a young professional in Hawaii looking for guidance. That was 15 years ago, and more than a few people have since asked for some counsel time over a Read the full article…

By: HB - Author
October, 2014

Spin Zone: Where Hawaii’s leaders face off

Q: The Democrats have long been Hawaii’s majority party. Why, then, was it so difficult for the Dems to field a competitive gubernatorial candidate? A: With their deep concern for increasing opportunity and advancement for all the people of Hawaii, Randy Iwase and Malama Solomon represented a return to our Democratic roots, with an eye Read the full article…

By: Scott Radway
October, 2014

Innovation: Chicken Big

Spotting killer asteroids

“Every couple of million years, something hits the Earth that really causes devastation,” says Gerry Luppino, principle investigator for the University of Hawaii-led, international project to detect killer asteroids headed toward Earth. Luppino cites the big one that struck Earth 65 million years ago as support for efforts to detect incoming objects. That was the Read the full article…

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By: Kelli Abe Trifonovitch
October, 2014

Welcome to the Zone

Why can’t the Dems find a viable gubernatorial candidate? Why do the Republicans keep losing bodies in the Legislature? We have their answers to these questions in our new department “Spin Zone.” Managing Editor Jacy L. Youn oversees these pages, designed to create and stimulate dialogue on pressing issues of the day. While “Spin Zone” Read the full article…

By: HB - Author
October, 2014

Parting Shot: Perfect Match

Wednesday, 9:45 am Kona Street, Honolulu Photo by David Croxford Grace Tsutahara, right, lead designer at Iolani Sportswear, meets with colleague Connie Santiago to match in-house fashion sketches with the vibrant knit textiles the company has commissioned from local artisans.  

By: HB - Author
October, 2014

Letters to the Editor

HPU dealing well with challenges, President says Your article about the financial picture at Hawaii Pacific University (August 2014) painted a rather grimmer picture than I believe the reality calls for. It is true that HPU’s part-time enrollments decreased after the 2008-09 financial crisis and subsequent military sequestrations, as they did across many universities in Read the full article…