June, 2017

Nonprofit Corner: Ending the Cycle of Abuse

When victims of domestic abuse seek protection from their attackers, Ed Flores and his nonprofit are there to help. They also work to prevent the violence before it begins. Flores is executive director and co-founder of Ala Kuola, which helps victims obtain temporary restraining orders (TROs) against their abusers. The nonprofit also leads the national Read the full article…

June, 2017

Hawaii Business Wins 8 National Awards

Hawaii Business has won eight national awards from the Alliance of Area Business Publications, including five first-place gold medals, one silver and two bronze. Hawaii Business was often competing in the same category against regional business magazines from much bigger markets, including Dallas and Florida (yes, the whole state of more than 20 million people). Read the full article…

June, 2017

The Careerist: Help! Gift Collectors Are After Me Again

Q: What’s with obligatory office gifts? I love my job, but it seems like I get a couple of emails every month “asking” me to donate money for the office gift for someone’s shower – bridal, baby or whatever. Often, I don’t even know these people! I try ignoring the message, but the office manager Read the full article…

June, 2017

My Job: EXTRA: Read All About Him!

Real estate agent’s other job is background actor for movies and TV shows. He’s great at blending in. NAME: Jerald Pang AGE: 56 JOB: Nonunion background actor (extra) and full-time real estate agent START: In the summer of 2013, Pang joined thousands sweltering in long lines for a chance to be an extra on the Read the full article…

June, 2017

5 Steps to a Lasting Legacy

A charitable gift annuity provides a meaningful gift to charity while improving your financial situation in two ways for the rest of your life: a steady stream of income and tax benefits. More important, you create a lasting legacy in your community. Curtis Saiki, VP of philanthropy and general counsel for the Hawaii Community Foundation, Read the full article…