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February, 2015

Parting Shot: Practice Makes Perfect

Saturday, 11 a.m. Honolulu’s Chinatown Photo by Rae Huo Students study lion dance movements at Gee Yung Chinese Martial Arts Dragon and Lion Dance Association. They are preparing for Lunar New Year festivities, in which performers ages 5 to 17 will move the lion and create accompanying sounds with drums, gongs and cymbals.

February, 2015

Talk Story with Shari Chang

CEO, Girl Scouts of Hawaii Girl Scouting runs through Shari Chang’s veins. Her grandmother and mother were both scouts. While growing up, she was a scout in four different states and a foreign country. Her two daughters, who grew up in Hawaii, were also scouts. In October, Chang assumed the CEO spot at Girl Scouts Read the full article…

February, 2015

Markets to Suit Every Taste

Today you can buy from companies that specialize in Hispanic, Fijian, Indian, Micronesian, Kosher and other ethnic cuisines, without leaving Oahu

Hawaii’s known for a unique blend of cultures and tastes, and that is evident in the wide variety of foods and products available in the Islands’ many ethnic markets. These markets go far beyond the typical Japanese, Chinese and Korean markets that are well known to locals. Martha Sanchez Romero’s story is typical of those Read the full article…

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February, 2015

Ask the Expert: Leveraging the Cloud

Matthew Sirp Enterprise Architect Hawaiian Telcom hawaiiantel.com Question: I keep hearing that small businesses can benefit from cloud services. Can cloud solutions help my company increase productivity and save money? Answer: With cloud services, small businesses can access enterprise-level services at an affordable cost. Your first step should be to define your specific business needs Read the full article…

February, 2015

Local Kine Biz: Primo Gelato

Partners took over an Italian ice cream company in 2007 from its founder and have more than doubled its business

Once you’ve had gelato, you may never go back to plain ol’ ice cream. Gelato is Italian-style ice cream, made with less butterfat and less air, which make it denser and more flavorful, usually with less fat and fewer calories than ice cream. Oahu’s oldest maker of gelato is La Gelateria, which means ice cream Read the full article…

February, 2015

Actors Make Good Medicine

Did you know that some of Hawaii’s best acting goes on at UH’s schools of medicine and nursing? At UH-Manoa’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, a creative partnership with the Theatre Department has aspiring actors practicing their improvisational skills – playing patients with everything from cancer to depression – while student nurses hone empathy, Read the full article…