October, 2016

Workplace Wellness Is Good for You, and for the Bottom Line

Wellness expert offers local companies a way to improve their workplaces. Plus seven tips to improve your own life.

When Warren Buffett sees trends, people pay attention. Such was the case in the early 1990s, says David Hunnicutt, when Buffett and other Nebraska-based CEOs decided that workplace wellness deserved a closer look. They founded the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) and asked Hunnicutt to lead it, launching a 20-plus-year journey to better define workplace Read the full article…

October, 2016

Must-Dos on the Island of Lanai

Does work have you stressed and tired? Nothing like a quick weekend getaway to refuel your batteries.

Lanai is the perfect holoholo for busy people who want a quick and convenient destination to disconnect or blow off some steam. There is something for everyone—whether exploring ancient sites, going camping or feasting on a fancy breakfast buffet. To help you get in the mood, read the full story “The Holoholo Guide to Lāna‘i” Read the full article…

October, 2016

Top 10 Habits of Highly Effective Women

Each October, Hawaii Business magazine’s Wahine Forum gathers over 800 professional women from around the Islands to network, learn and move forward together. Here is a condensed version of one panel discussion from last year’s forum, “Habits of Highly Successful Women,” where four successful women offered tips on becoming a leader, staying true to yourself Read the full article…

October, 2016

Flipping Homes in Hawaii: A How-To Guide

Learn the secrets of flipping houses with our next course, a $5,000 value for just $2,000!!!! Or do the research and grunt work on your own, build property wealth judiciously and keep the $2,000.

GET-RICH-QUICK SCHEMES – or even get-rich-soon schemes – are almost always what our parents warned us about. While attending a Success Path Education weekend session in Waikiki (a $149 value, for free!), I was promised the real estate flipping secrets of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa. Their full-size cutouts flanked Read the full article…

October, 2016

Shangri La: Hawaii’s House of Treasures

Be warned: You will likely be so intrigued and dazzled by the intricate masterpieces of Doris Duke’s Shangri La home that you will want to return

At First, It doesn’t look like much. I’ve just parked in the driveway of Shangri La, which was once the home of Doris Duke, and I’m wondering where the house is. I see a small, plain, white windowless building nearby, which I’m guessing is a visitor center, and lots of plants, but nowhere do I Read the full article…

October, 2016

Local Kine Biz: Wong’s Drapery Shoppe

Can't Go Wrong with Wong's

The drapery shop is on Beretania Street, across the street from where the original store opened in 1947. Mel Wong has been working for his family’s drapery business since he was in high school in 1969. “I was working at the store on weekends, holidays and summer vacations,” remembers Wong, 64, president, CEO and sole Read the full article…