November, 2015

Kiteboarding for Everyone

If you have been admiring kiteboarding from afar, David Dorn says it’s time to try it yourself. Dorn is the owner of Action Sports Maui and has been teaching kiteboarding since 1997. Back then, he says, “It was more of an extreme sport with a radical reputation and, now, with our safe teaching techniques, it’s Read the full article…

November, 2015

Talk Story with John Chamness

Divisional Leader, Salvation Army Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division

The nonprofit spends about $37 million a year to help Hawaii’s poorest people. Many of its services solve immediate needs, like hunger, but the Salvation Army is setting its sight on a new long-term initiative to stem poverty at its core. You assisted almost 117,300 people in Hawaii in 2014. Which group stands out most Read the full article…

November, 2015

Inside the Mind of an Entrepreneur

In the pressure cooker world of startups, it’s taboo to seek care for anxiety, depression and other mental-health issues. A Honolulu doctor wants to change that.

In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.” That’s how HBO describes its buzzy TV show, “Silicon Valley,” but is this characterization true? Ryan Louie shed some light on the issue in a paper recently published in the journal Academic Psychiatry. Read the full article…

November, 2015

Wider Panama Canal Won’t Affect Hawaii

In April 2016, the Panama Canal Authority is slated to open an expanded, widened canal, doubling the capacity between the Atlantic and the Pacific. It will allow freighters carrying up to 14,000 containers to pass, triple the previous limit, and alter the routes that shipping companies use to carry goods in and out of American Read the full article…

November, 2015

Ask the Expert with Kat Lin-Hurtubise: Inexpensive Celebrations

My company doesn’t have a budget for an end-of-year party, but I wanted to do something to show my gratitude to my employees for their hard work. Any low-cost suggestions? There are ways to say “thank you” that are reasonable and meaningful. Here are two: Find the Wine If your staff are all “of-age,” plan Read the full article…