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Betty Brow, EVP, International Banking Division Bank of Hawaii gives tips on drawing Chinese investors to the Aloha State

5 Steps to Getting Your e-mails Read

Business-writing expert Gail Honda shares tips to ensure that your e-mails get noticed

Features

A brief guide to understanding Chinese tourists

Looking at spending trends posted by Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Chinese tourists spend on average 45 percent of their daily budget on shopping, and only 24...

Doing Business Local Style

The world has changed. Is Hawaii still stuck in the past? Or were we ahead of the times all along?

Divorce is Big Business

Breaking up is hard to do, particularly if a costly divorce leaves former spouses poorer and more in debt than they were at the beginning of the marriage. Not surprisingly, exes are increasingly...

2014 Top 250: Changes in the list over 30 years reveals transformation of Hawaii’s economy

Changes in the Top 250 list over the past 30 years reveal the transformation in Hawaii’s economy and suggest a way forward in the next 30 years

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Missing in Action

A compilation of companies that HB thinks should be in the Top 250 List

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Most Profitable Companies

When it comes to profitability, there is always more than meets the eye.

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Neighbor-island-based companies

A compilation of the biggest companies in the Neighbor Islands

Financial Problems at Hawaii Pacific University

Changes at HPU include fewer faculty and staff, more students per class, less scholarship money for Hawaii students, fewer local students and soaring tuition for everyone

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: New to the List

Check out which companies made a debut onto the Top 250 List

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Hawaii’s biggest companies in 1984: Where are they today?

A look at what three decades has done to Hawaii's Top 15 companies from 1984 when Hawaii Business Magazine first published the Top 250 list

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Gainers and Losers

Find out who soared--and who dipped--in the corporate roller coaster

2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: A guide to Hawaii’s biggest companies and nonprofits

A guide to Hawaii Business' Top 250 List

Departments

Editor's Note

Talk Story

Mike Gold wants to close part of the Hawaii Health Connector

HB Life

What's it Cost: Putting a House on Stilts

Elevating a house can protect against terminates and flooding.

Pau Hana Volunteers: Saving the Symphony

How the 110-year-old orchestra emerged from life-support--and is staying on healthy footing.

What’s It Worth? Transplanting a Mature Tree

Have dinner and play with dolphins

Pau Hana with Chris Cramer

What’s It Worth? A Self-Published Book

Paintball and Airsoft provide the thrills without the danger

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I'm at the Start of my Career: How do I Maximize my Chances of Getting a Good Job

Brownstein hoped to get his foot in the door at an advertising agency, so he created a $6 ad on Google that targeted creative directors in the advertising industry who Googled their own names.

Geckos and Lizards and Skinks - Oh My

Hawaii is it’s one of the few places in the world with no native land reptiles or amphibians.

Payday: What are Professional Athletes from Hawaii Earning?

Welcome to our annual roundup of the salaries of professional athletes from Hawaii in Major League Baseball, the National Football League and Major League Soccer. There are currently no Hawaii...

Reviving a Family Tradition: Ordenstein Returns to the Funeral Business

Grandfather Walter Ordenstein believed that embalming gave the deceased back their dignity.

Hawaii's Mediation Pledge as an Alternative to Legal Warfare.

People don’t like to be told specifically what to do. The power of mediation is that the people come to the conclusion themselves.

Feel Like Your Paycheck is Stagnant? Blame it on Inflation.

Numerically, Hawaii’s annual wages grew by 631 percent from 1969 to 2012. But in real terms, when inflation is factored in, the average wage in 2012 (latest data available) was actually slightly...

My Job: Weather Anchor

Guy Hagi discusses how he went from surfer to weather anchor at Hawaii News Now.

Paycards Could Get More Expensive for Companies

Proponents of a new law say forcing employees to pay too many transaction fees reduces their pay below minimum wage.

Innovation: New Tech Tool Makes Meetings More Interactive

Meetings can be dull, but LiveSift makes them more effective by allowing participants to input feedback via tablets, smartphones and computers.

Following Local High School Teams Online

Use online tools to keep track of your favorite high school sports: football, basketball, soccer and wrestling, to name a few.

Calendar

Keep up with business events and check out what's going on in Hawaii's business community.

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City & County of Honolulu Online Public Auctions

2014.08.06

City & County of Honolulu Online Public Auctions Various items currently listed for auction such as 37-ft boat, foreign coins, Hobart...

New Summer Menu on the Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise

2014.07.11

Celebrate summer with Star of Honolulu’s Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise new seasonal menu. Created by Chefs de Cuisine Adam...

Star of Honolulu's Five Star Kama'aina BOGO

2014.07.01

This summer, the Star of Honolulu offers Kama’aina the opportunity to enjoy a night of luxury and romance for half the price, with its...

Arizona Memorial & Downtown Honolulu Deluxe Tour Aboard Royal Star Hawaii

2014.07.15

This five-hour deluxe tour provides visitors an exciting historical excursion to some of Hawaii’s most famous attractions, including the...

Arizona Memorial & Downtown Honolulu Deluxe Tour Aboard Royal Star Hawaii

2014.07.15

This five-hour deluxe tour provides visitors an exciting historical excursion to some of Hawaii’s most famous attractions, including the...

Arizona Memorial & Downtown Honolulu Deluxe Tour Aboard Royal Star Hawaii

2014.07.15

This five-hour deluxe tour provides visitors an exciting historical excursion to some of Hawaii’s most famous attractions, including the...

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Editor's Picks

Here are some articles you may enjoy, chosen by Steve Petranik, editor.

  1. Not Made in Hawaii
  2. Hawaii's Most Charitable Companies
  3. Kakaako's Building Boom
  4. Hawaii's Top 100 Realtors 2012
  5. Franchises Can Be Heaven Or Hell

Steve welcomes your comments and feedback at stevep@hawaiibusiness.com







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