April 2011

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Features

What Makes a Workplace One of the Best?

What Makes a Workplace One of the Best?

Six companies explain how they create productive, loyal and happy employees

Hawaii's Best Places to Work 2011

Hawaii's Best Places to Work 2011

Check out the top 60 companies to work for in Hawaii. Companies are sorted by large, medium and small categories.

Private Jets Bring Wealthy to Hawaii

Private Jets Bring Wealthy to Hawaii

Movie stars, billionaires and corporate execs are arriving more often in private jets, and that’s good business for a host of local service companies

Business Etiquette Dilemma: Smartphones or Rude Phones

Business Etiquette Dilemma: Smartphones or Rude Phones

Smartphones connect you 24/7 but they can make you rude and distracted

Employing the Military

Employing the Military

Employing National members and Reservists can be challenging, but the military says the benefits are many and rewarding

Hawaii’s Coolest Office Winners

Hawaii’s Coolest Office Winners

Here's the winners of our Coolest Office Contest

Best Places to Work - Healthiest and Family-Friendly

Best Places to Work - Healthiest and Family-Friendly

Check out the winners in our sub-categories

Timeshare in Hawaii: Build it and They Will Come

Timeshare in Hawaii: Build it and They Will Come

How the misunderstood world of timeshare is going to save Hawaii's visitor industry.

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Talk Story with Peter Ho
Talk Story

Talk Story with Peter Ho

The top Bankoh executive talks APEC

Best Places to Work draws positive attention
Editor's Note

Best Places to Work draws positive attention

Why your company should participate in our annual Best Places to Work survey

Meadow Gold Dairies
This Month's Parting Shot:

Meadow Gold Dairies

Making cottage cheese at Meadow Gold Dairies

SmallBiz

2011 SBA Hawaii Award Winners

10 companies and individuals are honored as small-business leaders in Hawaii by U.S. Small Business Administration

Owned and Operated by Our Employees

There are multiple costs to employee ownership, but benefits include lower taxes and motivated workers

Launching a Business Group

As the Kakaako area transforms from industrial to work-live-play, these business owners found a need to organize and plan

Ask SmallBiz: Paying for a PV System

As a small-business owner, what are my options to pay for a photovoltaic system?

5 steps to marketing in Japan