April 2013

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Features

What Makes a Psychologically Healthy Workplace?

What Makes a Psychologically Healthy Workplace?

The Hawaii Psychological Association recognizes psychologically healthy companies, where satisfied employees are more productive.

What makes a Best Place to Work?

What makes a Best Place to Work?

The sexes and each generation have different answers to what makes a Best Place to Work, but everyone agrees that one things is crucial: "I like the type of work that I do."

Celebrities get down to business on Maui

Celebrities get down to business on Maui

Open for business are Gene Simmons of Kiss, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar, and Basketball Hall of Fame member and former NBA coach Don Nelson

11 Ways to Make Healthy Happen in the Workplace

11 Ways to Make Healthy Happen in the Workplace

11 strategies that companies use to keep their workers healthy and productive

Top Employee Perks in Hawaii, Illustrated

Top Employee Perks in Hawaii, Illustrated

Cartoonist Jon Murakami takes a humorous look at our favorite employee perks in Hawaii

New Big 5 May Be Emerging in Hawaii

New Big 5 May Be Emerging in Hawaii

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Peter Apo offers a new Big 5 formed of entities created by or for Hawaiians

Why big development is so difficult in Hawaii

Why big development is so difficult in Hawaii

A look at Hawaii's land use laws

Hawaii's Best Places to Work 2013

Hawaii's Best Places to Work 2013

69 companies you want to work for.

Departments

Talk Story with Micah Kane
Talk Story

Talk Story with Micah Kane

Pacific Links COO and KS Trustee Micah Kane talks about putting Hawaii on the international golfing map.

Making Your Own Best Place to Work
Editor's Note

Making Your Own Best Place to Work

Aside from the company's owner, you are the most important person in creating your own best place to work

Taste Table Offers a New Menu Every Day
Innovation

Taste Table Offers a New Menu Every Day

Taste Table in Kakaako features different chefs and lots of experimentation

Parting Shot: Hawaii Life Flight
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot: Hawaii Life Flight

When people on the Neighbor Islands need urgent medical care on Oahu, the employees of Hawaii Life Flight spring into action. Here, we present a photo essay of them at work.

SmallBiz

5 Steps to Creating a Culture of Innovation

Management consultant Vino Mehta offers this guide to creating a culture of innovation

Ask the Expert: Bring Your Own Device to Work

Beau Monday, Information Security Director at Hawaiian Telcom, suggests safeguards to take if employees are using their own devices on the job

Entrepreneurs After Age 50

Here are two individuals and a couple who retired from one career only to launch another