August 2002

Cover Story

Turning Tide

Two Hawaii executives – one from Generation X and another from The Greatest Generation – share a common vision.


Business That Cares

Neighbor Islands

Even after plowing through Sept. 11, neighbor island firms prepare for more industry challenges.

How Sweet It Is

A Day In The Life Of Big Island Candies

A Kinder Kahala

Mall managers create a shopping atmosphere that tugs at the heartstrings, not the purse strings.

Sustainable Growth

Commercial Data Systems’ triple-digit percentage sales increases are over, for now.

Stewards of the Land

Grove farm tackles development on Kauai, one day at a time.

World Recovery Is on Track

Breaking Rank: The Complete Package

From Macy’s to Marriott, PaperSource Hawaii Inc. supplies hundreds of local firms with loads of products.

Casting Their Net

Its trade relationships span the globe, but fresh island fish remains rooted in Hawaii.

Merge and Purge

2001 was a landmark year of mergers and acquistions for Island businesses.

Power Poll '02

An exclusive survey of Hawaii’s Top 250 executives.

Top 250 List - Top 25

The top 25 companies from this year's Top 250.

Cropped Down

Breaking Rank: Long-Term Concerns

Despite considerable sales growth, nursing facility Hale Makua worries about rising health care costs.

Top 250 Guide

Guide To The Hawaii Business Top 250 2002

Breaking Rank: Rental Agreement

ANC anticipates that the consolidation of its Alamo and National brands will save millions in operating costs.

Breaking Rank: Building Credibility

Manufacturer and distributor BOMAT Ltd. helps ensure long lives for some of Hawaii’s notable buildings.

Behind the Scenes

Here is how Hawaii Business compiled this year’s Top 250 list.

7 Samurai

The new shirokiya has seven employee-owners.

Hot Off the Grill

A local restaurant supplier's sales are cooking.