August 2007

Cover Story

The Big Idea

12 people, 12 solutions for a brighter future

Features

Local Values Meet Mainland Money

How can Hawaii compete globally without losing local values?

Family Style

Robert Iwamoto Jr. made his employees part owners in Roberts Hawaii. Why that’s smart business for homegrown companies that want to leave a local legacy

2007 Economic Report: Slowdown, Not a Meltdown

Hawaii tourism has had a poor start to the year. And with U.S. economic conditions relatively weak, gains for the rest of the year will be limited.

Departments

Spin Zone

Spin Zone

Where Hawaii’s leaders face off

Talk Story

Jonathan Ornstein

Inside the mind of the CEO of go! parent company Mesa Air Group

Editor's Note

Aloha and Mahalo

Editor's note.

Innovation

Stand and Deliver

C4 Waterman reinvents stand-up paddleboards

This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot

A portrait of Hawaii business life