August 2010

Cover Story

Transformers

Transformers

As revenues fall and old ways fail, a Hawaiian Electric team tries to turn a power behemoth into a clean-energy matrix

Features

How to Revitalize Hawaii’s Economy

How to Revitalize Hawaii’s Economy

The Hawaii Business Forum on revitalizing the economy. Speakers include: Kirk Belsby, Kamehameha Schools; Kyle Chock, Pacific Resource Partnership; State Sen. Carol Fukunaga; Ernest Nishizaki,...

Succeeding in Good Times and Bad

Succeeding in Good Times and Bad

Despite the economy, AlohaCare, Y. Hata and ProService Hawaii managed to succeed. Here's how.

Transformers

Transformers

As revenues fall and old ways fail, a Hawaiian Electric team tries to turn a power behemoth into a clean-energy matrix

How to Revitalize Hawaii’s Economy – Extended Version

The Hawaii Business Forum on revitalizing the economy. Speakers include: Kirk Belsby, Kamehameha Schools; Kyle Chock, Pacific Resource Partnership; State Sen. Carol Fukunaga; Ernest Nishizaki,...

Departments

Feedback
Letters to the Editor

Feedback

Letters to Hawaii Business magazine

Do school-impact fees on West Hawaii property owners make sense?
Spin Zone

Do school-impact fees on West Hawaii property owners make sense?

On one side, the state DOE needs Kona developers to pay for new school construction. On the other side, those schools won't even be built in Kona.

Robert Harrison
Talk Story

Robert Harrison

Robert Harrison, President and COO, First Hawaiian Bank

Publisher’s Desktop
Editor's Note

Publisher’s Desktop

Everyone knows about TV and newspaper woes, but the reality that magazines are thriving is not well-known.

Dining Al Fresco
This Month's Parting Shot:

Dining Al Fresco

Gharial feeding time at the Honolulu Zoo.

SmallBiz

Growing by Going Global

Xterra, French Gourmet, PRTech LLC, L&L and WATG prove that small, local companies can flourish nationally and internationally

Ask SmallBiz: Retirement Planning

I own a small business. How do I go about planning for my retirement and for my (few) employees?

5 steps to Planning an Event

Philip Richardson of Current Affairs gives these tips on getting the most out of your events.