August 2012

Cover Story

Top 250 List of Hawaii's Biggest Companies and Nonprofits

Top 250 List of Hawaii's Biggest Companies and Nonprofits

The annual Top 250 list ranks Hawaii's biggest companies and nonprofits

Features

Hawaii's Most Profitable Companies 2012

Hawaii's Most Profitable Companies 2012

Profits for 71 local companies plus a look into what affected their bottom lines

Keeping up with the Jones Act

Keeping up with the Jones Act

The Pros and Cons of old maritime law

Hawaii's Best Paid Executives

Hawaii's Best Paid Executives

Isle executive compensation and how their pay is determined

The Economics of Recycling in Hawaii

The Economics of Recycling in Hawaii

The economics of recycling includes the price of recycled paper, metal, plastic and many more items, plus the cost or benefit of burning them or dumping them in a landfill

Departments

Talk Story with Stanley Kuriyama of Alexander & Baldwin
Talk Story

Talk Story with Stanley Kuriyama of Alexander & Baldwin

A&B's Chairman & CEO discusses the A&B and Matson split

New leadership reinvigorates Aloha United Way
Editor's Note

New leadership reinvigorates Aloha United Way

The hiring of Kim Gennaula, the arrival of new directors such as John Dean, and other changes have brought new life to Aloha United Way

Innovation: Healthcare Alert app Reminds You of Your Checkup
Innovation

Innovation: Healthcare Alert app Reminds You of Your Checkup

Ewa Beach physician creates app for Smartphones

Behind the Scenes at Reyn Spooner
This Month's Parting Shot:

Behind the Scenes at Reyn Spooner

John Tau uses a pinking tool to create fabric samples at Reyn Spooner

SmallBiz

Finding Franchise Heaven and Avoiding Franchise Hell

Franchises in Hawaii offer opportunities for entrepreneurs, but also pitfalls

Ask SmallBiz: Exit Packages

One of the key, long-term managers at our family-owned company - someone who is not a family member - is asking for an "exit package" in the event she is terminated or decides to leave the company...