December 2009

Cover Story


Hawaii Business 2009 Black Book

342 Hawaii Business leaders you need to know



Adaptability Lessons

Retailer Audrey Fu used to run two trendy boutiques, but now she takes her products directly to her customers' homes

5 Steps to Making a Million Dollars

There's a reason some people are wealthy: they learn to manage their time, resources and passions.

Permit Purgatory

We can't offer paradise, but here are ways to cut red tape and avoid permit hell.

Ask SmallBiz: Securities Backed Loan

I own a successful architectural firm in Honolulu. I’d like to expand my business but am having difficulty finding a lender. I have capital assets, including real estate and a portfolio of stocks...