December 2010

Cover Story

Features

Some Kind of Jedi

Some Kind of Jedi

Lee Tonouchi, a.k.a the Pidgin Guerrilla, takes a look at office life

Concierge to the Rescue

Concierge to the Rescue

The concierge at these hotels help guests in every way possible

Hurry up and Wait on Taxes

Hurry up and Wait on Taxes

Businesses must pay GET earlier, but state takes longer to cash checks

BOSS Survey: Tourism, Big Companies Lead Hawaii’s Recovery

BOSS Survey: Tourism, Big Companies Lead Hawaii’s Recovery

The state’s top survey of business leaders shows that tourism companies and big businesses are leading Hawaii’s slow and uneven economic recovery.

New Governor Promises Prosperity  That’s Good for Business

New Governor Promises Prosperity That’s Good for Business

Neil Abercrombie wonders about his critics: "Do they think there are people who don’t want business to succeed?"

Big Demands, Big Rewards

Big Demands, Big Rewards

Executive management is risky and demanding, but it does have its rewards.

Top-Flight Leadership

Top-Flight Leadership

Hawaii Business Magazine’s Black Book 2010

More than 300 biographies of Hawaii's top executives

Departments

Jim Scott
Talk Story

Jim Scott

Talk Story with Jim Scott, president of Punahou School

Aloha United Way Still Crucial  to Hawaii
Editor's Note

Aloha United Way Still Crucial to Hawaii

Aloha United Way still crucial to Hawaii

Paper Cuts
This Month's Parting Shot:

Paper Cuts

Access Information Management Hawaii destroys 500,000 of confidential material a month

SmallBiz

How to Reduce Risks & Lower Costs

Insurance experts offer their advice for your small business

Building Customer Loyalty

Despite being less than a year old, Luibuenos Restaurant in Haleiwa already has a loyal following

Ask SmallBiz: Protecting Your Data

My business would be a disaster zone if our data were lost or stolen. What should I do to protect it?

5 steps to Writing a Press Release