Labor Archive

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Winners and Losers in Hawaii's Job Market

Winners and Losers in Hawaii's Job Market

Just graduated from college? Sorry, but some of the fastest-growing jobs are helping seniors, waiting on tables and working behind a store counter, according to the state's short-term and long-term forecasts.

September 2013
Ex Cons Make Great Employees

Ex Cons Make Great Employees

Three Hawaii companies share their experiences with hiring ex-convicts; actions that proved for them, a smart business move.

July 2011
Hawaii State ERS Underfunded by $7 Billion

Hawaii State ERS Underfunded by $7 Billion

State and county workers’ pension plan is grossly underfunded – and we’re all on the hook for it

February 2011
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, Kyo-ya; Dean Okimoto, Nalo Farms; Patrick Sullivan, Oceanit; and Steven Petranik, Hawaii Business.

August 2010

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, Kyo-ya; Dean Okimoto, Nalo Farms; Patrick Sullivan, Oceanit; and Steven Petranik, Hawaii Business.

August 2010
5 Steps for Handling Independent Contractors

5 Steps for Handling Independent Contractors

While it might lower labor costs, calling someone an independent contractor when they’re really an employee can lead to legal hot water.

January 2008

City Mill 4.0

Carol Ai May, City Mill vice president and a proud member of the third generation, shared some of the company’s insightful requirements for the next generation of executives – rules to ensure the company and family remain healthy and City Mill can serve Hawaii for another 100 or so years.

February 2008