February 2014

Cover Story

Features

Wild Days of Tree Trimming are Dying

Wild Days of Tree Trimming are Dying

The Hawaii tree trimming industry is far more regulated, organized and scientific than ever before.

High-Rises' Design Inspired by the Ocean

High-Rises' Design Inspired by the Ocean

Two new high-rises in Ward Village look to the sea for inspiration.

Raising Funds for Hokulea's Worldwide Voyage

Raising Funds for Hokulea's Worldwide Voyage

Companies, nonprofits and individuals have provided millions in donations to support Hokulea’s four-year round-the-world journey. Much more is needed.

How Fish Get From the Sea to Your Plate

How Fish Get From the Sea to Your Plate

The tug of war between fishermen, regulators, environmentalists and global competitors complicates the $87-million-a-year local industry

Departments

Talk Story with Jeff Shonka, First Insurance Co. of Hawaii
Talk Story

Talk Story with Jeff Shonka, First Insurance Co. of Hawaii

FICOH's president and future CEO talks about concerns in the local insurance industry, including future hurricanes.

Talk Story with Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie and State Finance Director Kalbert Young
Talk Story

Talk Story with Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie and State Finance Director Kalbert Young

Hawaii Business met with the governor and asked how his administration's policies affected local businesses and its plans for the future.

This Fishing Story is No Tall Tale
Editor's Note

This Fishing Story is No Tall Tale

This month's stories on the local fishing industry will engage and fascinate you.

Parting Shot: Surf Photographer Zak Noyle
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot: Surf Photographer Zak Noyle

Behind the scenes with surf photographer Zak Noyle.

SmallBiz

Ask the Expert: Flood Insurance

A reader asks, "I heard the National Flood Insurance Program is moving away from 'subsidized' rates. What does this mean?"

Entrepreneurs Inspired by the Ocean

A passion for the sea has helped these owners fuel their businesses.