January 2003

Cover Story

It's Time

Can Gov. Linda Lingle fulfill her promises?


The Good, The Bad And The Forecasts

Hawaii Business spoke with the executive directors of each of the economic development boards for the following counties. Paula Helfrich (Big Island), Jeanne Skog (Maui), Michael Fitzgerald (Oahu)...

Waikiki Redux

New, exciting renovations up and down Waikiki mean a lively future for the once-tired resort area

Building Defensively

Worldwide terrorism activity forces one local construction company to rethink its projects

Fragile Foundation

Construction looks good for 2003

The Forecast

Hawaii’s leading economists make tough calls on the year ahead

Cloudy Skies

For Hawaiian Airlines and the rest of the airline industry, the future (and even the present) remains uncertain

Remodel Behavior

Behaving Like A Business

Nonprofits employ for-profit strategies to meet their missions

Uncle Sam Wants You, Hawaii

Local companies offer their technology and services to the U.S. military – in exchange for federal funds

Hawaii's Largest Contractors

Based on 2002 Hawaii Business Top 250 List.

Up, Up And Away

From residential sales and median home prices to office vacancy rates – everything real estate will take flight in 2003


The Business of Miracles

One Size Doesn’t Fit All Medicine

Are Native Hawaiian health issues properly addressed? The University of Hawaii medical school’s new Hawaiian Health Department aims to find out