January 2011

Cover Story

Features

Legalizing Civil Unions – Boon or Bane for Hawaii’s Economy?

Legalizing Civil Unions – Boon or Bane for Hawaii’s Economy?

With a civil union bill most certainly in the works for the 2011 legislative session, what will it mean for the economy?

Hawaii’s Tech Industry After Act 221

Hawaii’s Tech Industry After Act 221

The tax credit nurturing Hawaii’s tech industry is dead, but here are five ways to keep the momentum going

How the Hawaii Tourism Authority Markets Paradise to the World

How the Hawaii Tourism Authority Markets Paradise to the World

Promoting Hawaii in a changing world

Departments

Chris Tatum, Marriott Resorts Hawaii Executive and Hawaii Hotel and Lodging Association Chair
Talk Story

Chris Tatum, Marriott Resorts Hawaii Executive and Hawaii Hotel and Lodging Association Chair

The hospitality executive talks APEC, beach erosion, marketing on the mainland and visa waivers

An open letter to Governor Neil Abercrombie
Editor's Note

An open letter to Governor Neil Abercrombie

The editor asks the governor to bring integrity to state government.

ATCO Software’s Kiosk Makes Restaurant Reservations Easy
Innovation

ATCO Software’s Kiosk Makes Restaurant Reservations Easy

ATCO Software’s kiosk makes restaurant reservations easy

Inside the Aloha Tofu Company Factory
This Month's Parting Shot:

Inside the Aloha Tofu Company Factory

Inside the Aloha Tofu Company Factory

SmallBiz

Operating a Lunch Wagon in Honolulu Not As Easy As It Looks

Inside the business of lunchwagons

Ask SmallBiz: Creating a Succession Plan

My wife and I plan to retire in about 10 years. What should we do to get ready to turn over our business to our children?

Connectivity Lessons

Architects Pacific bought all its employees iPhones, and now the team is more efficient, says the CEO

5 Steps to Getting a Liquor License in Honolulu

Read our how-to guide and avoid repeat visits