July 2009

Cover Story

Features

Island-Style Dress for Success

Island-Style Dress for Success

How to look the part - even if you're faking it.

New Direction for Nonprofits

New Direction for Nonprofits

At a time when Hawaii’s 7,000-plus nonprofits wonder how they will keep providing for the needy, we cannot afford to ignore new thinking on how to meet their challenges. Dan Pallotta’s book...

Negotiate Your Way to a Better Job

Negotiate Your Way to a Better Job

Attorney Ellen Carson recommends that if one needs to bargain with a boss or even a spouse for a lifestyle change, there are steps to follow.

Building a New Girls' Network

Building a New Girls' Network

Something major is happening. Women everywhere are mobilizing — themselves and each other — to get into the community, grow their contact lists and build meaningful relationships to advance...

Departments

Does the Glass Ceiling for Professional Women Still Exist?
Spin Zone

Does the Glass Ceiling for Professional Women Still Exist?

Professionals Dr. Virginia S. Hinshaw and Michelle Shin offer their insight.

Frances T. Gendrano
Talk Story

Frances T. Gendrano

As Hawaii approaches August’s 50th anniversary of statehood, we have asked local leaders to reflect on the next 50 years for Hawaii. This month: real estate executive Fran Gendrano.

Hibiscus Lady Creates Scents
Innovation

Hibiscus Lady Creates Scents

The hibiscus has incredible colors, textures and blossoms, but usually lacks a scent. Enter the Hibiscus Lady, Jill Coryell, who has created gigantic, colorful AND sweet-smelling hibiscus that are...

SmallBiz

Ask SmallBiz: Personal Branding

How do you build a personal brand?

5 Steps to Stopping Fraud

Protect yourself from fraud with these tips from Bank of Hawaii's Brian Ishikawa.

Lobbying Lessons

Melissa Pavlicek, state director the of National Federation of Independent Business, fights for small businesses.

Native Hawaiian Businesses

Hui Ku Maoli Ola's goal is to preserve, promote and explain Hawaiian culture.