July 2010

Cover Story

$14 Billion to Fix Hawaii

$14 Billion to Fix Hawaii

A new report from HIPA says the state will spend $14 billion over the next six years to fix our decrepit infrastructure

Food Fight

Food Fight

Local grocers battle Mainland chains and big-box outlets for survival

Features

Amping up job training to spur Kauai’s recovery

Amping up job training to spur Kauai’s recovery

The state's Volunteer Internship Program gets the unemployed trained at local businesses

Hawaii’s Lowest Grocery Store Prices: Don Quijote

We visited 31 grocery stores on four major islands to find the lowest prices

Transforming Hawaii’s Airports

Transforming Hawaii’s Airports

Airports around Hawaii get $2.3 billion in repairs and new facilities

Departments

Editor’s Note
Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

Many people are unrealistic about what it will take to balance the federal budget.

Ship Harvests Ocean Water
Innovation

Ship Harvests Ocean Water

Deep Ocean Hawaii is taking Hawaii’s most abundant resource — ocean water — desalinating it and selling the purified product in bulk to companies in countries like China, where water is...

Laser Focus
This Month's Parting Shot:

Laser Focus

Dr. Tyrie Jenkins performs LASIK eye surgery

SmallBiz

Ask SmallBiz: Remodeling a Store and Being Green

What environmental considerations should we be aware of when remodeling our store?

Internships are Win-win

The advantages of internships are becoming increasingly obvious to businesses and to college students.

Mediation Lessons

John Bates’ job as a mediator is to help find common ground.