July 2012

Cover Story

Kailua seeks balance

Kailua seeks balance

Residents are rebelling against a flood of tourists and locals into this once sleepy suburb by the sea.

Features

Negotiating Haleiwa's Future

Negotiating Haleiwa's Future

Trying to maintain traditions while transforming the North Shore town

Kailua seeks balance

Kailua seeks balance

Residents are rebelling against a flood of tourists and locals into this once sleepy suburb by the sea.

Inside the Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning project

Inside the Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning project

Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning is scheduled to break ground this year on itsd cooling system for buildings in downtown Honolulu.

Hawaii's Best Company Vehicles

Hawaii's Best Company Vehicles

Hawaii's best company vehicles include a racing car, a colorful bus with a whale's tail, a vintage delivery truck and many more

Changing Communities in Hawaii

Changing Communities in Hawaii

Kailua and Haleiwa are navigating change: trying to preserve their small-town communities while supporting businesses and creating jobs

Departments

Talk Story with Bill Brizee
Talk Story

Talk Story with Bill Brizee

Architects Hawaii Ltd.'s CEO shares his views on rail and the importance of LEED

Preserving Paradise While Making a Living
Editor's Note

Preserving Paradise While Making a Living

We walk a fine line because we have to protect Hawaii while nurturing an economy that provides good jobs and a decent standard of living

Innovation: Electronic Shark Defense System repels sharks
Innovation

Innovation: Electronic Shark Defense System repels sharks

The Electronic Shark Defense System emits electrical pulses designed to keep sharks away, and is being marketed to surfers and divers.

Parting Shot: La Tour Bakehouse
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot: La Tour Bakehouse

Behind the scenes at macaroon production at La Tour Bakehouse.

SmallBiz

5 Steps to a successful business meeting

Dan Bower, general manager of the Plaza Club, offers some tips for your next business meeting.

Ask SmallBiz: Leadership

Why do some leaders fail?

Buying a Family Business

Exploring the landmines that you have to avoid after buying another family's business

Lessons Learned: Huggo's in Kailua-Kona

Executive chef and butcher at Huggo's restaurant explain where they get their fresh fish