March 2003

Cover Story

Act 221

Is Hawaii's high-tech tax credit broken?


That Old Feeling

An ongoing public-private initiative breathes new life into historic Wailuku town

Digital Diplomas

Welcome to the world of virtual classrooms, where learning is mandatory, but presence is optional

The Absent Professor

Distress Call

Hawaii's booming real estate market has made finding distressed properties much more difficult

The Honorable Ubiquitous Tomato

The award-winning Kawamata Farms is a growing business

Q&A: Sandra Lee Kunimoto

Meet the new chairwoman of the Hawaii state Department of Agriculture

Celebrating 20 Years of Top 250

This is the first in a six-part series that commemorates the 20th anniversary of Hawaii Business' Top 250 list

King of the Corn

This university professor is one of Hawaii's intellectual treasures

Business Appeal

Mauna Kea Banana Co. encompasses 60 acres of farmland on the Big Island. Although it is the largest banana-producing operation in the state, it is still a small player in the world's market

Asian Exchanges

The University of Hawaii's Asia-Pacific financial markets research center is a wealth of information

A Natural Way To Grow Profits

Hawaii's organic farmers generate about $15 million in annual revenues

The Cultured Tourist

Hawaii's travel industry wants visitors to include arts and culture in their itineraries. What's stopping them?

Field of Dreams

Hawaii agriculture in transition