March 2012

Cover Story

Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2012

Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2012

Hawaii Business magazine's 20 for the Next 20 recognizes emerging leaders in local businesses, nonprofits, government, education and law

Features

Inventive Local Companies Can Apply for Federal SBIR Grants

Inventive Local Companies Can Apply for Federal SBIR Grants

Federal grant program funds innovation at small businesses

Cheaper Now to Fly into Kalaupapa

Cheaper Now to Fly into Kalaupapa

Makani Kai Air Charters launches federally-subsidized flights to and from Kalaupapa

Best Practical Jokes at Work

Best Practical Jokes at Work

A dozen stories about practical jokes in Hawaii workplaces

Aloha for Japan Revealed Hawaii’s Heart

Aloha for Japan Revealed Hawaii’s Heart

Hawaii raised an unprecedent amount of donations for Japan's disaster relief efforts.

Departments

Talk Story with Mike McCartney of HTA
Talk Story

Talk Story with Mike McCartney of HTA

Hawaii Tourism Authority President & CEO Mike McCartney discusses after-effects of APEC and HTA's plans for 2012

More Than Just the Chinese Will Visit Hawaii
Editor's Note

More Than Just the Chinese Will Visit Hawaii

In the coming generations, hundreds of thousands of people will travel to Hawaii from Asian countries such as Vietnam, India and Singapore

Readiband: Identify, Assess and Manage Fatigue
Innovation

Readiband: Identify, Assess and Manage Fatigue

Making money by monitoring sleep history.

Behind the Scenes at Polynesian Cultural Center
This Month's Parting Shot:

Behind the Scenes at Polynesian Cultural Center

Behind the scenes at the Polynesian Cultural Center's evening show, Ha: Breath of Life

SmallBiz

SEO Tips for your Small Business

Even small businesses can use SEO to increase traffic to their websites

Lessons Learned: Housing Lessons

Terry Brooks of Housing Solutions talks about creating Sea Winds Apartments, a 50-unit project completed using government funding.

Ask SmallBiz: Buying Commercial Property

Dennis Wong of Hawaii National Bank explains how to buy commercial property