March 2014

Cover Story

Features

Hawaii-Born Pill: The Next Wonder Drug?

Hawaii-Born Pill: The Next Wonder Drug?

A Hawaii biotech startup has synthesized a drug that might become a powerful treatment for all kinds of inflammatory illnesses ranging from heart disease to diabetes. But success is not guaranteed.

20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2014

20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2014

Each year, Hawaii Business selects 20 emerging leaders who have already made big contributions and we expect to have an even greater impact over the next two decades. Welcome to the Class of 2014.

Energy Excelerator Provides Boosts for Clean Energy

Energy Excelerator Provides Boosts for Clean Energy

An agency called the Energy Excelerator is giving 15 clean-energy startups a boost this year with cash, good advice, synergy and the most important fuel for success: connections

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Geothermal and Waikiki
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor: Geothermal and Waikiki

Readers respond to our articles on geothermal and Waikiki.

Talk Story with the Neighbor Island Mayors
Talk Story

Talk Story with the Neighbor Island Mayors

Neighbor Island Mayors Alan Arakawa, Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. and Billy Kenoi speak out on GMOs, tourism, taxes, gambling and more

Instead of Gambling, Win Big By Saving Money
Editor's Note

Instead of Gambling, Win Big By Saving Money

There's no gambling or lottery in Hawaii, but our editor discusses a less destructive way to win big.

Parting Shot: Cake Couture
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot: Cake Couture

Behind the scenes with cupcake specialists Cake Couture

SmallBiz

Ask the Expert: Retirement Plans

A reader asks, "What are the best retirement plans for the self-employed?" This month's expert, David S. Chang, Chairman and CEO of Chang Holding Co., offers his advice.

The Commerce of Hawaii Political Campaigns

Marketing, polling, printing and other companies are key players in Hawaii's election campaigns