May 2014

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Features

New Attitudes About Social Media

New Attitudes About Social Media

Companies recognize they can’t control what their employees say on Facebook, Twitter and other social media, so the mantra has gone “from restrain and restrict to empower and ignite.”

Leasehold Properties: A Deal or a Drain?

Leasehold Properties: A Deal or a Drain?

For most homebuyers, leasehold single-family properties are a bad option, but there are three reasons they might be at least worthy of your due diligence: affordability, the right fit for some...

Hawaii Universities Attract a Global Student Body

Hawaii Universities Attract a Global Student Body

It's not surprising that Hawaii universities attract students from Asia and the Pacific Islands, but you may be surprised by the number of students from Europe, the Mideast, Africa and other...

Training the Workers of Tomorrow

Training the Workers of Tomorrow

You can start learning about a field in high school and decide if it's the right career for you. And what you learn next is being better coordinated at the community college and university level.

SBA Award Winners 2014

SBA Award Winners 2014

Each year, the Hawaii region of the federal Small Business Administration awards and celebrates some of the state's best small businesses and small-business advocates. We are proud to profile the...

Departments

Talk Story with Coralie Chun Matayoshi
Talk Story

Talk Story with Coralie Chun Matayoshi

The CEO of the American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter and Pacific Islands Region, talks about the challenges facing the organization and its role in the Islands.

Talk Story with Stanford Carr
Talk Story

Talk Story with Stanford Carr

Whether selling avocados or luxury properties, realtor Stanford Carr attributes his success to one golden rule: put yourself in the shoes of the buyer.

Wrestling with Contradictions
Editor's Note

Wrestling with Contradictions

I admit my belief system is not all neatly arranged and wonderfully harmonious.

Parting Shot: Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot: Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

Behind the scenes at Rehab Hospital.

SmallBiz

5 Steps to Publishing a Book to Win Clients

What's the best way to attract more clients? Small-business consultant says write and publish your book and give it away to prospects.

Ask the Expert: Loan Options

A reader asks, "What are my best loan options if I have limited qualifications for financing?"

SmallBiz Editor's Choice Awards 2014

Each year, Hawaii Business honors outstanding small businesses in five categories. Here are 2014’s winners.