November 2011

Cover Story

Not Made in Hawaii

Not Made in Hawaii

Mainland and even foreign companies exploit the Hawaii brand to sell their products, and it’s usually perfectly legal

Features

Hawaii’s Natural Energy Laboratory fuels innovation

Hawaii’s Natural Energy Laboratory fuels innovation

Companies at the state’s Natural Energy Lab are expanding and innovating

6 Great Small Nonprofits and What Makes Them Succeed

6 Great Small Nonprofits and What Makes Them Succeed

Unique Scholarships Give Second Chance at College

Unique Scholarships Give Second Chance at College

New community college scholarships target students who thought college was not possible for them.

The Cost of Cosmetic Surgery in Hawaii

The Cost of Cosmetic Surgery in Hawaii

A look at the plastic surgery business in Hawaii, plus cosmetic dentistry, tattoo removal and tattoo makeup

Departments

Feedback - November 2011 issue
Letters to the Editor

Feedback - November 2011 issue

Readers respond to solitude and co-working.

Talk Story with Bob Iger of the Walt Disney Co.
Talk Story

Talk Story with Bob Iger of the Walt Disney Co.

In an exclusive interview, Walt Disney Co.'s CEO Bob Iger talks about the company's past, present and future business in Hawaii.

Nurturing the Next Generation of Local Leaders
Editor's Note

Nurturing the Next Generation of Local Leaders

Seeking nominees for Hawaii Business magazine's "20 for the 20"

Innovation: Oceanit’s FLASH Improves Battlefield Awareness
Innovation

Innovation: Oceanit’s FLASH Improves Battlefield Awareness

Parting Shot: Folding at United Laundry Service
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot: Folding at United Laundry Service

Behind the scenes at United Laundry Service.

SmallBiz

5 Steps to Creating a Mobile App

Could a mobile app improve your company's customer service?

Ukulele Boom Generates Global Sales for Hawaii Companies

Some local companies turn to Asian manufacturers to meet demand

Ask SmallBiz: Selling a Business

Our children have no interest in taking over our business, so my wife and I have decided to sell it. How should we proceed?