October 2011

Cover Story

Features

4 Successful Women’s Roads to the Top

4 Successful Women’s Roads to the Top

We examine the careers of four local businesswomen: Constance Lau, Virginia Pressler, Crystal Rose and Denise Yamauchi.

Some Hawaii Pet Stores Don’t Sell Pets, But Offer Adoptions Instead

Some Hawaii Pet Stores Don’t Sell Pets, But Offer Adoptions Instead

Some Hawaii pet stores do not sell pets but partner with shelters to offer animals for adoption

Data on Women and Money in Hawaii and Nationally

Data on Women and Money in Hawaii and Nationally

Statistics on the male-female wage gap and related money issues in Hawaii and nationally

APEC Gives Hawaii a Chance to Redefine its Image

APEC Gives Hawaii a Chance to Redefine its Image

When up to 20,000 guests attend the APEC 2011 Leaders' Week next month, we won't be touting Hawaii's old standbys.

Departments

Talk Story with Vicky Cayetano of United Laundry Services
Talk Story

Talk Story with Vicky Cayetano of United Laundry Services

The founder of ULS and the former first lady of Hawaii talks about the importance of flexibility in business, her volunteer work, meeting her husband and her brief movie career.

From the Editor’s Desk: An Important Message from the Continental United CEO
Editor's Note

From the Editor’s Desk: An Important Message from the Continental United CEO

A public relations video from United Continental Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek precedes the airline safety video

Innovation: EggUp and GoEggIt stops movie piracy
Innovation

Innovation: EggUp and GoEggIt stops movie piracy

Local company creates platform for movie makers to get exposure

On location with Hawaii Five-0
This Month's Parting Shot:

On location with Hawaii Five-0

Behind the scenes with the hit show's director of photography.

SmallBiz

Understand Your Customers by Using Market Research

What do you really know about your customers?

5 Steps to Social Media Success

Get the most out of Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Google and Foursquare.

Ask SmallBiz: Insurance Coverage

How much business income insurance coverage do I need?

Lessons Learned: Expanding in the Pacific

Lyon Associates, Inc. is a Honolulu-based, father-and-son engineering firm with projects from Micronesia to Bahrain.