October 2013

Cover Story

Features

Aquaculture Ahi: The Holy Grail of Fish Farming

Aquaculture Ahi: The Holy Grail of Fish Farming

Kona’s Syd Kraul is working nonstop to raise the world’s first aquaculture ahi

Building Bridges to China

Building Bridges to China

Chinese companies and individuals are investing tens of billions of dollars in America. Here’s how Hawaii businesses and nonprofits are creating relationships with their Chinese counterparts and...

How Fashion Happens in Hawaii

How Fashion Happens in Hawaii

Going behind the scenes to follow local clothes from inspiration to the store rack.

Inside Hawaii's Wage Gap Between Men and Women

Inside Hawaii's Wage Gap Between Men and Women

State fares better than U.S. average but still lagging

Which Ethnic Group Makes the Most Money?

Which Ethnic Group Makes the Most Money?

One ethnic group stands out above the rest

Departments

Talk Story with Mary Sellers of Bank of Hawaii
Talk Story

Talk Story with Mary Sellers of Bank of Hawaii

The Chief Risk Officer of Bank of Hawaii discusses the roles of CROs in financial institutions and risk management.

Does God Believe in Gay Marriages?
Editor's Note

Does God Believe in Gay Marriages?

Marriage is a fundamental institution in Hawaii's economy, so gay marriage is a relevant subject for a business magazine.

Rent Out Your Driveway with StallShare
Innovation

Rent Out Your Driveway with StallShare

StallShare is a web platform for people to rent unused parking space to commuters or neighbors by the month.

ProBlocker Ninja Protects Painters' Eyes
Innovation

ProBlocker Ninja Protects Painters' Eyes

Safety glasses protect painters' eyes from overspray, but paint soon covers the glass and blocks eyesight. Local painter Kendell Kikuyama has created new goggles that protect but lets you work...

Parting Shot at Haleiwa Surfboard Co.
This Month's Parting Shot:

Parting Shot at Haleiwa Surfboard Co.

Behind the scenes with shaper Lon Klein at Haleiwa Surfboard Co.

SmallBiz

Boom in the Hawaii Gun Business

In 2012, a record breaking 21,864 personal firearm permit applications were processed through the state, an increase of 42.2 percent from the previous year.

Ask the Expert: Managing Delinquent Accounts

A reader asks, "Delinquent accounts are hurting my business. What can I do to get this problem under control?"

5 Steps to Creating a Clear Sense of Purpose

When properly done, mission statements inspire people by giving their work meaning and proclaiming the organization's purpose. However, some have fundamental flaws. Here are some tips to make your...