September 2011

Cover Story

Waikiki Construction Refreshes Hotels

Waikiki Construction Refreshes Hotels

What does Waikiki mean to the construction industry?

Features

The Hawaii Business Sharpest Dressed Executives and Professionals

The Hawaii Business Sharpest Dressed Executives and Professionals

Developmentally Disabled Can and Want to Work

Developmentally Disabled Can and Want to Work

People with developmental disabilities prove their value as employees

Business Executives Sign up to Lead Nonprofits

Business Executives Sign up to Lead Nonprofits

Nonprofits want the expertise of business executives, and many of them are signing up

Hawaii's Construction Industry by the Numbers

Hawaii's Construction Industry by the Numbers

Isle building statistics from 2005 to 2010

Hawaii Beekeepers Overwhelmed by Three Pests

Hawaii Beekeepers Overwhelmed by Three Pests

Hawaii beekeepers overwhelmed by varroa mites, nosema ceranea and small hive beetles

Kukuiula Luxury Development Opens on Kauai

Kukuiula Luxury Development Opens on Kauai

A smaller-than-originally-planned Kukuiula luxury development opens on Kauai's south shore, three decades after it was first proposed

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival unlike mainland counterparts

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival unlike mainland counterparts

The event stars and benefits local food production and culinary schools.

Departments

Talk Story with Roger Peters, dck pacific construction
Talk Story

Talk Story with Roger Peters, dck pacific construction

Roger Peters talks about construction in the travel industry.

Finding Solitude in a Connected World
Editor's Note

Finding Solitude in a Connected World

Being connected is crucial, but we also need time off the grid

Syngenta Agrisure Artesian Corn is Drought-Resistant
Innovation

Syngenta Agrisure Artesian Corn is Drought-Resistant

Syngenta's new, less-thirsty corn seed was bred using cross-fertilization and hybridization.

Aloha Tower Clock Maintenance
This Month's Parting Shot:

Aloha Tower Clock Maintenance

A retired watchmaker greases the gears of Honolulu Harbor's Aloha Tower clock.

SmallBiz

Moving Your I.T. And Data Into the Cloud

Here's the pros and cons of moving your data to the cloud. And dragons.

Adapting to Customer’s Needs

Evan Fujimoto of Graham Builders explains how conducting seminars helped identify customers' needs

Ask SmallBiz: Picking an HR Company

What should I look for when choosing an HR company?

5 Steps to Accessing Capital

SBA's Elizabeth Echols provides tips on how to obtain financing