October 2008

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The Pitch: Makaha Studios

Makaha Studios’ edge in the media market is that it can craft honest, heartfelt audiovisual messages by Hawaii’s most creative youth.

Business-owning Lessons

Geoff Lee’s been a glassblower for 17 years – since his high school days at Punahou School, actually. But as a business owner, he’s relatively fresh to the field. In 2005, Lee opened a...

5 Steps for Handling Layoffs

For small-business owners, weathering a recession sometimes means having to layoff employees. While staff reductions are never easy, there are a few things business owners can do to maintain...

Mochi Madness

How Keith Robbins' passion - and personality - turned mochi ice cream into a hot commodity

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