Ruth-Ann, the chief of night security at Aloha Stadium, stands on the football field where 34 Pro Bowls have been played.

Nighthawks

Don Wallace with Photography by PF Bentley

Honolulu at night is a different animal from its daylight self. Yes, it’s darker, but also emptier, the spaces less defined and much less colorful. What light there is feels dramatic; simple sights can feel staged. The person who works at night is also a different animal. The ones who have done it awhile can Read the full article…

April 2015 , Careers
May, 2015
15 April Inevitable Change

Inevitable Change

Dennis Hollier

Soon – maybe even by the time you read this article – the state’s largest company, Hawaiian Electric Industries, will begin a radical transformation from the stodgy monopoly we’ve known for 124 years, into a much more nimble and competitive company, one that’s prepared for the challenges facing a 21st-century electric utility. No, I’m not Read the full article…

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas recently finished installing this cogeneration system, which provides both heat and electricity.

More Efficient Power

Chris Oliver

In the hospitality world, it’s not just hotel guests who win points and rewards. The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas on Kauai’s North Shore earned a bonus when it installed a system that delivers electricity more efficiently and comes with a free byproduct, heat. That byproduct, which would normally be wasted, is harvested to run Read the full article…

15 April Kahala

Kahala Renaissance

Powell Berger

If your realtor suggest you buy on a street now vibrating with jack hammers, buzz saws, chain saws and tree grinders – including the requisite oversize, loud-mouth backhoes and flatbeds, blackdust barricades and huge chunks of derelict homes being hauled out for recycling – you might think you failed to make it clear what you Read the full article…

April 2015 , Real Estate
April, 2015