Publisher Cheryl Oncea, center, now leads Hawaii Business, with support from associate publisher David Sur and creative director Janelle Kalawe-Ching.

We’re Back and Better Than Ever

Steve Petranik

I’ll be honest: A few months ago, I was worried about the future of Hawaii Business. Our publisher and creative director (that’s the person in charge of the entire look of the magazine, from photos to typography) had left to form their own company. Our remaining senior sales executive, David Sur, was pulled into the Read the full article…

Editor's Note , June 2017
June, 2017
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ALL the Top Local News

Hawaii Business magazine

Hawaii Business wants you to have a quick read of the top local news stories every weekday morning. That’s why we are launching Hawaii’s most useful newsletter on Tuesday, March 28. Each weekday, “Hawaii Top News” newsletter will give you: Summaries of the main statewide stories, compiled from all of the state’s leading news media, Read the full article…

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Editor’s Note: Success, Failure, Joy and Health

Steve Petranik

A major quandary faced by journalists is balancing our opposing responsibilities to expose and to celebrate. Society expects journalists to report on injustice, inefficiency, corruption and other problems, and when we don’t, the news media are rightly derided for the failure. But we are also obliged to celebrate successes and solutions, otherwise we distort reality Read the full article…

Editor's Note
March, 2017