Parting Shot – Dirty Job

Hawaii Business magazine

IT’S A DIRTY JOB… 1 P.M., Peterson Upland Egg Farm, Wahiawa photography by Sergio Goes >> The Waikiki Worm Co.’s Mindy Jaffe harvests Perionyx excavatus earthworms, which are used in recycling organic waste. The species’ ideal habitat is wet, manure-filled soil.

June 2007 , Sustainability
June, 2007

Reduce Reuse Recycle

David K. Choo

Last January, Nicole and B.J. Kobayashi entered their lifestyle data into an online carbon calculator, which estimated the amount of carbon dioxide their family was emitting each year. The national average is 7.5 tons of carbon dioxide a year. The well-traveled Kobayashis, with a thirsty sports car and minivan in their garage, were pumping out Read the full article…

June 2007 , Sustainability
June, 2007

The Color of Money

Kelli Abe Trifonovitch

The media seems greener than Kermit the Frog these days. “Ahnold” (Schwarzenegger) graced a recent cover of Newsweek, in recognition of Mr. hydrogen-powered Hummer’s growing green cred. Earlier this year, Fortune magazine recognized green business achievers and featured outdoor outfitter Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard on its cover. Many other magazine covers and stories have given Read the full article…

Editor's Note , June 2007
June, 2007

Talk Story with David Bylund

Cathy S. Cruz

David Bylund, an associate at Architects Hawaii, has a passion for green. He heads the firm’s sustainability in architecture programs and is a member of the Hawaii Environmental Council. Bylund, who has degrees from Princeton and Columbia universities, moved to Hawaii seven years ago by way of India, New York and San Francisco. He also Read the full article…

June 2007 , Sustainability
June, 2007

Big Box Battle

Jacy L. Youn

In the rural town of Kapaa on the east side of Kauai, lurks a treasure on the verge of extinction. Kojima’s kalbi — mouthwatering short ribs marinated in a top-secret teriyaki-style barbecue sauce — has been a local favorite on the island for decades. Akin to Molokai sweetbread and Two Ladies’ mochi on the Big Read the full article…

June 2007
June, 2007