5 Steps to Creating a Risk-Management Plan

HEATHER MOIR-DANGLER

You have a business idea and are mapping out your business plan. Heather Moir-Dangler, chartered life underwriter and chartered financial consultant with Moir Financial & Insurance Services, suggests these five steps to ensure that appropriate risk management is included in your overall business plan. 1. Forward Think. Before starting a business or shortly after opening, you Read the full article…

November 2013 , Small Business , Topics
November, 2013

Parting Shot: Ripe on the Vine

Hawaii Business magazine

Friday, 11:58 a.m. Kawamata Farms Waimea, Hawaii Island Photo by Joshua Fletcher >> Delfin Juan, a worker at Kawamata Farms, harvests ripe Kamuela tomatoes that have been hydroponically grown. Hydroponic farming involves growing plants in nutrient-rich water rather than soil. The method reduces soil-borne diseases and allows Kawamata Farms to produce tomatoes almost year-round.

November 2013 , Sustainability , Topics
November, 2013

Innovation: Nimblstand Combines Tablet, Keyboard and Stylus

Paula Bender

Many of us love our tablets for writing, drawing, emailing and Web browsing, and often want to add a keyboard or even a stylus. Nimblstand is a clever way of combining all three: an Apple wireless keyboard and a Wacom Bamboo styluswhile cradling a tablet or smartphone in either portrait or landscape mode. Creators: Kailua’s Matt Esecson is managing director Read the full article…

Innovation , November 2013 , Technology , Topics
November, 2013