Photography by David Croxford | Illustrations by Arthur Mount

Our Favorite Things – 2016

Hawaii Business magazine

STEVE PETRANIK, EDITOR So much fun stuff to do, so little time. I love hiking and playing board games with my family. One favorite game is Pandemic, in which you cooperate – not compete – to eradicate deadly global diseases. Avoid the app called Pandemic 2; in that, you play a disease trying to wipe Read the full article…

Company Profiles , November 2016
November, 2016
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Nonprofit Corner: When You Can’t Breathe

Jackie M. Young

Valerie Chang was only 42 when she was diagnosed with idiopathic emphysema – a form of COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. “It’s rather severe, with no known cause,” explains Chang, now 59. “They’ve explored all the possible causes, including genetic, and haven’t found anything. Originally, I was told I’d need to get a lung transplant, Read the full article…

Nonprofits , November 2016
November, 2016
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Parting Shot: The Iceman Cometh

Hawaii Business magazine

Five thousand blocks of ice and 22 years later, Darren Ho still carves ice sculptures for all kinds of special events in Hawaii and around the world. Here he works in his Kihei studio. At the Sapporo Snow Festival this year in Japan, his first appearance at the annual event, Ho’s sculpture placed fourth. You Read the full article…

Careers , November 2016
November, 2016
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Top 10 Stories of 2016

Hawaii Business magazine

It’s not surprising that the two stories below ranked second and first in our top 10 stories of 2016. First off, we had a tremendous amount of feedback when “Living Paycheck to Paycheck in Paradise” was first published and it was widely-shared on social media as well. Secondly, our annual “Best Places To Work” event Read the full article…

Business Trends , November 2016
November, 2016
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Top 10 Stories of 2016

Hawaii Business magazine

As we continue to countdown the top 10 stories of 2016 the following two stories are like “Star Wars” Episode IV: a new hope. We’re hoping that “Lodgers and Tax Dodgers” made everyone aware of the financial consequences this sharing-economy platform can have on the State. Furthermore, our annual list of “20 For the Next 20” highlights Read the full article…

Business Trends , November 2016
November, 2016