Scott Fernandez, President/CEO E. K. Fernandez Shows, Inc. A Third-Generation, Kama’aina Company

E. K. Fernandez Shows

Hawaii Business magazine

One hundred and eleven (111) years ago, Edwin Kane (E.K.) Fernandez set out to entertain the families of Hawaii.  By all accounts he was fun, jovial, and a savvy businessman; and it didn’t take long for him to become endeared as “The Barnum of the Pacific.”  Before Hawaii was even a state, Fernandez searched high Read the full article…

Century Club , Special
December, 2014
First Hawaiian Bank Chairman, President & CEO Robert Harrison is shown seated in front of a portrait of Charles Reed Bishop, founder of FHB’s predecessor Bishop & Co.  Today First Hawaiian is the second oldest bank west of the Rockies.

First Hawaiian Bank

Hawaii Business magazine

Few companies can claim membership to the group of those who have survived for 100 years. Even fewer have surpassed 150. But that’s just what First Hawaiian Bank has done. Since 1858, First Hawaiian Bank has proven its resiliency time and again. It’s faced challenges head-on and has managed to thrive in times of both Read the full article…

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December, 2014
Members of the FICOH team in purple for Domestic Violence Awareness. FICOH currently has over 300 associates.

First Insurance Company of Hawaii

Hawaii Business magazine

When Home Insurance was founded in 1911, all of Hawaii’s insurance premiums were flowing out of the territory to U.S. and foreign carriers. Many were skeptical about the young company’s prospects. In 1917, a Honolulu Star-Bulletin reporter wrote: “…when the company started some six years ago the general impression among the insurance fraternity seemed to Read the full article…

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December, 2014
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Century Club: Matson

Hawaii Business magazine

Matson’s long association with Hawaii began in 1882, when Captain William Matson sailed his three-masted schooner Emma Claudina from San Francisco to Hilo, Hawaii, carrying 300 tons of food, plantation supplies and general merchandise. That voyage launched a company that has been involved in such diversified interests as oil exploration, hotels and tourism, military service Read the full article…

Century Club , Special
December, 2014
The Honolulu production, logistics, and supply chain teams work together with Neighbor Island Branches to ensure that thousands of Meadow Gold products reach customers and Hawai’i families statewide each day.

Meadow Gold Dairies

Hawaii Business magazine

Meadow Gold Dairies Hawai‘i traces its roots to June 1897 when seven O‘ahu dairy farms created a single entity to develop a stronger presence in the marketplace and community.  The hui, or organization, was called the Dairymen’s Association. This collaboration stimulated business growth through the support of its customers and the community.  The hui evolved Read the full article…

Century Club , Special
December, 2014