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Trump’s Effect on Hawaii

Dennis Hollier, Washington Correspondent

Interviewed for this story are the four members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation, all Democrats: Sen. Mazie Hirono Sen. Brian Schatz Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Rep. Tulsi Gabbard FIVE RISKS 1 OBAMACARE One of the biggest changes proposed by President Trump is a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, with no specific replacement yet agreed upon. An Read the full article…

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Myth and Reality

Steve Petranik

Entrepreneurism is hip and it seems that everyone has a plan for their own business. It also appears that, more than ever, there are resources to support startups, both locally and nationally, including accelerators, college courses, government programs and more. The reality over the past three decades is less bright, according to the Ewing Marion Read the full article…

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Maui Business Report 2017

Hawaii Business magazine

The annual Maui Business Report shares insights into the progress of the island’s business and economy. With the recent termination of sugar production, the community must look to the future. A new wave of entrepreneurs are on the rise and may forge a path to prosperity in the valley isle.

Historic buildings contribute to the character of Rice Street. The planning codes that will guide its revitalization encourage historic preservation. The codes also call for attractive streetscapes, mixed-use zoning and buildings that meet pedestrians at the sidewalk, rather than be recessed. Photography by Brian Finch

Re-Birth on Rice Street

Brittany Lyte

The best days passed decades ago for downtown Lihue. Today, sidewalks are narrow, cracked and littered. Parks, lawns and benches are hangouts for the homeless. Once a proud gathering place, Rice Street is now little more than a thoroughfare for motorists en route to someplace else. There’s pretty much nothing to do,” says Jade Nguyen, Read the full article…