Photography by David Croxford.

Talk Story: Scott Higashi

Gina Gelber

Higashi explains how the 48-year-old company stays relevant amid unprecedented disruption in the real estate industry. He also weighs in on Hawaii’s paltry housing supply, offshore home buyers and whether the new presidency will impact Hawaii’s market. Q: How does Locations compete against national brands like Zillow? A: The important contrast is that we are Read the full article…

This month's expert: Beth Whitehead, Executive VP 
and Chief Administrative Officer at American Savings Bank

Ask the Expert: Spot Rising Stars

Beth Whitehead , Executive VP and Chief Administrative Officer at American Savings Bank

Q: How do I identify rising stars in my organization and help them reach their full potential? 1. HIRE SMART Take. Your. Time. Look for more than just the right skills and experience; make sure candidates are a good fit with your organization’s culture, are driven and are passionate about their work. You can always Read the full article…

Careers , Leadership , March 2017
March, 2017
The 20 for the Next 20 2017 Cohort. Photo by Travis K. Okimoto.

Hawaii Business Celebrates Dynamic Group of Emerging Leaders

Noelle Fujii

Hanau ka aina, hanau ke alii, hanau ke kanaka. Born is the land, born were the chiefs, born were the people. That’s the Hawaiian proverb that guided Wednesday night’s celebration of Hawaii Business’ “20 For the Next 20” class of 2017. The proverb’s translation, according to Hawaii Business’ digital media director, Daniel Ito, means the Read the full article…


20 for the Next 20 2017: Hawaii’s People to Watch

Hawaii Business magazine

Each year, Hawaii Business recognizes 20 people who we believe will have a major impact on Hawaii over the next two decades. They have already proven themselves by their accomplishments, intelligence, charisma, leadership and passion, but we expect even more from them in the future. They come from all walks of life: the business community, Read the full article…

Photo by Kent Nishimura

Talk Story: Jean Rolles

Bobby Senaha

Q: Your family has sold Outrigger to KSL Capital Partners LLC. How did that process begin? A: My brother, Richard, has been living in Denver and he knows socially the owner of KSL. They’ve been talking over the years and then it got serious. And my brother’s two sons have been meeting with him, and Read the full article…

February 2017 , Leadership , Tourism
February, 2017