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Talk Story: Sig Zane

Daniel Ikaika Ito

Sig Zane is an icon of aloha wear. His mastery of hand-cutting rubylith is the signature of the SZD aesthetic and the sharp lines of his artwork make Hawaiian flora and fauna come to life like no other company. The flagship Sig Zane Designs store in Hilo is a must-visit whenever on Hawaii Island, especially Read the full article…

June 2017 , Leadership
July, 2017
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Embrace Conflict

Hawaii Business magazine

People in Hawaii often try to avoid conflict, but four local leaders explain how well-managed conflict is essential to an organization and its employees. They provide a nine-part road map for navigating conflict at your workplace. DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS This is an edited transcript of a dynamic workshop conversation held at the 2016 Hawaii Business Leadership Read the full article…

July 2017 , Leadership
July, 2017
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Leadership Conference 2017 Information

Hawaii Business magazine

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Join Hawaii Business magazine for the largest professional development conference in Hawaii. The conference aims to help build smart, confident and authentic leaders through a full-day of skill-building workshops, speakers and networking. The State’s most prominent leaders come together to share insights and experiences with the next generation of the leaders. 2016 Read the full article…

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Talk Story: David Uchiyama

Beverly Creamer

In April 2016, Uchiyama took over at Island Air after it was sold by billionaire Larry Ellison to local investors. Uchiyama has a long track record in the local visitor industry, including serving as VP for brand management at the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Q: You have been quickly expanding the airline’s service, capabilities and workforce. Read the full article…

July 2017 , Leadership , Tourism
July, 2017
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Talk Story: Bob Hurley

Daniel Ikaika Ito

In 1999, Bob Hurley launched Hurley International, leveraging a successful and lucrative 15-year career as president of Billabong USA and forever changing the landscape of action sports. Three years later, Hurley sold his namesake company to Nike, and in 2002 the whole surf industry was in an uproar. It was a savvy business move that Read the full article…

June 2017 , Leadership
July, 2017