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Our Kakaako: Connecting People and Place

Dena R. Tomlinson, Contributing Editor | Liz Barney & Cheryl Tsutsumi, Contributing Writers

Contents Letters Services Food Retail Development         Kakaako: The People’s Place Kakaako has lived many lives. Before grey industrial complexes squared the streets there were families and communities—diverse immigrant camps sharing culture, food and stories—and, even before then, there were fishing villages, salt ponds and the ancient beauty of an unburdened night Read the full article…

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SmallBiz: Your Meal Began Here

by Amy Quintal-Rudman | photography by Aaron K. Yoshino

Hawaii’s Biggest Cooking School Just Got Bigger Food is at the heart of local culture. Whether we prepare, serve or simply eat it, food lets us show affection, support and sympathy for those closest to us. Those are big reasons that so many young people choose careers in food service and begin their training at Read the full article…

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Report from Washington: Good News for Small Businesses

Reg Baker

I just finished three days of providing testimony and participating in the national Small Business Administration’s Regulatory Fairness Board meeting. Twenty-two board members from across the U.S. attended and represented their states and regions. I represented Hawaii and served as chair of Region IX, which includes Hawaii, California, Arizona, Nevada, Guam and American Samoa. I Read the full article…

Government , Small Business
October, 2017