March, 2017

My Job: Everyone Needs a Hug

NAME: Celeste Indvik AGE: 25 PART-TIME JOB: Professional cuddler and co-owner of Aloha Cuddle Co. START: Indvik was born and raised in Orange County, California, received her B.S. in nursing from Hawaii Pacific University, and is now a full-time labor and delivery nurse. “I’ve been a professional cuddler for a year and a half. I Read the full article…

March, 2017

ALL the Top Local News

Hawaii Business wants you to have a quick read of the top local news stories every weekday morning. That’s why we are launching Hawaii’s most useful newsletter on Tuesday, March 28. Each weekday, “Hawaii Top News” newsletter will give you: Summaries of the main statewide stories, compiled from all of the state’s leading news media, Read the full article…

March, 2017

Local-Kine Biz: Repurposing With Style

Ross’ Appliances & Furniture was founded in 1975 by Ross Wigney, an Australian who served as an electrician’s mate aboard Jacques Cousteau’s ship Calypso. “He met a girl on the Mainland, and when the Calypso pulled out of port, Ross stayed behind,” recalls current Ross’ owner Tyler Palmer, with a knowing smile. “They moved to Read the full article…

March, 2017

The Careerist: Am I Too Old to Change From White Collar to Blue?

Q: I’ve been in middle management for 25 years, and I have a closet filled with aloha shirts, khaki pants and work shoes to prove it. I’m good at what I do, but I’m bored. And I worry, that as I approach 50, it’s going to get harder to get a new job if needed. Read the full article…

March, 2017

Acts of Aloha: Mobilizing Tomorrow’s Leaders for Today

The next generation of Hawaii’s leaders are on the rise and ready to serve their community. As the local chapter of the National Young Adult Auxiliary of The Salvation Army, Echelon Hawaii assembles a diverse group of young professionals to take action, create sustainable change, and support Hawaii’s people. “At its heart, Echelon is about Read the full article…

March, 2017

Five Things to Know About the Trump Effect