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Legacy of a Popular Candy: Millions in Scholarships to Local Students

Translating Development into Hawaiian

An emerging group of professionals engages local communities and draws on Hawaiian culture to help improve new buildings and developments

Diamond Head Theatre is Fun and Frugal

The Diamond Head Theatre is celebrating its 100th anniversary this season, but there was a time when it’s longevity was in doubt. Learn how director Deena Dray applied her experience from the...

Kakaako: Remade for the 21st Century

Kakaako is trying to forge a 21st century live, work and play lifestyle. But the area’s redevelopment is still in its early stages and likely to span another two decades, so it’s not clear if...

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HB Life

It was a Wall, but Now it is a Bed

“It’s about caring for the Earth through repurposing and up-cycling. It’s about caring about the artisans and supporting these people in whatever small way we can.”

What's it Cost: Putting a House on Stilts

Elevating a house can protect against terminates and flooding.

Pau Hana Volunteers: Saving the Symphony

How the 110-year-old orchestra emerged from life-support--and is staying on healthy footing.

What’s It Worth? Transplanting a Mature Tree

Have dinner and play with dolphins

Pau Hana with Chris Cramer

What’s It Worth? A Self-Published Book

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Research into Hazards Leads to Device that May Save Lives

Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

Hawaii Business is seeking nominations and self-nominations for two of its most prestigious programs: 20 for the Next 20, and SmallBiz Editor's Choice

I'm at the Start of my Career: How do I Maximize my Chances of Getting a Good Job

Brownstein hoped to get his foot in the door at an advertising agency, so he created a $6 ad on Google that targeted creative directors in the advertising industry who Googled their own names.

Geckos and Lizards and Skinks - Oh My

Hawaii is it’s one of the few places in the world with no native land reptiles or amphibians.

Payday: What are Professional Athletes from Hawaii Earning?

Welcome to our annual roundup of the salaries of professional athletes from Hawaii in Major League Baseball, the National Football League and Major League Soccer. There are currently no Hawaii...

Reviving a Family Tradition: Ordenstein Returns to the Funeral Business

Grandfather Walter Ordenstein believed that embalming gave the deceased back their dignity.

Hawaii's Mediation Pledge as an Alternative to Legal Warfare.

People don’t like to be told specifically what to do. The power of mediation is that the people come to the conclusion themselves.

Feel Like Your Paycheck is Stagnant? Blame it on Inflation.

Numerically, Hawaii’s annual wages grew by 631 percent from 1969 to 2012. But in real terms, when inflation is factored in, the average wage in 2012 (latest data available) was actually slightly...

My Job: Weather Anchor

Guy Hagi discusses how he went from surfer to weather anchor at Hawaii News Now.

Paycards Could Get More Expensive for Companies

Proponents of a new law say forcing employees to pay too many transaction fees reduces their pay below minimum wage.

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New Summer Menu on the Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise

2014.07.11

Celebrate summer with Star of Honolulu’s Five Star Sunset Dining & Jazz Cruise new seasonal menu. Created by Chefs de Cuisine Adam...

Star of Honolulu's Five Star Kama'aina BOGO

2014.07.01

This summer, the Star of Honolulu offers Kama’aina the opportunity to enjoy a night of luxury and romance for half the price, with its...

CBP hosts free "Social Media for Salespeople" seminar

2014.09.21

Social media has become a huge opportunity for salespeople. Are you using programs like Facebook, Twitter, Blogger and YouTube to generate...

Arizona Memorial & Downtown Honolulu Deluxe Tour Aboard Royal Star Hawaii

2014.07.15

This five-hour deluxe tour provides visitors an exciting historical excursion to some of Hawaii’s most famous attractions, including the...

Arizona Memorial & Downtown Honolulu Deluxe Tour Aboard Royal Star Hawaii

2014.07.15

This five-hour deluxe tour provides visitors an exciting historical excursion to some of Hawaii’s most famous attractions, including the...

Arizona Memorial & Downtown Honolulu Deluxe Tour Aboard Royal Star Hawaii

2014.07.15

This five-hour deluxe tour provides visitors an exciting historical excursion to some of Hawaii’s most famous attractions, including the...

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Editor's Picks

Here are some articles you may enjoy, chosen by Steve Petranik, editor.

  1. Not Made in Hawaii
  2. Hawaii's Most Charitable Companies
  3. Kakaako's Building Boom
  4. Hawaii's Top 100 Realtors 2012
  5. Franchises Can Be Heaven Or Hell

Steve welcomes your comments and feedback at stevep@hawaiibusiness.com

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