Retiring and Starting Over at the Same Time

Thousands of men and women get entrepreneurial training before they leave military service

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    Strike a Pose: Intro to Yoga

    Lavonne Leong

    October, 2014
  2. Donalyn Dela Cruz, director of communications and community affairs at the state Department of Education, says her executive coach helped her develop a more sensible balance to work and life. Photo: David Croxford

    Too Old for Coaching? Think Again

    Catherine E. Toth

    October, 2014
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    Editor’s Note: Who Works the Second Shift at Your House?

    Steve Petranik

    October, 2014
  4. Above left: Tam Kim, director of manufacturing and engineering, holds a pink silicon wafer with a layer encoded with information. Once processed and grounded into pieces (magnified below right), the substance can be mixed into coatings for food, medicine or other goods. Because the end-product is silica, the microtags are edible and biologically inert. The tag size is similar to the width of a human hair, according to Kim. A grain of sand is six to 20 times larger.

    Skai Ventures: Strategies for Takeoff

    Jana Wolff

    October, 2014
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    When to Seek Mainland Care

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  6. Straub Hospital received the highest score for safety among Hawaii hospitals from Consumer Reports magazine, which based its evaluation on federal statistics in eight categories. Photo: courtesy of Straub Clinic & Hospital

    How Safe Is Your Hospital?

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  7. Before Hawaii hospitals collaborated to reduce infections from central lines like the one above, it was common for intensive care units to get an infection about every nine days. After the collaboration, the whole state went without such an infection for 134 days. Photo: Thinkstock.com

    The Fight Against Infection

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  8. Magnified picture of CRE bacteria. Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Deadly “Superbug” arrives in Hawaii

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  9. Mary Lavoie-Olson with her family, including husband, Jon Olson, at right, and former husband, Christopher Lavoie, plus her mother, Gwen Frisbee, and her and Lavoie’s three children. Photo: Elyse Butler Mallams

    Love (and success) Stories

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2014
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    Kelley family and Outrigger Timeline

    September, 2014
  11. The Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort and Spa in Noosa, Australia. Photo courtesy of Outrigger Resorts

    From Hawaii to Halfway Around the World

    Mark Brislin

    September, 2014
  12. 14 Sept Shrimp 001

    Hawaii is the World’s Shrimp-Breeding Capital

    Jim Wyban

    September, 2014
  13. photo:  David Croxford

    Ask the Expert: Connecting with Asian Travelers

    Dave Erdman

    September, 2014
  14. Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    September, 2014
  15. Rob Iopa, president of WCIT, is an architect who is helping redefine the relationship between Hawaiians and development. Photo: Mark Arbeit

    Translating Development into Hawaiian

    Dennis Hollier

    September, 2014
  16. Party at the West Maui estate. 
photo: Courtesy Elite Pacific Properties

    House for Sale, So Let’s Party

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
  17. Fishermans Wharf

    Good Locations, Lots of Space, but Unused for Years and Years

    Alex Bitter

    September, 2014
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    Editor’s Note: What Our Readers Told Us

    Steve Petranik

    August, 2014
  19. Photo: David Croxford

    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: A guide to Hawaii’s biggest companies and nonprofits

    Gina Gelber

    August, 2014
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    Divorce Is Big Business

    Powell Berger

    August, 2014
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    Doing Business Island Style, 2014 Remix

    Lavonne Leong

    August, 2014
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    Hawaii Business BOSS Survey – June 2014

    June, 2014
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    China is the Land of Opportunity

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2014
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    Your Company is a Target for Hackers

    Gina Gelber

    June, 2014
  25. Donalyn Dela Cruz, director of communications and community affairs at the state Department of Education, says her executive coach helped her develop a more sensible balance to work and life. Photo: David Croxford

    Too Old for Coaching? Think Again

    Catherine E. Toth

    October, 2014
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    How to Ask for a Raise

    Mark Brislin

    October, 2014
  27. Changing the World Has a New Birthplace

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2014
  28. Mike Hall mixes an Oaxaca Cherry Cocktail, which includes Del Maguey Vida mezcal, Luxardo bing-cherry syrup, Campari and lime.
photo:  David Croxford

    More than just a Bartender

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
  29. The Boots 2 Business program for service members includes classroom instruction in entrepreneurship. Here are some pictures from recent sessions in Hawaii.
photo: Courtesy Boots 2 Business program

    Retiring and Starting Over at the Same Time

    Victoria Wiseman

    September, 2014
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    How to Earn a Promotion

    Mark Brislin

    September, 2014
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    Parting Shot: A Portrait of Hawaii Business Life

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
  32. weather

    My Job: Weather Anchor

    Catherine E. Toth

    August, 2014
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    Job-Hunting Advice for Young People

    Alden Alayvilla

    August, 2014
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    5 Steps to Networking

    By Pam Chambers, Founder of Pam Chambers Consulting

    July, 2014
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    Nainoa Thompson and Harry Kim on What it Takes to be a Successful Leader

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
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    China is the Land of Opportunity

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2014
  37. EastMeetsWest_Featured

    East meets West in Startup Paradise

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2014
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    Kelley family and Outrigger Timeline

    September, 2014
  39. 14 Sept Shrimp 001

    Hawaii is the World’s Shrimp-Breeding Capital

    Jim Wyban

    September, 2014
  40. Shrimp Improvement Systems Group, the world’s largest supplier of SPF shrimp broodstock, says it plans to consolidate all of its breeding activity at the Natural Energy Lab of Hawaii in Kona, pictured here. Photo: NELHA

    Some Hawaii Shrimp Companies

    Jim Wyban

    September, 2014
  41. The Boots 2 Business program for service members includes classroom instruction in entrepreneurship. Here are some pictures from recent sessions in Hawaii.
photo: Courtesy Boots 2 Business program

    Retiring and Starting Over at the Same Time

    Victoria Wiseman

    September, 2014
  42. Rob Iopa, president of WCIT, is an architect who is helping redefine the relationship between Hawaiians and development. Photo: Mark Arbeit

    Translating Development into Hawaiian

    Dennis Hollier

    September, 2014
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    Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    Gina Gelber

    September, 2014
  44. funeral

    Familiar Name Back in the Funeral Business

    Lee Ann Bowman

    August, 2014
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    Chefzone Provides Help for Busy Restauranteurs

    Paula Bender

    August, 2014
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    Good planning and a mission statement can help guide your family business

    Lee Ann Bowman

    July, 2014
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    Dustin Shindo: The story behind what happened at Hoku and his new venture in healthcare IT

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
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    Creativity in Their Business

    Paula Rath

    June, 2014
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    Letters to the Editor

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
  50. placeholder_image

    China is the Land of Opportunity

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2014
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    Creativity in Their Business

    Paula Rath

    June, 2014
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    5 Steps to Winning Through Your Team

    DAVID S. CHANG CHAIRMAN AND CEO, CHANG HOLDING CO.

    June, 2014
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    Ask the Expert: Leaving the Family Business

    KEN GILBERT PARTNER, BUSINESS CONSULTING RESOURCES

    June, 2014
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    Parting Shot: Hawaiian Shochu Co.

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
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    Pupu Cooler Keeps Your Food Safe While You Party

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    June, 2014
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    Editor’s Note: Heroes, Villains and Tech Laggards

    Steve Petranik

    June, 2014
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    Talk Story with Peter Fithian

    Catherine E. Toth

    June, 2014
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    Letters to the Editor

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
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    What Would It Cost to Provide Government Services in English and Hawaiian?

    Noelle Fujii

    June, 2014
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    How to Lead

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
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    Hawaii Business Top 100 Realtors 2014

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
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    Hawaii Business BOSS Survey – June 2014

    June, 2014
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    China is the Land of Opportunity

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2014
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    Your Company is a Target for Hackers

    Gina Gelber

    June, 2014
  65. Julie Ford President of Schweitzer Consulting

    5 Steps to Prepare for a Crisis

    Hawaii Business Magazine

    October, 2014
  66. photo: thinkstock

    Strike a Pose: Intro to Yoga

    Lavonne Leong

    October, 2014
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    SmallBiz Editor’s Choice Awards 2015 Nominations

    Hawaii Business Magazine

    October, 2014
  68. Donalyn Dela Cruz, director of communications and community affairs at the state Department of Education, says her executive coach helped her develop a more sensible balance to work and life. Photo: David Croxford

    Too Old for Coaching? Think Again

    Catherine E. Toth

    October, 2014
  69. photo: thinkstock

    How to Ask for a Raise

    Mark Brislin

    October, 2014
  70. An indoor Clima-tek unit
photo: Courtesy Clima-tek

    Off-the-grid Air Conditioning

    Victoria Wiseman

    October, 2014
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    Editor’s Note: Who Works the Second Shift at Your House?

    Steve Petranik

    October, 2014
  72. EastMeetsWest_Featured

    East meets West in Startup Paradise

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2014
  73. Above left: Tam Kim, director of manufacturing and engineering, holds a pink silicon wafer with a layer encoded with information. Once processed and grounded into pieces (magnified below right), the substance can be mixed into coatings for food, medicine or other goods. Because the end-product is silica, the microtags are edible and biologically inert. The tag size is similar to the width of a human hair, according to Kim. A grain of sand is six to 20 times larger.

    Skai Ventures: Strategies for Takeoff

    Jana Wolff

    October, 2014
  74. 14 Oct Mainland Care

    When to Seek Mainland Care

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  75. Straub Hospital received the highest score for safety among Hawaii hospitals from Consumer Reports magazine, which based its evaluation on federal statistics in eight categories. Photo: courtesy of Straub Clinic & Hospital

    How Safe Is Your Hospital?

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  76. Before Hawaii hospitals collaborated to reduce infections from central lines like the one above, it was common for intensive care units to get an infection about every nine days. After the collaboration, the whole state went without such an infection for 134 days. Photo: Thinkstock.com

    The Fight Against Infection

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  77. Magnified picture of CRE bacteria. Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Deadly “Superbug” arrives in Hawaii

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2014
  78. Mary Lavoie-Olson with her family, including husband, Jon Olson, at right, and former husband, Christopher Lavoie, plus her mother, Gwen Frisbee, and her and Lavoie’s three children. Photo: Elyse Butler Mallams

    Love (and success) Stories

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2014
  79. Changing the World Has a New Birthplace

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2014
  80. Mike Hall mixes an Oaxaca Cherry Cocktail, which includes Del Maguey Vida mezcal, Luxardo bing-cherry syrup, Campari and lime.
photo:  David Croxford

    More than just a Bartender

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
  81. photo: David Croxford

    Talk Story with John White

    Dennis Hollier

    September, 2014
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    Kelley family and Outrigger Timeline

    September, 2014
  83. The Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort and Spa in Noosa, Australia. Photo courtesy of Outrigger Resorts

    From Hawaii to Halfway Around the World

    Mark Brislin

    September, 2014
  84. 14 Sept Shrimp 001

    Hawaii is the World’s Shrimp-Breeding Capital

    Jim Wyban

    September, 2014
  85. Christin Sumida, center, with her husband, children and mother, who will all be living together in this home, now under construction. Photo: David Croxford

    Uniting Families Under One Roof

    Paula Bender

    September, 2014
  86. Shrimp Improvement Systems Group, the world’s largest supplier of SPF shrimp broodstock, says it plans to consolidate all of its breeding activity at the Natural Energy Lab of Hawaii in Kona, pictured here. Photo: NELHA

    Some Hawaii Shrimp Companies

    Jim Wyban

    September, 2014
  87. The Boots 2 Business program for service members includes classroom instruction in entrepreneurship. Here are some pictures from recent sessions in Hawaii.
photo: Courtesy Boots 2 Business program

    Retiring and Starting Over at the Same Time

    Victoria Wiseman

    September, 2014
  88. photo:  David Croxford

    Ask the Expert: Connecting with Asian Travelers

    Dave Erdman

    September, 2014
  89. photo: Thinkstock

    How to Earn a Promotion

    Mark Brislin

    September, 2014
  90. Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    September, 2014
  91. Max Hsing-Huo Vinci graduated from Castle High School this year and received the Mamoru Takitani Distinguished Student Award, which comes with a $10,000 scholarship. With him is Takitani Foundation administrative assistant Kathy Nishimoto. 
photo: Courtesy Takitani FOundation

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

    Leslie Lang

    September, 2014
  92. UH Professor Magdy Iskander and students practice using the CP-Stethoscope on a dummy.
photo: Courtesy Magdy Iskander

    Research into Hazards Leads to Device that May Save Lives

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
  93. Rob Iopa, president of WCIT, is an architect who is helping redefine the relationship between Hawaiians and development. Photo: Mark Arbeit

    Translating Development into Hawaiian

    Dennis Hollier

    September, 2014
  94. Party at the West Maui estate. 
photo: Courtesy Elite Pacific Properties

    House for Sale, So Let’s Party

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
  95. Fishermans Wharf

    Good Locations, Lots of Space, but Unused for Years and Years

    Alex Bitter

    September, 2014
  96. An artist’s rendering of the Salt complex. Rendering: Courtesy of Our Kakaako

    Kakaako: Remade for the 21st Century

    Powell Berger

    September, 2014
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    Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    Gina Gelber

    September, 2014
  98. Photo: Courtesy of Diamond Head Theatre

    Diamond Head Theatre is Fun and Frugal

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
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    Design Repurposing at Chai Studio

    Catherine E. Toth

    August, 2014
  100. email

    Five Steps To Ensuring Your E-mails Get Read

    Gail Honda

    August, 2014
  101. expert

    Ask the Expert: Attracting Foreign Investment

    Betty Brow

    August, 2014
  102. From left, Shane Victorino, Zach Scott and Max Unger.
photo:  Courtesy Boston Red Sox; Courtesy Seattle Sounders FC;  Courtesy Seattle Seahawks

    What Hawaii’s Pro Athletes Earn This Year

    Lance Tominaga

    August, 2014
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    Businesses that Support Their Communities

    Tiffany Hill

    August, 2014
  104. parting_shot

    Parting Shot: A Portrait of Hawaii Business Life

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
  105. team

    Follow Your School’s Teams

    Alden Alayvilla

    August, 2014
  106. weather

    My Job: Weather Anchor

    Catherine E. Toth

    August, 2014
  107. reptile

    Hawaii Has No Native Land Reptiles

    Jon Letman

    August, 2014
  108. awards

    Hawaii Business magazine – Award-Winning Publication

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
  109. funeral

    Familiar Name Back in the Funeral Business

    Lee Ann Bowman

    August, 2014
  110. chefzone

    Chefzone Provides Help for Busy Restauranteurs

    Paula Bender

    August, 2014
  111. bold

    Job-Hunting Advice for Young People

    Alden Alayvilla

    August, 2014
  112. placeholder_image

    Editor’s Note: What Our Readers Told Us

    Steve Petranik

    August, 2014
  113. hughes

    Talk Story with David Striph

    Gina Gelber

    August, 2014
  114. hmsa

    Talk Story with Michael Gold

    Dennis Hollier

    August, 2014
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    Financial Problems at Hawaii Pacific University

    Alex Bitter

    August, 2014
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    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Missing in Action

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
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    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: New to the List

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
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    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Gainers and Losers

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
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    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Neighbor-island-based companies

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2014
  120. pledge

    Take the Pledge

    Victoria Wiseman

    August, 2014
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    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Most Profitable Companies

    Gina Gelber

    August, 2014
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    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: Hawaii’s biggest companies in 1984: Where are they today?

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2014
  123. changes

    2014 Top 250: Changes in the List over 30 Years Reveals Transformation of Hawaii’s Economy

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2014
  124. Photo: David Croxford

    2014 Hawaii Business Top 250: A guide to Hawaii’s biggest companies and nonprofits

    Gina Gelber

    August, 2014
  125. hero_1

    Divorce Is Big Business

    Powell Berger

    August, 2014
  126. Island_style

    Doing Business Island Style, 2014 Remix

    Lavonne Leong

    August, 2014
  127. paycard

    New Rules Make Paycards More Costly for Companies

    Alex Bitter

    August, 2014
  128. livesift

    LiveSift Enhances Meetings and Events

    Alden Alayvilla

    August, 2014
  129. hero_3

    A Brief Guide to Understanding Chinese Tourists

    Alia Pan

    August, 2014
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    Ask the Expert: How do I make my business more energy-efficient?

    By Richard Wallsgrove, Program Director of Blue Planet Foundation

    July, 2014
  131. placeholder_image

    5 Steps to Networking

    By Pam Chambers, Founder of Pam Chambers Consulting

    July, 2014
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    Good planning and a mission statement can help guide your family business

    Lee Ann Bowman

    July, 2014
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    Parting Shot: Operating room at Kaiser Permanente Hospital

    Hawaii Business magazine

    July, 2014
  134. placeholder_image

    Talk Story with Jeffrey Mikulina

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2014
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    Talk Story with Chenoa Farnsworth

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
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    The Navy and private companies collaborate to turn wave energy into electricity

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2014
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    Hawaii Pacific University offers summer courses in marine sciences at sea aboard a sailing vessel

    Hawaii Business magazine

    July, 2014
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    What Happens if Hawaii Legalizes Marijuana?

    Tiffany Hill

    July, 2014
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    Dustin Shindo: The story behind what happened at Hoku and his new venture in healthcare IT

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
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    Nainoa Thompson and Harry Kim on What it Takes to be a Successful Leader

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
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    Creativity in Their Business

    Paula Rath

    June, 2014
  142. placeholder_image

    5 Steps to Winning Through Your Team

    DAVID S. CHANG CHAIRMAN AND CEO, CHANG HOLDING CO.

    June, 2014
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    Ask the Expert: Leaving the Family Business

    KEN GILBERT PARTNER, BUSINESS CONSULTING RESOURCES

    June, 2014
  144. placeholder_image

    Parting Shot: Hawaiian Shochu Co.

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
  145. placeholder_image

    Pupu Cooler Keeps Your Food Safe While You Party

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    June, 2014
  146. placeholder_image

    Editor’s Note: Heroes, Villains and Tech Laggards

    Steve Petranik

    June, 2014
  147. placeholder_image

    Talk Story with Peter Fithian

    Catherine E. Toth

    June, 2014
  148. placeholder_image

    Letters to the Editor

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
  149. placeholder_image

    What Would It Cost to Provide Government Services in English and Hawaiian?

    Noelle Fujii

    June, 2014
  150. placeholder_image

    How to Lead

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
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    Hawaii Business Top 100 Realtors 2014

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2014
  152. placeholder_image

    Hawaii Business BOSS Survey – June 2014

    June, 2014
  153. placeholder_image

    China is the Land of Opportunity

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2014
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    Your Company is a Target for Hackers

    Gina Gelber

    June, 2014