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Hawaii: Who We Are

Numbers from the U.S. Census and other reputable studies are telling new stories about Hawaii’s people, some strikingly different from the Hawaii we thought we knew. Who are we? How are we changing? How do we live? How do we die? Read on and find the answers.

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  1. Hawaii: Who We Are

    Lavonne Leong

    July, 2016
  2. Talk Story: John Y. Gotanda

    Interviewed by: Dennis Hollier

    July, 2016
  3. My Job: Criminal Sketch Artist

    By: Jackie M. Young

    July, 2016
  4. Can The Boss Vet My Facebook?

    By: Powell Berger

    July, 2016
  5. 5 Steps to Unleashing Your Creativity

    Ian Kitajima

    June, 2016
  6. My Job: Submarine Pilot

    Jackie M. Young

    June, 2016
  7. The Careerist: Are Lazy Workers Necessary?

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    June, 2016
  8. Unfortunately, the Boss Is Not Always a Leader

    Bobby Senaha

    May, 2016
  9. 5 Steps to Being Fashionably Cool in the Summer

    Kim Smith

    May, 2016
  10. The Careerist: Excited About My Job? Only If I Surf for a Living

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    May, 2016
  11. My Job: Bringing the Big Stars to Hawaii

    Jackie M. Young

    May, 2016
  12. Parting Shot: Film Fetish

    Hawaii Business magazine

    April, 2016
  13. 5 Steps to Changing Your Career

    Hawaii Business magazine

    April, 2016
  14. My Job: It’s Shaping Up Nicely

    Jackie M. Young

    April, 2016
  15. Your Company Wishes You Well

    Beverly Creamer

    April, 2016
  16. The Careerist: Master of None

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    April, 2016
  17. My Job: The Hottest Job in Town

    Treena Shapiro

    March, 2016
  18. Turning Play into Pay

    Brooke LaPorte

    March, 2016
  19. The Careerist: Making Nice With the New Boss

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    March, 2016
  20. 5 Steps to Being Strategic in Saying No

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2016
  21. Workers: Know Your Rights

    LiAnne Yu

    March, 2016
  22. Foster Parents Offer Safe Haven

    Lee Ann Bowman

    February, 2016
  23. My Job: Author Lets You Take All the Credit

    Ilima Loomis

    February, 2016
  24. The Careerist: The Office Germfest

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    February, 2016
  25. All Work and No Job

    Lavonne Leong

    February, 2016
  26. Creativity: Hawaii’s Next Big Export

    Braelyn Wood

    February, 2016
  27. 5 Steps to Molding a More Confident Image

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2016
  28. 5 Steps to Break Into the C-suite

    Hawaii Business magazine

    January, 2016
  29. Where to Find an Illinois Winter? Try Manoa

    Treena Shapiro

    January, 2016
  30. The Careerist: Healthier, On Your Terms

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    January, 2016
  31. Love, Honor and Collaborate

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2016
  32. Ask the Expert Emy Yamauchi-Wong: Prevent Poaching

    Hawaii Business magazine

    December, 2015
  33. 5 Steps to Improve Your Relationship with Feedback

    Hawaii Business magazine

    December, 2015
  34. My Job: She Creates “Wow” Holiday Displays

    Treena Shapiro

    December, 2015
  35. The Careerist: Holiday Help

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    December, 2015
  36. Ornate Gift Wrapping Is Part of the Present

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    December, 2015
  37. Parting Shot: The Fabric of Giving

    Hawaii Business Magazine

    November, 2015
  38. Inside the Mind of an Entrepreneur

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    November, 2015
  39. Global Dealmakers

    Ilima Loomis

    November, 2015
  40. The Careerist: Going to Your Boss’s Boss

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    November, 2015
  41. Honolulu’s STEM Jobs

    Steve Petranik

    November, 2015
  42. My Job: Sweet Spot

    Catherine Toth Fox

    November, 2015
  43. Parting Shot: Working Above Those Who Rest

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2015
  44. The Art of Creating Tofu

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2015
  45. Working with a Bully

    Ilima Loomis

    October, 2015
  46. Talk Story with Catherine Ngo: President and CEO, Central Pacific Financial Corporation

    Gina Gelber

    October, 2015
  47. Winemaker’s Skills Are Always Growing

    Catherine Toth Fox

    October, 2015
  48. The Careerist: Opening Up to Criticism

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    October, 2015
  49. Business Samurai

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2015
  50. 8 Ways to Get More Women Into S.T.E.M.

    LiAnne Yu

    October, 2015
  51. Women Helping Women

    Andrea Lee

    October, 2015
  52. Turning Points

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2015
  53. Rebirth of the Aloha Shirt

    Paula Rath

    October, 2015
  54. How to Create a Motivational Bonus System

    Hawaii Business Magazine

    September, 2015
  55. 5 Steps to Accepting Risk

    Hawaii Business magazine

    September, 2015
  56. My Job: Perfumist, Deanna Rose

    Catherine Toth Fox

    September, 2015
  57. The Careerist: Not Letting It All Hang Out

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    September, 2015
  58. What’s It Worth: Art That Lasts About Four Hours

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    August, 2015
  59. My Job: Cowboy

    Catherine Toth Fox

    August, 2015
  60. 5 Steps to Exit Burnout Mode

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2015
  61. Cashing In: Marcus Mariota

    Lance Tominaga

    August, 2015
  62. Moneyball

    Lance Tominaga

    August, 2015
  63. Hawaii’s Dreamers

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2015
  64. An Epic Match

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    August, 2015
  65. The Careerist: Stood Up

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    August, 2015
  66. The Careerist: Must I Answer Emails on Vacation?

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    July, 2015
  67. Mental Illness in the Workplace: Anxious, Traumatized, Depressed

    Ilima Loomis

    July, 2015
  68. Molokai at Work

    PF Bentley

    July, 2015
  69. IS YOUR JOB IN DANGER?

    Lavonne Leong

    June, 2015
  70. KABOOMERS!

    Dennis Hollier

    June, 2015
  71. DO YOUR OM-WORK

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    June, 2015
  72. 21st Century Internships

    Tiffany Hill

    May, 2015
  73. A Different Way of Seeing Things

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    May, 2015
  74. This Company Is All Sewn Up

    Jackie M. Young

    May, 2015
  75. Overcoming Hardship

    Beverly Creamer

    May, 2015
  76. Accountant Charged With Same Crimes He Once Investigated

    Catherine Toth Fox

    May, 2015
  77. Mr. Pro Bono

    Jackie M. Young

    May, 2015
  78. Learn How to Lead

    Dennis Hollier

    May, 2015
  79. Nighthawks

    Don Wallace with Photography by PF Bentley

    May, 2015
  80. Parting Shot: Eyeing the needle

    Hawaii Business

    April, 2015
  81. Private Chef Makes At-Home Meals Special

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    April, 2015
  82. Eye-Candy Interiors

    Catherine Toth Fox

    April, 2015
  83. You’re Wearing That to Work?

    Paula Rath with Photography by Aaron Yoshino

    April, 2015
  84. Talk Story: Richard Wacker

    Dennis Hollier

    April, 2015
  85. Love Your Curves

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    April, 2015
  86. Secrets of Healthy Workplaces

    Ilima Loomis

    April, 2015
  87. What Makes a Best Place to Work?

    Steve Petranik

    April, 2015
  88. Talk Story with Paul Yokota

    Gina Gelber

    March, 2015
  89. 20 for the Next 20 2015

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2015
  90. Making Models (and you) Look Great

    Paula Rath

    March, 2015
  91. Talk Story with Shari Chang

    Gina Gelber

    February, 2015
  92. The Growing Crisis of Student Debt

    Pavel Stankov

    February, 2015
  93. Boomers Changed the World. Now, It’s Millennials’ Turn

    Lavonne Leong

    February, 2015
  94. How to Use LinkedIn to Land a Great Job

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    February, 2015
  95. Parting Shot: A Beautiful Job

    Hawaii Business magazine

    January, 2015
  96. Dealing with Resistance to Change

    Robbie Alm

    January, 2015
  97. Sharing Wine’s Diverse Delights

    Hawaii Business magazine

    January, 2015
  98. Mixing Love and Business

    Jean Santos, Co-owner of Business Consulting Resources

    January, 2015
  99. 5 Steps to Position Yourself for Promotion

    HB - Author

    January, 2015
  100. Got Life Experience? Maybe It’s Worth College Credits

    Paula Bender

    December, 2014
  101. Your Voice Says One Thing, But Your Body May Say Something Completely Different

    Catherine E. Toth

    December, 2014
  102. 5 Steps to Getting a Sponsor

    R. Scott Simon

    December, 2014
  103. 3D Innovator

    Catherine E. Toth

    November, 2014
  104. His Business is Ruff

    Ilima Loomis

    November, 2014
  105. Brewed and Bottled in Hawaii

    Tiffany Hill

    November, 2014
  106. 5 Steps to Networking Karma

    HB - Author

    November, 2014
  107. Defense against Disease

    Paula Rath

    November, 2014
  108. She Shares Her Love of Ballet

    Catherine E. Toth

    October, 2014
  109. Stunts? “Sounds like fun!”

    Catherine E. Toth

    October, 2014
  110. Too Old for Coaching? Think Again

    Catherine E. Toth

    October, 2014
  111. How to Ask for a Raise

    Mark Brislin

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

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2014
  113. More than just a Bartender

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2014
  114. Retiring and Starting Over at the Same Time

    Victoria Wiseman

    September, 2014
  115. How to Earn a Promotion

    Mark Brislin

    September, 2014
  116. Parting Shot: Pumping Gas

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
  117. My Job: Weather Anchor

    Catherine E. Toth

    August, 2014
  118. Job-Hunting Advice for Young People

    Alden Alayvilla

    August, 2014
  119. 5 Steps to Networking

    By Pam Chambers, Founder of Pam Chambers Consulting

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

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
  121. China is the Land of Opportunity

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2014
  122. Parting Shot: Bending Light

    Hawaii Business magazine

    April, 2014
  123. Not Your Parents’ College Degrees

    Tiffany Hill

    April, 2014
  124. Parting Shot: Surf Photographer Zak Noyle

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2014
  125. Wild Days of Tree Trimming are Dying

    Catherine E. Toth

    February, 2014
  126. Talk Story with Ben Godsey, President of ProService Hawaii

    Stacy Yuen

    January, 2014
  127. 5 Steps to Becoming the Master of Your Time

    Nina Cherry

    December, 2013
  128. Talk Story with Paul Kosasa of ABC Stores

    Stacy Yuen

    December, 2013
  129. Talk Story with Tyler Tokioka, Island Insurance

    Dennis Hollier

    November, 2013
  130. Parting Shot: Passion for Perfection

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2013
  131. Talk Story with Mary Sellers of Bank of Hawaii

    Stacy Yuen

    October, 2013
  132. Which Ethnic Group Makes the Most Money?

    Stacy Yuen

    October, 2013
  133. Inside Hawaii’s Wage Gap Between Men and Women

    Stacy Yuen

    October, 2013
  134. How Fashion Happens in Hawaii

    Paula Rath

    October, 2013
  135. Winners and Losers in Hawaii’s Job Market

    Ashley Shaffer

    September, 2013
  136. Talk Story with P. Alfred Grace of Polynesian Cultural Center

    Stacy Yuen

    August, 2013
  137. Talk Story with Alicia Moy of Hawaii Gas

    Stacy Yuen

    August, 2013
  138. Are CEOs Worth the Big Bucks?

    Stacy Yuen

    August, 2013
  139. Hunting for Purple Squirrels: Why Your Fantasy Job Applicant Doesn’t Exist

    Paula Bender

    August, 2013
  140. Talk Story with Matt Cox, CEO of Matson

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2013
  141. The Best Advice I Ever Got

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2013
  142. Editor’s Note: Feeling Pride and Pain for Children Away from Home

    Steve Petranik

    June, 2013
  143. Returning Home to Hawaii After Years Abroad

    Lavonne Leong

    June, 2013
  144. Training Pilots for Hawaii’s Future

    Travis Wong

    June, 2013
  145. Parting Shot: Saving Lives on the Neighbor Islands

    Stacy Yuen

    April, 2013
  146. Editor’s Note: Making Your Own Best Place to Work

    Steve Petranik

    April, 2013
  147. Top Employee Perks in Hawaii, Illustrated

    Hawaii Business magazine

    April, 2013
  148. What makes a Best Place to Work?

    Stacy Yuen

    April, 2013
  149. 5 Steps to a successful media interview

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2013
  150. Parting Shot: Whole Ox Deli

    HB - Author

    December, 2012
  151. Professional Addicts

    Matthew Kain

    December, 2012
  152. Dozens of online job boards give job seekers and recruiters plenty of options

    Stacy Yuen

    November, 2012
  153. Parting Shot: HECO

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2012
  154. Talk Story with Kimberly Miyazawa Frank

    Stacy Yuen

    October, 2012
  155. 14 percent: Why are women under represented in the C-suites of corporate America?

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2012
  156. 5 Steps to a successful business meeting

    Marcie Kagawa

    July, 2012
  157. Talk Story with Kathryn Raethel of Castle Medical Center

    Stacy Yuen

    May, 2012
  158. Career Change

    Stacy Yuen

    May, 2012
  159. Editor’s Note: How thick is your bubble?

    Steve Petranik

    April, 2012
  160. Ask SmallBiz: Recruiting

    JUDY BISHOP, OWNER OF BISHOP AND CO.

    January, 2012
  161. Talk Story with Neil “Dutch” Kuyper of Parker Ranch

    Dennis Hollier

    December, 2011
  162. Ask SmallBiz: Selling a Business

    KEN GILBERT, PRESIDENT, BCR, INC.

    November, 2011
  163. 4 Successful Women’s Roads to the Top

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2011
  164. Aloha Tower Clock Maintenance

    Hawaii Business magazine

    September, 2011
  165. Developmentally Disabled Can and Want to Work

    Jolyn Okimoto

    September, 2011
  166. Talk Story with Percy Higashi, Roberts Hawaii

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2011
  167. Don Horner: First Hawaiian Bank CEO, Board of Education Chairman, Single Father

    Shara Enay

    August, 2011
  168. Ex Cons Make Great Employees

    Janel Lubanski

    July, 2011
  169. Launching a Business

    Dennis Hollier

    May, 2011
  170. Parting Shot: Office Views

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2011
  171. Social Media Can Wreck Your Career

    Shara Enay

    May, 2011
  172. Hopes and Dreams– Extended Version

    Steve Petranik

    May, 2011
  173. Hopes & Dreams

    Steve Petranik

    May, 2011
  174. The Hawaii Business 20 for the Next 20

    Beverly Creamer

    March, 2011
  175. Internships are Win-win

    Mark Brislin

    July, 2010
  176. A day in the life of a Best Place to Work

    Jason Ubay

    April, 2010
  177. The Business of Love

    Shara Enay

    February, 2010
  178. Parting Shot: Your Next Mechanic

    Hawaii Business magazine

    January, 2010
  179. Island-Style Dress for Success

    Shara Enay

    July, 2009
  180. Does the Glass Ceiling for Professional Women Still Exist?

    Dr. Virginia S. Hinshaw, Michelle Shin

    July, 2009
  181. Building a New Girls’ Network

    Shara Enay

    July, 2009
  182. Negotiate Your Way to a Better Job (and a better life)

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2009
  183. The Board Shorts Executive

    Mike Markrich

    January, 2008
  184. Honest Harry

    David K. Choo

    November, 2007
  185. Talk Story with Mitch D’Olier

    Cathy S. Cruz-George

    November, 2007
  186. Parting Shot – Downtime

    Hawaii Business magazine

    September, 2007
  187. Talk Story with John Komeij

    Jacy L. Youn

    September, 2007
  188. Talk Story with Brian Uy

    Jacy L. Youn

    July, 2007
  189. Landing the Job

    Kyle Galdeira

    April, 2007
  190. Stepping Up — without Stepping On Toes

    Jacy L. Youn

    December, 2006
  191. Five executives. Five passionate pastimes

    David K. Choo

    December, 2006
  192. Words of Wisdom

    HB - Author

    November, 2006
  193. Parting Shot:

    HB - Author

    July, 2006
  194. Dog Inc.

    David K. Choo

    June, 2006
  195. Parting Shot: Waikiki

    HB - Author

    March, 2006
  196. Parting Shot

    HB - Author

    January, 2006
  197. Local Life Lessons

    David K. Choo

    January, 2006
  198. Public People, Private Passions

    DAVID K. CHOO, PHOTOS BY RAE HUO

    December, 2005
  199. Local Style For Lo–lo–s

    David K. Choo

    September, 2004
  200. The Lowdown On Layoffs

    Ronna Bolante

    May, 2003
  201. John Kelley

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  202. Teddi Anderson

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  203. Bill Brooks

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  204. Ellen Godbey Carson

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  205. Public People, Private Passions

    HB - Author

    December, 2002
  206. Alan Cambra

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  207. Matt Gilbertson

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  208. Faa Tialino

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  209. Donna Smith

    David K. Choo

    December, 2002
  210. Labor of Love

    Linda Dela Cruz

    October, 2002
  211. Not Enough Caring

    Linda Dela Cruz

    October, 2002
  212. Nest Egg

    Ronna Bolante

    October, 2002
  213. Ready, Aim, Hire!

    Cathy S. Cruz

    October, 2002
  214. Equal Opportunities

    Cathy S. Cruz

    July, 2002
  215. Hawaii’s Top Law Firms

    Jacy L. Youn

    June, 2002
  216. Fiscally Fit

    Ronna Bolante

    April, 2002
  217. Workplace Stress

    Cathy S. Cruz

    April, 2002
  218. Private Passion

    David K. Choo

    December, 2001
  219. Flights of Mercy

    Jacy L. Youn

    July, 2001
  220. What Makes Joe Run

    Derek Paiva

    June, 2000