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  1. Our Kakaako: Connecting People and Place

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

    October, 2017
  2. SmallBiz: Your Meal Began Here

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

    October, 2017
  3. Line Up Loans Before You Need Them

    Reg Baker

    October, 2017
  4. Duck What? Duck Butt, That’s What.

    by Laurel Dudley | illustration by Joseph Canlas

    October, 2017
  5. What Small Business Owners Can Learn from the Uber Fiasco

    Reg Baker

    October, 2017
  6. Report from Washington: Good News for Small Businesses

    Reg Baker

    October, 2017
  7. LocalKineBiz: Guiding Companies’ Decision- Making

    by Jordan Virtue

    October, 2017
  8. BizWiz: Payment-Processing Options

    Nikolaus Daubert, VP, Director of Deposit Operations Hawaii National Bank

    October, 2017
  9. 8 Fat Fat 8

    by Laurel Dudley | photo by Aaron K. Yoshino

    September, 2017
  10. Hawaii On the Hill

    Dennis Hollier, Washington Correspondent

    September, 2017
  11. Survive and Thrive

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2017
  12. Hawaii Depends on Small Businesses

    Reg Baker

    July, 2017
  13. Manage to the Max

    Reg Baker

    July, 2017
  14. Ask the Expert: Health Insurance for Employees

    Mary Ann Barnes, President, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii

    July, 2017
  15. LocalKineBiz: Can You Keep a Secret?

    Jackie M. Young

    July, 2017
  16. LocalKineBiz: Family Cycle

    Jackie M. Young

    June, 2017
  17. Pass or Fail: Food Inspection

    Noelle Fujii

    June, 2017
  18. 6 Family Business Essentials

    Jordan Virtue

    June, 2017
  19. Spreading a Little Aloha on Capitol Hill

    Jordan Virtue

    June, 2017
  20. Family Business Forum Aims To Prepare Businesses For Succession Challenges

    Daniel Ikaika Ito

    June, 2017
  21. 5 Things to Know About Developing an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy

    Noelle Fujii

    May, 2017
  22. LocalKineBiz: Friendly “Ed-Ventures”

    Jackie M. Young

    May, 2017
  23. The Small Biz HR Guide

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2017
  24. The Best of Small Business – SBA Awards and SmallBiz Editor’s Choice 2017

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2017
  25. Maui Brewing Founders Named Hawaii and National Small Business Persons of the Year

    Brittany Lyte

    May, 2017
  26. Survivors

    Brittany Lyte

    April, 2017
  27. Parting Shot: Making and Re-Making Beds

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2017
  28. LocalKineBiz: Repurposing With Style

    Jackie M. Young

    March, 2017
  29. Five Things to Know About the Trump Effect

    Noelle Fujii 


    March, 2017
  30. The Best of Startup Paradise 2017

    Dave Dondoneau

    March, 2017
  31. Kainoa McGee’s Company Named Startup of the Year

    Alexander Deedy

    February, 2017
  32. LocalKineBiz: A Special Lei For You

    Jackie M. Young

    February, 2017
  33. Myth and Reality

    Steve Petranik

    February, 2017
  34. Local Couple Creates Teas From Own Recipes

    Marie Villa

    February, 2017
  35. LocalKineBiz: Transmitting Aloha Over the Phone

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2017
  36. LocalKineBiz: Small Place with Big Island Taste

    Jackie M. Young

    December, 2016
  37. ICYMI: What it Takes to Innovate in a Family Business

    Kira Chong Tim

    December, 2016
  38. LocalKineBiz: Sweet Paradise

    Jackie M. Young

    November, 2016
  39. Ask the Expert: Compassion Starts at the Top

    Iris Matsumoto, Executive VP, Human Resources Division, First Hawaiian Bank

    November, 2016
  40. The Careerist: Should I Jump Into the Gig Economy?

    Powell Berger

    October, 2016
  41. LocalKineBiz: Wong’s Drapery Shoppe

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2016
  42. LocalKineBiz: Activewear

    Jackie M. Young

    September, 2016
  43. Breaking Up is Hard to Do (In Love & Business)

    Ilima Loomis

    September, 2016
  44. 10 Things You Should Know About the IUCN

    Malia Ito

    August, 2016
  45. Transformative Therapy

    Jackie M. Young

    August, 2016
  46. The World Is an Island

    Gina Gelber

    August, 2016
  47. Retirement Plans for Your Employees

    David Kimura

    August, 2016
  48. Drones Unleashed

    Dave Dondoneau

    August, 2016
  49. Selling Your Ideas

    Jan Kaeo

    July, 2016
  50. Still Rolling Along after 105 Years

    Jackie M. Young

    July, 2016
  51. Japan is a Large Growth Market for Hawaii Entrepreneurs

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2016
  52. Super Eats

    Jackie M. Young

    June, 2016
  53. Daughters Rule

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2016
  54. Ask the Expert: Speaking Everyone’s Language

    Hawaii Business magazine

    June, 2016
  55. Farmers Find Paradise

    Jackie M. Young

    May, 2016
  56. Ask the Expert: Raising Employee Engagement

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2016
  57. What you missed at the 2016 Small Business Awards Luncheon

    Denise Yuki

    May, 2016
  58. 2016 Small Business Editor’s Choice Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2016
  59. Best of Small Business – SBA Awards 2016

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2016
  60. Increase Your Profits by Doing These 5 Things with Data

    Denise Yuki

    April, 2016
  61. Nothing Ugly Here

    Jackie M. Young

    April, 2016
  62. LocalKineBiz: “Magic” + Science = Fun

    Jackie M. Young

    March, 2016
  63. 5 TAKEAWAYS FROM “SURVIVING THE TALENT SHORTAGE”

    Daniel Ikaika Ito

    March, 2016
  64. Your Friendly Neighborhood Drugstore

    Jackie M. Young

    February, 2016
  65. 100 Years Young

    LiAnne Yu

    February, 2016
  66. Ask the Expert with Andrea Lum: Cause Marketing

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2016
  67. In Love With Trees

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2016
  68. What’s it Worth: Bringing Ikea to Hawaii

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    January, 2016
  69. Ask The Expert with Dana Takushi: Manage Your Borrowing Costs

    Hawaii Business magazine

    January, 2016
  70. Love, Honor and Collaborate

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2016
  71. LocalKineBiz: Healthier Meat for Molokai and Beyond

    Jackie M. Young

    December, 2015
  72. Are You Licensed to Do That Work?

    Alden Alayvilla

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

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    December, 2015
  74. Kiteboarding for Everyone

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    November, 2015
  75. Carving is in his Bones

    Jackie M. Young

    November, 2015
  76. Forever Changed

    LiAnne Yu

    November, 2015
  77. The Art of Creating Tofu

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2015
  78. Out-Of-The-Way

    Braelyn Wood

    October, 2015
  79. Gecko’s: Serving Comics Fans for 28 Years

    Jackie M. Young

    September, 2015
  80. Local and Naked

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    September, 2015
  81. LocalKineBiz: Pae Thai

    Jackie M. Young

    August, 2015
  82. Innovation: Good FIT for Chinese Students

    Victoria Wiseman

    August, 2015
  83. Ask The Expert: Don’t Let Debt Hold You Back

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2015
  84. Good Neighbors: Gregory Kim

    LiAnne Yu

    August, 2015
  85. Yes, Locally Owned Has a Future

    Lavonne Leong

    August, 2015
  86. Ask The Expert: Naming Your Company – Bernard Uy

    Hawaii Business magazine

    July, 2015
  87. LocalKineBiz: Island Sign Service

    Jackie M. Young

    July, 2015
  88. Dream Meets Reality

    Noelle Fujii

    June, 2015
  89. Natural Energy Lab Fosters its Own Startup Paradise

    Lianne Yu

    April, 2015
  90. The Flavors of Wine

    HB - Author

    March, 2015
  91. Getting a Tow, Uber-style

    Victoria Wiseman

    March, 2015
  92. Teas That Make You Want to Hula

    Jackie M. Young

    March, 2015
  93. Ask the Expert: Valuing Your Business

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2015
  94. Markets to Suit Every Taste

    Jackie M. Young

    February, 2015
  95. Ask the Expert: Leveraging the Cloud

    HB - Author

    February, 2015
  96. LocalKineBiz: Primo Gelato

    Jackie M. Young

    February, 2015
  97. Chocoholic’s Paradise

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    February, 2015
  98. Start-Up Paradise

    LiAnne Yu

    February, 2015
  99. Mixing Love and Business

    Jean Santos, Co-owner of Business Consulting Resources

    January, 2015
  100. What’s Your View of Uber, Airbnb & Other Parts of Hawaii’s “Sharing Economy”?

    Lavonne Leong

    January, 2015
  101. Alive and Doing Well

    Aja Hannah

    December, 2014
  102. Where Has All the Flour Gone?

    Jackie M. Young

    December, 2014
  103. Sun Noodle’s Ever Expanding Universe

    Martha Cheng

    November, 2014
  104. Ask the Expert: Health Insurance Plans

    Hawaii Business Magazine

    October, 2014
  105. 5 Steps to Prepare for a Crisis

    Hawaii Business Magazine

    October, 2014
  106. Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    Gina Gelber

    September, 2014
  107. Five Steps To Ensuring Your E-mails Get Read

    Gail Honda

    August, 2014
  108. Ask the Expert: Attracting Foreign Investment

    Betty Brow

    August, 2014
  109. Businesses that Support Their Communities

    Tiffany Hill

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

    By Richard Wallsgrove, Program Director of Blue Planet Foundation

    July, 2014
  111. 5 Steps to Networking

    By Pam Chambers, Founder of Pam Chambers Consulting

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

    Lee Ann Bowman

    July, 2014
  113. Creativity in Their Business

    Paula Rath

    June, 2014
  114. 5 Steps to Winning Through Your Team

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

    June, 2014
  115. Ask the Expert: Leaving the Family Business

    KEN GILBERT PARTNER, BUSINESS CONSULTING RESOURCES

    June, 2014
  116. SmallBiz Editor’s Choice Awards 2014

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2014
  117. Ask the Expert: Loan Options

    DENNIS WONG SENIOR, VP/OAHU REGIONAL MANAGER OF HAWAII NATIONAL BANK

    May, 2014
  118. 5 Steps to Publishing a Book to Win Clients

    Patrick Snow

    May, 2014
  119. SBA Award Winners 2014

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2014
  120. 5 Steps to Becoming a Better Public Speaker

    ANNETTE LYNCH

    April, 2014
  121. Ask the Expert: Picking a Restaurant Location

    JO MCGARRY CURRAN, FOUNDER OF MOJO

    April, 2014
  122. Million-Dollar Business Runs Out of Kahuku High

    Noelle Fujii

    April, 2014
  123. The Commerce of Hawaii Political Campaigns

    Tiffany Hill

    March, 2014
  124. Ask the Expert: Retirement Plans

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

    March, 2014
  125. Ask the Expert: Flood Insurance

    JOHN FOSTER, MANAGER, FIRST INSURANCE CO. OF HAWAII

    February, 2014
  126. Entrepreneurs Inspired by the Ocean

    Catherine E. Toth

    February, 2014
  127. Ask the Expert: Franchising on the Mainland

    MARK DUDA, PRINCIPAL WITH REVOLUSUN

    January, 2014
  128. 5 Steps to Understanding Arbitration Clauses

    Mark Davis

    January, 2014
  129. Helping Family Businesses

    Lee Ann Bowman

    January, 2014
  130. Hawaii is Business Heaven, Not Hell

    Gina Gelber

    December, 2013
  131. 5 Steps to Becoming the Master of Your Time

    Nina Cherry

    December, 2013
  132. Ask the Expert: Online Videos for Marketing

    MYLEN FE YAMAMOTO, FOUNDER AND NEW MEDIA PRODUCER, CLIQUE NOW

    December, 2013
  133. 5 Steps to Creating a Risk-Management Plan

    HEATHER MOIR-DANGLER

    November, 2013
  134. Ask the Expert: Independent Investigations

    ATTORNEY MARK BENNETT, DIRECTOR AT STARN O’TOOLE MARCUS & FISHER

    November, 2013
  135. Tealet: Startup in a Cup

    Ashley Shaffer

    November, 2013
  136. 5 Steps to Creating a Clear Sense of Purpose

    Glenn Furuya

    October, 2013
  137. Ask the Expert: Managing Delinquent Accounts

    GENEVIEVE FREEMAN, PRESIDENT, MEDCAH INC.

    October, 2013
  138. Boom in the Hawaii Gun Business

    Ashley Shaffer

    October, 2013
  139. Ask the Expert: Motivating Salespeople to Sell More

    RON MARTIN, CEO, SUCCESS DYNAMICS

    September, 2013
  140. 5 Steps to Negotiating Conflict

    Sharon V. Lovejoy

    September, 2013
  141. Inside Hawaii’s Music Business

    Lynn Cook

    September, 2013
  142. Child struggling with serious illness wished to create a business

    Ashley Shaffer

    September, 2013
  143. Ask the Expert: Business Payment Options

    LAWRENCE PAI, VP AND BUSINESS BANKING TEAM MANAGER, CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK

    August, 2013
  144. Ask the Expert: Setting Company Goals

    STEVE NOVAK, BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND STRATEGIC PLANNING CONSULTANT, OWNER, PPR MANAGEMENT SERVICES, LLC

    August, 2013
  145. Owning a bar or nightclub sounds like a dream job but has its challenges

    Catherine E. Toth

    August, 2013
  146. Ask the Expert: Preparing Your Successor

    KEN GILBERT, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS CONSULTING RESOURCES

    July, 2013
  147. The Rise of Kau Coffee

    John Stick

    July, 2013
  148. Ask the Expert: Buying a Home While Owning a Business

    ANDERS HOSTELLEY, CHIEF PRODUCTION OFFICER, HONOLULU HOMELOANS

    June, 2013
  149. Lessons Learned: Business Philanthropy

    Lehia Apana

    June, 2013
  150. Free training for small business owners with big dreams

    Catherine E. Toth

    June, 2013
  151. 5 Steps to Starting an eCommerce Business

    Jolyn Okimoto

    May, 2013
  152. Ask the Expert: Preventing Financial Fraud

    JASON MARTIN, PRESIDENT, SECURE DNA

    May, 2013
  153. Lessons Learned: Launching a New Product

    Beverly Creamer

    May, 2013
  154. Starting a Business After Age 50

    Lee Ann Bowman

    May, 2013
  155. Ask the Expert: Bring Your Own Device to Work

    BEAU MONDAY, INFORMATION SECURITY DIRECTOR, HAWAIIAN TELCOM

    April, 2013
  156. 5 Steps to Creating a Culture of Innovation

    Vino Mehta

    April, 2013
  157. Entrepreneurs After Age 50

    Lee Ann Bowman

    April, 2013
  158. Ask the Expert: Should I Buy Gym Memberships for My Staff?

    JASON MAXWELL, CEO, PUNAHOU FITNESS CENTER

    March, 2013
  159. Hawaii Business’ SmallBiz 2013 Editor’s Choice Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2013
  160. Hawaii’s Best Small Businesses 2013

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2013
  161. 5 Steps to a successful media interview

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2013
  162. Ask SmallBiz: Advice on Effective Selling

    DENNY MCDONOUGH, PRESIDENT OF ATTITUDE & RESPONSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

    February, 2013
  163. Sustainable Hawaii Businesses

    Scott Cooney

    February, 2013
  164. Ask SmallBiz: Design Your Logo

    BILL HAIG, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, HAIG BRANDING

    January, 2013
  165. Pop-up Restaurants and Stores: Great Places to Start a Business

    Lee Ann Bowman

    January, 2013
  166. 5 Steps to Writing a Business Plan

    Hawaii Business magazine

    December, 2012
  167. Hawaii Beef Comes Home

    Catherine E. Toth

    December, 2012
  168. Ask SmallBiz: Building Teamwork on Construction Projects

    JERRY CLAY, PARTNER, CLAY CHAPMAN IWAMURA PULICE & NERVELL

    December, 2012
  169. Ask SmallBiz: Expansion

    KURT CORBIN, ASSISTANT STATE DIRECTOR, HAWAII SMALL BUSINESS

    November, 2012
  170. Ecotourism on Hawaii Island

    Catherine E. Toth

    November, 2012
  171. Ask SmallBiz: Grid Saturation

    BY PAMELA JOE, VP OF DEVELOPMENT, REVOLUSUN

    October, 2012
  172. Lessons Learned: Finding Partners

    Jolyn Okimoto

    October, 2012
  173. A new generation takes on the challenges of farming

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2012
  174. Ask SmallBiz: Business Expenses

    SCOTT KUROSAWA, VP & SENIOR BUSINESS BANKING TEAM MANAGER, CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK

    September, 2012
  175. How much does it cost to start up a business?

    Catherine E. Toth

    September, 2012
  176. Ask SmallBiz: Exit Packages

    KEN GILBERT, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS CONSULTING RESOURCES

    August, 2012
  177. Finding Franchise Heaven and Avoiding Franchise Hell

    Marcie Kagawa

    August, 2012
  178. Ask SmallBiz: Leadership

    GLENN FURUYA, PRESIDENT AND CEO, LEADERSHIP WORKS

    July, 2012
  179. 5 Steps to a successful business meeting

    Marcie Kagawa

    July, 2012
  180. Lessons Learned: Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona

    Sherry Bracken

    July, 2012
  181. Buying a Family Business

    Catherine E. Toth

    July, 2012
  182. Lessons Learned: Starting Anew

    Jolyn Okimoto

    June, 2012
  183. 5 Steps to Becoming a Sustainable Business

    Scott Cooney

    June, 2012
  184. Ask SmallBiz: Hurricane Preparedness

    DIANE INOUYE, ASSISTANT VP - ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT

    June, 2012
  185. Women Veterans Launch Businesses

    Marcie Kagawa

    June, 2012
  186. Gauging Green on the Valley Isle

    Jon Letman

    June, 2012
  187. 5 Steps to a More Civil Workplace

    Catherine E. Toth

    May, 2012
  188. Ask SmallBiz: Engaging Employees

    KALEI INN, ORGANIZATIONAL & LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT AND COACH

    May, 2012
  189. Small Local Companies Versus Mainland-Based Giants

    Catherine E. Toth

    May, 2012
  190. Ask SmallBiz: Solar Tax Benefits for Small Businesses

    ALEX TILLER, CEO, SUNETRIC

    April, 2012
  191. Rookies Start Their First Restaurants

    Catherine E. Toth

    April, 2012
  192. Lessons Learned: Housing Lessons

    Beverly Creamer

    March, 2012
  193. Ask SmallBiz: Buying Commercial Property

    DENNIS WONG, SR. VP AND OAHU REGIONAL MANAGER, HAWAII NATIONAL BANK

    March, 2012
  194. SEO Tips for your Small Business

    HB - Author

    March, 2012
  195. Inventive Local Companies Can Apply for Federal SBIR Grants

    Dennis Hollier

    March, 2012
  196. Ask SmallBiz: Requesting Public Records for Your Business

    ATTORNEYS RANDY WHATTOFF AND REBECCA DAYHUFF, GOODSILL ANDERSON QUINN & STIFEL LLP

    February, 2012
  197. 2012 SmallBiz Success Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2012
  198. T-Shirts with Your Logo Can Boost Your Small Business

    Catherine E. Toth

    February, 2012
  199. Lessons Learned: Overseas Lessons

    Dennis Hollier

    January, 2012
  200. Ask SmallBiz: Recruiting

    JUDY BISHOP, OWNER OF BISHOP AND CO.

    January, 2012
  201. Hawaii’s Vertically Integrated Small Businesses

    Jennifer Meyers

    January, 2012
  202. Lessons Learned: Start up Lessons

    Shara Enay

    December, 2011
  203. Ask SmallBiz: Conversation Starter

    JULIE STEELMAN, AUTHOR AND SALES EXPERT

    December, 2011
  204. Finding Your Way into the Food Business

    Shara Enay

    December, 2011
  205. Ask SmallBiz: Selling a Business

    KEN GILBERT, PRESIDENT, BCR, INC.

    November, 2011
  206. 5 Steps to Creating a Mobile App

    Shara Enay

    November, 2011
  207. Ukulele Boom Generates Global Sales for Hawaii Companies

    Beverly Creamer

    November, 2011
  208. Lessons Learned: Expanding in the Pacific

    Jerry Burris

    October, 2011
  209. Ask SmallBiz: Insurance Coverage

    CALVIN HIRAOKA, SENIOR VP AND CHIEF UNDERWRITING OFFICER FOR FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY OF HAWAII

    October, 2011
  210. 5 Steps to Social Media Success

    Janel Lubanski

    October, 2011
  211. Understand Your Customers by Using Market Research

    Dennis Hollier

    October, 2011
  212. Ask SmallBiz: Picking an HR Company

    DUSTIN SELLERS, PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING FOR PROSERVICE

    September, 2011
  213. 5 Steps to Accessing Capital

    Shara Enay

    September, 2011
  214. Adapting to Customer’s Needs

    Janel Lubanski

    September, 2011
  215. Moving Your I.T. And Data Into the Cloud

    Jerry Burris

    September, 2011
  216. Ask SmallBiz: Mediation Clause

    MICHAEL NAUYOKAS, ATTORNEY, MEDIATOR AND ARBITRATOR

    August, 2011
  217. Variety of Tenants at Barbers Point

    Victoria Wiseman

    August, 2011
  218. Mobile Entrepreneurs Meet Clients at the Coffice

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2011
  219. Ask SmallBiz: Online Reputation

    DANIELA STOLFI, OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF BOSS HAWAII

    July, 2011
  220. Lessons Learned: Franchising Lessons

    Tiffany Edwards-Hunt

    July, 2011
  221. Brides Love Kauai Weddings

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2011
  222. 5 Steps To Email Marketing

    Janel Lubanski

    June, 2011
  223. Ask Small Biz: Facebook For Business

    STELLA BERNARDO, DIGITAL MARKETING DIRECTOR, ANTHOLOGY MARKETING GROUP

    June, 2011
  224. The Hawaii Market For Buying And Selling Small Businesses Is Back

    Harold Nedo

    June, 2011
  225. Ask SmallBiz

    TOM ALLEN, CIC, COMMERCIAL INSURANCE AGENT WITH INSURANCE FACTORS

    May, 2011
  226. Blending Old and New Marketing

    Harold Nedo

    May, 2011
  227. Launching a Business

    Dennis Hollier

    May, 2011
  228. Ask SmallBiz: Paying for a PV System

    JOSEPH SATURNIA, PRESIDENT, ISLAND PACIFIC ENERGY LLC

    April, 2011
  229. 5 steps to marketing in Japan

    Dennis Hollier

    April, 2011
  230. Launching a Business Group

    Beverly Creamer

    April, 2011
  231. Owned and Operated by Our Employees

    Greg Wiles

    April, 2011
  232. 2011 SBA Hawaii Award Winners

    Jolyn Okimoto and Catherine Cruz-George

    April, 2011
  233. Ask SmallBiz: Selling the Company

    JOHN MACGREGOR, MANAGING DIRECTOR, WEALTH MANAGING PARTNERS

    March, 2011
  234. Expansion Lessons

    Janel Lubanski

    March, 2011
  235. Business Experts Offer Good Advice to Wine the Experience

    Shara Enay

    March, 2011
  236. 5 Steps to Applying for a Business Loan

    Dennis Hollier

    February, 2011
  237. 2011 SmallBiz Success Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2011
  238. Ask SmallBiz: Intellectual Property

    MARTIN S. LOUI, ATTORNEY, GOODSILL ANDERSON QUINN & STIFEL

    February, 2011
  239. 5 Steps to Getting a Liquor License in Honolulu

    Mariah Mellor

    January, 2011
  240. Connectivity Lessons

    Hawaii Business magazine

    January, 2011
  241. Ask SmallBiz: Creating a Succession Plan

    KEN GILBERT, FAMILY BUSINESS EXPERT

    January, 2011
  242. Operating a Lunch Wagon in Honolulu Not As Easy As It Looks

    Catherine E. Toth

    January, 2011
  243. 5 steps to Writing a Press Release

    Shara Enay

    December, 2010
  244. Ask SmallBiz: Protecting Your Data

    SAM GRIDLEY, PRESIDENT, INTECH

    December, 2010
  245. Building Customer Loyalty

    Mariah Mellor

    December, 2010
  246. How to Reduce Risks & Lower Costs

    Greg Wiles

    December, 2010
  247. 5 Steps to Private Banking

    Dennis Hollier

    November, 2010
  248. Ask SmallBiz: Creating a Team Environment

    KALEI INN, ORGANIZATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT AND COACH

    November, 2010
  249. Adaptive Lessons

    JILL ENGLEDOW

    November, 2010
  250. More Than Just Farming

    Hawaii Business magazine

    November, 2010
  251. Making a Hobby Your Business

    Mariah Mellor

    October, 2010
  252. 5 Steps to Better Public Speaking

    Mariah Mellor

    October, 2010
  253. SmallBiz Energy Makeover

    Shara Enay

    October, 2010
  254. Ask SmallBiz: Successful Women

    LAYLA DEDRICK, CEO AND OWNER BELLA PIETRA

    October, 2010
  255. 5 Steps to Make the Most out of Yelp

    Mark Brislin

    September, 2010
  256. Ask SmallBiz: Leadership Training

    CINDY SAKAI, CO-OWNER TH!NK, LLC

    September, 2010
  257. Exporting Lessons

    Shara Enay

    September, 2010
  258. SmallBiz Guide to Power

    Shara Enay

    September, 2010
  259. 5 steps to Planning an Event

    Dennis Hollier

    August, 2010
  260. Ask SmallBiz: Retirement Planning

    INGA SEIFERT, FINANCIAL ADVISER, AIEA OFFICE OF EDWARD JONES

    August, 2010
  261. Growing by Going Global

    Christie Wilson

    August, 2010
  262. Mediation Lessons

    Mark Brislin

    July, 2010
  263. Internships are Win-win

    Mark Brislin

    July, 2010
  264. Ask SmallBiz: Remodeling a Store and Being Green

    EVAN FUJIMOTO - GRAHAM BUILDERS

    July, 2010
  265. 5 Steps to Start Investing in Real Estate

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2010
  266. Ask SmallBiz: How do I invest wisely?

    CRIS BORDEN - KOBO WEALTH CONSERVANCY

    June, 2010
  267. Your Business Grows Here

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2010
  268. Customer Service Lessons

    Mark Brislin

    May, 2010
  269. Ask SmallBiz: Collecting your debts and solving a cash-flow issue

    PAUL TAKAYESU - BANK OF HAWAII

    May, 2010
  270. 5 Steps to Saving on Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Mark Brislin

    May, 2010
  271. This is a Tourist Spot?!

    Jerry Burris

    May, 2010
  272. 5 Steps to Buying an Existing Business

    Mark Brislin

    April, 2010
  273. Export Lessons

    Ellice Flores

    April, 2010
  274. Ask SmallBiz: Insurance coverage for your business

    TOM ALLEN - INSURANCE FACTORS

    April, 2010
  275. Loving Liliha

    Beverly Creamer

    April, 2010
  276. 5 Steps to Making Meetings Work

    Beverly Creamer

    March, 2010
  277. iPhone App Lessons

    Mark Brislin

    March, 2010
  278. Everyone Acts Small in Local Banking

    Jerry Burris

    March, 2010
  279. Ask SmallBiz: Paying taxes when low on cash

    DENEEN NAKASHIMA - GRANT THORNTON LLP

    March, 2010
  280. 5 Steps to Handling the Media

    Beverly Creamer

    February, 2010
  281. Competition Lessons

    Beverly Creamer

    February, 2010
  282. 2010 Smallbiz Success Awards

    BEVERLY CREAMER AND GAIL MIYASAKI

    February, 2010
  283. Tech-Buying Lessons

    Dennis Hollier

    January, 2010
  284. Ask SmallBiz: How do Public Relations and Advertising fit together?

    KEVIN COCKETT - COMMUNICATIONS PACIFIC

    January, 2010
  285. Yogurt Wars

    Shara Enay

    January, 2010
  286. Ask SmallBiz: Securities Backed Loan

    Len Fukushima

    December, 2009
  287. Permit Purgatory

    Shara Enay

    December, 2009
  288. 5 Steps to Making a Million Dollars

    Beverly Creamer

    December, 2009
  289. Adaptability Lessons

    Beverly Creamer

    December, 2009
  290. Go Paperless

    Dennis Hollier

    November, 2009
  291. Ask SmallBiz: Transferring Ownership

    Ken Gilbert

    November, 2009
  292. 5 Steps to Boost Web Traffic

    Shara Enay

    October, 2009
  293. Franchising Can Win in a Downturn

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2009
  294. Marketing Lessons

    Lauren Rigney

    October, 2009
  295. Ask SmallBiz: Getting Loan Approval

    Jane Sawyer

    October, 2009
  296. Family-Business Lessons

    Shara Enay

    October, 2009
  297. 5 Steps to Build Trust in the Workplace

    Catherine Cruz-George

    October, 2009
  298. Telecommuting Lessons

    Kristen Consillio

    September, 2009
  299. 5 Steps to Motivating Employees

    Lauren Rigney

    September, 2009
  300. Hidden Gems to Help You

    Shara Enay

    September, 2009
  301. Social Networks: You Snooze, You Lose

    Shara Enay

    August, 2009
  302. Tech-Startup Lessons

    Lauren Rigney

    August, 2009
  303. 5 Steps to Prevent Credit-Card Fraud

    Jason Ubay

    August, 2009
  304. Ask SmallBiz: Funding

    Edward Young

    August, 2009
  305. Native Hawaiian Businesses

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2009
  306. Lobbying Lessons

    Kristen Consillio

    July, 2009
  307. 5 Steps to Stopping Fraud

    Brian Ishikawa

    July, 2009
  308. Ask SmallBiz: Personal Branding

    Piia M. Aarma

    July, 2009
  309. Hibiscus Lady Creates Scents

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2009
  310. Ask SmallBiz: Dividing Family Stock

    Ken Gilbert

    June, 2009
  311. Internet Transforms Home Sales, but Realtors Survive

    Jason Ubay

    June, 2009
  312. Changing-course Lessons

    Jerry Burris

    June, 2009
  313. Ask SmallBiz: Budgeting

    Caroline Kim

    May, 2009
  314. Military Contracts: Steady Revenue in Tough Times

    Shara Enay

    May, 2009
  315. 5 Steps to Buying Business Insurance

    Dennis Hollier

    May, 2009
  316. The Pitch: A Renter’s Search Engine

    Jason Ubay

    May, 2009
  317. Succession Lessons

    Jason Ubay

    May, 2009
  318. Ask SmallBiz: Succeed in a slow economy

    Kevin Kaji

    April, 2009
  319. Ask SmallBiz: Connect with customers with blogs and Twitter

    Robert H. Thomas

    April, 2009
  320. Still Standing

    Lance Tominaga

    April, 2009
  321. The Pitch: Taking the Work Out of Play

    Dennis Hollier

    April, 2009
  322. 5 Steps to Getting a Building Permit

    Jolyn Okimoto Rosa

    April, 2009
  323. Franchising Lessons

    Alice Keesing

    April, 2009
  324. Ask SmallBiz: Skills to start a business

    Kay Lorraine

    March, 2009
  325. A New Cash Crop

    Shara Enay

    March, 2009
  326. The Pitch: Self-help Unleashed

    HB - Author

    March, 2009
  327. 5 Steps to a Painless Tax Return

    Jacy L. Youn

    March, 2009
  328. Startup Lessons

    Jacy L. Youn

    March, 2009
  329. Whaler’s Realty Inc.

    Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  330. Hawaiian Railway Society

    Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  331. Kober Hanssen Mitchell Architects

    Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  332. Courier Corp. of Hawaii

    Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  333. 2009 Smallbiz Success Awards

    Gail Miyasaki and Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  334. Big Island Bees

    Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  335. Eki Cyclery

    Gail Miyasaki

    February, 2009
  336. Occidental Underwriters of Hawaii

    Gail Miyasaki

    February, 2009
  337. Tyrie Jenkins, M.D., Eye Care

    Gail Miyasaki

    February, 2009
  338. Archinoetics LLC

    Shara Enay

    February, 2009
  339. Ergobaby Going Global

    Lollie Groth

    January, 2009
  340. New Business Lessons

    Jacy L. Youn

    January, 2009
  341. The Pitch: Government Participation Made Easy

    Jason Ubay

    January, 2009
  342. 5 Steps to Boosting Your Cash Flow

    Jacy L. Youn

    January, 2009
  343. Ask SmallBiz: The good and bad for business in Hawaii

    Tom McAuliffe

    January, 2009
  344. Ask SmallBiz: Family Constitutions

    Ken Gilbert

    December, 2008
  345. 5 Steps to Exporting Internationally

    Jason Ubay

    December, 2008
  346. Distribution Lessons

    Jason Ubay

    December, 2008
  347. Striving in a Tough Economy

    Jolyn Okimoto Rosa

    December, 2008
  348. Ask SmallBiz: Tech Savvy

    Jim Takatsuka

    December, 2008
  349. The Pitch: Citizen’s Economist

    Shara Enay

    December, 2008
  350. Success Lessons

    Lollie Groth

    November, 2008
  351. Brotherly Biz

    Dennis Hollier

    November, 2008
  352. 5 steps to Cutting Costs in a Soft Economy

    Shara Enay

    November, 2008
  353. The Pitch: Grand Plans for Petite Market

    HB - Author

    November, 2008
  354. Ask SmallBiz: Search for a Financial Partner

    Edward Young

    November, 2008
  355. 5 Steps for Handling Layoffs

    Jacy L. Youn

    October, 2008
  356. Business-owning Lessons

    Jacy L. Youn

    October, 2008
  357. The Pitch: Makaha Studios

    Shara Enay

    October, 2008
  358. It’s Good To Be a Geek

    Shara Enay

    September, 2008
  359. Editor’s Note: Small is Beautiful

    Kelli Abe Trifonovitch

    February, 2008
  360. 2008 SmallBiz Success Awards

    HB - Author

    February, 2008
  361. Ask SmallBiz: Financing a Business Startup

    Karen Sakihama

    January, 2008
  362. 2007 SmallBiz Success Awards

    JOLYN OKIMOTO ROSA, COLETTE P. FOX, CATHY S. CRUZ, KYLE GALDEIRA, PHOTOS BY KARIN KOVALSKY

    February, 2007
  363. Hawaii’s Government: Too Big? Too Small?

    John M. Knox

    February, 2005
  364. Small-Business Agenda

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2005
  365. For Business’ Sake

    Jacy L. Youn

    February, 2005
  366. Floral Family

    Gail Miyasaki

    April, 2004
  367. Mopeding Around

    Catherine E. Toth

    March, 2004
  368. Doin’ it eBay

    Jacy L. Youn

    January, 2004
  369. Lean Lending

    Jacy L. Youn

    July, 2002
  370. Big Steps For Small Business

    Cathy S. Cruz

    January, 2002
  371. Big Deals and Little Details

    HB - Author

    April, 2001