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As Baby Boomers retire, thousands of local family businesses are facing difficult transitions to the next generation. A groundbreaking local survey identifies challenges and solutions. Here’s how family businesses can survive and thrive.

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Success Stories

  1. Survive and Thrive

    Beverly Creamer

    July, 2017
  2. Corporate Anniversaries 2017

    HB Special Promotional Section

    July, 2017
  3. Local-Kine Biz: Can You Keep a Secret?

    Jackie M. Young

    July, 2017
  4. aio Media and Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association Launch Awards Program Honoring Top Achievers in the Industry

    Hawaii Business magazine

    July, 2017
  5. Hawaii Business Wins 8 National Awards and 14 State Awards

    Steve Petranik

    July, 2017
  6. Putting Soul Into Your Business

    Noelle Fujii

    July, 2017
  7. Local-Kine Biz: Family Cycle

    Jackie M. Young

    June, 2017
  8. Hawaii News Now wins two Emmy® Awards for newscast excellence at the 46th Annual Northern California Emmy® Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

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

    Jordan Virtue

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

    Hawaii Business magazine

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

    Brittany Lyte

    May, 2017
  12. “I Love My Job”

    Noelle Fujii

    March, 2017
  13. Best Places to Work 2017

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2017
  14. Local-Kine Biz: Repurposing With Style

    Jackie M. Young

    March, 2017
  15. His Formula for Success: Fail, Fail, Fail, Prevail

    Daniel House

    March, 2017
  16. The Best of Startup Paradise 2017

    Dave Dondoneau

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

    Alexander Deedy

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

    Marie Villa

    February, 2017
  19. Local-Kine Biz: Transmitting Aloha Over the Phone

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2017
  20. Meticulously Whimsical

    Daniel Ikaika Ito

    January, 2017
  21. Not Your Father’s Stock

    Karen Iwamoto

    January, 2017
  22. Game On

    Dave Dondoneau

    January, 2017
  23. HEMIC’s Gamechanger

    Tiffany Hill

    January, 2017
  24. Local-Kine Biz: Small Place with Big Island Taste

    Jackie M. Young

    December, 2016
  25. Local Kine Biz: Sweet Paradise

    Jackie M. Young

    November, 2016
  26. Fighting the Good Fight

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2016
  27. Hawaii’s Top 250 2016

    Hawaii Business magazine

    September, 2016
  28. The Resilient Leader

    Bobby Senaha

    August, 2016
  29. Hawaii Business Magazine Awarded with Local and National Honors

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2016
  30. Still Rolling Along after 105 Years

    Jackie M. Young

    July, 2016
  31. Local Girl to Lead Saks

    Paula Rath

    July, 2016
  32. Super Eats

    Jackie M. Young

    June, 2016
  33. Talk Story: Mark Dunkerley of Hawaiian Airlines

    Dennis Hollier

    June, 2016
  34. Farmers Find Paradise

    Jackie M. Young

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

    Denise Yuki

    May, 2016
  36. Back to the Hill

    Noelle Fujii

    May, 2016
  37. 2016 Small Business Editor’s Choice Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

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

    Hawaii Business magazine

    May, 2016
  39. Nothing Ugly Here

    Jackie M. Young

    April, 2016
  40. Your Company Wishes You Well

    Beverly Creamer

    April, 2016
  41. 20 FOR THE NEXT 20 2016

    Hawaii Busines magazine

    March, 2016
  42. Your Friendly Neighborhood Drugstore

    Jackie M. Young

    February, 2016
  43. 100 Years Young

    LiAnne Yu

    February, 2016
  44. All Work and No Job

    Lavonne Leong

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

    Braelyn Wood

    February, 2016
  46. In Love With Trees

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2016
  47. Love, Honor and Collaborate

    Jackie M. Young

    January, 2016
  48. Fashion Forward

    Jen Tadaki Catanzariti

    January, 2016
  49. Bikini Barons

    Kathryn Drury Wagner

    December, 2015
  50. Man at the Center

    Hawaii Business magazine

    December, 2015
  51. Off The Grid

    Dennis Hollier

    December, 2015
  52. Staying Power

    Noelle Fujii

    November, 2015
  53. Carving is in his Bones

    Jackie M. Young

    November, 2015
  54. Forever Changed

    LiAnne Yu

    November, 2015
  55. The Art of Creating Tofu

    Jackie M. Young

    October, 2015
  56. Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    Hawaii Business magazine

    October, 2015
  57. L&L Brings Hawaii to the World

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    October, 2015
  58. Turning Points

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2015
  59. Still Cruise’n

    Powell Berger

    September, 2015
  60. Gecko’s: Serving Comics Fans for 28 Years

    Jackie M. Young

    September, 2015
  61. Restaurant Road

    Braelyn Wood

    September, 2015
  62. Local and Naked

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    September, 2015
  63. WATG Dazzles the World for 70 Years

    Beverly Creamer

    September, 2015
  64. Gold Diggers

    Ilima Loomis

    September, 2015
  65. Local-Kine Biz: Pae Thai

    Jackie M. Young

    August, 2015
  66. Cashing In: Marcus Mariota

    Lance Tominaga

    August, 2015
  67. Hawaii’s Dreamers

    Beverly Creamer

    August, 2015
  68. Top 250: Inside The Bottom Line

    Hawaii Business magazine

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

    Lavonne Leong

    August, 2015
  70. Travelin’ Music

    Jackie M. Young

    August, 2015
  71. Multimedia Innovator

    Chris Oliver

    July, 2015
  72. Local-Kine Biz: Island Sign Service

    Jackie M. Young

    July, 2015
  73. This House Offers Hope

    Lee Ann Bowman

    July, 2015
  74. Talk Story: Omar and Tarik Sultan

    Beverly Creamer

    June, 2015
  75. Best Places to Work 2015

    Hawaii Business magazine

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

    Steve Petranik

    April, 2015
  77. Lots in Common

    Lee Ann Bowman

    March, 2015
  78. Audacious Beginnings for Hawaii Business

    Beverly Creamer

    March, 2015
  79. Urban Gardens Grow Food & Raise Consciousness

    Alia Pan

    February, 2015
  80. Start-Up Paradise

    LiAnne Yu

    February, 2015
  81. Mixing Love and Business

    Jean Santos, Co-owner of Business Consulting Resources

    January, 2015
  82. Native Niche

    Ilima Loomis

    January, 2015
  83. Talk Story with Cindy Adams

    Dennis Hollier

    November, 2014
  84. Still Crazy After All These Years

    Brandi-Ann Uyemura

    November, 2014
  85. A Guardian During Your Darkest Times

    Tiffany Hill

    October, 2014
  86. Love (and success) Stories

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2014
  87. Nominate Exceptional People and Companies

    Gina Gelber

    September, 2014
  88. Hawaii Business magazine – Award-Winning Publication

    Hawaii Business magazine

    August, 2014
  89. 2014 Top 250: Changes in the List over 30 Years Reveals Transformation of Hawaii’s Economy

    Beverly Creamer

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

    Dennis Hollier

    July, 2014
  91. Creativity in Their Business

    Paula Rath

    June, 2014
  92. Talk Story with Stanford Carr

    Gina Gelber

    May, 2014
  93. Child struggling with serious illness wished to create a business

    Ashley Shaffer

    September, 2013
  94. First Hawaiian Bank and Bank of Hawaii share more differences than similarities

    Dennis Hollier

    August, 2013
  95. Hawaii Business wins 18 SPJ Awards

    Steve Petranik

    August, 2013
  96. Entrepreneurs After Age 50

    Lee Ann Bowman

    April, 2013
  97. Taste Table Offers a New Menu Every Day

    Catherine E. Toth

    April, 2013
  98. New Big 5 May Be Emerging in Hawaii

    Cheryl Ernst

    April, 2013
  99. Hawaii Business’ SmallBiz 2013 Editor’s Choice Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2013
  100. From small beginnings, Pacxa becomes major IT player in Hawaii

    Dennis Hollier

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

    Hawaii Business magazine

    March, 2013
  102. Talk Story with Vicky Cayetano of United Laundry Services

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2011
  103. 4 Successful Women’s Roads to the Top

    Beverly Creamer

    October, 2011
  104. How Hawaiian Telcom, Hilo Hattie and Central Pacific Bank Rebounded from the Brink

    Dennis Hollier

    August, 2011
  105. 2011 SBA Hawaii Award Winners

    Jolyn Okimoto and Catherine Cruz-George

    April, 2011
  106. Expansion Lessons

    Janel Lubanski

    March, 2011
  107. 2011 SmallBiz Success Awards

    Hawaii Business magazine

    February, 2011
  108. Matson Sails Fast Boats to China

    Shara Enay

    February, 2011
  109. Building Customer Loyalty

    Mariah Mellor

    December, 2010
  110. Making a Hobby Your Business

    Mariah Mellor

    October, 2010
  111. Ask SmallBiz: Successful Women

    LAYLA DEDRICK, CEO AND OWNER BELLA PIETRA

    October, 2010
  112. Power Players – Extended Version

    Shara Enay

    October, 2010
  113. Power Players

    Shara Enay

    October, 2010
  114. Growing by Going Global

    Christie Wilson

    August, 2010
  115. Succeeding in Good Times and Bad

    Greg Wiles

    August, 2010
  116. When the Going Gets Tough …

    Mark Brislin

    June, 2010
  117. 2010 Smallbiz Success Awards

    BEVERLY CREAMER AND GAIL MIYASAKI

    February, 2010
  118. The Business of Love

    Shara Enay

    February, 2010
  119. Yogurt Wars

    Shara Enay

    January, 2010
  120. The Board Shorts Executive

    Mike Markrich

    January, 2008
  121. Working Girls

    Cathy S. Cruz

    May, 2007
  122. 2007 SmallBiz Success Awards

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

    February, 2007
  123. One Hundred Years of Fortitude

    David K. Choo

    December, 2005
  124. The Coast Is Clear

    David K. Choo

    November, 2005
  125. Ebb and Flow

    David K. Choo

    August, 2005
  126. Listen to Your Matriarchs

    Scott Radway

    August, 2005
  127. Reading the Tea Leaves

    Scott Radway

    August, 2005
  128. Coming Out of their Shells

    Gail Miyasaki

    May, 2005
  129. Branding Beef

    Gail Miyasaki

    May, 2005
  130. 21st Century Megatrends

    Jacy L. Youn

    May, 2005
  131. Growing Growers

    Hawaii Business magazine

    April, 2005
  132. From Heirloom to Commodity

    Maria Torres-Kitamura

    November, 2004
  133. The Big Picture

    David K. Choo

    August, 2004
  134. The Wild Ride

    David K. Choo

    August, 2004
  135. Leading The Herd

    David K. Choo

    May, 2004
  136. Mopeding Around

    Catherine E. Toth

    March, 2004
  137. On the Road Again

    Jacy L. Youn

    January, 2004
  138. Rolling with the Punches

    Jacy L. Youn

    August, 2003
  139. Assets Management

    Ronna Bolante

    October, 2002
  140. Download Time

    Jacy L. Youn

    September, 2002
  141. Breaking Rank: The Complete Package

    Ronna Bolante

    August, 2002
  142. Robert Kiyosaki

    Jacy L. Youn

    June, 2002
  143. A Strong Backbone

    Ronna Bolante

    May, 2002
  144. Lessons Of Livelihood

    HB - Author

    August, 2001
  145. Island Hopping

    Jacy L. Youn

    August, 2001
  146. Family Businesses

    Jacy L. Youn

    August, 2001