We hope to speak with working parents about Hawai‘i’s kūpuna edge. Many professionals rely on grandparents to help get keiki to and from school, babysit, finance private school education, feed them meals and, in some cases, provide housing.
Noelle Fujii-Oride writes about big issues impacting Hawai‘i’s economy, including housing, education, construction, climate change, tourism, entrepreneurship and more. Prior to joining Hawaii Business Magazine as a staff writer in 2017, she held internships at the magazine, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Honolulu Civil Beat. She is a graduate of UH Mānoa’s journalism program and now lives on Kaua‘i.