Noelle Fujii-Oride

Writer and Engagement Editor

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Noelle Headshot WebNoelle Fujii-Oride writes about Hawai‘i’s economy, housing, education, construction, climate change, tourism, entrepreneurship and more. She also leads the editorial department’s audience engagement efforts. 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.





Million-Dollar Business Runs Out of Kahuku High

From July to December, customers crowd a classroom-size room at Kahuku High School where almost everything is red., which has made over $1 million in revenues since 2001, sells Kahuku High T-shirts, hats and hoodies while also teaching students how…