Steve Petranik



Steve Hb1213 Dc 8251 WebSteve Petranik has been an editor and reporter for almost four decades and now is the editor of Hawaii Business. Before joining the magazine in 2009, he spent 18 years as an editor at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and five years at the Honolulu Advertiser. He’s reported from six countries on three continents and his stories have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times.




Love Roller Coasters? Then Join the Local Restaurant Business

2021 was a wild ride of exhilarating ups and terrifying downs, unexpected twists and turns, and high supply and labor costs. And for owners worried if their restaurants would survive, it was a year of nonstop anxiety. The forecast for 2022 is better: more customers plus growth in takeout and delivery.