Business Trends

Digging into Data [Sponsored]

Digging into Data University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Outreach College Data Analytics Workshop Series Mondays, 9/16, 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/18 at the UH Mānoa Campus Learn more: outreach.hawaii.edu/diggingintodata Organizations are increasingly relying on data to drive complex business decisions. These…

Do It for the Gram

Instagram has emerged as a vital (and potentially lucrative) marketing channel that not only drives customer acquisition, engagement and sales, but also provides small businesses with a free innovation lab and instant feedback for designing their brands and iterating new…

What is Captive Insurance? [Sponsored]

General Concept Captive insurance is an alternative to purchasing traditional commercial insurance coverage.  It is formalized self-insurance through a licensed insurance company that is owned and controlled by its insured(s).   What Benefits Can Captives Provide? Enhanced risk management and…

A Site for Sore Eyes [Sponsored]

Atlas Insurance Agency launches a new website to help navigate today’s complex insurance marketplace. Whether you’re shopping for business or personal insurance, it can be a frustrating and confusing experience. Fortunately, Atlas Insurance Agency’s new website prioritizes helping visitors pinpoint…

Minimum Wage Dilemma

In the restaurant sector, trying to balance the financial interests of employees, customers and owners is difficult. A higher minimum wage will drastically change that equation. A proposal to raise Hawaii’s minimum wage from $10.10 to $15 an hour has…

Wahine Forum 2018 Information

We Are Wahine The Wahine Forum is Hawaii’s largest leadership and career development conference for women. Hawaii's top female executives, entrepreneurs, up-and-coming leaders and others intent on advancing their careers come together for a full-date event featuring national speakers and local…

Hawaii Agrees with #MeToo

The anti-sexual harassment movement is assessed in separate surveys of 426 Hawaii residents and 443 local business leaders     The question: Thinking of the current environment and the movement against sexual harassment,  which of the following three statements comes…

The Cost of Climate Change in Hawaii

The world is literally changing and here are six issues we need to understand so we can begin calculating the costs and consequences of climate change and prepare for them. We won’t be able to save everything, so all of Hawaii…