Education

MBA Has Big Costs but Big Payoffs, Too

David Akina spent $50,000 over two years and sweated through evening and weekend classes for a master’s degree in business administration. He’s never been sorry, not for a single moment. That degree launched his company, Paradise Pages, into the stratosphere,…

Young People, Big Thoughts

The idea: Invite 13- and 14-year-olds to a week of creating business plans, conducting market research and making “pitches.” Tantalize them with the stories of how a half-dozen Hawaii CEOs created successful businesses and teach them how to work as…

New Hawaiian Hall

Remember the whale? It’s still there, along with a whole lot more, in the much-awaited re-opening, after a three-year closure, of the $21 million renovation of Hawaiian Hall, home of Bishop Museum’s most sacred artifacts. With its original native koa…

Building a Better Workforce

Hawaii employers are dissatisfied with the verbal and math skills of high school graduates applying for jobs, according to a recent study. So state educators are targeting the problem and asking local businesses for support. The program, called Step Up!…

Art in The City

If you are in downtown Honolulu at lunchtime, consider feeding your mind as well as your body. The downtown annex of the Contemporary Museum is in the soaring First Hawaiian Center at 999 Bishop St. The gallery is upstairs from…

Summer Internship Program

Digital Marketing Internship, Summer 2019 (Open) Hawaii Business Magazine, the insider publication that connects local business leaders with our community, and highlights innovators and creative businesspeople to create a viable future for Hawaii, is seeking a passionate and hard-working student…