Innovation

Reimagined Work Spaces

Creating safe and agile work spaces — whether in the office or remote — will be key to maintaining company culture and keeping employees healthy and productive. See how these companies rethink work spaces in Hawaiʻi.    CEI Hawaii (Corporate…

5 Ways to Boost Local Innovation

Authors say Hawai‘i can help build a vibrant and diverse economy in the 21st century with a coordinated effort by business and government. Visitor numbers keep setting records year after year, but core questions about tourism and the Hawai‘i economy…

Creative Class

A monthly breakfast lecture series lets emerging creatives mingle with some of Hawai‘i’s most talented designers and artists The debut of CreativeMornings Honolulu, a free monthly breakfast lecture series, has given aspiring creatives an intimate way to engage with and…

Aloha, On Call

With her latest venture, Kathleen Lin-Hurtubise says she aims to combine technology and industry know-how to create a better hospitality staffing service  If you’ve ever stressed out while planning that perfect baby lū‘au or wedding, you know how challenging playing…

Greening the Concrete Jungle

Hawai‘i is introducing a new form of concrete that reduces greenhouse gas emissions It’s trivia night and the question is: “What’s the most abundant man-made material on the planet?” Would you guess plastic? Paper? Steel? If you think about the…

A New Way for Electricity

The business model for electric utilities is almost 100 years old. Some energy experts say Hawai‘i is a pioneer in creating a 21st century business model that will mean more clean energy, lower rates, greater efficiency and better customer service.…

Local Startups Ride the Wellness Wave

From Silicon Beach to Wall Street, health and wellness is the hottest new frontier for tech ventures. Heavy-hitter companies like Amazon, JP Morgan, Berkshire Hathaway, Google, Apple and Uber are all hoping to disrupt a $4.2 trillion global wellness industry…