Hawaii Business Magazine - August 2021 July 28, 2021 Tianna Morimoto FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Community FirstThe CHANGE Framework is Addressing Equity from the Ground Up Hawaiʻi's Most Profitable CompaniesA look back at gains and losses in a tumultuous year This Fresh, Local Crackseed is HandmadeJade Food Products makes li hing mui in 500- to 1,000-pound batches. 8 Things Hawaiʻi Companies Should Know About Hiring InternsHow to start a program, paid vs. unpaid interns, college students vs. high schoolers, and more. Plus five tips for students. My Job: I’m Underwater With Sharks, Polar Bears, WalrusesThis marine biologist works everywhere from the tropics to the poles. His goal: To understand and protect the ocean for the benefit of all. 5 First Steps to Expanding Your BusinessLisa Miller, an entrepreneurial strategist at Business Consulting Resources, says these five indicators will help you decide. How to Succeed Without 4-Year College DegreeIf you have decided college is out of the picture, you can still succeed in Hawai‘i’s business world. But be prepared to work harder than those who have a degree. Environment, Social Justice, Governance and Your Business: What You Need to KnowHawaiian Electric Industries CEO Connie Lau explains what these topics mean for your business. Cultural Practitioners, Advisors Help Educate Visitors About Hawai‘i’s People, Places, History and CultureCultural practitioners working in the tourism industry see their roles as integral to ensuring Hawaiian culture is perpetuated accurately and that visitors treat the Islands respectfully. Hawaiʻi's Top 250 Companies 2021Revenue numbers reveal resilience, pivots and struggles amid the pandemic. Hawaiʻi's Top 250 Company Profiles 2021Profiles of important Top 250 companies – each a leader in their field. Here’s How Hawai‘i Plans to Expand its Electric Vehicle Charging InfrastructureToday, 1.4% of Hawai‘i’s passenger vehicles are electric. If the state is to get to 500,000 EVs by 2045, we need tens of thousands of charging stations. A Public-Private Partnership that Actually WorksTeachers, principals and other educators across Hawai‘i built up their own contacts with people in businesses, nonprofits and government agencies. The Present and Future of CoworkingLocal coworking spaces enjoy increased demand from digital nomads who drop in for a day or longer, from local companies giving up their own offices and from at-home workers who occasionally need more space. Care that Keeps on GivingKaiser Permanente impacts the health and well-being of the community at large by investing in nonprofits and organizations across the state.