Hawaii Business Magazine - December 2020 December 16, 2020 Admin Staff - Sean Bova FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin 10 Steps to a More Productive Work Schedule in 2021Just like everyone else, the Hub Coworking Hawai’i community is ready for a restart in 2021. Fires Consume More Hawaiʻi Forest in Recent YearsFires burned more than 30,000 acres of forest and brushland in both 2018 and 2019 – far more than any other year in more than a decade. How Large Teams Can Use The Hub’s Local Coworking SpaceBefore the pandemic, the long commute to work, awkward office banter, and unexpected run-ins with strangers were just some of the things people dread about going to work. My Job: Outdoor Jack-of-All-TradesGerry Kaho‘okano used to Tahitian dance with John (Leong, CEO of Pono Pacific Land Management) and he needed help. So he went to work for him as a field laborer. Making the Grade with simplicityHR by ALTRESLocal businesses working together are the fabric of Hawaii, and the success of Saint Louis School’s partnership is not just the business of education but a shared passion for raising up Hawaii’s best and brightest. Year in Review: 2020Highlights from some of Hawaiʻi's top executives, professionals and companies. Alumni and Students Share What Makes Them Shidler StrongMore than 800 students received business degrees from the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa last year, providing Hawai‘i’s business community a critical pipeline of future leaders. Parting Shot: Midcentury RejuvenatorJohn Reyno re-weaves the seat using Danish paper cord on a 40-year-old Niels Møller dining chair, one of eight belonging to a client. Corporate Anniversary 2020: Alexander & BaldwinAlexander & Baldwin has been a pioneer throughout its 150-year history, beginning in 1870 when two young business partners, Samuel Alexander and Henry Baldwin, first planted sugarcane on Maui. 5 Steps to Secure Holiday E-CommerceThe pandemic will drive a lot of 2020 holiday shopping online, presenting new opportunities for cyber-attackers. Russell Hata Addresses Food Insecurity in the CommunityRussell J. Hata, chairman, president and CEO of Y. Hata & Co. Ltd., discusses his organization's commitment to supporting the local community during the pandemic. Dr. Mark Mugiishi Stresses the Importance of Innovation, Evolution and AdaptabilityDr. Mark Mugiishi, president and CEO of HMSA, discusses how his organization has innovated during the pandemic and how HMSA continues to evolve. Hawai‘i Economics and Economists in the SpotlightLocal public debates often include economic information and analysis, but the pandemic and resulting economic crisis have intensified the demand for real-time data and understanding. AIA Design Awards 2020Shaping communities through design excellence. Year In Review: 2020Hawaii Business' Most Popular Stories of the Year 2 Local Surveys Ask About Today and TomorrowYou already know the big picture.These two surveys fill in some of the details about what happened to businesses and people during the first eight months of the pandemic, and what the new normal looks like to them. Black Book 2020: 300 Executives to KnowWelcome to the Black Book: a look at the personal and professional journeys of Hawai‘i’s top business executives, nonprofit decision-makers and community leaders. 2020 CEO of the Year Micah KāneKāne ensures the foundation focuses on both the long-term quality of life statewide and the immediate needs of people who might otherwise be forgotten.