Hawaii Business Magazine - October 2021 September 22, 2021 Tianna Morimoto FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin How Will Urban Honolulu Deal With the Rising Ocean?Eroding beaches, king tides and groundwater inundation are already impacting the urban core and it will only get much worse. Here’s what is being considered to limit the damage. Saving Hawai‘i’s Endemic Plants, One Seed at a TimeThe Army Natural Resources Program has nearly 22.5 million specimens in its seed bank and replants about 2,000 endangered plants each year. New Ways to Connect with ReadersOur engagement editor will help ensure our journalism is more inclusive of and responsive to the communities we cover. Celebrating Professional WomenBe Bold. Be Remarkable. Be You. Read about some of Hawaiʻi's remarkable Wahine in business. My Process Behind Our Story: “Grandparents Help Hawai‘i Parents Get the Job Done”I collected stories from the community, sought out data and spoke with a variety of sources to put together this article. Do’s and Don’ts of Using Grandparents for Child CareLessons learned from both grandparents and parents about navigating these relationships. Grandparents Are Great, But They Can’t Solve All of Hawai‘i’s Child Care NeedsHawai‘i’s high cost of living often drives the need for grandparent-provided child care. But many grandparents can’t provide care because they are still working or live on the Mainland. Here’s what else is needed. Grandparents Help Hawai‘i Parents Get the Job DoneGrandmothers and grandfathers are storytellers, sources of wisdom, keepers of family legacies and teachers. But perhaps their most important role in Hawai‘i is to help working parents raise their keiki. Empowering the FutureThe nonprofit Adult Friends for Youth offers high-risk kids another direction. 5 Steps to Building DEIWhat you can do to build diversity, equity and inclusion into your company’s culture and hiring practices.