Hawaii Business Magazine - October 2022 September 22, 2022 Joelle Cabasa FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Hawaiian Historical Society Has Preserved the Islands’ Past for 130 YearsLocated at the Mission Houses, the collection includes 12,000 books and pamphlets as well as manuscripts, photographs and art. For This Dancer and Teacher, Ballet Offers a Lifetime of RewardsPamela Taylor Tongg, Ballet Hawaii’s artistic director, says “dance chose me, I didn’t choose dance.” Government Internships Are Great for Learning Political and Life SkillsRep. Lauren Matsumoto offers many hands-on opportunities, while UH Mānoa helps political science students land positions. What’s Next for Atlas Insurance: Shifting from Broker to AdvisorPresident Chason Ishii talks about new cloud-based services, recruiting and retaining employees, and the expensive challenges of climate change. The Rise of Indigenous Theater in Hawai‘iUH students and faculty are creating original plays in ‘Olelo Hawai‘i, and winning national awards. 5 Steps to a Successful Job InterviewA local staffing professional offers advice for both job candidates and hiring managers. Celebrating Professional WomenMeet some of Hawai‘i’s remarkable wāhine in business. How to Keep Learning: Shut Up and ListenA frank conversation with the head of the State Commission on the Status of Women opened my eyes to the reality of many women’s lives. This Downtown Hub Is Launching Businesses and CareersThe Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership offers small business workshops, one-on-one counseling and leadership training. The Meaning of “Made in Hawai‘i” May Change51% of a product must be made here to earn that label, but officials may relax the rule to let more local businesses use the branding. How to Succeed in Real Estate Development When You’re Not a Man5 women developers share advice about making it in a male-dominated field. Hawaii Business Wins Top Statewide News Award and 12 OthersIn the annual SPJ Hawaii competition open to all local media, our honors included first place in Public Service Reporting for our in-depth report on the Honolulu rail. These 5 Women Are Changing the Face of Real Estate DevelopmentChristine Camp, Laura Kodama, Cayenne Pe‘a, Karen Seddon and Michelle Swartman are proving that it’s not a man’s world anymore. The Reality of Abortion in Hawai‘iAbortion is legal in the Islands, but access and support fall short. Khara Jabola-Carolus of the State Commission on the Status of Women explains what women really need. “It’s Always Different”: 5 Child Care Providers Share Their Challenges and JoysThey spend long days teaching, cooking, cleaning and comforting keiki. And please don’t call it “babysitting.” Child Care Is a Labor of Love (Translation: It Doesn’t Pay a Living Wage)But raising those wages would squeeze tens of thousands of working Hawai‘i families dependent on child care. Here’s the problem and possible solutions.