Hawaii Business Magazine - September 2021

My Job: A Life in Music

Kira Santos of the band Close the Distance says being a professional musician requires a tough skin "because you're going to get knocked down 100 times in this industry."

How 4 Hawai‘i CEOs Make Decisions

The leaders of Servco, Hawai‘i Community Foundation, Hawaiian Electric Industries and Wilson Care Group provide good advice on how to prepare for difficult situations and make good judgments.

Sages Over 70 (2021)

Six kūpuna whose passion, drive and wisdom have made a lasting difference in Hawai‘i for many decades.

5 Steps to Collaborative Leadership

Jean Santos, co-founder and senior consultant of Business Consulting Resources, shares how collaborative leadership development can create stronger teams.

Sages Over 70: Lloyd Sueda

He was the inspiration behind Kahauiki Village, an affordable housing community for formerly homeless families

Sages Over 70: Eddie Flores

The founder of the L&L family of restaurants still goes to work most days but is now also working on rejuvenating Honolulu’s Chinatown

Sages Over 70: Pat Saiki

She exerted enormous influence during decades in public service though she is a proud Republican in a state dominated by Democrats

Sages Over 70: Simeon Acoba

Still active today, he was a Hawai‘i Supreme Court associate justice, member of the UH Board of Regents and chair of the Access to Justice Commission

Sages Over 70: Puanani Burgess

The tireless advocate for local communities and equal justice continues to work as a mediator with no thoughts of retiring 

Sages Over 70: Walter Dods

The longtime CEO of First Hawaiian Bank is well-known for a multitude of community-building efforts over 60 years and his public service continues today