Hawaii Business Magazine - September 2022 September 1, 2022 Joelle Cabasa FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Sages Over 70Five kūpuna who continue to serve Hawai‘i after illustrious careers focused on public service. Capturing the Look and Feel of Old HonoluluOld Queen Street Stadium showcases sports memorabilia and the “fabrics and textures of Hawai‘i.” Sages Over 70: Walter KirimitsuHe’s now master of Kamehameha Schools after serving as an attorney, appellate judge, UH’s general counsel and president of Saint Louis School. Sages Over 70: Francis S. OdaThe former CEO of G70 and senior pastor emeritus connects architecture to local culture and the “sustainability of the land.” Sages Over 70: Tom CoffmanThe award-winning writer and filmmaker has explored local history, politics and society, from annexation to recent times. Here’s What Happens When Workers Become Employee-OwnersThe perks of an ESOP include more company tax deductions and employee retirement benefits, and businesses that won’t be gutted by outside buyers. Sages Over 70: Robbie AlmThe former senior VP at Hawaiian Electric says that when businesses put the community first, they’re more likely to earn respect and support. Hawai‘i’s Most Profitable Companies 2022Fueled by its China service, Matson tops the list that shows how 70 companies and nonprofits fared in 2021, a year of recovery. Sages Over 70: Amefil “Amy” AgbayaniHer decades of work have focused on supporting immigrants and underrepresented students at UH Mānoa. Making Hawaiian Culture a Conversation and a Way of LifeA Kealakehe Community Center is making Native Hawaiian cultural practices accessible to all with the ʻOla Ka Lāhui event series. Spotting Critical Issues Before They Hurt the BusinessFive techniques detect problems before it’s too late. No. 3: “root cause analysis,” which dives deep to uncover the best solution. At LAVA, There’s No Such Thing as Too Much DataThe lab at UH Mānoa visualizes complex information to help solve problems linked to tourism, climate change, the brain and more. My Job Is Making Ice Cream with Local IngredientsSage Creamery favorites include vanilla, chocolate, honey, fruit, coffee and tea. Construction Industry Outlook 2022Amidst a building boom, the construction industry has used innovation and creativity to successfully navigate material and labor issues. Could a Local Building Collapse Like the One in Florida?Experts say what happened at the Surfside condo is unlikely to happen here. But they warn condo boards: put off maintenance projects and you’ll end up paying far more. How 4 College Athletes Deal with Stress, Anxiety and Living Far from HomeCollege life is demanding for everyone: Attending classes and completing homework, studying for tests and working part-time jobs – often while living away from home for the first time. On top of all that, collegiate student-athletes must also balance practices,… AIA Design Awards 2022Shaping communities through design excellence — All of the awardees exemplified a vision to meet or exceed safety requirements, utilize sustainable and efficient methods, and fulfill our cultural and emotional needs. Growing ‘Ōiwi LeadersOur keiki are the workforce of tomorrow, and Kamehameha Schools is developing and nurturing the ‘Ōiwi leaders needed to create the resiliency for Hawai‘i’s economy. WATCH: Ka Leo Celebrates 100 YearsUH Mānoa's student newspaper celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2022. Former writers and editors include a U.S. senator, congressman, head of the East-West Center and many of Hawai‘i’s well-known journalists. Ka Leo, UH Mānoa’s Student Newspaper, Turns 100Former writers and editors include a U.S. senator, congressman, head of the East-West Center and many of Hawai‘i’s well-known journalists. Want to Know Why Great Employees Leave Your Company?The Best Places to Work survey gives honest answers about what’s working and what’s not. “Home for Sale” Sometimes Means Renters are DisplacedAbout 40% of Hawai‘i households are renters. Their relationships with their landlords can be friendly and supportive. But this two-part report examines when the wants and needs of tenants and landlords conflict, with perspectives from both sides.