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Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Accelerator Helps Local Business Thrive
While presenting at various conferences about her work in creating business accelerators throughout the world, Lisa Kleissner caught wind that there was a growing entrepreneurial...

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Entrepreneurs // Soap Wholesaler Opens Haleiwa Shop
Black Friday is a big deal for a lot of retailers, but for Bubble Shack Hawaii, it was huge this year: After conducting wholesale operations...

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Entrepreneurs // Tech Bootcamp Has New Loan Option
Local software development bootcamp DevLeague recently launched a partnership with New York-based loan provider Climb to offer DevLeague students finance options, in an effort to...

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Entrepreneurs // Tours Seeks To Bolster Chinatown Biz
Sitting at a booth in Downbeat Diner in Chinatown, Ed Korybski tells me that much of this area was set on fire to control the...

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Entrepreneurs // Tips On Achieving A Work-Life Balance
In my conversations with entrepreneurs for this column, one thing that many of them seem to grapple with is something we all probably do to...

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West Oahu News // Donating Food Is A Breeze, Thanks To Mother-daughter Team
If you live in the Pearl City area, you’d better be ready for mother-daughter team Yumi Laney and Christina Laney Wycheck to come to your...

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Entrepreneurs // Priming Consumers For A Healthy Life
Driving down the freeway, Prime My Body co-founder Austin Tice says, “My car runs because I put good gasoline in it. Some people wonder why...

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Entrepreneurs // Costume Shop Has Halloween Covered
When Kharolina Lampe was growing up, her mother was a stage actress who made her own costumes. All of those costumes around the house were...

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Entrepreneurs // Problem Solved For Active Music Lovers
When Li-Michael Swan got his first iPod in 2007, he loved being able to take it to the gym and listen to music while he...

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Entrepreneurs // Bringing App Ideas To Life
Brother and sister Ryan and Katra Cuskaden are family law attorneys at Everett Cuskaden & Associates (“It’s family doing family law,” Katra explains), while longtime...

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Entrepreneurs // Hospitality Expert Turns Consultant
After working in the hospitality industry for more than 20 years, Dante Camara wants to share his knowledge and experiences ― which stretch from local...

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West Oahu News // Sabers’ First Walk/Run Raises Breast Cancer Awareness
Take a walk or run around Campbell High School Oct. 19 and you’ll be helping to raise awareness about breast cancer during the Sabers Walk/Run...

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Entrepreneurs // Helping Kids (And Parents) With Chores
As an aerospace engineer, Maria D’Orazio worked for years designing structural parts for aircrafts and spacecrafts. More recently, she has been applying her skills to...

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Entrepreneurs // A Tranquil Getaway From Daily Stress
When Eiko Kim and her daughter Akiko Chun moved to the Islands after spending Chun’s youth in Japan and Korea, they noticed that Hawaii spas...

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West Oahu News // Aiea’s Kusumoto Has High Hopes For Family-oriented PACT
As the new president and CEO of nonprofit Parents and Children Together (PACT), Aiea resident Ryan Kusumoto is leading the organization toward its goal to...

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West Oahu Coverstory // Area Golfers Will Tee Off For Charity
Teeing up Oct. 17 at Coral Creek Golf Course in Ewa Beach will benefit three local organizations and one area school. Hosted by Ewa Beach-based...

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Entrepreneurs // Easing The Pain Of Event Planning
Parties are generally a good time — but party planning? Usually not so much fun. Picture this: Your office (or group of friends, or family)...

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Entrepreneurs // Helping Businesses Grow Via Branding
A lot of times, it seems that the reality of things can fall short of our expectations of how we think it is supposed to...

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West Oahu News // Waipahu High Graduate Tumacder Publishes Tell-all Memoir
Although former Waipahu resident Orlando Tumacder moved to Texas four years ago to be closer to his daughter, his thoughts are never far from Hawaii....

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West Oahu Coverstory // Ewa Beach Taking Care Of Fire Victims
When a fire tore through several apartments at Kulana Village in Ewa Beach June 6, Kevin Tabangcura and his family made it out unscathed. But...

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