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David S. Chang
Thinking Smart // Creating A Long-term Care Plan, Part 3
In this series, I address the importance of creating a long-term care plan. For more information, please visit artofthinkingsmart.com/care and claim your free spot for...

Jaimie Kim
Movers // Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 4/15/15
Reg Baker, CPA PFS, has been appointed executive committee chairman, and Rodney Lee and Tyler Kimura were appointed executive committee members with PKF Pacific Hawaii...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Artists Design Tote Bag Line
By now, everyone knows that plastic bags are detrimental to the environment. Plastics release toxic chemicals and can cause marine animals, who mistake the bags...

David S. Chang
Thinking Smart // Creating A Long-term Care Plan, Part 2
In this series, I address how you can create a long-term care plan that will help meet your future financial and care needs. With 70...

MidWeek Staff
Roundtable // Dive Into Hawaii Ocean Expo Fun
By Jason Kawakami President of Tantriq Entertainment For seven years, my partners and I have had the time of or lives producing Hawaii Ocean Expo...

Jaimie Kim
Movers // Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 4/8/15
Jameson “James” Delanoza has been named service manager of the Servco Lexus Honolulu dealer-ship. He is responsible for providing all Servco Lexus Honolulu customers with...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // New Co-working Space In Chinatown
Mainland-based Real Office Centers (ROC) opened a new facility in Chinatown March 19, marking its first venue outside Southern California, where it currently operates six...

David S. Chang
Thinking Smart // Long-term Care Plans, Part 1
Life expectancy is increasing, but as a result, many people are living longer in poor health. Coupled with rising medical costs and the potential cutbacks...

MidWeek Staff
Roundtable // Ten Years Of Solid Service
By Joseph Frederick Sr. Owner of Ohana Concrete Pumping Co. Inc. Ohana Concrete Pumping Co. is a local, Native Hawaiian-owned small business. Our headquarters currently...

Jaimie Kim
Movers // Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 4/1/15
Joyce Sakai has been promoted to senior vice president and team leader, Commercial Real Estate Division with First Hawaiian Bank. She is responsible for handling...

Jaimie Kim
Movers // Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 3/25/15
Michael Coates has been promoted to executive vice president and Operations Services Division manager with First Hawaiian Bank. He will oversee operations and business processes...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Healing Business Continues To Progress
It’s only been a year since Brittany Yap launched Holomua Healing Arts, but she’s already collected a laundry list of client success stories. Take, for...

David S. Chang
Thinking Smart // Four Traits Of Above-average Savers
Your net worth is a measure of where you stand financially. You calculate it by taking everything you own and subtracting everything you owe. Hopefully,...

MidWeek Staff
Roundtable // A New ‘Site’ For Eye Surgery
By Hugo Higa Owner of Hugo Higa, M.D. Many people have asked me why I specialize in both ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery, and there’s a...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Photographer Snaps Alternative Prom Pics
For photographer Van Tran-Trimner, her work isn’t just about taking pretty pictures. “It’s about savoring the beautiful moments in life — about being able to...

David S. Chang
Thinking Smart // How Long Does It Take To Be Rich?
Today’s culture glorifies getting rich as quickly as possible. This is why many people try to take shortcuts and fall for rich-quick scams. Despite the...

Jaimie Kim
Movers // Business Leaders on the Move in Hawaii – 3/18/15
David M. Louie has been named partner at Kobayashi Sugita & Goda LLP, where he will focus on commercial and construction litigation. The former state...

Christina O’Connor
Entrepreneurs // Family A Key Ingredient In These Burritos
According to Christian Bowles, the kitchen always has been a special space for his family: “Our family seems to be centered around food, and the...

David S. Chang
Thinking Smart // Revealing Daily Habits Of The Wealthy
According to a recent study by Tom Corley, author of Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals, there are few key habits that...

MidWeek Staff
Roundtable // Going Once, Twice … Sold!
By Alicia Brandt President of Oahu Auctions It takes a village to “produce” a large auction. A crew is rounded up at a moment’s notice....

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