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by Rob Kay Conventional wisdom has it that to be successful a tech startup company has to leave Hawaii to be successful. This week we’ll look at two companies being hatched by local incubator Blue Startups. One of them, a company called KeyReply, recently relocated to Oahu from Singapore to gain entry into...
by Rob Kay University of Hawaii researcher Bradley Willcox, a Canadian-born physician, is quite certain he lives in paradise. It's not the beaches, the weather or the surfing that has this geriatrician so enthralled. Willcox, one of the world's experts on healthy aging, came here from Harvard University 13 years...
by Rob Kay Protecting your data from malware is as important as ever but do you still need a dedicated antivirus program to accomplish this? I posed this question to Mike Meyer, formerly Internet general manager at Oceanic Time Warner Cable, and now Chief Information Officer at Honolulu Community College. It's Mike's opinion that with...
by Rob Kay Last month the cost of the Wall Street Journal’s annual print subscription for Hawaii readers doubled to more than $1,000, and as a longtime subscriber, I decided I'd had enough. It was time to go digital and join the 21st century. I needed a tablet that was...
  by Rob Kay Anyone who makes videos knows that one of the biggest issues is efficiently and expediently storing your content. This is especially a concern when you're on the road. While the future of storage is in the cloud, there are still situations where a portable hard drive is needed.  If...
Already well established since 2010 with guests at Disney’s Aulani, Hilton Grand Vacations, Aston Hotels & Resorts, Aqua Hospitality and Ohana Hotels and more, entrepreneur Mike Eberle is expanding to serve all of Oahu in a major push to provide all residents and businesses with first class grocery delivery...
BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - HONOLULU - Kevin Alan Loux, owner of the Loux Financial Group, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison and 5 years of supervised yesterday despite a tearful plea for mercy to U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway. The 63-year-old licensed independent life insurance and annuity...
By Malia Zimmerman - HONOLULU – Curtis Wayne Ross was indicted this fall for allegedly defrauding three victims of $186,000, and he was re-indicted after being caught red handed in an FBI sting attempting to scam the Little Angels children's charity out of $15 million. Court records show Ross promised the...
HONOLULU -  Hawaii Red Cross volunteers are continuing to follow-up with residents affected by Friday night’s wind storm to ensure that immediate emergency needs are met and to provide referrals, guidance or additional assistance as needed to help with their recovery process. On Saturday, Red Cross volunteers assessed the damages brought by...
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Society of Business Professionals (HSBP) will explore the import of Mainland retail chains to Hawaii and the export of local companies to the Mainland at its January 15 program “The Import & Export of Retail — Hawaii Style” at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. The panel features experts in shopping and dining, as well as...