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Mimi Beams is an effervescent 69 year old sales and marketing executive who will soon be retiring from her current position in an executive search firm. Born and raised in New Jersey, she has lived in Hawaii since 1972. Her husband, Biff Graper is 74 years old and has been...
U.S. Senate candidate John Carroll praised Gov. David Ige Tuesday for setting a new target date for doubling Hawaii’s food production, in a statement issued on Carroll’s social media accounts. Doubling Hawaii’s food production by 2020 was one of Gov. Ige’s major 2014 campaign pledges. Referring to the Sept. 11...
https://youtu.be/M1syISjTW0Y?t=23 Did you know Hawaii had a Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB)? Well we do and it is very active and wants to get more active.  And they need volunteers! Watch the latest Business in Hawaii with Reg Baker program with key members of the SBRRB Board of Directors discuss...
To any rational social minded agent, it has become abundantly clear—in a positive, equitable, ecologically diverse future, more humans practicing sustainable development are required, across the entire spectrum of human activities—especially faith and business networks. In order to manifest this future, we need centers of education and training for...
Out of the abundance of marijuana-related bills being considered at the top of this legislative session, only a hardy few will be making it past the first round of committee hearings. Several controversial measures have fallen by the wayside, including SB 3009, which gave physicians greater discretion and created a broader...
Yesterday was Opening Day for the 2016 Session of the Hawai‘i Legislature, and residents flew in from all over the state to hear what their elected officials have planned for the new year. Homelessness and affordable housing were hot-button topics in both the House and Senate Chambers, but Speaker...
        Lt to right: Row 1: Gov. Rep. Ryan Yamane, Gov Ige, Sen. Pres. Kim Row 2: Sen. Kalani English, Rep. Feki Pouha, Rep. Tom Brower, Sen. Laura Thielen  Row 3: Ray Soon, Mayor’s Chief of Staff, Lea Hong Trust for Public Land, Doug Cole North Shore Community Land Trust,...
Representative Gene Ward (R-Hawaii Kai – Kalama Valley) was pleased to learn that the Hawaii Kai Koko Head stables will continue to be a part of the Hawaii Kai community. Congratulations to Dr. Emogene Yoshimura for winning the bid again. "We are happy to see that the Paniolo Heritage she brings...
HONOLULU— In a bipartisan effort to positively impact the cost of living for Hawaii residents, several members of the Hawaii Senate and House of Representatives have filed concurrent resolutions seeking an exemption for Hawaii from a provision in the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (the Jones Act) requiring that...