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by Eileen Nims Everyone dies, not just millionaires and billionaires. The questions we all need to have created answers to are: 1. Who do I want to make medical and financial decisions for me when I can no longer do so myself; 2. Who do I want...
What was supposed to be an interview about Tax Reform turned into a very lively and pointed political debate. Jay Fidel, founder of Think Tech Hawaii and Reg Baker, Small Business Advocate, go head to head to debate the pro's and con's of the 2017 tax reform act. If you...
Editor's Note: Technology is affecting virtually every aspect of our lives.  It is disrupting how we shop, how we eat and sleep, how we travel, how we interact with each other, and, of course, how we manage our finances. Today’s column features the latter. I recently met up with...
Less than a year ago, two Island School brothers decided to follow their dream and start their own cutting-edge technology company, Solomon Technologies (Solomon-tech.com). Solomon Technologies builds high-end custom computers designed for large workloads and graphic intensive tasks.  In addition to the many computers they have custom built, their...
Enough about the past; let’s talk about the future of work. How, when and where will we work? We are already working full-time, part-time, on-demand, temporarily, once-in-awhile time… ...from home, from our car, a train, plane or automobile and from across town or across the world. We work for free, for a fee,...
Enough about the past; let’s talk about the future of work. How, when and where will we work? We are already working full-time, part-time, on-demand, temporarily, once-in-awhile time… ...from home, from our car, a train, plane or automobile and from across town or across the world. We work for free, for a fee,...
Hold on to your wallets!! Hawaii taxes likely to significantly increase this year. Tom Yamachika, President of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii, joins Reg Baker on Business in Hawaii to discuss a variety of proposed new taxes in Hawaii.  Scary times and Halloween is still months away.  
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of interviews on personal investment strategy with JR Robinson, founder of Honolulu-based Financial Planning Hawaii. Holding a degree in Economics from Williams College, he has been a financial advisor since 1989. A regular contributor to Hawaii Reporter, JR has written on a broad...
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of interviews with JR Robinson, founder of Honolulu-based Financial Planning Hawaii. Holding a degree in Economics from Williams College, he has been a financial advisor since 1989. A regular contributor to Hawaii Reporter, JR has written on a broad range of financial planning...
by Carleen MacKay ::  Rob Kinslow Entrepreneurs are risk-takers and business daredevils whose innovation is re-forming the backbone of our nation’s prosperity. The story of an entrepreneur is one who is able to efficiently and doggedly follow the following process: First, s(he) must be able to identify and start a...