We’re more than ‘ukulele, mac nuts and Kona coffee, although we love all three. Here’s a look at a few unusual industries making waves in the Islands, as well as some decades-old companies that are still committed to handcrafting in Hawai‘i.
Christi Young with Robbie Dingeman | Photos by Aaron K. Yoshino
From frontline nurses and the CDC to security and food delivery services, diverse businesses are looking for workers. HONOLULU Magazine and Hawai‘i Business Magazine teamed up to find out who they are.
They’re our everyday heroes in plain clothes—the revered second-generation Japanese American veterans of World War II. Fewer than 250 Hawai‘i nisei vets are known to be alive today in Hawai‘i. And the war is just part of their life stories.