After 15 months of nail-biting delays—and 17 years after the state decriminalized pot for patients—medical cannabis is finally available for legal sale. Who does it help? How does it work? Is this the crop that will replace sugar? And, if it is, who profits?
Don Wallace with additional reporting by Lorin Eleni Gill
In the 1980s, Dave Pellegrin took over a family-run business and grew it to 20-plus publications including HONOLULU Magazine, 90 employees and $10 million in annual revenue by the ’90s. He did it with a dedication to integrity, good journalism and people—those who worked for him and read the magazines. We asked some of them how he made a difference.