From the growing role of prevention to the increasingly complicated landscape of health insurance and compensation, local experts discuss some of today’s most pressing topics in health care.
Guy Akasaki is a communicator. With a joke or two, a contagious laugh and a warm smile, he serves as the CEO and president of Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii and several other businesses in Hawai‘i and across the Pacific Rim. Through humility, integrity and perseverance, Akasaki has been able to navigate the push and pull of economic cycles across nations to drive success in his endeavors and for his employees.
There’s never been a better time to be a woman at work. Alice Inoue, Beti Ward, Bettina Mehnert, Catherine Walker, Chris Hause, Kelly Suzuki-Shreve, Noriko Namiki, Sarah Love, Sharon Suzuki & Shelley Wilson
Jordie Mukai can count on one well-manicured hand how many other women she has bumped into who share her role in the male-dominated construction industry. As a young project manager for Honolulu-based general construction company SAH Inc., Mukai knows she faces gender- and age-based stereotypes.
Between overseeing the largest wish-granting Make-A-Wish chapter in the country, helping run her family’s cattle ranch and raising two teenagers, Siana Austin Hunt should be three people. But she’s got a secret to successful multitasking: good old-fashioned grit.
Beyond news of interest rates and mortgage loans that dominate consumer banking, Catherine Ngo, president and CEO of Central Pacific Bank, is in the business of providing financial security and peace of mind for customers and shareholders alike
Chris Dittmar on urban living and the new paradigm for interior design