Atlas Insurance Magazine Spring 2020 | Page 3

PUBLISHER MANAGING EDITOR GRAPHIC DESIGN CONTENT COORDINATOR Tulip Media Group Erika MacLeod Jessica Embree Stacey Cowperthwaite CONTRIBUTORS Angela Duckworth Tony Rubleski Dean Graziosi Bonnie Pang Curtis Nishiyama Chason Ishii Sharilyn Tanaka ADVERTISING (Local) Slayde Omura Chason Ishii PHOTOGRAPHY All images sourced from Tulip Media Group or unless otherwise identified. 4 ZIPPYS LOCAL INGREDIENTS FOR LOCAL FOLKS CONTENTS 5 NEWS & EVENTS What's Going On At Atlas 12 THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Bonnie Pang 6 A FORMULA FOR GROWTH Angela Duckworth 14 TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY FACES RISING PREMIUMS AND WOES Curtis Nishiyama 15 WELCOME TO THE DECADE OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES! Sharilyn Tanaka 8 DEFEND YOUR MIND FROM THE CULTURE OF FEAR Tony Rubleski 10 THE BETTER LIFE CHALLENGE Dean Graziosi 201 Merchant Street, Suite 1100, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Tel: (808) 628-5320 ATLASINSURANCE.COM Atlas Insurance Risk & Business Magazine TM is published by Tulip Media Group. All content, copyright © 2020, Tulip Media Group. All rights reserved. Risk & Business Magazine TM is a valued and recognized trademark of Tulip Media Group. This publication may not be reproduced, all or in part, without written consent from the publisher. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all content in this publication, however, neither the publisher nor Atlas Insurance will be held responsible for omissions or errors. Articles, reports and information contained herein reflect the views of the individuals who wrote or prepared them and do not necessarily represent the position of the publisher or Atlas Insurance. The material herein is intended for educational and informational purposes only. Nothing herein is to be considered the rendering of insurance advice for specific cases or circumstances. Communication of any legal information contained herein does not constitute an attorney-client relationship, nor convey legal advice or recommendation of any kind. Do not rely on information contained herein to replace consultation with qualified  brokers, attorneys or other professionals in your jurisdiction. Please address all editorial and advertising inquiries to Tulip Media Group, Email: [email protected]. Tulip Media Group is not held responsible for the loss, damage or any other injury to unsolicited material (including but not limited to manuscripts, artwork, photographs and advertisements). Unsolicited material must be included with a self-addressed, overnight-delivery return envelope, postage prepaid. Tulip Media Group and Atlas Insurance will not give nor rent your name, mailing address, or other contact information to third parties. Subscriptions are complimentary for qualified individuals. TULIP MEDIA GROUP Toll Free: (877) 719-8919 [email protected] • ALOHA! T he start of a new decade brings exciting changes to our revamped Risk & Business magazine! After numerous discussions with clients, staff, and external stakeholders, we have restructured our publication to deliver more timely, customized content, tailored specifically to Hawaiian business needs. In an effort to better guide and inform you, we have decided to adopt a quarterly release structure for our publication. As experts in the insurance industry, we understand better than anybody that market and product fluctuations can happen quickly and have a sizeable impact on your bottom line. With major developments in local and national insurance issues occurring so frequently, this publication change will help keep you even better informed on how the latest trends could impact your business insurance needs. Not only will we be providing content more frequently, but we will also begin highlighting local businesses as the cover story for each issue. This in-depth coverage will provide an inside look into how local businesses operate and how they are continuing to innovate in our unique marketplace. With roots in Hawaii dating back to 1929, we are proud to continue our focus on client service with this free and timely publication, loaded with useful information. Please feel free to share your feedback with us as you delve further into this issue. + Chason Ishii President of Atlas Insurance Agency ATLASINSURANCE.COM 3