Island Life 05-07-18

Palm trees reflect in the water at Puuhonua O Honaunau on April 30. (Keoni Williamson/Community Contributor)

Island Life 05-03-18

The sunset glows orange Monday night at the Waikoloa Golf Course. (Carole Abarcar/community contributor)

Island Life 04-30-18

A fruit of the autograph tree, dried and opened, is held in Waimea. (Terri Olsem/Community Contributor)

WHT column: Millennials are killing the blame industry

Not long ago, you had to come up with a good reason why your product or service wasn’t doing well — economic downturn, change in the luxury market, decline in spotted trout populations, or the like — but in the last few years, the blame industry has run dry, and it’s all the fault of those young whippersnappers, the millennials. Millennials are killing the paper napkin industry, millennials are killing the diamond market, millennials are killing the housing market.