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Grand Notion

A Thousand Times, an online shop,makes high school senior Jack Uesugi a business pro,selling T-shirts and other items starring local artists' work

By Nancy Arcayna

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 28, 2013

~~<p>Jack Uesugi spends a lot of time in his garage, but he isn't tinkering with cars or bikes. The 17-year-old doesn't have time for typical teenage hobbies while pursuing his entrepreneurial interest: creating clothing and products to sell on his website, www.a1000x.com (A Thousand Times). One of his latest ventures was designing and printing bandannas for the community arts event Pow Wow Hawai&lsquo;i.</p>
<p>Uesugi's decision to launch his business venture while still in school at Island Pacific Academy made perfect sense. After all, he's been surrounded by art his entire life: His mother is a professional photographer, and his father is a graphic designer.</p>
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Jack Uesugi spends a lot of time in his garage, but he isn't tinkering with cars or bikes. The 17-year-old doesn't have time for typical teenage hobbies while pursuing his entrepreneurial interest: creating clothing and products to sell on his website, www.a1000x.com (A Thousand Times). One of his latest ventures was designing and printing bandannas for the community arts event Pow Wow Hawai‘i.

Uesugi's decision to launch his business venture while still in school at Island Pacific Academy made perfect sense. After all, he's been surrounded by art his entire life: His mother is a professional photographer, and his father is a graphic designer. Login for more...



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