The U.S. Small Business Administration has declared Hawaii County a disaster following Tropical Storm Iselle, making low-interest loans available for renters, homeowners, small businesses and nonprofit organizations that suffered damage in August.
Larry Ellison has sketched out a rough picture for a new era on Lanai. It is how the world's fifth-richest person sees the future of an island he owns. Yet without fine details, it's hard for many residents to judge whether the picture is nice or not.
SafeConnect Solar, a company started by Mark Duda and Todd Georgopapadakos formerly of Revolusun, was awarded $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to test a prototype "smart box" designed to cut the costs of rooftop solar. Story »
If you have ever gasped at iridescent, colorful, almost glowing locally forged jewelry made of fused dichroic glass, it just might have been made by Lynne Nakaura, founder of Creations by Keiko. Story »
A prominent researcher from the National Institutes of Health once told me that the best health care is "everything I choose to prescribe, order and do for my patients," according to physicians. Story »
Russia has been in the news this year, with the invasion of the Crimea and eastern parts of Ukraine. Russia seems very far away to most of us in Hawaii, but we have a few connections you might not be aware of. Story »
If you've been reading our column of late, you'd have noted that we've reviewed several products related to making videos. One thing we failed to discuss is how to store all those huge files — especially if you're on the road. Story »
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