Thursday, September 18, 2014         


Hawaii Direct Mail
Hawaii is a world-class destination with real-world obstacles when it comes to building traction in China's growing outbound tourism market. But the good news is that the state possesses the potential to make significant improvements that could pay off quickly given the consumer spending patterns of these visitors. Story »

The number of foreclosure lawsuits filed against Hawaii property owners continued to creep higher in July as part of what appears to be a gradual rebound following a big drop in May triggered by a tweak to state foreclosure law. Story »

 Business Briefs
Aloha Air Cargo plans L.A.-Honolulu flight • Chaminade to offer BS degrees to RNs • Two isle hotels make Fodor's Top 100 • Nominations of real estate agents sought • Founder Ma, execs to retain Alibaba reins • and more Story »
Rella Rivera makes a living having a blast. Sure, she has fun working as Rella on the Radio at Ohana Broadcast Co., primarily on KQMQ-FM 93.1 but also on KUMU-FM 94.7 or KDDB-FM 102.7. Story »

UnitedHealthcare, the nation's largest managed-care insurance company, was taken to task last year by the assistant secretary of defense for causing delays in medical treatment. Story »

Last month, I wrote about the Ranch House in Aina Haina. Before Henry Kaiser developed Hawaii Kai, Aina Haina was the last outpost of the city of Honolulu, said Jim Napier, who grew up in the area and later managed the shopping center. Story »

While tablet computers have become all the rage lately, many folks still have trouble taking advantage of portability and still maintaining productivity. A venerable Taiwanese-based PC manufacturer, Asus, attempts to bridge this gap with its recently introduced Transformer Book series. Story »

Hawaii Pacific University graduate Emily MacNintch and her boyfriend Nick Holvik could one day soon be happier than pigs in, well, poop, if they win the $50,000 prize in "Expedition Granted. Story »

“Akamai Money” seeks out local experts to answer questions about business in Hawaii. If you have an issue you would like us to tackle, please email it to business@star- advertiser.com and put “Akamai Money” in the subject line.  Story »

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