Tuesday, July 22, 2014         


Hawaii Direct Mail
 Oahu paying more for power
Electricity bills keep going up for residential customers on Oahu. The bill in July for a typical household using 600 kilowatt-hours a month went up from June by more than a dollar to $217.24, according to data released Monday by Hawaiian Electric Cos., the state's largest utility provider with service to Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island.  Story »
 Business Briefs
State awards $600,000 to employer groups • U.S. airlines add jobs for 6 months in a row • Allergan to lay off 1,500 in restructuring; and more Story »
Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet.  Story »

Joanna Carolan is one of those people who successfully transitioned from artisan and handcrafter to businesswoman. She did it 23 years ago and has built her business up through a hurricane, overseas competition, downturns in the economy and visitor count challenges. Story »

Imagine using gene therapy to grow a new biological pacemaker for your heart. That's right. No operation. No implanted device. No batteries. No electrodes. Story »

Many organizations in Hawaii have shifted their missions dramatically since they were founded. The YMCA, for instance, thought Hawaii was too hot for serious exercise until its third decade. Story »

By all accounts, the use of smartphones for everyday computing tasks has already overtaken that off traditional computers. This trend is only going to continue.  Story »

It's a big day for Michi Wata­rai's Cooking Fresh business. Monday is its first day as the operator of Kona Bean Cafe at Hilo Hattie's flagship store on Nimitz Highway in Iwilei. 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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Kristin Kato
For A Cake Life’s fifth anniversary, owner Kristin Kato teamed up with Hawaii Foodbank to help provide for the hungry in the community. Read More »
Food Industry Association Banquet
Hawaii Food Industry Association held its annual convention at J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort. Read More »

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