The second phase of Villages of Moa‘e Ku, an affordable rental complex in Ewa Beach, celebrated its grand opening and blessing Friday. Households must earn no more than 55 percent of the annual median income in Honolulu to live in the project, which has a waitlist of more than 800 families. “That tells us that there is a real need,” said Kevin Carney, vice president of the Hawaii affiliate of EAH Housing, a nonprofit developer that is producing Moa‘e Ku.
Hawaii's need for affordable housing got a bit smaller recently with the opening of a low-income rental complex in Ewa Beach filled with 76 households selected from a list of about 900 applicants. Story »
Hawaiian Airlines marked 30 years of serving American Samoa with a celebratory send-off at Honolulu Airport on Friday. The state's largest carrier is the only major carrier serving the U.S. territory. Story »
Aussie firm buys Big Isle mac nut orchard • Energy efficiency program interns needed • Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries • U.S. new-home sales flat in September • Truck costs drag down Ford's earnings
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.
Ishiharaya is a three-generation family business established in Waipahu during Hawaii's plantation era. Its familiar packages of tea cookies in various shapes and flavors, custom-made fortune cookies and gift sets are the company's focus. Story »
Buildings are no longer simply comfortable, functional shelters to live and work in. Empowered by technology and in response to climate change, buildings are increasingly becoming highly adaptable intermediaries between our interior space and the environment at large. 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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