Friday, August 01, 2014         


Hawaii Direct Mail
 Profits fall after shipments decline, expenses increase
A drop in Hawaii container and automobile shipments and an increase in operating and handling expenses dragged down Matson Inc.'s earnings in the second quarter, but the company said it expects its overall results to improve during the second half of the year. Story »
First Hawaiian Bank's ties to the state auto industry run deeper than its sponsorship of the annual three-day auto show at the Hawai'i Convention Center. Story »

The Kahala Hotel & Resort has been sold to Japanese-based Resorttrust Inc. for $300 million, which equates to $887,000 per room, the next-to-highest per-room price paid for a Hawaii hotel and the highest per-room price paid for an Oahu property. Story »

 Business Briefs
Gyu-Kaku restaurant to open in Kapolei Happiness is most expensive in Hawaii Honolulu Home Loans plans West Oahu site Story »
Oahu Publications Inc., the parent company of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, has promoted Dave Kennedy, senior vice president/marketing, to chief revenue officer of OPI and the Star-Advertiser amid a reorganization of the OPI management team. Story »

Ohana Pacific Bank rode double-digit-percentage loan growth to its 15th consecutive profitable quarter, but earnings fell 7.3 percent amid lower fee income and expenses tied to the opening of a Kalihi branch in December. Story »

Life didn't even give Tracey Apoliona or Scott Hiraishi lemons, but they nevertheless made lemonade -- out of locally grown ingredients. Story »

The sight of a beggar, paralyzed from the waist down by polio, dragging himself through the muddy streets of India is a memory not easily forgotten. Yet, there is a world of difference between an impoverished society and a fractured nation. Story »

Last week I wrote about the private aviation terminals in Hawaii and the people who use them. Tom Anusewicz, who's worked in aviation for more than 45 years, had some interesting stories to tell me. Story »

YouTube has become an indispensable marketing vehicle for businesses of every size. That means to keep your enterprise in front of potential customers, making videos is a necessity. Shooting video is straightforward, but the editing part takes practice, time and the right tools. Story »

Howard Dashefsky will make his return to KHON-TV as anchor of the 9 p.m. weekday newscast that will debut on Monday, Sept. 8. 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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