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Tuesday, October 21, 2014         

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Hawaii's unemployment rate dipped to a six-year low of 4.2 percent in September as employers added 2,700 jobs from the previous month and the state's economy continued to improve.  Story »

The state Office of Consumer Protection won a $50,000 judgment against the John Robert Powers modeling agency, to resolve a complaint that the agency failed to comply with Hawaii sales law.  Story »

U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices.  Story »

 Business Briefs
Honolulu Airport is ranked as third worst • Information officer now with U.S. Treasury • HECO OKs microinverter for PV systems; and more Story »
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.  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 »

Former television news figures Caroline Sluyter and Malika Dudley are taking on new roles. 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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The Latest Medical Breakthrough At UH
Dr. Walton Shim and engineering graduate student Larry Martin are looking to become major players in the medical technology industry. Their device, SmarTummy, is a manikin that can simulate any number of abnormalities in the abdomen. Read More »
 
Standing With Abused Keiki
When a child is physically or sexually abused, Children’s Justice Center is there to help. Now you can help the center by attending a Western-themed gala, at which one of the auction items is a football signed by Hawaii players on the Oregon Ducks team Read More »
 

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