Wednesday, October 22, 2014         


Hawaii Direct Mail
 Local solar firm will help test pilot energy storage system
Two solar companies working in Hawaii have been selected to test a new energy storage technology that could help connect more rooftop photovoltaic systems to the electric grid.  Story »
Twenty Hawaii visitor industry managers are flying to Japan on Wednesday to learn how to provide better customer service to Japa­nese visitors, who make up about 40 percent of the tourism in Waikiki. Story »

Hawaiian Airlines weathered storm-related interruptions and a wrong bet on the direction of jet fuel prices during the third quarter to turn in a record performance.  Story »

Hawai‘i Health Connector officials estimate the average household that applied for financial assistance through the state exchange received a tax credit of approximately $85 on their monthly premium.  Story »

 Business Briefs
Maui has been unseated as the top island in the world, according to the most recent Conde Nast Readers' Choice rankings.  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 »

The Lions Clubs International will bring the largest meeting of the year to the Hawai‘i Convention Center when it comes to Hono­lulu next year for its 98th annual international conference.  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 TV news reporter Angela Keen will return to the health care industry Nov. 5 as the provider relations officer for Shriners Hospitals for Children, Hono­­lulu. 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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