Tuesday, March 31, 2015         


Hawaii Direct Mail
 Event organizer leases Fisherman's Wharf site
The local organizer of food, entertainment and shopping events including Hono­lulu Night Market and Eat the Street is expanding to a waterfront location at the former Fisherman's Wharf restaurant site at Kewalo Basin.  Story »
Unicold Corp. has agreed to pay $197,000 in penalties and to make health and safety improvements at its refrigerated food warehouse in Hono­lulu's airport area.  Story »

The head of Hawaii's largest public employee union sharply criticized Sen. Roz Baker for "bullying" rank-and-file union members who testified earlier this month against a controversial bill to privatize three Maui County hospitals.  Story »

 Business Briefs
Solar installations top isle home projects • McDonald's to test all-day breakfast • Century-old N.Y. matzo factory to go high tech • Consumer spending up 0.1% in February; and more Story »
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the sale of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. to NextEra Energy Inc., a step experts said was expected.  Story »

Darlene Mandel has been collecting, designing and creating one-of-a-kind jewelry, fashion accessories such as hats and headpieces, up-cycled clothing, beach totes and other items since 1979. She may be best known for her so-called Esther Williams jewelry. Story »

Simplicity is underrated. Instead, modern civilization is habituated to productivity and consumption. We send our children to school and ply them with extracurricular activities while maintaining a view toward higher education and good jobs. Story »

Yesterday was Kuhio Day, and I thought I'd write about the "Citizen Prince" in my column this week. A hundred years ago he was the bright, shining light of Hawaii, a man everyone looked up to, a leader of the Hawaiian people. Story »

We all know a healthy person when we see one, and we also know a sick person when we see one. In recent years, however, health care professionals have taken to address the group of folks who fall in the middle. Story »

And you thought eating gourmet popcorn couldn't possibly get more fun. 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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