Friday, October 31, 2014         


Hawaii Direct Mail
 Tourists will be encouraged to look beyond the beach
What will bring visitors back to Hawaii once they've experienced its famous sun, sand and surf? And, how can the state get first-timers to visit if they aren't beachgoers? Story »
Territorial Savings Bank posted double-digit loan growth and increased its dividend for the seventh time in less than three years despite earnings declining 9.6 percent in the third quarter. Story »

American Savings Bank's loans grew in the third quarter, but earnings fell 13.2 percent primarily due to the 2013 sale of its credit card portfolio, more money being set aside for potential loan losses and less mortgage and fee income generated from the year-earlier period. Story »

 Business Briefs
State defers Waiawa solar farm decision • Urban Outfitters gets help for isle debut • Starbucks plans delivery after sales lag • Jobless aid applications rise to 287,000  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 »

This isn't the usual Buy Local column, because it is not simply about one person who creates a made-in-Hawaii product or products. 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 »

Last month I wrote about Francis H. I'i Brown, Hawaii's greatest golfer. Teddi Hussey wrote in to say she was related to Francis' longtime girlfriend, Winona Nancy Love, who was a well-regarded hula dancer. Story »

Alan Oshima became chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Co. on Oct. 1. What is he getting into? These are rough times for HECO, beset by a public and a state Public Utilities Commission and Legislature that have been criticizing it on various issues.  Story »

Imagine, you buy land for a country vacation home near South Point on Hawaii island for rest and relaxation, and wind up running a 75-acre farm on the property, raising honeybees, coffee, macadamia nuts and horses and cows and dogs, oh my. 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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RECIPE: Kai Choy Pork Soup
Local boy Taz Vegas of Nanakuli can cook — and he can sing. Here is some simple comfort food that will taste even better the next day. Mahalo, Taz, for the great recipe! Read More »
Splendor of China
The event features 150 booths, the debut of Narcissus Queen contestants, a keiki corner, cultural performances and more. Read More »

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