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Friday, August 29, 2014         

Business

Hawaii Direct Mail
 Lure in new airlines, isle officials say
Hawaii tourism officials are courting about a dozen airlines not currently serving Hawaii, which they hope will some day set up shop here. Even as visitor arrivals and spending continue on a record pace for the third straight year, those involved in the state's No. 1 industry can't afford to get complacent.  Story »
Hawaii Health Systems Corp. will eliminate around 35 positions, mostly on Kauai, as early as mid-December in the first round of cuts intended to offset an anticipated deficit this year. Story »

 Business Briefs
ALTRES seeking nurses for flu season • HawTel to invest $25M in undersea cable • Japan's economy shows signs of weakness and more Story »
Hawaiian Electric Co. President and CEO Dick Rosenblum defended the utility's proposed rate changes Thursday, including the $55 minimum rate for all customers and higher monthly charge for new solar owners. Story »

The label on each container of Sea Salts of Hawaii tells the buyer a story about the main ingredient's relationship to the islands. "It gives them something to connect to," said owner Sandra Gibson.  Story »

Patients are beginning to share their increasing concerns about the recent spread of Ebola in West Africa. While it is prudent for the people of Hawaii and the Department of Health to remain vigilant about global trends of any infectious disease, there is no imminent cause for alarm. Story »

This week's column is about the 1964 Honolulu City and County General Plan. Sounds like a real snoozer, doesn't it? But wait. There are some amazing -- some might even say bizarre -- things in that plan.  Story »

I love to see local entrepreneurs do well, and anyone who reads this column knows that I've been a big fan of Box Jelly, the Kakaako-based co-working space, founded by former Chaminade student Tony Stanford and his friend, Rechun Fujihara. Story »

It's hip to serve Spam, according to TheGotham­ist.com, a website about life in the Big Apple and other cities. 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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Strung with colorful madrases and festooned with cloths and hanging lanterns, as well as a screen playing classical Indian films, the Bollywood bug attacks theater guests instantly. Read More »
 
Letting Keiki Find Their Own Passion
From ballet to hula, I’ve had visions of tulle tutus and petite pa’u skirts for my little dancing queen. I grew up taking ballet and tap lessons, and recognized my daughter’s early love of music, rhythm and movement. Read More »
 

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