Saturday, November 22, 2014         


Hawaii Direct Mail
 Isle hotels lag only New York's
Hawaii hotels, which set a record of $4.06 billion in total hotel revenue for the first nine months of the year, achieved the nation's second-best average daily rate and revenue per available room behind New York. Story »
The Hawaii Tourism Authority has named its former board chairman Ron Williams as interim president and CEO of the agency. The board unanimously voted Thursday to sign Williams to a contract that could run through June 30. Story »

 Business Briefs
Hawaii brands offering tasting event • Mililani man Civilian Engineer of the Year • Japan's lower house dissolved for election • U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 291,000 • Home sales in U.S. rose in October and more Story »
This column's focus is highlighting local businesses that create made-in-Hawaii products. Today's, however, invites you to consider spending money in support of as many of them as possible this holiday season, especially next weekend. Story »

The Great Recession appears to have awoken a sleeping giant: Shriners Hospitals for Children, Hono­lulu. Prior to 2010, Shriners Hospitals — which is based in Tampa, Fla., and operates 22 medical facilities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico — relied strictly on endowment. Story »

I've written quite a bit about Henry Walker Jr. and Sr. in the last year or two. I recently came by another story I thought my readers would enjoy, this one with Third Fleet Commander Adm. William "Bull" Halsey. Story »

Remember back in the good old days when futurists were telling us how cool it would be to have your fridge wired to the Internet to keep track of your groceries? It elicited a big yawn or a rolling of the eyes from a lot of people. Story »

Toni's Lamps & Shades at 1124 Kona St. is planning to close and is having a liquidation sale after some 58 years in business. 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 »

Nation & World

Star-Advertiser Print Replica
What is a Print Replica?

The Print Replica of the newspaper is a page-by-page replica of the day's printed newspaper - including all stories, sections, photos and ads - not including advertiser preprints - in PDF like form. It can be viewed on your computer's web browser, iPad, iPhone and some e-Readers.

Print Replica FAQ's »
Santa, Holiday Events At Windward Mall
Santa has arrived at Windward Mall, along with a winter wonderland of festive activities for the family. Read More »
RECIPE: Turkey Ulu Burger
Tammy and Kaneala Smith own and operate Hale Kealoha Restaurant at Pali Lanes in Kailua, and they make some amazing traditional Hawaiian and healthy dishes. Read More »

Most Popular