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BSN - This Kaneohe home is photographed on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in Kaneohe for a BSN story on foreclosure.  (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser).
 In the News: U.S. home sales tick up 0.7 percent
Sales of new U.S. homes edged up modestly in October, led by a big jump in activity in the Midwest. Story »
Domestic travelers kept Hawaii's visitor industry growing in October, bringing the state closer to its third consecutive annual record in visitor spending and arrivals. Story »

One of two Hawaii Health Systems Corp.'s long-term care facilities on Oahu is in jeopardy of closing if the public hospital network doesn't receive additional state assistance by year's end. Story »

Scott Shibuya is happy to have taken the risk to make the jump to a brick-and-mortar location for his Guava Smoked business a year ago. Story »

To avoid damage to communications from working satellites, the NASA Orbital Debris Program tracks half a million pieces of space junk that orbit Earth. The debris is an accumulation of flotsam and jetsam dating back to the first space programs. Story »

Jozef De Veuster was a strapping young lad who was stocky and muscle-bound, Dr. Kalani Brady says, and his parents hoped he would take over the family corn business. But that was not his calling. Story »

Have you ever wanted to ask a burning question at a meeting without identifying yourself? Now you can. LiveSift.com is a leader in, what shall we call it? "Meetingware." Over the past year it's been going quietly viral all over the state and beyond.  Story »

The cloud-soft pitas served at the 2-year-old Shaloha restaurant in Kai­muki have proved so popular that co-owners Sagi Asis­ko­vich and Mor Elkes­lassy have formed a new company, with additional partner Ziv Memran, to expand the bakery operation's capacity and its wholesale reach. 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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