Friday, March 27, 2015         

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More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. -- about one-fifth of the total -- were recalled because of safety defects but never repaired, according to a study by Carfax, which sells vehicle history reports. Some of those defects have the potential to cause a crash, injury, even death.

Target Corp., which is set to open new stores in Kai­lua and on Maui on Wednesday, said Tuesday it is cutting several thousand jobs as part of a plan to eliminate $2 billion in costs over the next two years.

The Honolulu Chapter of Sales and Marketing Executives International has selected Dennis Francis, president and publisher of the Hono­lulu Star-Advertiser, as its 2014 salesperson of the year.

At a taco shop in Southern Cali­for­nia, milkshakes are served in Mason jars, and a chalkboard menu lists “The 1%er” made with lobster meat.

Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

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