Forbes Media, publisher of the magazine that is perhaps the most famous chronicler and evangelist for American-style capitalism, agreed Friday to sell a majority stake in itself to a consortium of Asian investors, concluding a protracted sales process in which a number of prospective bidders dropped out.
More passengers flying Hawaiian Airlines • Canadian hotel company enters isles • ADM acquires Wild Flavors for $3 billion • Homeowners get $3.1B cash in settlement • Economy improving, Chinese premier says
The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.
Philippine Air to expand Honolulu service • 32,000 Mormon missionaries to get iPads • Google cuts search link in Europe • Amazon defends self over kids' purchases • Pharmacy sales lift 2 drugstore chains
Bank of Hawaii has announced: Roxann Ikeda, a Waiakea branch manager, has been promoted to vice president. Ikeda served previously as a consumer bank representative, business banking officer and service manager.
Since the last recession began, many women in their late 40s and early 50s have left the workforce just as they were reaching their peak earning years. The need to care for aging parents is not the only reason.
Foodland to open Wednesday in Wailuku • Algae firm to work with Israeli company • Board of Realtors has new website • Heald College parent cuts deal with feds • Oracle buying Micros Systems for $5.3B • and more
In dealing with health plans, drug companies are facing a new imperative: bargain or be banned. Determined to slow the rapid rise in drug prices, more health plans are refusing to cover certain drugs unless companies charge less for them.
Kaneohe unemployment offices to close • Sheraton Waikiki to offer 3-D light show • State urges food stamp use at open markets • Golf tourney raises $250,062 for REHAB • UberX to test ride-sharing in Honolulu
Maui condo prices soared 25% in May • Hawaiian Tel, Sheraton credit unions merge • Hawaiian Air passenger traffic up 2.4% • Hawaii HomeOwnership Center gets grant • Aloha Petroleum Lahaina marks re-branding • Colorado regulates ride-sharing companies • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
U.S. home prices rose at slower rate in March • Pilgrim's Pride seeks to take over Hillshire • U.S. consumer confidence rose in May • Streaking S&P 500 hits another high • Membership up again for indie bookstores • Knockoffs a headache for IPO-bound Alibaba • On The Move • Ship Ahoy! • At the Pumps
Little love for Obamacare, poll shows • U.S. new-home sales up 6.4 percent in April • Court rejects federal rule to cut energy use • U.S. prevails in auto dispute with China • GM recalls 500 pickups, SUVs over air bags
U.S. home sales rose 1.3 percent in April • AirTran's final flight slated for December • FAA called too reliant on Boeing for test • Toyota recalling 516,000 vehicles • 30-year mortgage rate decreases to 4.14 percent
Central Pacific to buy back stock • KonaRed loss widens to $1.7 million • Pier 1 Imports opening Kapolei store • Sports Authority to debut in Lihue • City Mill stores holding demonstrations • Housing debt still traps 10 million Americans
NEW YORK » More travelers will take to the skies this summer, the U.S. airlines' trade and lobby group predicted. About 210 million passengers -- or 2.28 million a day -- are expected to fly on U.S. carriers between June 1 and Aug. 31.
DAYTON, Ohio » A market research firm predicts spending on Mother's Day will rise 3 percent nationwide, reaching $18.1 billion, as consumers benefit from an improving economy to pamper their mothers, wives, sisters and friends with children.
A government watchdog confirmed last week what airline passengers are finding when they try to book a flight: Service to communities of all sizes is declining, but especially to small and medium-size airports.
Hawaii News Now earns 6 news awards • Kaiser gastroenterology clinic to open • Sleep Wellness Center gets accreditation • Earnings at CVS Caremark increase 18% • Buffett's firm reports 4% dip in profit • News Corp. to buy Harlequin for $415M
WASHINGTON » Failure to pay taxes usually is bad news for most Americans, but apparently not for some Internal Revenue Service employees who received performance bonuses despite failing to submit what they owed.
Pay-for-priority fast lane pitched for Web
Firms begin to spend, invest in equipment
American, Southwest Air post big profits
Wall Street warms to Amazon's results
Starbucks reports global sales rise of 6% and more
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Enforcement Lax On Improper Signs
I spotted a huge side-of-building political ad against fluoridated water on Kapahulu Avenue. It does not qualify as a site-of-business ad under our law since it’s not advertising surfboards — the interior business. It’s advertising unfluoridated water. Read More »