Thursday, March 05, 2015         

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For Thursday, March 5, 2015
First Hawaiian's Yamada to retire later this year • Discount housing broker Redfin opens Hawaii office • Honolulu is No. 5 in EV-friendly cities • NextEra subsidiary will power ePrix • McDonald's to drop antibiotics • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Group opposed to expansion settles with Turtle Bay Resort • Take a step toward helping others with charity walk in May • Coast Hotels expands portfolio with property in West Kauai • Isle musicians lend their voices to benefit music programs
For Tuesday, March 3, 2015
971 go for solar since rate-cut proposal • HCDA to move its office to Queen Street • NextEra, Google form energy partnership; and more
For Monday, March 2, 2015
For Sunday, March 1, 2015
Americans traveled abroad in record numbers last year, marking the first double-digit increase in international travel in a decade.
News anchor Lum gives birth to twin sons • A&B adding security for Target Kailua debut • U.S. consumer confidence declines; and more
For Friday, February 27, 2015
HEI chief Lau earned $5.6M in 2014 • Kaiser computer glitch affects 500 members • Pearlridge Center changes ownership • UH forecasts no carbon footprint by 2050 • Court OKs class action in tobacco lawsuit • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Thursday, February 26, 2015
Struggling AirAsia sets sights on Hawaii • Bankoh offers Apple Pay to debit card users • BMW headlines monthly auto gathering • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Yellen reiterates patience in raising rates •
For Tuesday, February 24, 2015
NextEra CEO earned $12.2 million in 2014 • Delta Airlines adds Seattle-Kona flight • Honda replaces CEO amid air bag crisis; and more
For Monday, February 23, 2015
For Sunday, February 22, 2015
Large student debt limits young Americans' home buying
For Saturday, February 21, 2015
Kamehameha Schools saves on energy • Streaking Nasdaq nears dot-com era high
For Friday, February 20, 2015
Hawaii is No. 2 in Well-Being rankings • Many Walmart workers to get raises • Firms' offer to stevedores bypasses union • Applications for jobless benefits fall • American Express guilty in antitrust case
For Thursday, February 19, 2015
Local groups want voice in HEI-NextEra decision • 3 isle beaches make TripAdvisor's top 10 • Aloha Petroleum boosts Sunoco revenue • AccesSurf for disabled receives donation • Sony predicts bright future for earnings • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Hawaii wedding spots dominate rankings • American Savings opens new Ewa branch • World Video Game Hall of Fame planned; and more
For Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Firm breaks link with Prudential Financial • Volta to give free ad space to 2 nonprofits • ‘SNL' anniversary bash seen by 23 million; and more
For Monday, February 16, 2015
For Sunday, February 15, 2015
Southwest Airlines is the latest airline to reduce the value of loyalty rewards.
For Saturday, February 14, 2015
Campaign to help promote farms in Kunia • Horizon settles suits over proposed sale • Hawaii properties earn top Forbes stars; and more
For Friday, February 13, 2015
Real estate sales narrow Barnwell's loss • Hawaii ranks third in U.S. for solar workers • Special K hurts Kellogg's cereal sales • U.S. jobless aid applications rise by 25,000 • Cheaper gasoline lowers U.S. retail sales • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Thursday, February 12, 2015
On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Home Depot to hire 135 workers on Oahu • Starwood to spin off time-share division • Oil prices fall 5% in latest tic of erratic run; and more
For Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Subcontractor found to owe back wages • Hawaiian Airlines' passenger traffic up • Starwood names communications head; and more
For Monday, February 9, 2015
For Sunday, February 8, 2015
Homeowners who refinanced their mortgages last year should have some extra coin in their pockets this year: $5 billion worth of saved interest in the first 12 months.
For Saturday, February 7, 2015
simplicityHR by ALTRES has appointed Morgan Kaya as a human resources consultant at the firm’s Honolulu office. She was previously an account supervisor for Communications Pacific (CommPac).
For Friday, February 6, 2015
30-year mortgage rate declines to 3.59 percent • Board challenges Paradise Park reopening • Longs gives $10,000 to help stop smoking • Shirokiya's realty arm is renamed • Twitter shares spike amid strong results • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Thursday, February 5, 2015
Lahaina beats Honolulu as top romantic dining city • Grocery store to anchor Kauai complex • Hawaii makes top 10 for green building • HECO completes rooftop solar upgrade • Online hack over movie cost Sony $15M • Demand for F-150 has Ford hiring 1,550 • Retiring UAW note saps Fiat Chrysler profit • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Kauai utility names 8 candidates for board • Hawaii Central buys another credit union • S&P to pay $1.38B for subprime meltdown; and more
For Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Maui coffee farm gets Starbucks certification • OSHA cites Ashley Furniture for violations • Nut rage executive facing 3 years in jail; and more
For Monday, February 2, 2015
For Sunday, February 1, 2015
An Alaska-based mortgage investment firm plans to make Hawaii a new focus of its business after hiring a former Hawaii developer and residential brokerage firm principal.
For Saturday, January 31, 2015
HECO puts renewable projects online • ‘Lost' actor joins cast of ‘Pali Road'
For Friday, January 30, 2015
30-year mortgage rate edges up to 3.66 percent • Treetops Restaurant to reopen Monday • Newark tops Honolulu in popularity • Many households exhaust their salaries • Google spending cuts profit as rivals lurk • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Thursday, January 29, 2015
Hyatt and Orbitz create vacation package website • Isle restaurants make ‘most romantic' list • Contest could boost local small businesses • Ferraris to star at new Lunch Bunch venue • Car show returns to TV Saturday • Short circuits spark recall of Nissan SUVs • Nissan to install 1,000 charging stations • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Fed nominee Landon's assets may hit $41M • Hawaiian Air to reopen renovated lounge • Italian-restaurant owner eyes Kewalo Basin; and more
For Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Storm in East has little hit on isle tourism • NextEra utility to build 3 solar plants • Remodeling show attendance drops 13%; and more
For Monday, January 26, 2015
For Sunday, January 25, 2015
During the Super Bowl halftime Feb. 1, you can expect to see high-priced commercials for beer, fast food, cars, soft drinks and a small South American banana exporter.
For Saturday, January 24, 2015
Retail plan for Kewalo Basin advances • Expedia buys Travelocity for $280 million • McDonald's vows changes as earnings fall; and more
For Friday, January 23, 2015
Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.63 percent • Hawaii hotels win TripAdvisor awards • 8 isle restaurants among Yelp's top 100 • Mauna Kea resort changes branding • McDonald's sued over franchisee behavior • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Thursday, January 22, 2015
Japanese carrier to double Honolulu flights • CEO to attend restaurant blessing • Isles named ‘hottest' spot to travel • Honolulu crawls up Bed Bug Cities list • McDonald's reopens Maui restaurant • Subaru Hawaii helps nonprofits • Car show to feature driving champions • EBay to cut staff before spinning off various units • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Shinseki elected to First Hawaiian board • Island Air accepts card payments only • Condos, apartments lead building recovery; and more
For Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The Hawaii Government Employees Association has named Caroline Sluyter as its communications officer.
For Monday, January 19, 2015
For Sunday, January 18, 2015
Startups attracted $48.3M in venture funding last year
For Saturday, January 17, 2015
TV reporter Sakahara to be DOT spokesman • Holiday Inn Waikiki gets new GM • Isle sites sparkle on AAA diamond lists; and more
For Friday, January 16, 2015
Developer to bless 17-acre site in Kapolei • Target to shutter 133 stores in Canada • Xiaomi's new phone targets iPhone users • HECO to brief lawmakers on rooftop solar backlog and more
For Thursday, January 15, 2015
United Airlines to restore some Hawaii jobs • Pop-A-Lock earns industry award • China auto sales slow in 2014 • GM sets company sales record • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Consolidated to open new Kapolei theater • West Oahu plaza sells for more than $17M • November job openings hit 14-year high; and more
For Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Volta to offer nonprofits free advertising • Social Security debtors get tax reprieve • Kaiser mental health workers go on strike; and more
For Monday, January 12, 2015
For Sunday, January 11, 2015
The Federal Reserve’s bond-buying campaign continues to produce one clear benefit: a windfall for taxpayers
For Saturday, January 10, 2015
Lobbying firm adds ex-Abercrombie staffer • Kids invited to enter business competition • Science is highlight of ThinkTech forum; and more
For Friday, January 9, 2015
Matson raises fourth-quarter outlook • Synthetic urine use up again in workplace • New Island Air Explorers Program to begin • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Thursday, January 8, 2015
Kolten Wong to be spokesman for Jamba Juice Hawaii • Low gas costs boost sales of bigger autos • Subway franchise will be Valley Isle's fifth • Famous Footwear opening store in Kona • More firms add mobile credit card readers • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Public relations and marketing firm ­iQ 360 has hired Shauna Goya as director of its Hono­­lulu office.
For Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has announced the addition of the following new physicians at locations on Maui and Oahu.
For Monday, January 5, 2015
For Sunday, January 4, 2015
RadioShack has some high hurdles to clear in January. The struggling consumer electronics retailer has said it will be cutting more jobs as part of its previously announced plan to slash $400 million in annual costs.
For Saturday, January 3, 2015
Prince Resorts hires former Kyo-ya exec • Low oil prices unlikely to hurt railroads • Factory activity grows at sluggish pace; and more
For Friday, January 2, 2015
Gold caps back-to-back yearly losses for first time since 1998
For Thursday, January 1, 2015
Maui Electric forgoes seeking rate hike • Nature Conservancy buys Big Island parcel • Kohala Ditch Adventures shuts down; and more
For Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Waena Apartments changes ownership between California companies for $146M • Maui firm is isles' first Berkshire affiliate • Ulupono invests $65K in charging stations; and more
For Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Prudential Locations said it is changing its name back to Locations and becoming a stand-alone local operation once again.
For Monday, December 29, 2014
5 eBay officials to depart firm • Smart Business Hawaii closes
For Sunday, December 28, 2014
Pay-per-view economics may fall short for 'The Interview'
For Saturday, December 27, 2014
Japan planning more economic stimulus • S. Korean official arrested over nut incident • PlayStation, Xbox outages agonize players • Tesla's Roadster to get 400 miles per charge and more
For Friday, December 26, 2014
Shan Wirt to director of communications and program risk manager. Her experience includes serving as a litigation attorney and as a pubic relations professional.
For Thursday, December 25, 2014
Anthology Marketing Group has made these hires and promotions in its public relations group
For Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Central Pacific Bank has named John Yana­gi­hara senior vice president and financial planning manager for its Central Pacific Investment Services division.
For Tuesday, December 23, 2014
HECO funds will help fishpond hui • Bull run forecast to continue in 2015 • News about Cuba has rum fans high; and more
For Monday, December 22, 2014
Whistleblower to get $56M in Bank of America case • Total Recall: Caramel apples • Coming Up • Ship Ahoy!
For Sunday, December 21, 2014
The portion of 13- to 17-year-old social-media users in the U.S. on Facebook slipped to 88 percent this year from 94 percent in 2013 and 95 percent in 2012.
For Saturday, December 20, 2014
Connector enrollment deadline extended • Mokulele Air offering same-day shipping • NLRB: McDonald's violated workers' rights • Chrysler to recall 288,000 Ram pickups and more
For Friday, December 19, 2014
Applications for jobless aid decline again • Economic index notches third straight gain • Ford expands recall of air bag inflators • Cuts could hinder filing season, IRS warns • Obese folks count as disabled, court rules
For Thursday, December 18, 2014
Third lawsuit opposes NextEra Energy's acquisition of HEI • 3 isle restaurants among top 100 in U.S. • Oahu debuts among top Priceline bookings • DBEDT touted for energy finance program • HTA offers video updates from contractors • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Plunging oil prices will give airlines a $12 billion boost • Outrigger's Kelley receives lifetime award • Kahala sale closes; management retained • Owner of isle refinery names new CEO • Nominations sought for marketing awards • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Special ag status sought for acreage • State offers new Reg D online filing system • Kaiser debuts virtual dermatology service • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Monday, December 15, 2014
Sale of PetSmart will fetch $8.7B • 10 banks fined in Toys R Us conflict • Southwest Air will fly to Belize • Back order of premium seats delays Boeing 787 deliveries • Total Recall • • Coming Up • Ship Ahoy!
For Sunday, December 14, 2014
Americans' net worth dipped in the July-September quarter as a drop in stock prices overwhelmed a solid gain in home values.
For Saturday, December 13, 2014
Korean Air chairman sorry for nut incident • Key Matson ocean services exec retiring • Students advance in LifeSmarts finals • HECO to use copters for Koolau line checks • Hawaii's second Wingstop to open Monday • and more
For Friday, December 12, 2014
Small business suffers in isles, report says • Bailey tapped to lead hotel companies • T&C Surf adds retail store in Haleiwa and more
For Thursday, December 11, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines retains top ranking for punctuality • Engineering firm to expand in Honolulu • Southwest uses good start to stay on time • Pensioners may experience benefit cuts • Court reverses decisions on insider cases • ‘Nut rage' is latest gaffe by Korean Air elite • Milk surplus prompts wholesale price drop • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Gas to average $2.60 next year, U.S. government says • Ex-TV anchor Meisenzahl adds duties at UH • HTA picks local firm to handle social media • U.S. job openings rise; hiring stays healthy • Fed wants big banks to boost capital buffers • On The Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Hawaiian Air passenger numbers up 6.7% • EV charging stations installed at Maui Mall • Hilo ranks second for costliest Christmas • State to measure isle Internet service • HVCB picks Shift to launch new campaign • Merck deal brings mergers to $3.4 trillion • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Monday, December 8, 2014
Bankoh joins Youth Savings Program • In-person bank deposits drop off • Burger King-Tim Hortons deal near • Hot products have Nintendo on rise
For Sunday, December 7, 2014
Congress is poised to prohibit Medicare from spending an estimated $444 million for vacuum pumps used to treat erectile dysfunction in the next decade, a cost-saving move that might frustrate people who can't afford drugs such as Pfizer Inc.'s Viagra.
For Saturday, December 6, 2014
HECO applies for 6 power purchase deals • Local building materials companies sold • U.S. factory orders fell 0.7% in October • Improving exports pull down trade deficit • Borrowing by consumers cools slightly
For Friday, December 5, 2014
Waikoloa places among site's rising stars • Federal health exchange says rates rising • Troubled homeowners to get more aid • L.L. Bean sees surge in demand for boots and more
For Thursday, December 4, 2014
PKF Pacific Hawaii has promoted the following employees to partners of the firm.
For Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Seasonal Minneapolis-Honolulu flight slated • HPU grads will hear Blue Planet chairman • Nature Conservancy buys Big Isle parcel; and more
For Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Y. Hata starts restaurant supply business • Utility to widen demand response program • Apple due in court for iPod antitrust suit; and more
For Monday, December 1, 2014
Budweiser said its Clydesdales will not play a role in its traditional advertising for the season, although the company added later that they will be featured in spots promoting responsible drinking.
For Sunday, November 30, 2014
In an exception to Southern California’s lackluster real estate market, sales of homes costing $2 million or more are hitting record levels, according to a report.
For Saturday, November 29, 2014
The 54-year-old Maui Lu Resort sold for more than $60 million, a Cali­for­nia commercial real estate firm said in announcing the closing of the sale. The 28-acre Kihei property was sold to Tokyo-based Capbridge Group and local subsidiary Capbridge Pacific LLC.
For Friday, November 28, 2014
Therese Chee has been named director of financial systems. She had been Outrigger's director in global reporting since April 2013. Chee also served 10 years with Kyo-ya Co. in a variety of positions in finance at the Sheraton Waikiki.
For Thursday, November 27, 2014
Retailers use discounts to lure shoppers • Firms, consumers spent little in October • British retailers sell turkeys to Yankees • Feds threaten to fine air bag maker
For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
California firm acquires Pacific Rim Bank • KIUC board chairman heading to Syngenta • Territorial announces special dividend; and more

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