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For Wednesday, April 23, 2014
First Hawaiian Bank has announced several more promotions:

» Jan Sam to vice president from assistant vice president in the corporate banking division.

For Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Legislators OK $50M for energy efficiency • Units at Newtown Square nearly sold out • Service allows tracking of carbon footprint • Maui hotel makes Conde Nast Hot List • and more
For Monday, April 21, 2014
Women fared better in labor study • Smartphone thefts soared in 2013 • Ship Ahoy!
For Sunday, April 20, 2014
NEW YORK >> Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in the fast-growing category.
For Saturday, April 19, 2014
Isles among states where jobless rates fall • Newspaper industry revenue down 2.6% • Airline's bid to cut retiree benefits is denied • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Friday, April 18, 2014
Venture capital association gets new leader • PepsiCo net up on snack sales, price hikes • Goldman Sachs' profit drops 11 percent • Barbie sales, clearances drag down Mattel and more
For Thursday, April 17, 2014
Use of meth among isle workers decreases • Economic activity increasing across nation • Zoosk filing for IPO possibly worth $100M • Hardware-business drop hurts IBM profits; and more
For Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Central Pacific Bank has appointed Kevin Hall to vice president and credit delivery portfolio manager of retail and small business credit delivery.
For Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Oahu PV permits declined again in March • First Wind seeks to sell HECO electricity • Solar projects in public schools advance; and more
For Monday, April 14, 2014
Six Flags will open park in Dubai • Google offers public sales of Glass • Global economic growth tenuous
For Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Go Daddy Group, the Internet registrar best known for cheeky, controversial ads, is moving full speed ahead with plans for an initial public offering.
For Saturday, April 12, 2014
Honolulu tops the nation in PV per capita • Quarterly earnings mixed at top U.S. banks • Fees are shrinking 401(k)s, study finds • Subway cuts 'yoga mat chemical' in bread • Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy • and more
For Friday, April 11, 2014
KonaRed revenue jumps, net income falls • Walmart and Wild Oats offer organic line • Former Canadian finance minister dies • Judge OKs SAC Capital's $1.8B fraud deal and more
For Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Woman faces investment scam charges • Hawaiian to add flight to American Samoa • Labor Department expands online services; and more
For Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Plaza at Waikiki project breaks ground • Maui Land's stock increases to 5-year high • Hawaiian Air passenger traffic falls 3.1% • Castle Foundation awards $1.9M in grants • and more
For Monday, April 7, 2014
Exec trades cosmetics for loans • AMR investors stand to profit on American Airlines' new shares • Ship Ahoy!
For Sunday, April 6, 2014
IRS paid $53 million to whistleblowers in 2013 • Neighborhood Watch
For Saturday, April 5, 2014
Justice scrutinizing high-speed trading

The Department of Justice is investigating high-frequency stock trading to see if any of the practices violate insider trading laws, U.

For Friday, April 4, 2014
Environmental settlement is record $5.15B • Mozilla CEO quits after furor over gay rights • FireChat offers new phone communication • On the Move
For Thursday, April 3, 2014
Low-cost airline to fly here from Australia • State Obamacare site signs up 7,861 • Firms hired 191,000 in March, ADP says; and more
For Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Island Air unveils new in-flight magazine • Funding from GIFT Foundation available • Lanai documentary festival in the works
For Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Rebates offered for switch to LED exit signs • GM recalls 1.5M cars for steering defect • Caterpillar targeted over tax strategy • Japanese retailers tout pretax hike deals; and more
For Monday, March 31, 2014
CEOs to increase spending, hiring • Walmart sues Visa over card fees • Taco Bell ads feature McDonalds
For Sunday, March 30, 2014
General Motors Co. has told its dealers to stop selling any Chevrolet Cruze cars equipped with 1.4-liter turbo engines on their lots.
For Saturday, March 29, 2014
AARP to hold workshops on financial scams • CPB's parent finalizes $125M share buyback • Spa opens at Royal Hawaiian Center • U.S. consumer spending inches up 0.3% • BlackBerry revenue falls below $1 billion
For Friday, March 28, 2014
H&M profits, costs up in first quarter • Hawaii ranks 42nd for costliest weddings • On the Move
For Thursday, March 27, 2014
Auto gathering to feature new Kia K900 • Honolulu ranked sixth for crummy parking • Mustang club event raises cash for pets; and more
For Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Hospital to renovate Kaneohe building • State's financial situation on agenda • Credit union's new card has extra security • YouTube clip producer bought by Disney; and more
For Tuesday, March 25, 2014
3 isle chefs up for people's choice title • Ag group seeks farms for student tours • Ranch, investment firm form Paniolo Cattle • CPB's parent to buy back $125M in shares; and more
For Monday, March 24, 2014
Obama hangs on to his BlackBerry • PepsiCo CEO's pay rises to $13.2M • Ship Ahoy!
For Sunday, March 23, 2014
The fall of "American Idol" continues unabated this season, despite the introduction of improved production on the show and a new lineup of judges.
For Saturday, March 22, 2014
Turkey still tweets despite Twitter ban • Shrimp costs put Red Lobster in hot water • E-Trade's talking baby goes bye-bye • Families in crash that killed 2 girls sue GM • Mt. Gox finds 200,000 missing bitcoins • Court upholds 21-cent cap on swipe fees' • Hawaiian Airlines warns of phone scam and more
For Friday, March 21, 2014
Phone scam is largest ever, IRS says • TW Cable execs may get $135M package • 11% of long-term unemployed find jobs • Nearly all major banks pass Fed stress test and more
For Thursday, March 20, 2014
Mustang Madness marks car anniversary • Car clubs set to cruise for Hawaii Foodbank
For Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Hawaiian begins turboprop flights to Lanai • 2 isle beaches gain global recognition • Fund to aid Maui small businesses expands • Hawaiian Air topped on-time list in January
For Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Australian chef to open eatery March 29 • Kakaako high-rise bill survives at Capitol
For Sunday, March 16, 2014
SeaWorld reports record-revenue year • Dannon to reduce sugar in kids' yogurt • Ship Ahoy!
For Sunday, March 16, 2014
Next time you board a commercial flight, don't expect to find an empty seat next to you. The nation's airlines filled an average of 83.1 percent of the seats on flights in 2013, a record, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
For Saturday, March 15, 2014
Costco recalls packages of sliced fruit • Target says it ignored early data breach signs • Liberty Media pulls offer to buy rest of Sirius • FDIC sues 16 big banks that set key rate • Retailer Ann Inc. cutting about 100 positions •
For Friday, March 14, 2014
Windward Mall will get new ramen eatery • Hawaiian Airlines revives San Jose service • SolarCity to sell systems at Best Buy • USS Missouri Association marks 20 years and more
For Thursday, March 13, 2014
Maui housing market softened in February • Hawaiian Air moves up L.A.-Maui service • More isle residents plan spring break trip • Hawaii women shine in online poker play; and more
For Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Stock buybacks boost companies' earnings • Men's Wearhouse acquires Jos. A. Bank • Job postings edged up 1.5% in January • Clarify 401(k) fees, officials tell firms
For Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Hawaii job market expected to rise 4% • Big Island Carbon bankruptcy auction starts • Apple updates iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad • McDonald's struggles worsened by snow • Bitcoin exchange files for U.S. bankruptcy
For Sunday, March 9, 2014
The world's biggest hamburger chain began a "build-your-own burger" concept last year at a location in Laguna Niguel, Calif. The restaurant offers computer tablets on which diners tap out the bun, patty, cheese and toppings they want.
For Sunday, March 9, 2014
Filing taxes is rarely fun, but some taxpayers are at least enjoying a slightly bigger refund in the 2014 tax season. By the end of February the average tax refund handed out was $3,034, the Internal Revenue Service said.
For Saturday, March 8, 2014
Oregon company buys isle auto dealerships • First Wind to test new battery technology • Consumer borrowing up $13.7B in January • Euro highest versus dollar since 2011 • Hawaiian Air passenger traffic flat and more
For Friday, March 7, 2014
Keo's restaurant empire is down to one • Stock, housing gains fuel record net worth • Staples will shut down up to 225 stores • Disney Interactive slashes staff by 26% • Boeing freezing nonunion workers' pensions • Bitcoin exchange CEO, 28, found dead and more
For Thursday, March 6, 2014
Moiliili buildings will get $6M renovation • Seagull Schools seeks move to Kakaako • Burger King to open Kailua-Kona store • Stability paves way for big-time deals
For Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Hawaii's economic well-being ranks high • Connector inks pact for native outreach • Hawaii Biotech has $5.5M federal contract • Feds close investigation into Ford vehicles • On the Move
For Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Restaurant workers lauded for excellence • HomeStreet opens loan center in Waimea • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Monday, March 3, 2014
For Sunday, March 2, 2014
Barclaycard US said annual fees and interest rates for nearly 300,000 existing Hawaiian Airlines Visa cardholders will remain the same for the first year after Barclaycard takes over accounts April 28 that are transferred from Bank of America and are switched to MasterCard.
For Saturday, March 1, 2014
The Hawaii Bankers Association is warning state residents to beware of a recent surge of fraudulent telemarketing calls. Several bank customers have notified their financial institution that they have received suspicious telephone calls from individuals representing themselves as bank officials.
For Friday, February 28, 2014
State pursues funding for health initiative • Equity firm takes on Hilton time share • Maui's Ritz-Carlton changes hands • On the move
For Thursday, February 27, 2014
Kukui Grove Center seeking new hires • Volta expands free EV charging to Arizona • New Olelo program aimed at seniors
For Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Inkinen & Associates has announced two new executive search consultants: 

» Kimi Sakuda Taka­zawa's marketing career includes developing and executing strategic marketing plans for labor unions, retail, real estate and hospitality; and organizing press conferences and rallies for legislative issues.

For Tuesday, February 25, 2014
International Market Place ceremony set • Mobi PCS returns call center to isles • Samsung's new phone outshines rivals' • Blended olive oil has some Greeks worried • Men's Wearhouse raises Jos. A. Bank bid • and more
For Monday, February 24, 2014
Under Armour to dress team anew • Union cries foul over rejection • U.S. farms decreasing in number
For Sunday, February 23, 2014
The nation’s first coordinated campaign to promote the U.S. to international travelers generated $3.4 billion in additional spending last year, according to a study commissioned by the campaign
For Saturday, February 22, 2014
Top HECO executives' salaries go up • Moana Surfrider finishes $21M renovation • Kauai utility solar project set for spring • CPB plans festivities for new Kapaa branch • Cardax begins trading under new symbol
For Friday, February 21, 2014
CPB launches $125M stock buyback • Hawaii has 5 contenders for Beard Awards • Wal-Mart has weak outlook as sales slow • Wealth gap widest in some affluent cities and more
For Thursday, February 20, 2014
Matson increasing fuel surcharge to 39.5% • HCDA challenges condo tower appeal • Hawaii debuts on green building states list • Maui, Kauai, Big Isle in TripAdvisor's Top 10 • Sbarro says it will close 155 locations and more
For Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Island Air discontinuing Molokai service • First Hawaiian Bank buys land in Kapolei
For Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Larry's Auto Parts buys Laie NAPA store • Top hybrid vehicles under $30,000 ranked • Hong Kong Disneyland turns another profit • Lower corn, soybean prices hurt crop values • Cigarette ads return to British television • and more
For Monday, February 17, 2014
LOS ANGELES » TV viewers increasingly are watching programs on their own schedule, according to a recent Nielsen company media study.
For Sunday, February 16, 2014
A getaway for Valentine’s Day in Kihei, Maui, would be the most expensive stay in the U.S., according to CheapHotels.org. Hawaii, in fact, has five destinations on the vacation booking site’s list of top 10 most expensive stays.
For Saturday, February 15, 2014
Halekulani among best places to propose • Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer parent • Comcast-Time Warner merger panned • Campbell gets a boost from broth sales • Utah could put Breathalyzers in bars • Kelley Blue Book names top 12 family cars • and more
For Friday, February 14, 2014
Barnwell posts $989,000 loss in quarter • Isles' vacation rentals desired, survey finds • On the move
For Thursday, February 13, 2014
HVCB ad campaign targets chilly Chicago • Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable for $45B • CBS Corp. earnings exceed expectations • Foreclosed homes decline to 6-year low • Whole Foods stock drops amid lower profit
For Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines tops in punctuality again • Island Air offers $59 fare to Lanai • Sexiest cities don't include Honolulu • Rate declines on late mortgage payments • CVS profit jumps more than 12 percent
For Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Princess Kaiulani upgrade still to proceed • Cardax stock soars in public trading debut • Astaxanthin shortage sinks Cyanotech • Google passes Exxon to be No. 2 U.S. firm • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Monday, February 10, 2014
IRS has less money for enforcement • Magazine circulation down 1.7%
For Sunday, February 9, 2014
Millionaires pick real estate as top alternative asset
For Saturday, February 8, 2014
Postal Service lost $354M in first quarter • Hawaiian Air passenger traffic up 4.1% • Territorial wraps fifth repurchase program • Veterans job fair set for Feb. 20 on Kauai • Restaurant association to honor excellence • Hacked Pittsburgh firm linked to Target
For Friday, February 7, 2014
Rate on 30-year mortgages drops to 4.23 percent • On the move • Ship ahoy!
For Thursday, February 6, 2014
Chamber redesigns its logo and website • 5 cans needed for free L&L saimin burger • Hawaii Biotech gets $1.1M anti-toxin grant • Maui hotel makes Travel + Leisure list • City ranks third as romance destination and more
For Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Allegiant Air expands L.A.-Honolulu service • Drywall apprenticeship applicants sought
For Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Servco buys Subaru dealership on Maui • KonaRed to pay fees in patent settlement • Outrigger acquires 2 properties in Fiji • On the Move
For Monday, February 3, 2014
Google's long-delayed stock split scheduled to happen on April 2 • U.S. yogurt is not Greek, court rules • Trump plans new hotel in Rio • Retailers upgrade systems for smart-card checkouts • Ship arrivals and departures • Total recall: Fred & Friends pacifiers
For Sunday, February 2, 2014
NEW YORK » Call it Cute Bowl. Adorable is the name of the game this year as Super Bowl advertisers try to grab your attention.
For Saturday, February 1, 2014
Kakaako penthouse on market for $20M • On the Move
For Friday, January 31, 2014
Average rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 4. • On the Move • Ship Ahoy
For Thursday, January 30, 2014
Kapalama Center to celebrate new look • 7 isle restaurants dubbed ‘most romantic' • Kapolei-based security firm sold • Festival seeks time capsule contributors • Boeing stock slips despite year-end profits
For Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Matson sells $100M in unsecured notes • Spending flags as Guam tourism declines • Private equity firm buys Waikiki hotel • Lodge at Koele makes list of top 5 hotels • Consumer confidence highest since August • Home prices dipped in November
For Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Blaisdell job fair to feature 120 employers • KonaRed hopes for drinks in 3,200 retailers • Sam's Club cuts affect 4 workers per store • MorphoTrust wins state airport contract • Honolulu sees decline in PV permits and values • On the Move • Ship Ahoy!
For Monday, January 27, 2014
Vote retains Kauai energy meter fees • Optimism postpones retirement plans • TOTAL RECALL
For Sunday, January 26, 2014
An Oakland Raiders cheerleader has sued the NFL team, claiming the "Raiderettes" aren't paid for overtime and business expenses in accordance with Cali­for­nia law.
For Saturday, January 25, 2014
Bob's Big Boy reopens under new name • Maui woman's art will grace phone cases • Rugby team gets hospitality sponsor • Marketer of the Year entry deadline nears and more
For Friday, January 24, 2014
5,800 acres of agricultural land put up for sale on Hawaii island • Readers can vote for Honolulu in Favorite Food Cities Survey • On the move
For Thursday, January 23, 2014
Women in Hawaii paid 82 percent of male wages • 2 more chances to get Ramen Burger • Guide gives isle restaurant, resorts 5 stars • Four Seasons Hualalai makes top 10 list • Stalls for rent at auto-parts swap meet • Chevrolet car, truck take top honors • and more
For Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Kapolei water park gets new sibling • Honolulu home market among top movers • Kuakini to save on energy costs • Maui technology fund raises $10 million • On the Move
For Tuesday, January 21, 2014
More than 200 million jobless last year • Markets closed • On the move
For Monday, January 20, 2014
United to furlough flight attendants • 17% of workers expecting to lose job • Total recall • Ship Ahoy! • Out of Work
For Sunday, January 19, 2014
Apple Inc.'s iPhone is owned by more than 40 percent of smartphone users in the U.S., giving the Cupertino, Calif., tech company a larger share of the national smartphone market than any of its rivals.
For Saturday, January 18, 2014
PUC seeks comment on undersea cable • Meetings to discuss Schofield power plant • KTA joins effort to expand HPR-2's reach • Slumping Intel to cut more than 5,000 jobs and more
For Friday, January 17, 2014
Average rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 4.41 percent • On the move
For Thursday, January 16, 2014
IRS to offer free tax prep and filing • New bistro opens in former Le Guignol spot • PKF Pacific Hawaii to buy accounting firm • HEI, CEO give $100,000 to Cancer Society • BofA earnings jump nearly fivefold
For Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Island Air unveils iiwi bird as new logo • Mac nut firm seeks $9M through offering • Hawaii First to run Oahu, Big Isle hotels • Allegiant offering mobile boarding passes • Charter calls TW Cable a ‘turnaround project' • Hawaiian Airlines remains tops in punctual arrivals
For Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Job fair aims to fill health care positions • Target shoppers urged to accept offer • Hawaii is part of tourism marketing effort • Wedding plans made easy with new app • Jim Beam maker OKs sale to Japanese firm • Google to buy Nest Labs
For Monday, January 13, 2014
Home video sales increase • Ford boosts dividend payout • GM's CEO encourages science careers • Ship Ahoy!


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