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New HMSA rules cut back women’s cancer screenings

Updated on  October 16, 2017 at 4:13 pm
Everyone agrees on the benefits of the early detection of cancers, but the medical community and insurers have dialed back their guidelines for tests to detect those cancers. Read More

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Today: Netflix Inc. releases quarterly financial results. Read More
Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 7:38 pm

Amazon can fuel a boom beyond the West Coast

As Amazon established its dominance in online retail, logistics and cloud computing, the company’s headquarters in Seattle grew appropriately massive. Read More

Hawaiian Air to pay first dividend ever

Updated on  October 13, 2017 at 10:11 pm
Hawaiian Airlines, which has survived two bankruptcies during its 88 years of operation, caught the investment public by surprise Friday when it announced plans to offer its first-ever dividend. Read More

Waikiki eatery Herringbone is cleared to reopen

At least 45 people became ill after dining at a popular Waikiki restaurant at the International Market Place, state Department of Health officials said Friday. Some of the cases have been confirmed as the norovirus. Read More

Hawaii Pacific Health donates record $1.1 million

Updated on  October 14, 2017 at 4:11 pm
Hawaii Pacific Health employees raised nearly $1.1 million to help patients and their families during the company’s 16th employee-giving campaign. Read More

Honolulu climate agency seeks input from the public

Updated on  October 13, 2017 at 9:09 pm
Josh Stanbro, who became the City and County of Honolulu’s first chief resilience officer on May 1, is tasked with building out a strategy to strengthen Oahu’s and its individual residents’ capacities to deal with shocks and stresses in this ever-changing world. Read More

California extends ban against Wells Fargo due to scandals

Wells Fargo & Co. was barred by California’s treasurer from being hired for another year because of the bank’s fraudulent account scandal, leaving the company largely cut off from underwriting work with one of the nation’s biggest municipal-bond issuers. Read More

UK, EU leaders agree on need for speed in Brexit talks

Britain’s prime minister capped a day of Brexit diplomacy with hugs from the chief of the European Union’s executive arm and an agreement that negotiations on the U.K.’s departure from the EU need to be sped up. Read More

Young Brothers president accepts new role

Glenn Hong, head of Young Brothers Ltd., the state’s largest interisland cargo carrier, is leaving the position to join parent company Saltchuk on Jan. 1. Read More
Updated on  October 12, 2017 at 9:46 pm

Ka Makana Alii to mark first anniversary

Ka Makana Alii, Kapolei’s new regional mall, will have fireworks, entertainment and sales this month to celebrate its one-year anniversary. Read More
Updated on  October 12, 2017 at 9:47 pm

Southwest confirms it plans flights to Hawaii — and maybe interisland

Updated on  October 12, 2017 at 12:12 am
Southwest Airlines executives ended years of speculation Wednesday by officially announcing that the mainland carrier will sell tickets to Hawaii beginning next year, and raising the possibility of offering interisland service. Read More

Isle foreclosure cases increased in August

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 11:06 pm
August broke a string of big reductions in new foreclosure lawsuits filed in Hawaii during the first seven months of this year. Read More

Hawaii Telehealth Summit starts today

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 11:40 pm
More than 150 health care and information technology workers are expected to attend the Hawaii Telehealth Summit at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and Dole Cannery Ballrooms today and Friday. Read More

Neighboring Ala Moana stores eagerly await Target

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 9:31 pm
Ala Moana Center retailers hope Target’s new ­Honolulu store opening on Oct. 18 will breathe new life into the mauka wing of the mall. Read More

First Hawaiian opens its new branch at Liliha

Updated on  October 10, 2017 at 9:09 pm
First Hawaiian Bank opened a new 2,500-square-foot Liliha branch on Tuesday that is the company’s first facility on Oahu to offer new “service pods” for a personalized customer experience. Read More

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