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More active listings provide more options for homebuyers

Despite Oahu’s median single-family home price creeping to record highs and breaking the $800,000 mark for the first time ever, there are more properties available, giving homebuyers more options in a tight market. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More

Hawaiian Airlines to fly nonstop to Boston starting in April

Hawaiian Airlines announced late Thursday night that it will be the only carrier to offer nonstop flights between Honolulu and Boston when it begins the service in April. Read More

Alexander & Baldwin queries Kailua residents about town issues

Alexander & Baldwin mailed out out a survey this week to Kailua residents, asking for their feedback on the town’s future to fulfill a promise made at a neighborhood board meeting several months ago. Read More
 

Quick backup solutions to store, protect your data

Ever since the advent of computers, the primary concern always has been, “Is the system backed up?” Read More

Algae biofuel company to launch commercial work

A company that set out 11 years ago to test whether it could make fuel oil from algae in Hawaii announced Friday that it is ceasing research work after succeeding, and will try to build a commercial production plant in the islands. Read More
 

Shops remain open as visitor industry prepares for storm

Hurricane Olivia weakened to a tropical storm Monday as it advanced toward the Hawaiian islands but that didn’t stop the state’s visitor industry from unleashing a whirlwind of safety preparations. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More

State seeks 10 years of Airbnb records to find out if rental operators are paying state taxes

The state Department of Taxation wants to subpoena Airbnb Inc. records for the past 10 years to determine whether transient vacation rental operators in Hawaii have been paying their state taxes. Read More

Maui’s tourism plan aims to deter illegal vacation rentals

Maui officials have begun implementing a 10-year tourism strategic plan that includes efforts to discourage visitors from staying in illegal vacation rentals. Read More

Tesla woes mount as CEO smokes pot

Another executive departure, another controversy over the CEO’s behavior, another stock drop. Another typical day at Tesla. Read More

Oahu home prices hit record-busting $810K median

Oahu’s housing market took just a small step in August but crossed a big threshold to top the $800,000 price mark for the first time. Read More

BNP to trim its stake in First Hawaiian to below 20%

French banking giant BNP Paribas, which at one time owned all of First Hawaiian Bank, plans to reduce its stake in the state’s largest financial institution to under 20 percent. Read More

Hawaii Pacific Health to open clinic at Kakaako tower

Hawaii Pacific Health is opening a 4,800-square-foot medical clinic next summer in the Aeo residential tower anchored by Whole Foods in Kakaako. Read More

Osaka airport closure leaves passengers scrambling

The temporary shutdown in Osaka of one of Japan’s busiest airports has left airlines serving Honolulu from Kansai International scrambling to accommodate passengers who have been affected by the strongest typhoon to hit the country in 25 years. Read More

Prolific newspaperman’s words shaped stories, friendships

Veteran journalist Russ Lynch, using his characteristic two-finger typing style, churned out 30,000 stories during a remarkable 37-year career at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Read More

Servco is Australia’s largest Toyota group

Servco Australia, a subsidiary of Hawaii-based Servco Pacific Inc., said Tuesday it has completed a deal to purchase the Cannon Toyota dealership in Melbourne, Australia, from Brent Cannon and Robert Little. Read More

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