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KHON2 missed 3 newscasts on Thursday

KHON2 did not broadcast its Thursday newscasts at 5, 6 and 9 p.m. Read More
Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 10:03 pm

Cheeseburgers moved off Happy Meal menu

McDonald’s is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. Read More

Territorial completes repurchase program

Territorial Bancorp Inc. said Tuesday it has repurchased 227,900 shares of its common stock at an average price of $29.95 a share. Read More

Gun maker Remington eyeing bankruptcy

Remington, the gun maker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More
Updated on  February 13, 2018 at 12:29 am

HECO wants more renewable generation


Updated on  February 9, 2018 at 11:25 pm
The Hawaiian Electric Cos. are asking the state Public Utilities Commission for approval to seek new renewable projects for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island. Read More
 

Higher sales lift Cyanotech to $1.1M profit

Cyanotech Corp., a company that produces microalgae on Hawaii island, boosted sales 20 percent in its fiscal third quarter to earn a $1.1 million profit. Read More

Consumers boosted borrowing in December

American consumers stepped up their borrowing by $18.4 billion in December, a solid performance that followed a massive gain the previous month. Read More

First large renewable project set for Molokai

Maui Electric Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy electricity from a grid-scale solar and battery energy storage facility to be built by Molokai New Energy Partners. Read More
Updated on  February 6, 2018 at 9:49 pm
 

U.S. employers add 200,000 jobs


Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 9:17 pm
Pay raises, the U.S. economy’s Achilles’ heel in its long recovery from the Great Recession, finally showed signs of accelerating last month — a trend that fanned inflation fears and sent bond yields rising and stocks sinking. Read More

Hawaiian Airlines declares another dividend

Hawaiian Holdings Inc., parent of Hawaiian Airlines, declared Thursday its second-ever dividend but maintained it at the same level as the first one. Read More
Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 2:17 pm

Ohana Pacific Bank’s loans up, profit down

Ohana Pacific Bank increased its loans by double digits in the fourth quarter, but net income fell 38 percent after taking a one-time charge of $130,000 due to the revaluation of tax-related assets. Read More
Updated on  February 1, 2018 at 12:14 am

Hawaiian to sell 3 Boeing 767s to United

Hawaiian Airlines, which is phasing out its long-range Boeing 767 aircraft from its fleet, said Tuesday it has reached a deal to sell three of its 767s to United Airlines during the second half of the year. Read More

Cyanotech names new CEO

Hawaii microalgae producer Cyanotech Corp. has its third CEO in three years. Read More

Pearl Harbor-Hickam to hire 60 security guards

The Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Security Department is recruiting 60 entry-level security guards. It will meet with candidates from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday during the 2018 Workforce Career Fair at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Read More
Updated on  January 26, 2018 at 9:41 pm

Mortgage rates up for third straight week

U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for a third week in a row, lifted by investors’ expectations for faster economic growth, which has pushed up borrowing costs. Read More

Apple users to get control over iPhone slowdown


Updated on  January 25, 2018 at 7:08 am
Apple’s next major update of its mobile software will include an option that will enable owners of older ­iPhones to turn off a feature that slows the device to prevent aging batteries from shutting down. Read More

Central Pacific adds Lutes to expanded board

Central Pacific Financial Corp. has increased the size of its board of directors, effective March 1, to 12 from 11 by appointing Christopher Lutes. Read More
Updated on  January 23, 2018 at 9:39 pm

Hawaii State FCU loans jump, but net sinks

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union posted its 17th straight quarter of loan growth at the end of 2017 as membership in the 81-year-old financial institution topped 100,000. Read More

Delta wants animals’ info if flying in cabin

Delta Air Lines soon will require owners of serv­ice and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself. Read More

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