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Hale Koa joins program for employee health

The Hale Koa Hotel is the first property and federal work site in Hawaii to be a part of the Blue Zones Project, a program designed to make it easier for people to live healthier lifestyles through changes to the environment, policies and social networks. Read More
Updated on  July 27, 2017 at 12:41 am

Hawaii Career Expo returning to Blaisdell

The Hawaii Career Expo will be held Aug. 1 at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read More
Updated on  July 24, 2017 at 9:41 pm

Health declining for Texas financier Pickens

Famed oilfield wildcatter, financier and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens is addressing health problems after a “Texas-sized fall” put him in the hospital last week. Read More

Kahala hotel’s beach-use pursuit on agenda

The Kahala Hotel & Resort’s quest to obtain a rare nonexclusive easement to use about an acre of public shoreline for commercial enterprises will be discussed today at the Waialae-Kahala Neighborhood Board. Read More
Updated on  July 19, 2017 at 10:02 pm

Wendy’s to open ninth restaurant in Hawaii

Updated on  July 19, 2017 at 5:47 pm
Hawaii’s ninth Wendy’s restaurant will open Friday at the Waipio Shopping Center in Central Oahu. Read More

Algae firm Cyanotech has new president

Hawaii microalgae producer Cyanotech Corp. has a bigger management team after naming a consultant to serve as president. Read More
Updated on  July 17, 2017 at 8:54 pm

Hawaiian Airlines first again in punctuality

Updated on  July 15, 2017 at 12:07 am
Hawaiian Airlines once again posted the best monthly on-time performance among U.S. carriers, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Read More

Ex-alderman, unions buy Chicago Sun-Times

An investment group led by a former Chicago alderman and a coalition of labor unions are the new owners of the Chicago Sun-Times, it was announced Thursday in an unusual deal that revived questions about media ownership and influence over coverage. Read More

Aloha Rentals’ items up for auction

Aloha Rentals’ merchandise will be sold at an auction Tuesday in Honolulu. Read More
Updated on  July 12, 2017 at 10:23 pm

Associa Hawaii raises $100K for Shriners

Associa Hawaii, a community management company, raised $100,000 for the Honolulu Shriners Hospital for Children through an annual golf tournament fundraiser. Read More

Nissan extends Leaf rebate on Kauai

Nissan North America extended its rebate of $10,000 for a 2017 Nissan Leaf to be available through September. Read More

Court backs sandwich shop in labor dispute

A company that owns 10 Jimmy John’s sandwich shops in the Twin Cities was within its rights to fire six union workers who circulated posters critical of the company’s sick-leave policy, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. Read More

Free help offered for island manufacturers

Updated on  July 1, 2017 at 4:45 pm
The High Technology Development Corp. is offering free consulting hours through Innovate Hawaii to locally based manufacturing companies on the first Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Manoa Innovation Center Makai Room. Read More