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STAR-ADVERTISER /2016
                                Hawaiian Airlines pilots and the company were in contentious labor talks for nearly two years. The pilots finally have a new contract more than 18 months after their labor agreement became amendable.

Hawaiian Airlines’ pilots ratify new contract

STAR-ADVERTISER /2016
                                Hawaiian Airlines pilots and the company were in contentious labor talks for nearly two years. The pilots finally have a new contract more than 18 months after their labor agreement became amendable.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 7:11 pm
Hawaiian Airlines’ pilots finally have a new contract more than 18 months after their labor agreement became amendable. Read More
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                                Specialists Glenn Carell, right, and James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 27, 2017. Banks and industrial companies are leading stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading.

Stocks sink early on Washington worries before paring losses

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                                Specialists Glenn Carell, right, and James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 27, 2017. Banks and industrial companies are leading stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading.
Worries that Washington may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought knocked stock indexes down hard early Monday, but they clawed back most of their losses and ended the day mixed. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / DEC. 2014
                                Connie Lau, President & CEO, HEI was compensated $3.1 million last year.

HEI CEO Lau’s compensation rose 12.7% last year to $3.1M

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / DEC. 2014
                                Connie Lau, President & CEO, HEI was compensated $3.1 million last year.

Updated on  March 23, 2017 at 4:57 pm
Hawaiian Electric Industries President and CEO Connie Lau saw her total compensation jump 12.7 last year to $3.1 million even as the company’s proposed sale to NextEra Energy was rejected in July by the state Public Utilities Commission. Read More
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                                U.S. stocks are treading water early Thursday, March 23, 2017, as investors wait for news about the fate of the Republican-backed health care bill, a centerpiece of President Donald Trump’s business-friendly agenda of cuts to taxes and regulations and greater infrastructure spending.

Stock rally sputters after vote on health bill is delayed

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                                U.S. stocks are treading water early Thursday, March 23, 2017, as investors wait for news about the fate of the Republican-backed health care bill, a centerpiece of President Donald Trump’s business-friendly agenda of cuts to taxes and regulations and greater infrastructure spending.
After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower today after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care and left investors concerned about delays for the business-friendly agenda of President Donald Trump. Read More
 
First Hawaiian Bank CEO, Bob Harrison, at FHB’s downtown headquarters in June 2012.
                                STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 2012
                                First Hawaiian Bank CEO Bob Harrison, at FHB’s downtown headquarters.

First Hawaiian CEO’s compensation rose 82% to $4.3M last year

First Hawaiian Bank CEO, Bob Harrison, at FHB’s downtown headquarters in June 2012.
                                STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 2012
                                First Hawaiian Bank CEO Bob Harrison, at FHB’s downtown headquarters.

Updated on  March 22, 2017 at 11:35 am
First Hawaiian Bank Chairman and CEO Bob Harrison’s total compensation in 2016 jumped 82 percent to $4.3 million as the company became publicly traded for the first time in 15 years. Read More
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                                A laptop being used on a plane, as seen in a July 2002 file photo. U.S. and British officials said today the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some international flights wasn’t based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about terrorists targeting jetliners.

No new threat led to airline laptop limits, officials say

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                                A laptop being used on a plane, as seen in a July 2002 file photo. U.S. and British officials said today the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some international flights wasn’t based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about terrorists targeting jetliners.
U.S. and British officials said today the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some international flights wasn’t based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about terrorists targeting jetliners. Read More
 
COURTESY DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT
                                Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has nearly 600 locations in 44 states and announced its first Hawaii franchisee, part-time Kauai resident Jack Chubb, about a year ago.

Texas barbecue chain names second Hawaii franchisee

COURTESY DICKEY’S BARBECUE PIT
                                Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has nearly 600 locations in 44 states and announced its first Hawaii franchisee, part-time Kauai resident Jack Chubb, about a year ago.
Seventy-five-year-old family business Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has named Danny Mabalot as its second Hawaii franchisee. Read More
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                                This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline on Maui.

Three Hawaiian islands make list of top 5 U.S. destinations

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                                This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline on Maui.

Updated on  March 22, 2017 at 4:52 am
Maui, Hawaii island and Oahu are ranked second, third and fourth, respectively, as the top U.S. destinations in the annual TripAdvisor.com Travelers’ Choice Awards. Read More
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                                A federal judge ruled today that UPS ignored “red flags” that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.

Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

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                                A federal judge ruled today that UPS ignored “red flags” that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.
A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored “red flags” that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case. Read More
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                                Stephanie Bushey, right, used sign language and eye movements, on March 11, to communicate with her daughter, Katie, at their home in West Chazy, N.Y. Katie, who lost her vocal and motor skills at birth, relies on assistance from home health aides during the day while her mother is at work.

Home health aides: Minimum-wage hikes could deepen shortage

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                                Stephanie Bushey, right, used sign language and eye movements, on March 11, to communicate with her daughter, Katie, at their home in West Chazy, N.Y. Katie, who lost her vocal and motor skills at birth, relies on assistance from home health aides during the day while her mother is at work.
Only 17 snowy miles from the Canadian border, Katie Bushey’s most basic needs are met by traveling health aides who come into her home to change her diapers, track her seizures, spoon-feed her fettuccine Alfredo and load her wheelchair into the shower. Read More
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                                Bank of Hawaii’s Peter Ho, and Matson Inc.’s Matthew Cox.

Bankoh CEO’s compensation fell 3% to $5 million last year

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                                Bank of Hawaii’s Peter Ho, and Matson Inc.’s Matthew Cox.

Updated on  March 17, 2017 at 2:08 pm
Bank of Hawaii Corp.’s Peter Ho, the highest-paid CEO of a publicly traded company in the state in 2014 and 2015, took a small cut in total compensation last year. Read More
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                                A McDonald’s sign at one of the company’s restaurants in Miami, as seen in June 2016. McDonald’s today said it has been notified by Twitter that its account was “compromised” after it appeared to send a message calling Donald Trump “a disgusting excuse of a President.”

McDonald’s says it’s investigating tweet at Trump

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                                A McDonald’s sign at one of the company’s restaurants in Miami, as seen in June 2016. McDonald’s today said it has been notified by Twitter that its account was “compromised” after it appeared to send a message calling Donald Trump “a disgusting excuse of a President.”
McDonald’s says it has been notified by Twitter that its account was “compromised” after it appeared to send a message calling Donald Trump “a disgusting excuse of a President.” Read More
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                                This October 2015 photo shows a Mobileye camera system that can be installed in your car to monitor speed limits and warn drivers of potential collisions, mounted behind the rearview mirror.

Making autonomous car play, Intel offers $15B for Mobileye

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                                This October 2015 photo shows a Mobileye camera system that can be installed in your car to monitor speed limits and warn drivers of potential collisions, mounted behind the rearview mirror.
Computer chip maker Intel paid handsomely for a piece of the next big thing today as it offered more than $15 billion for Mobileye, an Israeli company at the forefront of autonomous vehicle technology. Read More

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