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                                President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence waved as they visited to Carrier factory, in Indianapolis, Ind. on Dec. 1. Trump slammed a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico.

Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier claim

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                                President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence waved as they visited to Carrier factory, in Indianapolis, Ind. on Dec. 1. Trump slammed a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico.
The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect today to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100 American jobs. Read More
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                                Tuna caught by foreign fishermen aboard American boats were lined up at the Honolulu Fish Auction at Pier 38 on March 23. Experts and advocates are urging Congress to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii’s commercial fleet, following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections.

Congress urged to help Hawaii fishermen confined to boats

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                                Tuna caught by foreign fishermen aboard American boats were lined up at the Honolulu Fish Auction at Pier 38 on March 23. Experts and advocates are urging Congress to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii’s commercial fleet, following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections.

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 5:04 pm
Experts and advocates are urging Congress to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii’s commercial fleet, following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections. Read More
COURTESY CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK
                                Denis Isono, right, is replacing the positions previously held by Lance Mizumoto, left, on an interim basis.

Central Pacific Bank executive Mizumoto resigns

COURTESY CENTRAL PACIFIC BANK
                                Denis Isono, right, is replacing the positions previously held by Lance Mizumoto, left, on an interim basis.

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 1:41 pm
Lance Mizumoto, who at one time was in the running to become CEO of Central Pacific Bank, has resigned his positions of vice chairman and chief operating officer. Read More
COURTESY GOUVEA’S AND PURITY FOODS, INC.
                                May’s Hawaii, a manufacturer of processed, flavored meats and poultry, has been sold by its parent company.

May’s Hawaii sold

COURTESY GOUVEA’S AND PURITY FOODS, INC.
                                May’s Hawaii, a manufacturer of processed, flavored meats and poultry, has been sold by its parent company.

Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 7:34 am
The parent company of May’s Hawaii, a manufacturer of processed, flavored meats and poultry, has been sold. Palama Holding Co. was purchased by Gouvea’s & Purity Foods Inc., a maker of independently branded Portuguese sausage and other meat products, for undisclosedterms. Read More
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                                A Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange, as seen in July 2013.

Dow hits another record as consumer and tech stocks rise

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                                A Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange, as seen in July 2013.
U.S. stocks are resuming their climb today, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to another record high. Banks put up some of the biggest gains, as did technology companies, which have been mostly left out of a post-election rally. Energy companies were higher as the price of oil reached its highest level since July 2015. Small-company stocks continued to outpace the rest of the market. Read More
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President-elect Donald Trump reacts after speaking at Carrier Corp today in Indianapolis.

Trump opens victory tour at Carrier plant where jobs were saved

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President-elect Donald Trump reacts after speaking at Carrier Corp today in Indianapolis.
Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself today at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant open instead of moving operations to Mexico was only the first of many business victories to come in the U.S. with him as president. Read More
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                                Shoppers are flocking online Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, as “Cyber Monday” sales hit their peak. Each year, during the busy holiday shopping weekend that kicks off on Thanksgiving and the Friday after, known as Black Friday, more and more shoppers decide to skip the mayhem in stores and shop online.

4 changes shoppers will see as they buy on their phones

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                                Shoppers are flocking online Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, as “Cyber Monday” sales hit their peak. Each year, during the busy holiday shopping weekend that kicks off on Thanksgiving and the Friday after, known as Black Friday, more and more shoppers decide to skip the mayhem in stores and shop online.
Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to the next site. Read More
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                                Hotel guests relax at Sheraton Waikiki in this Sept. 28 photo.

Visitor arrivals set record for October

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                                Hotel guests relax at Sheraton Waikiki in this Sept. 28 photo.
Visitor arrivals set a new monthly record in October and visitor spending increased for the fifth consecutive month, according to visitor statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Read More
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                                This July 19, 2007 photo shows the Caesars Palace hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

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                                This July 19, 2007 photo shows the Caesars Palace hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

Updated on  November 30, 2016 at 6:16 pm
Eight of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s nine Las Vegas hotel-casinos will start phasing out free parking starting next month. Read More
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                                Shoppers are flocking online Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, as “Cyber Monday” sales hit their peak. Each year, during the busy holiday shopping weekend that kicks off on Thanksgiving and the Friday after, known as Black Friday, more and more shoppers decide to skip the mayhem in stores and shop online.

Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected

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                                Shoppers are flocking online Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, as “Cyber Monday” sales hit their peak. Each year, during the busy holiday shopping weekend that kicks off on Thanksgiving and the Friday after, known as Black Friday, more and more shoppers decide to skip the mayhem in stores and shop online.
The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gift list — but a one-day Cyber Monday frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem. Read More
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This Oct. 30, 2014, file photo shows the Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

‘Trump Effect’ is already shaping events around the world

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This Oct. 30, 2014, file photo shows the Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.
Within days of Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, Jerusalem’s city planning chief declared an end to the era of holding up new housing for Jewish residents in contentious neighborhoods out of deference to American objections. Read More
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                                A Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta, on Oct. 13.

Delta bans rude pro-Trump passenger for life, gives refunds

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                                A Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta, on Oct. 13.
Delta Air Lines is banning for life a passenger who rudely professed his support for Republican President-elect Donald Trump and insulted those who didn’t on a flight to Pennsylvania. Read More
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                                Guests wait for updates of the power outage at the Paris hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Nov. 3.

Players not forgotten when casinos lose power

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                                Guests wait for updates of the power outage at the Paris hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Nov. 3.
Recent power outages at Las Vegas casinos left some wondering: What happens to the money in slot machines or in-progress table games when they are interrupted? Read More
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                                Shoppers carry their purchases as they walk though the steam coming from the underground along Fifth Avenue on Black Friday in New York, Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. Shoppers were on the hunt for deals and were at the stores for entertainment Friday as malls opened for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlier.

Dialing up deals: Black Friday online sales hit new high

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                                Shoppers carry their purchases as they walk though the steam coming from the underground along Fifth Avenue on Black Friday in New York, Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. Shoppers were on the hunt for deals and were at the stores for entertainment Friday as malls opened for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlier.
Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high. Consumers spent $3.34 billion shopping online on Friday, a 21.6 percent increase from the same day last year, according to Adobe, which tracks online retail transactions. Read More

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