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                                In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, North Koreans gather at the Mansu Hill where the statues of the late leaders Kim Il Sung, and Kim Jong Il tower over them, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

North Korea linked to $100 million cybertheft

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                                In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, North Koreans gather at the Mansu Hill where the statues of the late leaders Kim Il Sung, and Kim Jong Il tower over them, in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Cybersecurity researchers say North Korea might be connected to a recent attack that resulted in the theft of over $100 million from the Bangladeshi central bank and the attempted thefts of millions more from other Asian banks. Read More
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                                Travelers wait in security checkpoint lines at Honolulu International Airport today. Hawaiian Airlines says passengers should expect longer wait times than usual over the busy Memorial Day weekend because the Transportation Security Administration will have two less canine units than usual.

Hawaiian Airlines says longer security waits this weekend

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                                Travelers wait in security checkpoint lines at Honolulu International Airport today. Hawaiian Airlines says passengers should expect longer wait times than usual over the busy Memorial Day weekend because the Transportation Security Administration will have two less canine units than usual.

Updated on  May 26, 2016 at 6:12 pm
Hawaiian Airlines says travelers should expect even longer wait times than usual at Honolulu International Airport over the busy holiday weekend. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / DEC. 28, 2015
                                Beachgoers pepper the sand and ocean at Waikiki Beach.

April was record month for Hawaii visitor arrivals

JAMM AQUINO / DEC. 28, 2015
                                Beachgoers pepper the sand and ocean at Waikiki Beach.

Updated on  May 26, 2016 at 5:47 pm
Hawaii’s tourism industry continues to break records, as April drew more visitors than any previous April. Read More
COURTESY FOUR SEASONS RESORT HUALALAI
                                ‘Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

12 isle restaurants make top 100 list for al fresco dining

COURTESY FOUR SEASONS RESORT HUALALAI
                                ‘Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

Updated on  May 25, 2016 at 12:18 pm
Out of more than 20,000 restaurants in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 12 Hawaii restaurants scored well enough among five million OpenTable.com users to make it among the site’s 100 best restaurants for al fresco dining. Read More
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                                In this May 18, 2016, photo, Wynn and Encore hotel towers rise above the Wynn golf course in Las Vegas.

Casino owner wants to build a lake on the Las Vegas strip

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                                In this May 18, 2016, photo, Wynn and Encore hotel towers rise above the Wynn golf course in Las Vegas.
Imagine a white sand beach with a bar at the dock. Water skiers flash by a small island, where fireworks shoot from twin peaks. Now imagine this water paradise is in the desert of drought-stricken Nevada. Read More
The Solar Impulse 2 lands at Lehigh Valley International Airport, in Allentown, Pa., with Bertrand Piccard at the controls, on Wednesday, after taking off from Dayton International Airport, Ohio. (Christophe Chammartin/Solar Impulse via AP)

Solar-powered airplane lands in Pennsylvania

The Solar Impulse 2 lands at Lehigh Valley International Airport, in Allentown, Pa., with Bertrand Piccard at the controls, on Wednesday, after taking off from Dayton International Airport, Ohio. (Christophe Chammartin/Solar Impulse via AP)

Updated on  May 26, 2016 at 6:13 am
A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright. Read More
Mondelez International Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld, left, Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer and General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic. (Mondelez International/AP/General Dynamics)

Female CEOs see higher pay, but numbers still small

Mondelez International Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld, left, Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer and General Dynamics CEO Phebe N. Novakovic. (Mondelez International/AP/General Dynamics)

Updated on  May 25, 2016 at 2:45 pm
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / FEB. 2
                                Public Utilities Commission Commissioner Lorraine Akiba, left, and commission Chairman Randy Iwase listen as Eric Gleason, president and CEO of NextEra Energy Hawaii testifies at hearings at the Blaisdell Center on Feb. 2.

Analysts: NextEra purchase of HEI looking less likely

STAR-ADVERTISER / FEB. 2
                                Public Utilities Commission Commissioner Lorraine Akiba, left, and commission Chairman Randy Iwase listen as Eric Gleason, president and CEO of NextEra Energy Hawaii testifies at hearings at the Blaisdell Center on Feb. 2.

Updated on  May 24, 2016 at 1:16 pm
NextEra Energy Inc.’s proposed $4.3 billion takeover of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. is looking increasingly less likely as the company gets a new chance to buy the largest power distributor in Texas, analysts said. Read More
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                                The Bayer AG corporate logo on a building of the German drug and chemicals company in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Monsanto Co. rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Bayer AG as too low while saying it’s still open to further deal talks, putting pressure on the German company to raise a bid that has already sent its stock tumbling.

Monsanto rejects $62B Bayer bid, but still open to talks

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                                The Bayer AG corporate logo on a building of the German drug and chemicals company in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Monsanto Co. rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Bayer AG as too low while saying it’s still open to further deal talks, putting pressure on the German company to raise a bid that has already sent its stock tumbling.
Monsanto Co. rejected a $62 billion takeover offer from Bayer AG as too low while saying it’s still open to further deal talks, putting pressure on the German company to raise a bid that has already sent its stock tumbling. Read More
COURTESY LAS VEGAS CONVENTION AND VISITOR AUTHORITY
                                This 2006 photo shows the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

MGM, Wynn move forward with bids to leave NV Energy in fall

COURTESY LAS VEGAS CONVENTION AND VISITOR AUTHORITY
                                This 2006 photo shows the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Updated on  May 20, 2016 at 5:14 pm
MGM Resorts International said it plans to leave NV Energy in the fall and pay an $87 million exit fee to do so, while Wynn Resorts is planning a similar move. Read More
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                                This illustration shows what the Thirty Meter Telescope is expected to look like.

Pro-telescope Native Hawaiians seek hearing participation

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                                This illustration shows what the Thirty Meter Telescope is expected to look like.

Updated on  May 20, 2016 at 8:59 pm
A Native Hawaiian nonprofit educational corporation that’s supportive of building a giant telescope atop Mauna Kea is asking to participate in a hearing for the project’s construction permit. Read More
BLOOMBERG NEWS
                                Bags of Monsanto Co. Dekalb brand corn seed sit stacked at a Southern States agriculture co-operative in Shelbyville, Kentucky, U.S., on April 1.

German giant Bayer looking to buy U.S. seed company Monsanto

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                                Bags of Monsanto Co. Dekalb brand corn seed sit stacked at a Southern States agriculture co-operative in Shelbyville, Kentucky, U.S., on April 1.
Since it introduced seeds in 2002, Bayer AG has become the world’s third-biggest seller of crop products. But in the past year, the German chemical giant has seen that position threatened as a flurry of acquisitions sweeps the industry. Bayer’s solution? Buy its way into the No.1 spot. Read More

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