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Fidelity, Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Wells Fargo faced glitches

Customers of four top fund firms — Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab Corp., TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. — faced technical glitches today that prevented them from accessing some account information. Read More

Memorial lights spark controversy

Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Any trees in Oahu neighborhoods get decorated with lights for the holiday season, but one in a city park adorned by a resident in honor of his deceased son is creating community discord. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from the state Bureau of Conveyances tax data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More
Updated on  December 9, 2017 at 6:33 pm

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More
Updated on  December 2, 2017 at 7:18 pm

Economists raise Hawaii’s growth forecast

Updated on  December 2, 2017 at 12:16 pm
State economists have ratcheted up their expectations for Hawaii’s economy on the heels of a stronger-than-expected tourism market, increased air seats and a record-low unemployment rate. Read More

First Foundation to aid nonprofits

First Foundation Inc., which operates its lone Hawaii branch at Waterfront Plaza in Honolulu, is accepting applications for its “Supporting Our Communities” initiative. Read More
Updated on  December 1, 2017 at 9:42 pm

State bankruptcy filings hit 10-year low

A dip in Hawaii bankruptcy filings for November ended three consecutive monthly increases in what is historically one of the slowest periods of the year. Read More
Updated on  December 1, 2017 at 9:41 pm

Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher

Seeking to bolster the ailing U.S. Postal Service, federal regulators moved to allow bigger jumps to stamp prices beyond the rate of inflation, a move that could eventually add millions more dollars to companies’ shipping rates and consumer costs. Read More

Top Republican claims enough votes for Senate OK of tax bill

Senate Republicans steamed toward passage of a $1.4 trillion tax bill Friday, overcoming eleventh-hour hitches in their drive to deliver a major legislative accomplishment to President Donald Trump by Christmas. Read More

Energy efficiency program trims incentives but increases savings

A state program helping Hawaii consumers and businesses conserve electricity said it delivered record energy savings last fiscal year despite a 29 percent budget cut and fewer incentives. Read More
Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 10:49 pm

Hawaiian changing meals, uniforms

Hawaiian Airlines will unveil two changes today by launching a new meal program in the main cabin for its North American routes and debuting uniforms by Hilo-based designer Sig Zane across its network. Read More
Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 10:47 pm

Hawaii posts solid tourism gains in October

Updated on  December 1, 2017 at 12:18 am
Hawaii tourism continued its blistering pace in October, kicking off the fourth quarter ahead of forecasts with further gains expected. Read More

Las Vegas shooting leads to 4.2% drop in visitors

Trip cancellations and postponements in the wake of last month’s mass shooting prompted a 4.2 percent decline in visitors to Las Vegas for the month of October. Read More

GOP tax bill gains support; Senate leaders work on holdouts

Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 1:34 pm
Senate Republican leaders wrangled with the last few GOP holdouts today as they pushed toward passing the first major rewrite of the nation’s tax code in more than three decades. Read More

OPEC, allies extend production cut through 2018

The OPEC cartel and a group of allied oil-producing nations agreed to extend crude output cuts until the end of next year, continuing a policy that led to a significant rise in the price of oil over the past year. Read More

Thiel’s money can’t stop Gawker probe, judge rules

Technology investor Peter Thiel can’t avoid an investigation into whether he destroyed Gawker Media LLC by buying the company’s remaining assets — which include the right to pursue lawsuits against him — a judge ruled this week. Read More

Bank of Hawaii to open Manoa branch

Bank of Hawaii will hold an opening celebration for its new stand-alone Manoa branch on Saturday. Read More
Updated on  November 30, 2017 at 10:36 am

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