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Hawaii island, Kauai housing markets mixed

Median prices of homes sold on Hawaii island and Kauai bumped around inconsistently in January, according to data released Monday. Read More

Begin the new year by being secured from PC glitches

As if the recent false missile attack wasn’t enough, there is nothing like beginning the new year with yet another IT security issue. Read More
Updated on  February 5, 2018 at 10:13 pm

FilCom Center files for bankruptcy in clash with caterer

Updated on  February 5, 2018 at 10:37 pm
The biggest Filipino community center outside the Philippines — a stately facility in Waipahu — is in financial straits after clashing with a local catering and events management company that was supposed to benefit the center. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More
Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm

Bankruptcies in isles jump 8.3 percent

Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 9:23 pm
Hawaii bankruptcies jumped 8.3 percent in January after finishing 2017 down for the seventh year in a row. Read More

U.S. employers add 200,000 jobs

Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 9:17 pm
Pay raises, the U.S. economy’s Achilles’ heel in its long recovery from the Great Recession, finally showed signs of accelerating last month — a trend that fanned inflation fears and sent bond yields rising and stocks sinking. Read More

Create a healthy society through pono education

Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 9:14 pm
The upcoming Hawaii International Health and Education Kolisko Conference aims to inspire the future of education and health care. Read More

A return trip to Hawaii rekindles memories of 1962

Updated on  February 1, 2018 at 8:55 pm
I received a letter from Eileen Sherrill, who is now living in Prescott, Ariz. She’s returning to Hawaii after a six-year absence. Read More

Hawaiian Airlines declares another dividend

Hawaiian Holdings Inc., parent of Hawaiian Airlines, declared Thursday its second-ever dividend but maintained it at the same level as the first one. Read More
Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 2:17 pm

State orders Spectrum to delay all-digital transition

State regulators Thursday ordered Spectrum Cable to delay rolling out its all-­digital cable system on Oahu because of inaccurate information on its notice to subscribers. Read More
Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 12:16 am

Ige balks at Kakaako affordable-housing rule amendment

Updated on  February 2, 2018 at 12:10 am
Gov. David Ige is not approving new affordable-housing rules for Kakaako over one element in the comprehensive overhaul proposed in September. Read More

Lowe’s to hand out bonuses, sweeten benefits amid tax cuts

Updated on  February 1, 2018 at 11:02 am
Home improvement chain Lowe’s says it’s handing out bonuses of up to $1,000 for its more than 260,000 hourly employees, as it becomes the latest major employer to invest in its workers after Congress approved a tax cut that will help businesses. Read More

Amazon patents wristband that tracks worker hand movements

What if your supervisor could identify every time you paused to scratch or fidget, and for how long you took a bathroom break? That could become a reality for Amazon warehouse workers around the world after the company won two patents for such a wristband, though it was unclear if Amazon planned to actually manufacture the tracking device. Read More

Ohana Pacific Bank’s loans up, profit down

Ohana Pacific Bank increased its loans by double digits in the fourth quarter, but net income fell 38 percent after taking a one-time charge of $130,000 due to the revaluation of tax-related assets. Read More
Updated on  February 1, 2018 at 12:14 am

Spectrum customers to go to all-digital

Spectrum TV customers will transition to an all-digital network beginning Tuesday, requiring a digital cable box for each television. Read More
Updated on  February 1, 2018 at 3:47 pm

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