Local economists and real estate brokers like to say Oahu's housing market cycle generally moves in the shape of a staircase: up, then across; up, then across. This year so far, a concensus appears to be building that the cycle is moving back toward, or into, the "up" phase. Story »
Hawaii's film and television industry appears to be healthy as production crews prepare — for the third summer in a row — to begin work on a pair of network TV shows that will pour millions of dollars into the state economy. Story »
With the number of visitors and subsequent spending surging to double-digit highs as reported by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority in June, discretionary income is being spread around Oahu's attractions, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Story »
From the day she took over as marketing and community relations supervisor for Whole Foods Market Kahala, Natalie Aczon has preached the power of social media as a way of meeting the demands of a new generation of tech-savvy, information-driven consumers. Story »
It's harder for banks to make money in a low-interest-rate environment, but executives at Hawaii's two largest financial institutions say an improving state economy and a pickup in construction should keep the momentum going. Story »
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Underground art went wildly public Feb. 8-15 on the streets of Kakaako, where more than 100 local and international street artists installed a colorful splash of murals across area buildings and walls, while also gathering throughout the week for art-focused lecture series, films and a block party – a movement known as Pow! Wow! Read More »