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Tech View: Consider potable water when preparing for the next storm

As University of Hawaii civil engineering professor Amarajit Singh detailed in an Island Voices op-ed, after a major storm it’s inevitable that raw sewage, storm runoff and other contaminants will leach into our municipal water supplies. Read More

Subway dives into delivery service

Subway Restaurants is hoping convenience-obsessed Americans will eat more subs if they’re delivered. Read More

West Coast military installations eyed for U.S. fuel exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia in the name of national security and despite opposition from coastal states. Read More

Anthem to pay record $16M fine for insurance data breach

The nation’s second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said. Read More
 

Enjoy beer, coffee or chocolate? Expect to pay more, scientists say

“Beer prices would, on average, double,” even adjusting for inflation, said a study published in the journal Nature Plants. Read More
 
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Second tower adds 245 units to The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach

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The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach will open its Diamond Head tower, a project so successful that it could prompt further Hawaii expansion for the company. Read More

Holiday shoppers less likely to procrastinate

Fewer shoppers plan to procrastinate when it comes to holiday shopping this year, as the peak of the shopping season approaches next month. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More

Strike-related dampening of visitor numbers could cross into 2019

Some 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii spent a sixth day on strike Saturday, seeking higher wages and better benefits while exacerbating challenges to the state’s visitor industry, which already has had to deal with floods, a volcanic eruption and hurricanes. Read More

Nonprofit aids startups finding green solutions in energy, transportation

Start-up companies offering battery-operated airplanes, a video-based monitoring system to verify how fish are caught and new ways to install, track and store solar technology are among Elemental Excelerator’s newest cohort for 2019. Read More

On the Move: Howard Hughes Corp.

The Howard Hughes Corp. has announced the following new employees on their local leadership team at Ward Village. Read More
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Striking hotel workers take their message to Waikiki Beach

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Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii took their five-day-old strike for higher wages and better benefits to Waikiki Beach on Friday. Read More

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