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Business is good in isles, latest bank report shows

  • Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com

    Supermarkets were the top sector for credit and debit card transactions in Hawaii in 2015, with a 22.5 percent increase from a year earlier. Cashier Pi‘ilani Lui-Yuen works the register at Marukai Wholesale Mart in Kalihi.

  • Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com

    Makoto Hanawa, product strategy manager for Marukai Corp. in Hawaii, said Marukai Hawaii’s selection of Japanese products attracted more customers to its stores. Hanawa fills the shelves in the snack aisle at Marukai Wholesale Mart in Kalihi.

More people are working in Hawaii than ever before, and the additional income being generated is keeping card machines whirling. Read more

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