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Yonamine named to Sumitomo board

Paul Yonamine, chairman and CEO of Central Pacific Financial Corp. and executive chairman of its subsidiary, Central Pacific Bank, has been appointed to the board of directors of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., effective June 27 and subject to regulatory approvals in Japan. Read More

Weak start for Hawaii hotels casts uncertainty for 2019

February wasn’t a month to love for Hawaii’s hotel industry, which experienced its worst monthly performance in about a decade. Read More
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Apple announces its long-awaited streaming TV service

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Apple announced a new streaming service, Apple TV Plus, which will house its original shows and movies and could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself. Read More

American Airlines extends 737 Max-related cancellations

American Airlines is extending cancellations of flights through April 24 due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as federal regulators continue to investigate two deadly crashes involving the plane model. Read More
 

On the Move: Unlu, Ben-Yossef, McMillan

Tracking recent promotions in Hawaii businesses. Read More

Why Netflix won’t be part of Apple TV

Apple and Netflix, for better and for worse, have changed how we spend our leisure hours. In the process, the two companies have upended old media habits and created new ones. Read More
 

Bill to boost excise tax for education dies

A proposal to increase the state excise tax to boost funding for Hawaii public schools and the University of Hawaii will not get a hearing in the state House and appears to be dead for this year. Read More

State jobless rate remains at 2.7%

Hawaii’s gradually rising unemployment rate paused in February amid a slowing growth trend that local economists have been forecasting for the state. Read More

UH hosting panel on cannabis for cancer

The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and University of Hawaii Cancer Center is hosting a panel on medical cannabis for cancer from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at 651 Ilalo St. Read More
 
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MillerCoors sues Anheuser-Busch over ‘misleading’ Super Bowl ads

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The ad showed a medieval caravan pushing a huge barrel of corn syrup to castles for MillerCoors to make Miller Lite and Coors Light. The commercial states that Bud Light isn’t brewed with corn syrup. Read More

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by employees

Facebook said there is no evidence its employees abused access to this data. But thousands of employees could have searched them. Read More

Pearl City Foodland’s relocation and expansion in fall will bring more food options

Foodland Super Market Ltd. is overhauling its business in Pearl City with plans to replace its 61-year-old grocery store with a new, larger outlet featuring more offerings later this year. Read More

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