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COMPAC had good reason to release endorsements early

August 30, 2014 Last week the Chamber of Maui Political Action Committee (COMPAC) released its endorsements for county and state races, leaving some to question why the rush since the process was still underway and... more »»

 
 
 
Business/In Brief • Aug. 28, 2014

August 28, 2014 HONOLULU — A pilot accused of flying aerial banners over Oahu will face a jury trial. Matthew Radeck works for Aerial Banners Inc., which is based in Florida. more »»

Business/In Brief • Aug. 26, 2014

August 26, 2014 Summer doldrums? Not on Wall Street. more »»

Despite differing opinions, the aloha spirit should prevail

August 23, 2014 A negative and pervasive wave is sweeping our community over differing opinions, and the way people are being treated is just wrong. more »»

Business/In Brief • Aug. 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 Honolulu inflation below national rate HONOLULU — Honolulu’s consumer price index lags the national rate for the first time in 11 years, thanks to a decrease in apparel prices. Inflation rose 1. more »»

Insurer pulls plans from Hawaii Health Connector

August 16, 2014 HONOLULU — Hawaii’s largest health insurer is pulling out of the small-business side of the state’s troubled health exchange, leaving the Hawaii Health Connector with only one insurance company for... more »»

Rail station bids exceed projected budget

August 16, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — Bids that came in for construction of the first nine stations of a Honolulu rail transit system indicate the project’s cost may far exceed estimates. more »»

Business/In Brief • Aug. 13, 2014

August 13, 2014 Plans outlined to demolish Big Island hotel KAILUA-KONA — A major Hawaii landowner has proposed demolishing a shuttered Big Island hotel to create an educational center for cultural resources. more »»

Make business-friendly candidates your choice when voting at the polls

August 9, 2014 The primary election is today, and it is important that all eligible voters get out and vote. more »»

Aerial advertising case continues in August

August 7, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A pilot arrested for flying an advertising banner over Oahu has been scheduled for a court hearing near the end of August. more »»

Business/In Brief – Aug. 6, 2014

August 6, 2014 HONOLULU — Taxpayers who paid double their balances because of a mistaken notice will automatically receive refunds in the next two to three weeks, Hawaii tax officials said. more »»

Proposed polystyrene ban needs more study

August 2, 2014 A bill to ban polystyrene (Styrofoam) in Maui County was first introduced back in 2009 by County Council Member Mike Victorino. more »»

Event showcases manufacturing in Hawaii and locally made products

July 26, 2014 The Maui Chamber of Commerce was in our nation’s capital for the first-ever “Hawaii On The Hill” to showcase manufacturing in Hawaii and feature locally made products. It came about when U.S. Sen. more »»

Business/In Brief • July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 Matson finalizes surcharge settlement HONOLULU — Matson Inc. more »»

Business/In Brief • July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 75K in Hawaii have no health care HONOLULU — State officials say the rate of people without health insurance in Hawaii has dropped below 6 percent since the implementation of President Barack Obama’... more »»

Makawao man finds sticky solution to a unslightly problem

July 18, 2014 Makawao resident Steven Tanouye has developed a sticker to hide the imprint of the old, previously used vehicle safety sticker. more »»

Business / In Brief • July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014 HONOLULU -- A tentative agreement would give Honolulu paramedics raises and less overtime. more »»

Kauai resort owner sues to block nearby dairy farm

July 16, 2014 LIHUE (AP) — The owner of a Kauai resort has filed a lawsuit to stop the development of a proposed dairy farm on a nearby property. more »»

Names & Faces

July 15, 2014 * Kokua Realty congratulates Mariah Brown, co-founder of the Da Kitchen restaurants and sales agent with Kokua Realty, for winning the Pacific Business News’ Businesswoman of the Year in the... more »»

Hula Grill celebrates 20 years

July 11, 2014 Hula Grill Kaanapali recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. On June 6, it held a party for its longtime fans, employees and community members. more »»

 
 

South Maui Volunteers: Hoaloha ‘Aina September 1, 2014

dune restoration and trail maintenance; weeding and working with native dune plants; 7:30-9:30 a.m. Call 249-8811 ext. 1. more »

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Restating the Obvious

Who dunnit? Officer Friendly . . .

August 31, 2014 . . . in the laundry, with a clothes dryer. I started to type what a weird story this is, but when it comes to frearms, it isn't weird at all. A little imaginative, though. more »

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