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Developing condos tricky near last station site

Updated on  March 18, 2018 at 9:45 pm
The city’s mass-transit line is supposed to move people and spark development of affordable housing, but these two objectives are on paths that could clash at the end of the line. Read More

New secure Medicare cards designed to prevent fraud

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 9:09 pm
Starting in April, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare, to help protect you from identity fraud. Read More

Fifth medical pot dispensary gets green light

Hawaii’s fifth dispensary has received state approval to begin selling medical cannabis. Read More

American Savings gives $65,000 to scholarship fund

American Savings Bank has donated $65,000 to the American Savings Bank Endowed Scholarship Fund. Read More

Mortgage rates fall for first time this year

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the first time this year as the spring home-buying season begins. Read More
Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 10:32 pm

Hawaii No. 4 in nation in green car sales

Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 10:35 pm
Hawaii ranked fourth in the nation for green car sales in 2017. Read More

Closure of Oahu stores pending

Updated on  March 14, 2018 at 10:11 pm
There are three Toys R Us store locations on Oahu: a free-standing store at Pearlridge Center in Aiea, a Toys R Us Outlet Center at Windward Mall in Kaneohe and a Toys R Us Express on the third floor on the Ewa side of Ala Moana Center. There is also a Babies R Us outlet in Pearl City. Read More

Ulupono invests $3 million in energy efficiency firm

Ulupono Initiative, a local investment firm with a goal of social improvement, has put $3 million into a mainland company that works to cut energy consumption in commercial buildings and recently opened a Honolulu office. Read More
Updated on  March 14, 2018 at 10:01 pm

T.J. Maxx opening first store in Hilo

Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 12:55 am
Off-price retailer T.J. Maxx is opening its first store today in Hilo. Read More

Hawaiian Telcom lost $9M in fourth quarter

Hawaiian Telcom continued to generate solid TV subscriber growth but lost money for the sixth straight quarter as more consumers abandoned their landlines. Read More
Updated on  March 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hawaiian Airlines revises its financial outlook upward

Hawaiian Airlines has revised its first-quarter and full-year expectations and adjusted some 2016 and 2017 financial results due to its adoption of a new revenue accounting standard. Read More
Updated on  March 13, 2018 at 9:53 pm

Pearl City is ranked the nation’s fourth happiest

Updated on  March 12, 2018 at 10:40 pm
Pearl City is the fourth-happiest city in the U.S., according to a WalletHub study released Monday in honor of the upcoming International Day of Happiness on March 20. Read More

Airlines invest to prevent overbooked flights

Following the ugly case of David Dao, the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from an overbooked United Airlines flight, the U.S. airline industry vowed to fix the problem of oversold planes. Read More

T.J. Maxx opening store in Hilo

Updated on  March 15, 2018 at 12:52 am
Off-price retailer T.J.Maxx is opening its first store in Hilo on March 15. Read More

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More
Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 6:49 pm

Hawaii real estate sales

Derived from Hawaii Bureau of Conveyances Tax Data. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read More
Updated on  March 10, 2018 at 7:12 pm

State’s unemployment at record low

Updated on  March 9, 2018 at 9:55 pm
The number of people looking for jobs in Hawaii is the lowest since 1991. Read More

HECO lowers its rates following federal tax cut

Hawaiian Electric Co. is adjusting its base rate to reflect savings from the new federal tax bill, resulting in a lower monthly electrical bill for Oahu customers. Read More

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