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FBI: Be aware of cyber criminals this holiday season

Photo: Emily Metcalf

REPORT FROM THE FBI - The FBI reminds shoppers in advance of the holiday shopping season to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to defraud consumers by offering too good to be true deals via phishing e-mails advertising brand name merchandise, […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook - Nov. 24, 2014

gas pump

HONOLULU- Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have not moved  in the past week, averaging $3.82/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.82/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Report: Hawaii consumers 'frugal'

Following the money government spends isn't easy in Hawaii, according to a new report - Photo: Emily Metcalf

With the biggest shopping event of the year just a few days away, America’s addiction to debt and spending continues to be a problem. However, a new report, the 2014’s States with the Biggest Spenders by WalletHub, reveals Hawaii's consumers are considerably more frugal than the nation's average. The report, which ranked Hawaii consumers as the 8th most […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Disney conservation grant continues support for coral reef research

Annick Cros, a doctoral candidate in zoology attached to Steve Karl’s lab at HIMB at work.

HONOLULU – The UH Mānoa Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has been awarded a $24,650 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) to support the Connecting Coral Reefs Worldwide project. This new award will build on the positive outcomes of their 2013 award. […]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Sarah Park, state ppidemiologist, briefs the media on the state’s Ebola response plan. Beside her are Dr. Linda Rosen, director of the Hawaii Department of Health; Rebecca Sciulli, BT microbiologist and coordinator for the State Laboratory, and Toby Clairmont, director of emergency services for the Healthcare Association of Hawaii.

  HONOLULU  ̶ Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Rosen, M.D., M.P.H. as Chief Executive Officer. She will start her new position with HHSC on December 16, 2014, succeeding Interim CEO Alice Hall, who stepped up to fill the position August 31, 2013.Governor Abercrombie appointed Dr. Rosen Director […]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

New Ownership for Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning

Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning

HONOLULU – Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning (HSWAC) announced today that Hawaii-based investment firm Ulupono Initiative and deep-water cooling company Capital Cooling are assuming ownership of the company to bring the renewable energy district cooling system to construction. “It’s very exciting for us to have this strong vote of support from both Ulupono Initiative and Capital Cooling,” […]

November 21st, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Oahu man charged with operating gambling business

US District Court - Hawaii

REPORT FROM THE US ATTORNEY - HONOLULU – Three Oahu residents made their initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Richard L. Puglisi Nov. 10 after being charged in a criminal complaint with conducting an illegal gambling business from approximately January to the present. Delvin Phuong Pham, age 48, Ken Truong, age 33, and Cam Lam, age 38, […]

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

36 Artists on O’ahu Open Their Studios and Exhibition Spaces to the Public in December

artist exhibition

The Annual O’ahu Open Studios Event is the second of its kind in the state of Hawaii. It’s predecessor, the Annual Maui Open Studios Event has been held on Maui for the past 4 years and has enjoyed a great amount of attention and accolades, generating over 7,000 individual studio and exhibition visits and over […]

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Fundraiser will help child get medical treatment she needs

Skylar Soares

HONOLULU – Skylar Soares has faced tremendous adversity within her short thirteen years of life, diagnosed with three life-threatening diseases before reaching adolescence: Job Syndrome, Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and Lupus. (See her remarkable story told on video here: https://vimeo.com/105181707 )   After battling her sicknesses for many years, Skylar now requires intensive medical treatment that can only be delivered […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Business,Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Fishing vessel master is sentenced for sleeping while vessel is underway

US District Court - Hawaii

HONOLULU – Kevin Lam, age 43, a resident of Oahu, pled guilty to eight charges of operating a commercial fishing vessel in a grossly negligent manner on Friday, October 24, and received a sentence of one-year probation and 60 hours of community service from Magistrate Judge Barry M. Kurren. The offenses occurred from September 7 […]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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