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Graham Builders Promotes James Jonah to Project Manager

James Jonah, Graham Builders

HONOLULU – Graham Builders has promoted James Jonah to project manager from finish carpenter. He will be responsible for overseeing projects once they are in the construction phase, working and coordinating with sub-contractors, creating and managing schedules and material deliveries. Jonah has more than 30 years of experience in the carpentry industry. Prior to returning […]

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

Honolulu Gas Prices Average $4.31 Per Gallon

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HONOLULU - Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have not moved  in the past week, averaging $4.31/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.57/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including […]

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

CardHub.com Report: Major Changes for Prepaid Card Market in 2014

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CardHub.com today released its 2014 Prepaid Card Report, which evaluates the state of the alternative banking market and identifies the best and worst prepaid card offers. The popularity of prepaid cards has increased dramatically in recent years, as traditional banking costs and lingering distrust of large financial institutions have led folks to explore other options. […]

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

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BY SAM SLOM - Court Hands Obamacare Body Blow. Yesterday, the District of Columbia Federal Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 against a major portion of Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act. The court ruled the IRS is not legally able to change the original law by unilaterally extending federal subsidies to states that have chosen […]

July 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Diamond Bakery announces support of IHS

Diamond Head bakery

HONOLULU – Diamond Bakery, a locally-owned cracker and cookie company with a mission of Sharing Heartwarming Aloha, recently announced a company-wide project to help Hawaii’s less fortunate. “We are 100% committed in our support of IHS, The Institute for Human Services, and its dedication to provide respite for those who are unsheltered to help transform […]

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

Two Outrigger Properties Named to Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards in 2014

Outrigger's Embassy Suites

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Enterprises Group is pleased to announce that two of its properties have been named to the ‘Top Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii’ list as voted by Travel + Leisure readers in the publication’s 19th Annual World’s Best Awards. The iconic Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach came in at number 25 […]

July 17th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Na Wahine O Ke Kai Receives Ahuhui Grant from Office of Hawaiian Affairs


REPORT FROM OHA - HONOLULU -   The Na Wahine O Ke Kai Race Committee, producers of the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Na Wahine O Ke Kai Molokai to Oahu Canoe Race, announced today that it will receive $4,000 from  the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), Ahahui Community  grant. This race is considered the world championship of […]

July 17th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Local Companies Donate Over $300,000 to The Nature Conservancy

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HONOLULU —With contributions from 49 businesses, The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii’s Corporate Council for the Environment raised over $300,000 for local conservation in fiscal year 2014. Dustin Sellers of Koa Capital Partners chairs the Corporate Council, which emphasizes the link between Hawaii’s environment and its economy. Since its launch in 1987, this coalition of local […]

July 15th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Upcoming CLE: Hawaii's Shoreline and Coastal Law and Regulation

This is Waikiki beach after the replenishment, state officials said

BY ROBERT THOMAS - There's still time to register and attend the upcoming seminar,"Hawaii's Shoreline and Coastal Law and Regulation." It's scheduled for Friday, July 18, 2014, in downtown Honolulu at the YWCA. Here's the description: This program will cover recent Hawaii case law, including the recent Hawaii Supreme Court decision regarding identifying the certified […]

July 15th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hawaii Pops Orchestra Announces Second Season

Established in 2013 as an independent pops organization, Hawaii Pops is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring music and music education to residents and visitors of Hawaii.

HONOLULU – Following up on its successful first season, the Hawaii Pops, Hawaii’s first independent pops orchestra, today announced its second season schedule.  There will be six concerts, broken up into two distinct types of performances, each with a unique charm. The “Concert Series” will be held at the venerable Hawaii Theater, and promises a […]

July 11th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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