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American Samoa Retailer to Pay Nearly $120,000 in Back Wages

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American Samoa department store retailer Manua's Inc. has agreed to pay $119,850 in minimum wage and overtime back wages to 252 workers employed at stores in Tafuna, Pago Pago and Maleimi from Sept. 21, 2013, through Jan. 25, 2014. According to the Wage and Hour Division, new employees worked five, eight or more hours daily […]

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

At NY Auto Show Electric Cars Coming On Strong

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Bernard Shusman- NEW YORK — Plug in your car, then unplug, and drive away.  More and more consumers are doing just that. At the 2014 New York Auto Show many automakers unveiled electric or hybrid vehicle to address the growing global appetite for environment-friendly cars. While some technological challenges remain, the market is heating up. […]

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

Pacific Rim Trade Deal Proves Elusive

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WASHINGTON — With the U.S.-led war in Iraq ended and American military involvement in Afghanistan winding down, President Barack Obama has sought to pivot the country's foreign policy focus towards Asia. One aspect of that pivot is the negotiation of a free-trade agreement among 12 Pacific Rim nations. But as Obama leaves this week on […]

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

Becoming a Best-Selling Author FREE Workshop

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Becoming a Best-Selling Author FREE Workshop will be held May 13th 6-9PM at the Manoa Innovation Center, Training Room (2800 Woodlawn Drive) in Honolulu. International Best Selling Author Patrick Snow will be conducting a free seminar in person about Becoming A Best-Selling Author: Writing, Publishing, and Promoting Your Book to Better Market Your Business. Patrick […]

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Skyline Eco-Adventures Hosts Oldest-Ever Zipline Participant

Nels Gerhard Glesne, a 98-year-old Maui resident, completed all five lines of the course, which includes towering eucalyptus trees and a swinging bridge in beautiful upcountry Maui.

MAUI, HAWAII – Skyline Eco-Adventures, Hawaii’s award-winning zipline company and operator of the first zipline course in the United States, recently hosted its oldest-ever zipline participant at its Haleakala location. Nels Gerhard Glesne, a 98-year-old Maui resident, completed all five lines of the course, which includes towering eucalyptus trees and a swinging bridge in beautiful […]

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Puna Home Sales See Surge, While Hilo Falters

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By Hussey Appraisal Group Hawaii-  It’s been an uneven start to the new year for the East Hawai`i housing market. According to data from Hawai`i Information Systems, real estate sales surged in the Puna district during the first quarter of 2014, while the Hilo housing market showed signs of slowing down. The number of residential […]

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Abercrombie Puts Boot in Mouth | HAL Fined $500,000 | Don't Be a Habitual Dumper! | Aston Names Rafter President |

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BY SAM SLOM - Conference Committees Herald Legislature's Final Days. The Hawaii Legislature began meeting in Conference Committees yesterday to negotiate the final versions of bills with different House and Senate language. This signals the coming May 1 adjournment of the 27th Legislature. Many more bills were agreed to before Conference this year, and there […]

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hawaii man sentenced to prison over tax issues

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REPORT FROM THE US ATTORNEY GENERAL - WASHINGTON – Francis E. Chandler III was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway late yesterday to serve 37 months in prison and ordered to pay $3,066,629 in restitution for filing a false claim for tax refund and false retaliatory liens against four federal government officials, the […]

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

500+ Hawaii Residents Possible Victims of Alleged Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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HONOLULU —Hundreds of distressed homeowners facing foreclosure in Hawaii were likely misled by a loan modification program operated by the Homeowner Legal Assistance Association (HLAA), a Florida corporation, for approximately 17 months in 2009 and 2010, according to an investigation conducted by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' (DCCA) Office of Consumer Protection […]

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

Honolulu Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook - April 15, 2014

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HONOLULU- Average retail gasoline prices in Honolulu have risen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 214 gas outlets in Honolulu. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.59/g, according to gasoline price website […]

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

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