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BY SAM SLOM - Rail Facing Huge $ Overruns. Best non-news story of the week: HART (Honolulu Area Rapid Transit) is facing huge cost overruns in the bids for nine transit stations for Honolulu's bloated train to nowhere. This is no surprise and was predicted a year ago by Cliff Slater and the plaintiffs in […]

August 20th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Moscow International Circus Coming to Blaisdell Arena

Moscow International Circus

HONOLULU -- The Moscow International Circus is headed back to Hawaii for the first time in 10 years. Performances will be held at the Blaisdell Arena on October 3, 4 and 5, 2014. The Moscow International Circus is produced by longtime Circus Producer Cornell ”Tuffy” Nicholas and his company Showmakers, Inc.  Nicholas said, “We are […]

August 20th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

McDonalds® of Waipouli Celebrates Grand Opening

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McDonald’s of Waipouli located at 4-0771 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Hawaii, will celebrate its grand reopening following a complete renovation. Customers will enjoy the new, sleek and modern look of the restaurant, which is now completely ADA accessible. The celebration will kick off at 9 a.m. with a blessing by Kumu Sabra Kauka. A spectacular Chinese […]

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

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union resumes underwriting mortgages

Victor Brock, vice president of mortgage and consumer lending

HONOLULU — Hawaii State Federal Credit Union (HSFCU) is once again funding home loans after a three-year hiatus. It recommenced underwriting mortgages in January 2013 in order to provide better service to its members. “By resuming underwriting mortgages, we can provide better and faster service to our members,” said Victor Brock, vice president of mortgage […]

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

Carvill Sotheby’s adds Real Estate Professional to growing team

Vicki Yu

KAILUA, Hawaii —Carvill Sotheby’s International Realty announces that Vicki Yu, real estate professional, has joined its team. In addition to decades of experience in handling real estate transactions representing buyers, sellers and investors, she is a licensed attorney who speaks Mandarin Chinese. Yu previously practiced law for 14 years, most recently as Corporate Counsel for […]

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

Life of Maryknoll Sister Marie Patrice Kehoe to be celebrated Aug. 22

Sr. Marie Patrice Kehoe, MM

A memorial Mass will be celebrated for Maryknoll Sister Marie Patrice Kehoe at 5 p.m., Aug. 22, at Sacred Heart Church in Honolulu. Sister Marie Patrice Kehoe, MM, who served primarily as a teacher, then a nurse, in Hawaii for nearly 50 years, died August 9, 2014, at Maryknoll Sisters Home Care III, Maryknoll, NY. […]

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

Hawaii PBS Documentary 'Fishing Pono' to Air Thursday

Fishing Pono

A new documentary produced by Kauai attorney Teresa Tico, FISHING PONO: LIVING IN HARMONY WITH THE SEA, will have its television premiere next week Thursday, August 14, at 9 p.m. on PBS Hawaii. FISHING PONO tells the story of Native Hawaiians on the island of Molokai who are using traditional conservation methods to restore fisheries in […]

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Non-Statehood Day | Primary Election Shocker | Election Friday | Abercrombie to UH | SBH

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BY SAM SLOM - Whew! Two Hurricanes Blew By Us. Hawaii was REALLY lucky missing the brunt of two Hurricanes/Tropical Storms last weekend. We were prepared but it could have been deadly. EVERYTHING was closed Friday- even Ala Moana Center. Tremendous economic loss. Hawaii was all over the national news. We can thank Madam Pele […]

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hawaii Red Cross Distributing Supplies in Puna

Hawaii Red Cross distributes supplies to storm victims in Puna

HONOLULU, HI-  Hawaii Red volunteers will distribute supplies at the following locations and times on August 13: Pahoa Community Center parking lot - 15-2910 Puna Road, Pahoa (10am-6pm) Puna Covenant Church – 16-647 Old Volcano Road, Keaau (10am-1pm) The Hawaii Red Cross also has a shelter open at the Pahoa Community Center to support the […]

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Application window comes to a close for the Mahi‘ai Match-Up Agricultural Business Plan Contest

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HONOLULU – In three days, Kamehameha Schools and Ke Ali‘i Pauahi Foundation will close the application period for the 2015 Mahi‘ai Match-Up – an agricultural business plan contest dedicated to finding farmers to grow food for Hawai‘i’s market. Teams are asked to complete a short application by Friday, August 15, 2014. “With more than 80 […]

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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