Saturday, May 21, 2022
Aloha!! I had a great time with Kevin Sakamoto of Bank of Hawaii walking down memory lane. About 25 years ago, I worked for the Bank of Hawaii as the Manager of the International Operations, Finance and Administration. The Bank of Hawaii has changed quite a bit since then and...
HONOLULU - It was like a scene out of a suspense novel, only for well-known East Oahu realtor Judy Jakobovits, the situation quickly became real. She was the target of an August 2013 federal sting operation that took place at the popular Kahala Mall in which she took $210,000 from...
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...
REPORT FROM PEER.ORG - Washington, DC — An internal review has found that most of the free first-come, first served passes for the USS Arizona Memorial are snapped up by commercial tour operators before visitors can obtain them, according to documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility...
Regular readers of this column may remember that last year, just about this time, we reviewed a nifty little tablet called the Nexus 9, made specifically for Google by HTC, a Taiwanese manufacturer known primarily for its Android and Windows smartphones. The Nexus 9 has a lot of good things...
by Rob Kay It's been said that "everyone has a book in them." Thanks to the Internet and the commensurate growth of technologies that support self-publishing, a number of Hawaii writers have taken the leap. A case in point is local author Mike Schmicker, whose most recent book, "The Witch of...
BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - HONOLULU - Kevin Alan Loux, owner of the Loux Financial Group, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison and 5 years of supervised yesterday despite a tearful plea for mercy to U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway. The 63-year-old licensed independent life insurance and annuity...
Island Divers Hawaii decided to put a twist on the Relay for Life to make it fit what they and their diving community can relate to, Scuba Diving. From that Dive for Life was born.  Teams of divers hit the water at Sharks Cove to dive for 12 hours,...
Last weekend three local gymnasts competed at the USA Gymnastics National Team Selection Camp in Huntsville, Texas (the USA Gymnastics Olympic Training Center) and won international assignments. Nationally, the top four and invited others in each of the fol-lowing age groups for each competitive event trained together and competed for...