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City considers outlawing gambling machines

April 15, 2014 HONOLULU — The Honolulu City Council is considering making it illegal to own a gambling machine, tightening rules that have led to arrests but no prosecutions. more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 Sleep Train to buy America’s Mattress Sleep Train has agreed to acquire America’s Mattress in Hawaii, which includes a store in Kahului. more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 12, 2014

April 12, 2014 Hawaii herb and vegetable farm settles labor charges HONOLULU — A Hawaii farm has agreed to settle a Department of Labor complaint that charged the farm underpaid its workers by hundreds of thousand... more »»

Membership on the rise for Maui Chamber of Commerce

April 12, 2014 The Maui Chamber of Commerce welcomes these new members into the chamber’s ohana: * Ceridian provided outsourced business services for nearly 80 years and today offers a wide range of human... more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 OluKai will outfit lifeguards with free footwear in Lahaina Maui lifeguards will be receiving free OluKai high-performance footwear at Island Sole on Front Street from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today. more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 Children’s oral health gets poor grade HONOLULU — Hawaii has more dentists per capita than any state except Massachusetts but children here have among the worst rates of tooth decay in the country. more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 5, 2014

April 5, 2014 Nominations sought for award Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Maui Matsuri Business Award. more »»

Lawmakers ignoring potential harm of minimum-wage hike

April 5, 2014 The state Legislature seems determined to hike the minimum wage to over $1. more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 4, 2014

April 4, 2014 Retailer for action sports to come to Queen Ka‘ahumanu Zumiez, a national retailer for action sports-related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, will be opening at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center... more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 Financial literacy fair on Oahu this week HONOLULU — Government agencies and nonprofit organizations will help people better understand how to manage their money at a financial literacy fair in... more »»

Hawaiian Telcom seeks lease for 25 years of solar

April 1, 2014 HILO (AP) — Hawaiian Telcom is seeking to lease rooftop solar panels to generate its own power at 78 buildings around the stat. more »»

Business/In Brief • Apr. 1, 2014

April 1, 2014 New resort seeks to fill 130 positions Montage Kapalua Bay is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday to fill 130 positions at its new resort. more »»

Beauty salons settle federal wage claims

March 29, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — A company that operates beauty salons in major Waikiki hotels has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a wage dispute. The U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday that From Y’Z Corp. more »»

Business / In Brief • Mar. 28, 2014

March 28, 2014 The Maui Chapter of the American Payroll Association is offering an April 11 seminar titled “Payroll Mistakes that Can Land You in HOT Water! How to Avoid Getting Burned By Costly Mistakes. more »»

Greg Peros named general manager of Maui Beach Hotel

March 27, 2014 Greg Peros was recently promoted to general manager for the 147-room Maui Beach Hotel in Kahului, according to an Aqua Hospitality announcement Monday. more »»

Business / In Brief • Mar. 25, 2014

March 25, 2014 A marketing and networking class for businesses is being held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the University of Hawaii Maui Colleg. more »»

Residents face flood insurance increases

March 25, 2014 HONOLULU — Nearly 14,000 federally subsidized flood insurance policies in Hawaii will start to see premium increases as Congress looks to get a federal program out of a $24 billion hole. more »»

Business / In Brief • Mar. 22, 2014

March 22, 2014 United mulls outsourcing some operations HONOLULU — United Airlines is considering outsourcing some Hawaii ground operations, potentially leading to the layoff of more than 220 employees in Lihue,... more »»

Business/In Brief • Mar. 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 State investigates illegal solar panels HONOLULU — The state is investigating solar panel systems that are being turned on without permission from Hawaiian Electric Co. more »»

Dairy and cheesery win approval on Big Island

March 19, 2014 HILO (AP) — Hawaii land officials have approved a nearly 1,400 acre dairy farm and cheesery on the Big Island. more »»



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