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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 »»

Names & Faces

March 18, 2014 Nadia S. more »»

Google adds a session to seminar on Wednesday

March 18, 2014 Due to stronger-than-expected demand, Google has added a second session to its free seminar Wednesday for Maui businesses looking to grow their online presence. more »»

Upcountry Veterinary Services in Makawao will close by March 31

March 15, 2014 Upcountry Veterinary Services in Makawao has stopped its practice and will close its office by the end of March, according to a news release. more »»

Honolulu considers limits on condo unit conversions

March 14, 2014 HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu City Council is considering limiting hoteliers from converting hotel rooms to condominium units. more »»



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