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The USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc., is looking at new markets to generate revenue to pay for improvements and maintenance for the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor, and has hired a sales manager within the past year to focus on the China and Japan visitor markets for one of Hawaii's most popular visitor attractions. Michael A. Carr, the nonprofit's president and CEO, also sees the Korean market as an opportunity. “I’m starting to see improvements in those numbers, but I’m…
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will give $300,000 to Hawaii State Center for Nursing to continue helping Hawaii nurses get their bachelor's degrees. The funding will help the organization focus on mentorship and leadership programs, and reach out to Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders who need financial help getting their baccalaureate degrees in nursing, the second phase of a two-part program. The first phase was to start programs that helped enroll nurses in baccalaureate programs in schools…
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Hawaii hotel rates rose 4.5 percent last week as the statewide occupancy rate increased, compared to the same week last year, according to the weekly report from Hospitality Advisors LLC and STR Inc. The statewide hotel occupancy rate for the week of Aug. 17-24 was 81.3 percent, which was 2 percentage points higher than the same week last year. The statewide average daily room rate rose to $247.78. Big Island hotels saw the greatest gains last week, with the average daily room rate jumping 16.7…
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Construction on a protected bike lane on King Street from Downtown Honolulu to the University of Hawaii will begin Sept. 8, the Honolulu's mayor's office said Thursday. The lane will run from Alapai Street to Isenberg Street, said Jesse Broder Van Dyke, a spokesman for Mayor Kirk Caldwell. It should be completed by the end of the year. Caldwell has been pushing for improvements for bicyclists in Honolulu, and the city plans to begin a bike sharing program next summer. Honolulu is currently looking…
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Hawaii is a one refinery state, and the two refineries on Oahu will try to wait for the other to go out of business, an internationally-known energy expert said this week. Fereidun Fesharaki, chairman of Honolulu-based Facts Global Energy, said that Hawaii, as a market to refine, is a terrible market. He noted that Chevron Hawaii and Hawaii Independent Energy, which is owned by Par Petroleum (Other OTC: PARR), and is the largest refiner in the state, both accept the notion that Hawaii is a one…
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Patricia Case, who left her eponymous luxury residential real estate firm last fall to join Elite Pacific Properties, has parted ways with the company and has resurrected her own office, Case Properties International, in Downtown Honolulu. “It’s a classic case of Classic Coke,” said Case, referring to the Coca Cola Co.’s 1985 decision to switch formulas for the soft drink before switching back to the original. “... I had a very successful company for over 22 years … It was a great company.…
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Hawaii’s first California Pizza Kitchen has completed its renovation and expansion at Kahala Mall in East Honolulu. The updated restaurant, which was first reported by PBN, added 850 square feet of space and underwent a complete redesign using reclaimed wood and warm colors, the California-style pizza chain said Thursday. The restaurant, which opened in 1987, can now seat 214 guests in a redesigned space that was developed with sustainability in mind. It also has two new 50-inch televisions,…
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Around 150 people got a look Wednesday evening at what the neighborhood around Ala Moana Center could look like years into the future, as Honolulu’s Department of Planning and Permitting showcased its rail-inspired transit oriented development plan for the neighborhood. Speaking to the crowd at Washington Middle School. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said that he likes to refer to the plans as “transit enhanced development,” and said that input on the plans from residents around the 21 stations…
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The only coal-fired power plant in Hawaii, which is the single largest generating plant on Oahu, is under financial stress because there is no financial reserve, according to the Hawaiian Electric Co.'s new energy plan released this week. Hawaiian Electric is also asking AES Hawaii to convert some of the energy being produced at the plant in Campbell Industrial Park to biomass from coal Given the potential financial impact of an interruption of service associated with a financial default of AES…
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Hotel Renew by Aston in Waikiki is offering a 20 percent discount to Hawaii residents and a free stay for their four-legged friends in October to benefit the Hawaiian Humane Society. The 72-room boutique hotel managed by Aston Hotels & Resorts started its pet friendly program in May, charging a $25 fee per night for guests who brought their dogs, but will waive the fee throughout October in support of the Humane Society’s PetWalk. Dogs staying at the hotel must weigh less than 20 pounds, and…


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