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The statewide average hotel room rate in Hawaii increased 6.8 percent last week compared to a year ago to $225.37 as the average hotel occupancy rate reached 79.2 percent, a 3.7 percentage-point increase from last year, according to the Hawaii hotel industry snapshot by Hospitality Advisors LLC and STR Inc. Oahu led all islands for the week of Oct. 19-25 with an average occupancy rate of 84.8 percent, a 3.4 percentage-point increase from the same week last year; followed by Maui at 75.8 percent,…
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In order to serve Chinese customers, businesses must be aware of the nuances and customs of the Chinese culture, said Hawaii entrepreneur Eddie Flores, who spent his youth in Hong Kong before moving the United States to build a restaurant empire. Flores, who now has 200 L&L Hawaiian Barbeque franchises, made the comments and others about selling to the Chinese market during a presentation and a lunch Thursday sponsored by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii at the Empress Seafood Restaurant…
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The way to get lower rates in Hawaii is to start directly substituting solar energy for oil, especially with bigger solar projects that end up being cheaper than oil, the former chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission told PBN on Thursday. "You can't not afford to do solar in Hawaii," said Ron Binz, principal of Denver-based Public Policy Consulting, who spent three years as the top commissioner at the Colorado PUC, as well as President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy…
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With an annual percentage yield of 1.76 percent, Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union had the highest rate for its two-year certificate of deposits among all U.S. states, according to a report from GoBankingRates.com. GoBankingRates found the highest rates in each state for CDs with six-month, one-year, two-year and five-year terms. It compiled information from its database and Informa Research Services for the study, and all rates are accurate as of Oct. 10, it said. Kauai Government…
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Hawaiian Airlines will give a special presentation of its past and current flight attendants' uniforms at the MAMo Wearable Arts show next weekend at the Hawaii Convention Center. Hawaiian Airlines is the presenting sponsor for Hawaii Fashion Month, and is collaborating with MAMo, or Maoli Arts Month, and PAI Foundation on the Nov. 8 fashion show, which starts at 7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. It is the first time Hawaiian Airlines has sponsored a fashion show of this kind. "Hawaiian…
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Owner Gina Son is closing Art Cafe Nostalgia in the Pacific Guardian Center in Downtown Honolulu within the next two weeks. She told PBN that at 600 square feet, the space for the cafe and art gallery is too small to keep up with demand. "We had a lot of traction, but profitability is something else," she said. Son opened the cafe, which serves coffee, pastries and entrees, in September 2013 after a career in finance with the Bank of Hawaii and Morgan Stanley. She said she plans to "regroup"…
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Longs Drugs' first retail store in Waikiki is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015 and will employ about 75 people, a company spokesman told PBN on Thursday. This week, PBN reported that the Rhode Island-based CVS Health-owned chain officially signed a long-term lease for the two-story, 20,438-square-foot former Teddy Bear World and Planet Hollywood restaurant space at the Bank of Hawaii Waikiki Center. Jim Cochran, a real estate advisor for Honolulu-based NAI ChaneyBrooks, which does the leasing…
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Hawaii-based American Savings Bank reported a $13.3 million profit in the third quarter, down from the $15.3 million profit it reported in the same quarter of 2013. American Savings Bank, a wholly owned subsidary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE), reported its third quarter earnings on Thursday. The decrease was primarily driven by a $1 million higher provision for loan losses, $1 million lower fee income on other financial products and mortgage banking income, and a $1 million net…
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Hawaii-based Territorial Bancorp Inc. reported a profit of $3.5 million, or 38 cents per diluted share, for the quarter that ended Sept. 30, compared to a profit of $3.8 million, or 39 cents per diluted share for the same quarter last year. Territorial Bancorp (Nasdaq: TBNK), the Honolulu-based parent of Territorial Savings Bank, attributed the lower earnings to decreases in the gains on sales of investment securities and gains on sale of loans as well as an increase in noninterest expense, which…
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The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce on the Big Island has launched a search for a new president and CEO to replace Vivian Landrum, who is resigning later this year after nine years with the West Hawaii chamber. The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce is based in Kailua-Kona and is the fourth-largest chamber in Hawaii, representing more than 500 businesses on the Kona and Kohala coasts. The current chair of the organization is West Hawaii Today Publisher Tracey Fosso, who will be followed by Dale Suezaki…



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