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State of Hawaii disciplines firms, individuals

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews10 hr. 18 min. ago

Inside Southwest Airlines" new snack service on Hawaii route

Southwest Airlines' first “luv plane” landed in Honolulu on Sunday, making history as the carrier's first commercial flight ever operated from the mainland to the lush tropical state. But in the wake of that historic flight, the verdict was i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 3 min. ago

Women Who Mean Business 2019: Joanne Lo Grimes

She has had successful careers in finance and law and leads one of Hawaii's oldest law firms.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

When opportunity knocks, answer: Wireless mega-merger good for NY

Over the last few years, officials across New York have taken a harder look at how best to promote investment, innovation and job creation by firms looking to do business in the state. The pending... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

What Sort Of "Democracy" Do We Have If Everyone"s Goal Is Maximizing Their Government Swag?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The "marketplace" of individuals and entities all seeking to maximize their share of the central-state swag doesn't make a democracy. A democratic republic is a government in which power flows fro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 14th, 2019

Viewpoint: State contracts should go to most qualified — not closest — firms

The fact that non-local agencies are even being considered for state work seems outright offensive to some in my industry. As the CEO of one of Maryland’s largest advertising agencies, I don’t share this concern......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival donates $384,750 to community organizations statewide

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival has donated $384,750 worth of proceeds from its eighth annual event to 21 culinary, agricultural, educational and community organizations throughout the state, bringing HFWF’s total community giving to nearly $2.5 mil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Spring Forward! When and Why We Observe Daylight Saving Time

While not every state observes Daylight Saving Time—Arizona and Hawaii take a pass—the rest of us will spring forward this weekend. It's that time of year again. Daylight Saving Ti.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 9th, 2019

Top Chinese diplomat says supports Huawei"s bid for legal redress

The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said on Friday that China supports Huawei Technologies' bid for legal redress in the United States, adding that Beijing would resolutely protect the rights of Chinese people and firms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 7th, 2019

Civil engineers group gives Hawaii a D+ grade for infrastructure

Most of Hawaii’s infrastructure systems, including those for roads, schools, drinking water and stormwater, are in such poor condition that the local chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has given the state an overall grade of “D-plus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2019

State announces plan for the $8M it received in Volkswagen settlement

The Hawaii State Energy Office on Friday released details of its plan for using the $8.125 million the state was allocated in the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Settlement. The settlement money is meant to help offset the environmental imp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Titans of Technology Leaders Winner: Dr. Patrick K. Sullivan

Dr. Patrick K. Sullivan Founder and CEO, Oceanit Oceanit.com Twitter: @Oceanit Since founding Oceanit in Honolulu in 1985, Dr. Patrick K. Sullivan has championed technology, research and development, and engineering across the state of Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Pompeo says world should have eyes wide open about Chinese tech risks

U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the world should be "eyes wide open" about the risks of using Chinese technology, and that there could be problems for American firms operating in certain places where Huawei equipment was deployed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 28th, 2019

Bill to raise Hawaii minimum wage to $15 by 2023 advances

The head of the local chapter of the small business lobbying organization NFIB said the state Legislature’s move to raise Hawaii's minimum wage to $15 by 2023 is coming at the wrong time. The Senate’s Ways and Means committee passed Senate Bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2019

Hawaii Senate moves closer to state retirement savings program

Senate Bill 1374 cleared the Ways and Means committee on Monday, but has not yet been scheduled for final passage in the chamber......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019

Study: Missouri ranks low in senior safety

Missouri is not the safest state for individuals in their golden years, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Hawaii wrestles with laws about sex work, recreational cannabis

Interesting back-and-forth covered by the Star-Advertiser on Wednesday over proposed anti-sex-trafficking bills, which were put forward by the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women under executive director Khara Jabola-Carolus. The bills are .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

As deadline looms, new tax laws are in play

As the April 15 filing deadline approaches, individuals and businesses are coming to grips with new state regulations in play, as well as those introduced under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The federal bill was passed in 2017 and this is the first filin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2019

The fastest-growing company in each state

America's most rapidly expanding firms......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 15th, 2019

State OKs funding for Michaels" senior affordable rentals in Chinatown

The Michaels Development Co. won approval Thursday from the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp. for funding a 156-unit senior affordable rental project on city-owned land in Honolulu’s Chinatown that has been on the boards for four years.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019