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Looming Recession Expected To Take A Bite Out Of State Revenues Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Looming Recession Expected To Take A Bite Out Of State Revenues

A slew of tax legislation passed by the Legislature in 2019 was offset by tax breaks and will make little difference.

Hawaiian Airlines Stock Slumping Amid Fears Of Competition Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Airlines Stock Slumping Amid Fears Of Competition

Southwest is bringing lower fares to Hawaii and new restrictions on Airbnbs are also creating uncertainty about future traffic.

Can This New Hawaii Venture Become The Stock Fund For Millennials? Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

Can This New Hawaii Venture Become The Stock Fund For Millennials?

A Colorado portfolio manager has big plans for a $44 million S&P 500 index fund that he has brought to Hawaii.

Tourists Scramble As Oahu Vacation Rentals Disappear Under New Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tourists Scramble As Oahu Vacation Rentals Disappear Under New Law

Amid mass Airbnb cancellations, one local bride said two of her bridesmaids can no longer attend her wedding.

HI-Priced Q&A: How This Family Of 4 Lives On A Firefighter Salary In Laie

HI-Priced Q&A: How This Family Of 4 Lives On A Firefighter Salary In Laie

“It’s like you’re in that middle zone where you’re making too much to receive help, but you’re not making enough to really prosper.”

Critics Fear Trump’s Plan To Redefine Poverty Could Mean Bad News For Hawaii Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Critics Fear Trump’s Plan To Redefine Poverty Could Mean Bad News For Hawaii

The federal poverty line already doesn’t take into account the state’s high cost of living.

Can These Unlikely Partners Help Diversify Hawaii’s Economy?

Can These Unlikely Partners Help Diversify Hawaii’s Economy?

The state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism believes a new building in Kakaako will be a hub for innovation.

Beyond Hotels And Beaches: Can Hawaii Really Diversify Its Economy?

Beyond Hotels And Beaches: Can Hawaii Really Diversify Its Economy?

Hawaii’s economy is thoroughly dominated by tourism. But alternative energy and research-and-development offers some of the best chances for creating new, higher paying jobs.

Why Has Wall Street Punished Hawaiian Airlines? Flickr: redlegsfan21

Why Has Wall Street Punished Hawaiian Airlines?

The high-flying growth of Hawaii’s largest private employer has slowed recently thanks to storms, volcanos, increased competition and lower fares.

 

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