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Fighting For Their Homes

Fighting For Their Homes

Hawaii Legislature considers foreclosure moratorium and mandatory mediation.
Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

American Community Survey indicates North Shore community has one of Hawaii's most dramatically improved local economies.
Hawaii Outpaced U.S. In Income Growth, Poverty Decline Since 2000

Hawaii Outpaced U.S. In Income Growth, Poverty Decline Since 2000

American Community Survey shows the islands escaped the worst damage from the economic recession.

Hawaii Council on Revenues Versus the Fed

Isn't Hawaii part of the U.S.? Two economic reports came out this week, a rosy forecast from Hawaii's Council on Revenues and a bleak one from the Federal Reserve.
The Waipahu Food Assistance Office Is Empty — and It’s Not for Lack of Need, Nor Is It A Bad Thing

The Waipahu Food Assistance Office Is Empty — and It’s Not for Lack of Need, Nor Is It A Bad Thing

A trip to a Human Services office reveals the staff is working to speed up its services and put in place new policies — after the Legislature fought off efforts by Gov. Lingle to consolidate and shrink the operation.

Abercrombie: Hannemann Left Honolulu in ‘Worst Financial Position of Any City I Can Imagine’

Former Congressman Neil Abercrombie says his Democratic rival Mufi Hannemann left Honolulu in dire financial shape. But is Honolulu really worse off than cities like Detroit?

Discussion: Hawaii Job Market

Even as the state’s unemployment rate improves, many in Hawaii, including new college graduates, find the job market bleak. While…
Hannemann: Let’s Bring The Superferry Back

Hannemann: Let’s Bring The Superferry Back

Gov. candidate Mufi Hannemann says he is in "preliminary discussions" to resurrect the controversial interisland boat service as part of a larger economic plan for Hawaii.
The Ticker: Money Stories for Friday, July 23

The Ticker: Money Stories for Friday, July 23

Gambling addictions, tax calculators and stamp economics: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
The Ticker: Money Stories for Thursday, July 22

The Ticker: Money Stories for Thursday, July 22

Facebook beats the IRS: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
The Ticker: Money Stories for Wednesday, July 21

The Ticker: Money Stories for Wednesday, July 21

The food truck economy and Greece's rail system debt: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
Honolulu Economy