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Benefits of a Hawaii Stock Exchange Unclear

Benefits of a Hawaii Stock Exchange Unclear

Investment community supports idea, but state's working group not so sure.
Carlisle Wants $1B Rainy Day Fund as Legacy

Carlisle Wants $1B Rainy Day Fund as Legacy

One year in, Honolulu mayor talks about financial future.
Hawaii Problems Won’t be Fixed by Patent Reform

Hawaii Problems Won’t be Fixed by Patent Reform

Experts say change in law won't cause state inventors to step up number of filings for patents.

The Seriousness of Hawaii’s Financial Situation

Excerpts from Richard Lim's speech to the Hawaii Economic Association.
Honolulu to State: There’s No Rail Money for You Flickr.com

Honolulu to State: There’s No Rail Money for You

Transit chief tells City Council that there's no cash "sitting around."

Globalization and The Great Recession

Nothing has been done to alter the structural conditions in the global economy that caused economic catastrophe, UH professor says.
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.
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