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Honolulu Economy

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Thursday, June 17

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Thursday, June 17

Across our screens today: Food prices may rise as much as 40 percent over the next decades. New jobless…

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 16

Top of mind: new homeless counts, Lingle leaves China for Japan, and the Legislature wants answers about contracts.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Monday, June 14

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Monday, June 14

Across our screens today: Near-zero fed funds rates might stick around until 2012, says a new paper from the…
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 9

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 9

Across our screens today: In 2009, the average worker in NYC’s securities industry made $311,279 – down about $85,000,…
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, June 8

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, June 8

Across our screens today: Rising salaries in China could increase prices worldwide. The floor (as in the floor you’re…

Malasadas Mean Business

Leonard’s Bakery 933 Kapahulu Ave. Leonard’s Bakery, a local icon for its malasadas, seemed the perfect place…

‘We’re Just Getting By’

Honolulu Lifestyles 909 Kapahulu Ave. Margo Powell and her 19-year-old daughter, Presley Pawn, knew they snagged a…

Discussion: Kapahulu Avenue Economy

One block on Kapahulu Avenue isn’t feeling the lift economists say is occurring. After reading the merchants’ stories, what do…

Hair Dryers Roaring

Hoonani Salon and Day Spa 909 Kapahulu Ave. Hoonani Salon and Day Spa’s appointment book is packed…

‘We Just Don’t Make Money’

On On Chinese Restaurant 909 Kapahulu Ave. Amid the upstart businesses, On On Chinese Restaurant has been…

‘Not Too Good, Not Too Bad’

#1 Cigarette Shop 938 Kapahulu Avenue Julie Park, 59, toys with the oversized cigarette lighters, multi-flavored Mentos,…

‘It’s Getting Better, Better, Better’

Fantastic Waxing 936 Kapahulu Ave. Fantastic Waxing is among the shops feeling the squeeze. The store…
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