HONOLULU — Businesses in Hawaii are anticipating a possible tripling of unemployment taxes that could slow the recovery of the economy that has been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.
Hospitals face the new year with new requirements to post price information they have long sought to obscure: the actual prices negotiated with insurers and the discounts they offer their cash-paying customers.
Saturday’s special holiday gift fair benefiting Make A Wish Hawaii drew a crowd to Kona Commons in Kailua-Kona, just in time to pick up some locally crafted items for family and friends for Christmas Day.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided that employers can require workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and offered guidance on exceptions.
PORTLAND, Maine — Plans for a lawsuit against a Maine venue that hosted what became a “superspreader” wedding reception underscore the liability risks to small businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic and an uphill push by Republicans in Congress to give such outfits legal immunity.
WAILUKU — Some local shops and restaurants in a small town on Maui’s north shore say they have experienced a boost in tourism since the state launched a pre-travel coronavirus testing program in October.
HONOLULU — The partial reopening of Hawaii’s largest hotel property is expected give work back to 250 to 300 employees after it shut down in April because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK — A number of retailers, including J.C. Penney, Lowe’s and Kohl’s, are telling shoppers they need to place their online orders soon or else pay expedited shipping fees if they want to get their packages delivered in time for the holidays.
Most Americans now teleworking from home want to keep doing so, with more than half saying they would work remotely after the pandemic, a new Pew Research Center report finds.
Top national real estate economists at an online conference Wednesday predicted home prices would continue to rise in 2021.
COVID-19 has accelerated technology trends around things like e-commerce and remote work that likely will continue even after the pandemic subsides.
Pitching itself as a much-improved health and wellness company for pets and pet parents, San Diego-based Petco is ready to return to public ownership and is eyeing as much as $100 million in proceeds from the sale of shares.
Labor activists eager to capitalize on the pro-worker sentiment fueled by the pandemic will soon have a friend in the White House.