Stocked with Hawaii-made treats and treasures — plus fun and handy gifts geared for the traveler — Tasty Kona officially opened its doors June 6. Festivities included a ribbon cutting, coffee tasting, entertainment, giveaways and pet adoptions with Kohala Animal Relocation and Education Services (KARES). A percentage of sales also benefited KARES.
Staying at a Hilo hotel will help make the island a cleaner place thanks to a partnership with the Hawaii Wildlife Fund.
NEW YORK — Walmart says it will close its U.S. stores on Thanksgiving for the second consecutive year.
WAILUKU — A Maui resident has launched the only Hawaii-based, locally owned ride-share company in the state last month, officials said.
General Motors said Thursday it is now able to increase vehicle deliveries to its dealers and customers in the United States and Canada despite a massive shortage of semiconductor chips, and that means most of its U.S. assembly plants will not take traditional summer shutdown.
Luxury home sales in the U.S. are soaring faster than lower-cost segments as remote work, brimming stock portfolios and rising listings give wealthy buyers an edge.
INDIANAPOLIS — The inaugural harvest of genetically modified salmon began in late May after the pandemic delayed the sale of the first such altered animal to be cleared for human consumption in the United States, company officials said.
NEW YORK — Through the first year of the pandemic, the country’s independent booksellers have — so far — avoided disaster.
WAILUKU, Maui — Hawaiian Airlines is ending service between Honolulu and the rural islands of Molokai and Lanai in Maui County.
Hawaiian Kine Trading Co. is the winner of the 2021 Mahi‘ai Scale-up business plan competition, which helps established local farms and food system organizations grow their businesses.
HONOLULU — Retailers in Hawaii say the state’s mask mandate is creating confusion and conflict among customers, many of whom come from different states to vacation in the islands.
We all use stereotypes. They’re shortcuts that help us easily categorize people so we don’t have to think so hard, we don’t have to evaluate new interactions over and over again based on new information. If we stereotype, then the new, rushing at us fast and complicated, can just be likened to perceptions we formed back when we identified what we thought was a similar “type.” Avoids all that thinking. In a lot of ways, it’s a survival mechanism that our ancestors probably developed to survive. If it’s coming at you with teeth and they look like the same kind of teeth that endangered you last week, think about it the same way, and run. There’s nothing wrong, and a lot right, with that. The trouble is that we often face situations not requiring split section reactions that could benefit from a little analysis.
Used car and truck prices jumped 10% between March and April, the largest increase in nearly 70 years. Airfares and hotel rates rose about as much. And consumers paid significantly more for computers, shoes, furniture, sporting equipment and a host of other goods and services.