Posted: Fri May 24 21:00:05 PDT 2013
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Real estate is once again hot in South Florida and our April 19 print edition listed Heavy Hitters in Commercial Real Estate. This search page lists the slideshows we did with Morning Edition and then eight categories with more detailed informati...
Posted: Fri May 24 21:00:00 PDT 2013
The Miami hospitality industry has long been a champion of hospitality and driver of employment, and we now have a prime opportunity to show a whole new kind of hospitality: by supporting our employees who aspire to become American citizens.
Several of our local hotels and the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association have joined The Bethlehem Project, a chance to be hospitality ambassador...
Posted: Fri May 24 21:00:00 PDT 2013
With the majority of communications taking place in cyberspace, one may wonder if there?s still a place for conferences and meetings with in-person, unscripted human interaction.
For entrepreneurs seeking to grow their companies, and investors and others looking to preview new opportunities and re-connect with partners and friends, nothing can replace the spontaneity that occurs when creative ...
Posted: Fri May 24 19:32:39 PDT 2013
Covered California, the new health benefit exchange that's been making news all week, sneaked more in at the last minute. It's paying giant PR firm Weber Shandwick $12 million over two years to market the exchange, which will offer insurance to uninsured Californians and small businesses.
The contract with Weber Shandwick goes through April 2015, officials said late Friday, just as the Memoria...
Posted: Fri May 24 18:04:38 PDT 2013
The planned $600 million-State Farm Insurance regional headquarters that Tempe city officials confirmed today may bring thousands of jobs and tax revenues to the state, but for Arizona State University students, it will also mean less parking.
The roughly 2,000 parking spots located on the north side of Rio Salado Parkway, just west of Rural Road ? commonly known as Lot 59 North ? will be elim...
Posted: Fri May 24 17:56:02 PDT 2013
One half of Hawaii?s controversial 400-megawatt ?Big Wind? project ? in which large wind farms on Lanai and Molokai would pump electricity to Honolulu via an undersea cable ? is still moving forward.
Castle & Cooke Inc., which kept the rights to build a wind farm capable of producing up to 200 megawatts of renewable energy when CEO David Murdock sold the majority of the Pineapple Island to Ora...
Posted: Fri May 24 17:53:03 PDT 2013
During the coming days and weeks, state officials and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate the exact sequence of events leading to the collapse of the I-5 bridge spanning the Skagit River.
The Washington State Patrol confirmed that a truck from Canada en route to Vancouver, Wash., struck the trusses that supported the bridge, causing the collapse.
But the 70,000-pl...
Posted: Fri May 24 17:47:51 PDT 2013
China Airlines will launch regular nonstop flights between Taiwan and Hawaii on June 2, the airline said Friday.
The airline will fly nonstop between Taipei and Honolulu International Airport using Airbus A330 aircraft twice a week, in addition to its seven weekly flights between Taipei and Honolulu that stop in Tokyo, according to Focus Taiwan News Channel.
The airline?s direct flights are i...
Posted: Fri May 24 17:44:44 PDT 2013
The United States Tennis Association Hawaii Pacific Section has announced the Royal Lahaina Challenger tournament will be held Jan. 19-26 next year at the Royal Lahaina Resort?s Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch.
The tournament, hosted by the Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch and Royal Lahaina Resort, is the only professional tennis event in Hawaii.
The tournament, sponsored by American Savings Bank, will ...
Posted: Fri May 24 17:03:10 PDT 2013
Hawaiian Telcom gained 2 percent Friday, but Hawaii stocks as a group followed the broader markets to finish mixed in an uninspiring day of trading before the holiday weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 8.60 points, or 0.06 percent, to close at 15,303.10, while the Nasdaq lost 0.27 points, or 0.01 percent, to finish at 3,459.14.
Bank of Hawaii Corp. (NYSE: BOH) closed at...