News releases from Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
Ala Wai and Ted Makalena Golf Courses are the final two of six city-managed courses to not allow same-day additions between tee times made in advance.
Hawaiian Airlines to resume service to Tahiti in August
June 18, 2021
The airline first launched Tahiti service in 1987, but the route has been suspended for more than a year amid Covid-19.
Yu previously spent 26 years at OTS as senior vice president and deputy general manager, the senior vice president of finance and administration, and chief internal auditor.
The Maui film commissioner credits much of the county's success with its strict Covid film safety protocols and the film office's ability to collaborate with other state agencies amid bizarre...
Bar Māze to open in Kakaako this summer
June 16, 2021
A new concept by the team behind Bar Leather Apron, Bar Māze will be located in Kakaako at The Collection.
Nalu Scientific receives $1.5M for microchip research
June 15, 2021
The ultra-fast chip makes possible capturing hundreds of channels of data at resolutions of a billionth of a second.
Sushi King to close on June 20
June 11, 2021
The restaurant said its last day in service will be Sunday, June 20, while noting that “this is not a goodbye forever.”
“We continue to make solid progress as a community in our fight against Covid," Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi said. "At this point vaccinations are key to easing restrictions, and hopefully ending the...
Hawaii Department of Health temporarily closes Manoa restaurant due to safety violations
June 10, 2021
Manoa Bar B Que Restaurant was issued the red placard on Wednesday, temporarily closing the restaurant and suspending its food permit.
The eBus Make-Ready Infrastructure Pilot Project will allocate funds to up to 20 charging ports at between five to 10 different sites over the next three years.
Hawaii Ocean Stewardship law establishes visitor fee
June 10, 2021
The law requires commercial ocean operators to collect a user fee of $1 per person beginning on Jan. 1, 2024.
The 50-megawatt power plant was tested to see if it could successfully power up a microgrid in an emergency for three Army installations on Oahu.
The new branch features a private conference room, night depository, safe deposit boxes and an ATM with 24/7 access.
The Kauai-based company's products will be offered at concession stands throughout the domed, 65,000-seat stadium in Paradise, Nevada.
Bank of Hawaii issues 'vishing' fraud warning
June 04, 2021
The "vishing," or voice phishing, scam has involved a caller with a spoofed Bank of Hawaii caller I.D. impersonating a BOH representative.
Aloha Confectionery to close Ala Moana Center store
June 03, 2021
Aloha Confectionery, located on the third level of the outdoor mall's Mauka Wing, launched in 2018, specializing in shortbread cookies, cupcakes, and other treats.
Maui County to end post-arrival Covid testing program
June 03, 2021
Manoa Falls trail to reopen after safety renovations
June 01, 2021
The natural attraction's reopening comes after DLNR closed the trail starting in July 2019 to install a rockfall hazard mitigation fence next to the falls
Debbie Snell was selected for the role in mid-May and begins in an official capacity at Hawaii's largest private university on July 1.
According to a second quarter report released Wednesday by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Hawaii’s economy is projected to grow by 3.5% this year.
Operated by Pacific Restaurant Management, LLC, the food service outlet received a red placard in light of the violations and will be unable to reopen until approved by the DOH in a follow-up...
Travel agency now offers Covid-19 testing in Waikiki
May 21, 2021
HIS Hawaii launched a Covid-19 testing center last month, with the goal of helping visitors adhere to travel requirements for returning home.
An electrified city fleet and an increased number of charging stations are among the goals of a climate plan being advanced by the Honolulu City Council.
Calls bearing the caller identification of the bank have included a recording requesting verification of credit card information.
University of Hawaii releases renderings of Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex football project
May 18, 2021
The renderings include new grandstand seating along the makai sideline and in the Diamond Head end zone.