Hawaii has a long history of cultural blending and ethnic pride. That extends to the business world as well, with a vibrant community of ethnic chambers of commerce. From Pacific Business News, Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier has more.
It’s been another good year for the stock market. The S&P 500 is up 13% over the past 12 months. For local companies that are publicly held, it’s been a mixed story. HPR’s Bill Dorman has an update on how several local companies have done this year.
One Christmas present of sorts that came early for consumers in Hawaii and across the country: cheaper gas prices. That fall in fuel prices has also made a difference for a number of publicly-held companies based in Hawaii. HPR’s Bill Dorman takes a look at some of the more active local stocks of 2014.