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Let's discuss this new Walmart "roadmap" for American manufacturing. Will we be saved by the guys who tied us to the railroad tracks in the first place? Walmart is so big that it can tell suppliers "This is what we'll pay." To meet the price, many...
The president has suggested that 1.5 million illegall votes were cast or else he would have won the popular vote. Elections directors blue and red have said there were hardly any illegal votes, but no one bothered to double check the math - until...
4 months 19 hours ago | Hawaii News Now - Howard's Business
"We do not wish to be alarmist," write the researchers behind an alarming new report from Ball State University. This chart shows the risk of jobs moving offshore, the darker the shade, the greater the risk. The researchers didn't do any research –...
4 months 1 day ago | Hawaii News Now - SmartMoney
Summertime is travel-time. And, wherever you go, you're going to want to have access to your bank account in case you need to transfer funds or monitor your credit card statements. Just because you're traveling and having the time of your life,  ...
UH President David Lassner tells the Star Advertiser's Nanea Kalani he wants to work for more enrollment at UH Manoa.  But the fact is, both here and on the mainland, college enrollment rises when unemployment dos, and falls when it falls. In a...
Most people don't use the Darknet; we know about it from TV shows. It's a corner of the Internet where people evade public notice, often so they can break the law. The Justice Department this week announced the shutdown of AlphaBay, the largest...
The most efficient way to raise taxes is not to raise tax rates. It's to let the economy grow, and reap more tax revenue at current rates. Democrats like to say Bill Clinton balanced the budget, and technically that's true, he did what Reagan and...
The Crew of Hokulea will be guests of honor at the Tourism Legacy Awards Luncheon, the highlight of the three-day Global Tourism Summit starting September 19 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Hawaii Forest Institute wins grants from the Atherton...
In Tuesday's Business Report, Howard takes a look at GDP globally over time. You don't need a background in economics to know that this is vital to the world's economy. Watch the report to get the latest. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights...
Visitor numbers by air are up as fares to Honolulu are down. Air arrivals rose 3.6 percent while visitors from Japan also increased. In a new report out, Hawaiian airlines was 90 percent on time, topping the list of on-time arrivals. Plus, neighbor...
4 months 1 week ago | Hawaii News Now - SmartMoney
Summer usually brings vacation and traveling to many families. Those who want to splurge may end up breaking the bank on a "luxury" trip. Adam Morris of the Bank of Hawaii provides tips on how to pamper yourself on a budget when it comes to...
This morning, reading the real estate of retail. The new Colliers report on retail rents is way more interesting when broken down. 
CNBC ranks the top states for business. CNBC gave heavy weight to work force, and points off for unions. 
In Illustrated Economics, Howard drew a map of Maui to show the different median home prices across the island.
4 months 2 weeks ago | Hawaii News Now - SmartMoney
Summer is here which means many across the nation will take their long-awaited vacation. 
News reports call it deep cuts.  Republicans say they’re not cutting at all, merely reducing the rise. So which is it? A little of both. The AARP says they are real cuts if you dial out inflation, and real people will get less. They have released a ...
There is a Bloomberg News chart on how fat we're getting. One in five Japanese are overweight or obese, and Japan is a skinny country compared to others. Two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese in Belgium, Germany, Britain, Australia, the U.S....
There have been discussions that we are overdue for a recession. That phrase, overdue for a recession, is based on the usual time between recessions. But it doesn't take into consideration the fact that every economic cycle is different. And a lot...
The grand total is more than 1.1 million seats, up abut 3% from last year. Here’s a breakdown showing the airports feeding us the most capacity. LAX remains the mother lode, way more than any other airport even with a small decline. The San...

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