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Home sales up for 43rd month in a row
Buyers snapped up properties quickly last month, pushing sales of existing houses and condominiums on O'ahu to another monthly increase and marking the 43rd consecutive month of rising sales.
Fairmont buys stake in Kea Lani Hotel
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a Canadian owner and operator of luxury hotels, has acquired a majority interest in the partnership that owns the Kea Lani Hotel at the Wailea Resort on Maui.
Isle firms to increase recruiting of former residents
State government and high-technology business leaders will hold five job fairs on the Mainland in March, hoping to attract skilled former islanders back to their home state.
Maui Land & Pine income off sharply in 2000
Maui Land & Pine reported its annual net income and revenues sank as continued losses in the company's pineapple operations offset gains in its Maui resort operations. rethinks severance terms
Laid-off hourly workers at will now be able to receive extra severance benefits without signing an agreement prohibiting them from speaking ill of the company.
Record flight delays in 2000
More than a quarter of flights last year on major airlines arrived late — the worst record in five years, the Transportation Department said yesterday.
Hawai'i business briefs
Roberts Hawaii names president; Revenues down, Cyanotech says; Cheap Tickets names new CEO.
Gloomy factory report raises spectre of recession
There was more bleak news for the U.S. economy yesterday as a closely watched gauge of factory activity fell to its lowest level since the end of the 1990-91 recession.
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