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BancWest profits jump 15.8 percent
BancWest Corp. yesterday said fourth-quarter profits surged 15.8 percent, helped by solid growth in its Mainland consumer banking business and an improving Hawai'i economy.
Minidisc prize winner The latest winner in our Click! techtoy giveaway is Larry Wolfe of Kaimuki. He receives a Sony minidisc recorder/player. This week, Click! is giving away a Palm M100 handheld computer. Enter here.
Pratt brought back to run Grove Farm
The new owners of Grove Farm Co. yesterday brought longtime president David W. Pratt out of retirement to run the company. Pratt, 65, will serve as president and chief executive.
Economic forum addresses a changing Asia
An aging Japan faces huge challenges in the next 50 years sustaining pension systems and running an economy with a shrinking workforce, an economist said yesterday.
Gentry Homes promotes two
Longtime Gentry Homes executive Norm Dyer has been promoted from president to chairman, and Robert W. Brant has been promoted to president, the company announced.