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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

BUSINESS BRIEFS
Portland-Honolulu route announced

Advertiser Staff and News Services

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Alaska Airlines has said it will begin year-round, daily service between Portland, Ore., and Honolulu in September.

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Alaska Airlines said it will add a second nonstop flight between Portland and Hawai'i, with year-round, daily service to Honolulu beginning Sept. 20.

The airline already flies between Portland and Maui.

Alaska Airlines has bolstered its Hawai'i service over the past year with flights from other West Coast cities, including Sacramento, Oakland and San Jose, Calif., and Seattle.

GET EXTENSION FOR FILING TAXES AT IRS.GOV

With the federal income tax deadline looming, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding people who need extra time that they may request an extension by visiting IRS.gov.

The IRS allows people to file a Form 4868 requesting an additional six months to file, with the new deadline set at Oct. 15.

People who file an extension don't get more time to pay. They must estimate their tax liability and pay any balance due when they request an extension.

TETRIS ONLINE EXCEEDS 1 MILLION GAMERS

Honolulu-based Tetris Online Inc. said more than 1 million users have registered on its free Tetris Friends Online Games site.

The company said the milestone was reached as it launched a new community-based game, Tetris Arena, on the site. Tetris Friends Online Games allows people to play games featuring Tetris on a single-player or multiplayer basis.

Advertiser Staff