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Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Drones may be buzzing Hawaiian skies soon
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:48 PM :: 2811 Views :: Higher Education, Small Business

The FAA this week that the University of Alaska is one of several educational institutions selected to test drones, and Hawaii and Oregon are included in the university’s plan ....

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Thursday, December 26, 2013
DLNR Clamps Down on 'Illegal Vendors'
By News Release @ 1:54 PM :: 2538 Views :: Small Business

DOCARE has noticed a significant increase in illegal vending on state land throughout Kauai County....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
As Hundreds of Hawaii Doctors Threaten to Quit, Obama Administration Delays EHR
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 2958 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

CMS recently announced that it will extend the federal programs to encourage physicians and hospitals to adopt electronic health records ....

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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Small Business Policy Index: Hawaii Ranks 46th
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 2158 Views :: Small Business

18th annual “Small Business Policy Index 2013: Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Small Business and Entrepreneurship.”....

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Do Bans on Plastic Grocery Bags Save Cities Money?
By NCPA @ 6:58 PM :: 3458 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Taxes

Consumers choose plastic bags far more often than paper or reusable bags to carry their purchases.... 

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Sunday, December 08, 2013
Turning The Tide of Anti-Business Attitudes in Government
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 4:01 AM :: 2744 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

For years, local leaders, both within government and the business community, depended on the umbilical cord to federal funds secured by Hawaii’s Congressional delegation....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Maui Pesticide Bill Would Fine Farmers, Landscapers $10K per Day
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 4630 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business, GMOs

...to be placed on the December 6, 2013, Council agenda....

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Monday, December 02, 2013
Ethics Comm Fines Non-Responsive Elevator Commission Board Member
By News Release @ 9:13 PM :: 3133 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Small Business

An administrative fine of ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FORTY DOLLARS ($1,940.00) for the violations ....

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Criminal charge for hangar golf cart? DoT Aviation Div. Harasses Pilots
By News Release @ 1:46 AM :: 2876 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business
“Good people are now in jeopardy of losing their security clearances and careers if a criminal conviction appears in their file … This unreasonable approach by (Aviation Division) management is unacceptable and the ramifications are catastrophic for GA in Hawaii.”
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Friday, November 22, 2013
Fort Shafter Project Labor Agreement Survey Due Dec. 2
By News Release @ 12:49 AM :: 4791 Views :: Labor, Military, Small Business

...a federal construction contract to build Phase 2 of the USARPAC Command and Control Facility at Fort Shafter....

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Thursday, November 21, 2013
A Decade of Harassment: Bottled Water Battle Goes to Hawaii Supreme Court
By Robert Thomas @ 9:35 PM :: 3093 Views :: OHA, Small Business

...arguing a case in the Hawaii Supreme Court about automatic approval statutes and zoning law....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
How Obamacare Will Try to Control What You Eat
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:01 PM :: 2274 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

Obamacare’s menu labeling regulation will be costly and time-consuming for businesses ....

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Friday, November 08, 2013
U.S. Sugar Policy Sends Candy Makers Abroad
By NCPA @ 10:06 AM :: 3748 Views :: National News, Agriculture, Small Business, Cost of Living

U.S. candy makers are expanding production in other countries as federal price supports and a global glut of the sweet stuff give an ever-greater advantage to foreign rivals....

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Friday, October 25, 2013
Wespac: US Should Refuse Any Quota Reduction For Hawaii Bigeye Tuna
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 3227 Views :: Environment, Small Business

The United States should not accept a reduction in the bigeye tuna limit for the Hawaii longline fishery....

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Thursday, October 17, 2013
DoH Proposes Restaurant Inspection Fee Increases to Fund 13 New Positions
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 2369 Views :: Small Business

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) will hold public hearings in all counties between Dec. 2 and 6, 2013....

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
CPA says hype over Obamacare small business tax credit is misleading
By Malia Zimmerman @ 6:22 PM :: 3003 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

Think small business owners really are going to get tax credits through Obamacare health exchanges? Think again....

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Monday, October 14, 2013
Hawaii Among Worst States to Start New Business
By NCPA @ 1:06 PM :: 2819 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

Vermont, perhaps best known as home of the hippie ice cream company Ben & Jerry's, is 12th-best for new businesses, while South Carolina placed toward the bottom....

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Thursday, September 19, 2013
NOAA Marine Sanctuary Business Advisory Council Forming
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 12:06 AM :: 3171 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Business leaders will be invited to join the council, which will consist of 15 volunteers representing industries such as travel and tourism, recreation, fishing, transportation, energy, and marketing. Members will be appointed by the national marine sanctuaries director and serve two- to three-year terms....

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Smart Business Hawaii Banquet Friday
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 11:33 PM :: 2375 Views :: Small Business

Friday, September 20, SBH Business All Stars Awards Banquet at the Waialae Country Club from 5:00 to 8 p.m....

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Friday, September 13, 2013
$340K in Fines: Hawaii Wins Back OSHA Job After Unicold Raid
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 5716 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business
Feds Let Hawaii Resume Control of Regulating Manufacturing Industries....
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Can Small Business Lending Become Big Business for Hawaii Credit Unions?
By Selected News Articles @ 9:46 PM :: 2166 Views :: Small Business

Grace’s report provides specific research and points of reference for ... The Queen’s Federal Credit Union and Aloha Federal Credit Union of Honolulu....

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Monday, September 09, 2013
Supporting small business and free enterprise on Maui
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 3770 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, TEA Party

TEA Party Maui's September monthly meeting this coming Thursday, September 12th,  2013, starting 6:30 PM at the Kalama Heights Retirement Community....

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Thursday, September 05, 2013
Hawaii Small Business Survey: What Question Would You Ask?
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 2342 Views :: Small Business

NFIB/Hawaii State Director Melissa Pavlicek invites members to send her their thoughts on some of the most pressing small-business issues facing Hawaii for possible inclusion in the 2014 Hawaii Member State Ballot....

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
OSHA hits Hawaii refrigerated food warehouse: $253K Fine, 63 Violations
By News Release @ 3:59 PM :: 3494 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...a refrigerated food warehouse in Honolulu occupied by Unicold Corp. and nine tenants....

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Sunday, August 11, 2013
Producers Already Enjoy Reduced Rate
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:01 AM :: 4127 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business, Taxes, Cost of Living

...it is not the cost of the tax that adds to the price of locally grown products as much as it is the external factors such as the cost of land, labor, and regulatory compliance....

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Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Obamacare Menu Labeling Law: The Food Police Are Coming
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:05 PM :: 3217 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

The FDA estimates that first-year compliance costs could be as high as $537 million for all regulated businesses covered under the rule....

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Monday, August 05, 2013
Hawaii Highest Closing Costs in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 3279 Views :: Small Business, Cost of Living

Your final charges probably will be higher than shown here because the most highly variable costs are not included: title insurance, title search, taxes, other government fees and escrow fees....

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Sunday, July 28, 2013
Onerous Burden of Doing Business Goes Beyond Taxes
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 11:37 AM :: 2897 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

In addition to the fees and charges levied for these required permits and licenses, there is the time that it takes to secure many of these permits and licenses....

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Businesses Should Fear States' Pension Debts
By NCPA @ 3:57 PM :: 2430 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

Businesses should see this as a warning, as they are a convenient target for politicians ....

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Monday, July 15, 2013
New Business Immediately Attacked by DLNR
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 3327 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business, Tourism

DLNR will hold a public information meeting from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18....

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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Health Dep't Harasses Farmers for 'Fugitive Dust'
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 3961 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Small Business

...for causing or permitting visible fugitive dust to become airborne....

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
CNBC: Hawaii Is the Worst State for Business in the Country
By Selected News Articles @ 7:28 PM :: 3592 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

identify changeable policies so that Hawaii can move off the bottom of this list....

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Saturday, July 06, 2013
Acts 225, 226 Protect Pharmacy Choice, Patient Privacy
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 3610 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

...prevent Hawaii residents from having their private medical information used as a marketing tool by drug middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), some of which also operate mail-order pharmacies....

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Saturday, July 06, 2013
Feds: Some 'Preferred Pharmacy' Plans Cost More
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 2594 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

A community pharmacist in the Northern Mariana Islands reports that his Medicare patients' closest preferred pharmacy is nine hours away by plane in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Clinic Owner: With Medicare and Medicaid, ‘Your Practice May Not Last Long’
By Jose Reque Martinez @ 10:06 PM :: 2742 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

...if your population of patients is heavily inclined to Medicare and Medicaid then your reimbursements are low....

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Friday, June 28, 2013
Truth in Accounting: Hawaii worst place in country to do business
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:34 PM :: 4217 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, Cost of Living
Hawaii has the worst business ranking of all 50 states, according to an analysis by the Chicago-based watchdog group Truth in Accounting....
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Monday, June 24, 2013
Productivity and Innovation: Hawaii Tumbles from ‘A’ to ‘F’
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 3242 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

The 2013 Manufacturing and Logistics National Report shows how each state ranks....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Hawaii Insurance Agents Debate Obamacare
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 7:33 PM :: 2745 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

within 5 years, half or more of them will be out of business....

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Monday, June 17, 2013
SB482: Cutting Red Tape Helps Small Business, Honey
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 3240 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business
“Many small beekeepers have been unable to successfully navigate current regulatory hurdles required to operate a certified food-processing establishment on their own premises for the extraction and bottling of honey, which has resulting in many giving up beekeeping entirely,” said Hawaii Board of Agriculture Chairperson Russell S. Kokubun.
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Sunday, June 09, 2013
Bottled Water Battle: A Decade of OHA Harassment Continues
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 4389 Views :: OHA, Small Business
OHA has served as the agent of an Oahu-based bottled water company seeking to destroy its tiny Kauai-only competitor, Kauai Springs....
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Saturday, June 08, 2013
Electronic Health Records: Monopoly 'Scare tactics' Driving Hawaii Doctors into Retirement
By Jose Reque Martinez @ 7:05 PM :: 5338 Views :: Health Care, Small Business
...doctors who haven't converted to electronic medical and prescription records will face penalties....
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Saturday, June 08, 2013
NFIB: So Where Do We Stand As A State?
By News Release @ 12:39 AM :: 2535 Views :: Small Business
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Thursday, June 06, 2013
Paychecks Hawaii Rates Legislators
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 4249 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians, Small Business
Paychecks Hawaii rates each of the 76 state legislators on support for small business....
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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
The Internet Sales Tax Will Kill My Small Business
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:42 PM :: 2355 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

Hi, I’m Catesby Jones....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
DLNR Requires Permit for Canoe, Paddleboard--Swimmers OK for Now
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 3946 Views :: Environment, Small Business

....special use permits – with specific use conditions -- for non-commercial recreational use of kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and one-person canoes....

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Anti-Whaling Tactics to be used Against Hawaii Aquarium Collectors?
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 2753 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is proud to announce the launch of Operation Reef Defense....

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Report: Hawaii Ranks #2 for Embezzlement
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 4797 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Small Business
Iowa had the highest Embezzlement Propensity Factor followed by Hawaii– identifying these states as having the highest risk for loss to embezzlement in 2012....
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Sunday, May 05, 2013
Making Reimbursements Could Incur Tax Liability
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 6:03 AM :: 2769 Views :: Small Business, Taxes
In recent years, various proposals to exempt the reimbursement of amounts paid out by mangers or operators of a number of business activities have been enacted....
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Friday, May 03, 2013
No Hawaii Beverage Tax Cheers Third Win in a Row
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 2461 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

Unfortunately, we know from past experience that even though the public doesn't want a beverage tax, some lawmakers will keep pushing for one....

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Thursday, May 02, 2013
Starting in October: 15% Penalty on Overpaid Unemployment Comp
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 AM :: 3317 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes

Hawaii has amended its Employment Security Law as follows....

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