Monday, December 09, 2019
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives


Small Business

 

NO Image:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Video: Is Uber Super?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:08 AM :: 2783 Views :: Small Business

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews Dale Evans, owner of Charley’s Taxi....

Read More..
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Hawaii Under Attack From The Air!
By Robert Thomas @ 4:40 AM :: 3912 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...from some of the reaction we're seeing, you might think the Imperial Japanese Navy was once again off of our fair shores....

Read More..
Sunday, July 06, 2014
Winner and Still Champ! Oh, No!!
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 3954 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

The old saying "nice place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there" seems to sum up employment conditions in Hawaii....

Read More..
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Must Hawaii Employers Preserve Absent Employees Positions Indefinitely?
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 3022 Views :: Labor, Small Business

The First Circuit Court of Hawaii will have to decide whether employers in the state have a legal obligation to preserve an employee’s original position indefinitely ....

Read More..
Monday, June 30, 2014
Today the Supreme Court Protected Religious Freedom
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:25 PM :: 3099 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business

...the justices ruled the government will not be able to force Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties to provide coverage of four drugs and devices that can end the life of a human embryo....

Read More..
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Court Strikes Down Soda Ban
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:34 PM :: 2641 Views :: Small Business
“This was a bad day for the food police and a good day for individual freedom”
Read More..
Monday, June 23, 2014
Voters Look to Small-Business Owners for Guidance
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 AM :: 2475 Views :: Small Business
“Disproportionately large percentages of small-business owners are registered to vote (95%), [and] usually do vote (84%)”
Read More..
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Productivity and Innovation: Hawaii Stuck on ‘F’
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 3835 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

The categories in this report were chosen as those most likely to be considered by site selection experts for manufacturing and logistics firms....

Read More..
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Paychecks Hawaii Ratings of the 2014 Legislature
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 3958 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Politicians, Small Business
Lawmakers are rated on their support and advocacy for small business and an improved business climate....
Read More..
Thursday, June 05, 2014
NFIB Hawaii 2014 Legislative Wrap-up
By News Release @ 8:29 PM :: 2468 Views :: Small Business

...NFIB helped defeat three bills negatively affecting small business before the Legislature adjourned May 2....

Read More..
Friday, May 23, 2014
Abercrombie Signs Minimum Wage Hike
By News Release @ 11:39 PM :: 2864 Views :: Labor, Small Business
Minimum Wage Bill Signing 2...
Read More..
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Should Honolulu Ban Biodegradable Bags?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:34 PM :: 3696 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Small Business

...Honolulu City Council’s Committee on Public Works and Sustainability held a hearing yesterday to discuss a proposal to expand the existing ban to include biodegradable bags....

Read More..
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Chamber of Commerce 23 Harmful Bills Stopped in Legislature
By Selected News Articles @ 5:15 AM :: 3797 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business, Taxes

Of the 54 bills harmful to business that were introduced this session that we tracked, 23 bills were stopped....

Read More..
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
SBH Conference: Working for a Better Hawaii Business Climate
By News Release @ 12:19 AM :: 2436 Views :: Small Business

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in the Hibiscus Ballroom of the Ala Moana Hotel, from 8 am to 2 pm....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
CATO: Minimum Wage Increase Not the Answer in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 4208 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

Despite claims to the contrary, relatively few Hawaiians would benefit from the increase....

Read More..
Monday, April 28, 2014
Ige Opposes Appointment of Kobayashi VP to HCDA
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 4996 Views :: Development, Small Business

Ige said he would vote against confirming Brian Tamamototo permanently to fill a small-business seat of the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA)....

Read More..
Saturday, April 26, 2014
The Kobayashi Group is not a “Small Business” as Defined by the HCDA Law
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 3792 Views :: Development, Small Business

Kobayashi Group is in partnership with the Howard Hughes Corporation to build ONE Ala Moana, the ultra-luxury condominium being built above Nordstrom’s parking in Ala Moana....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Rich States-Poor States: Hawaii Improves its Economic Competitiveness Ranking
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:58 AM :: 4232 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

New report ranks Hawaii 36th in economic outlook and 17th in economic performance....

Read More..
Sunday, April 13, 2014
NFIB Recruiting Hawaii Small Business Leaders
By News Release @ 6:18 PM :: 2573 Views :: Small Business

A perfect opportunity to get involved in the political process....

Read More..
Friday, April 11, 2014
Using Property Rights in Fishery Management
By NCPA @ 1:36 PM :: 3018 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...each quota owner would have the right to a specific percentage of the total allowable catch (TAC) in the season....

Read More..
Sunday, April 06, 2014
Occupy, Union Activists Organizing Homeless Tent Cities in Honolulu?
By Andrew Walden @ 4:35 AM :: 9765 Views :: Homelessness, Labor, OHA, Small Business, Tourism

In Honolulu, unofficial tent cities are now set up in strategic locations designed to pressure the tourism industry, the Chinatown community, the Korean community, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and the Honolulu Council debate over Housing First....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
HCDA ‘Small Business’ Reps: Kobayashi & Mitsunaga
By News Release @ 1:44 PM :: 4360 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government, Small Business

...the Kobayashi Group is an investor in a hui that plans to build one or more luxury developments in Kaka’ako....

Read More..
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals Launches Honolulu Chapter
By News Release @ 12:21 AM :: 4105 Views :: Military, Small Business

The Chapter Launch Ceremony will be held at the Hale Koa Hotel, 2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, on Friday, April 4, 2014.....

Read More..
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Video: Are You Being Told The Truth About Plastic Bags?
By Video @ 12:45 AM :: 4223 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Watch our six minute movie and decide for yourself....

Read More..
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Own Ivory? 89% Chance You Won't Be Able to Sell it Legally if Clayton Hee Gets His Way
By News Release @ 9:43 PM :: 3934 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Tourism

Hawaii is the third largest retailer of ivory and ivory products in the nation....

Read More..
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Grassroot: Minimum Wage Hike Will Not Lift Working Families out of Poverty
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:07 PM :: 3224 Views :: Labor, Small Business

SB 2609 would provide for a gradual increase in the minimum wage with a provision for an unspecified tip credit....

Read More..
Monday, March 17, 2014
March 25: Small Business Day at the Capitol
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 2136 Views :: Small Business

Every major poll shows small-business owners the most highly regarded group in America, and every elected official claims to be your friend....

Read More..
Thursday, March 06, 2014
How Many Jobs Are Threatened by the EPA in YOUR District?
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:37 PM :: 3536 Views :: Environment, Labor, Small Business

Average of more than 770 jobs losses per congressional district....

Read More..
Saturday, March 01, 2014
Supreme Court Rejects Kauai Springs Appeal
By Robert Thomas @ 8:35 PM :: 5166 Views :: Kauai County, Land Use, OHA, Small Business
The Hawaii Supreme Court has issued an opinion in Kauai Springs, Inc. v. Kauai Planning Comm'n....
Read More..
Friday, February 28, 2014
FACE Ad campaign pushes minimum wage hike
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:24 PM :: 3688 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

FACE said the increase is needed because Hawaii’s utilities are 110 percent higher than the national average, housing is 104 percent higher and groceries are 57 percent higher than other states...

Read More..
Thursday, February 27, 2014
SB2487: Small Business Regulatory Review Board to be Abolished?
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 7:34 PM :: 2861 Views :: Small Business

Since its inception in 1998, the Board has reviewed more than 600 proposed rules and provided advice to state and county agencies....

Read More..
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Senate Minimum Wage Bill Will Fail Hawaii's Low-Wage Earners
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:06 PM :: 3082 Views :: Labor, Small Business

With SB 2609 moving in Senate, Grassroot Institute says it will fail in its objectives....

Read More..
Thursday, February 20, 2014
DBEDT: Shortage of Housing Supply Contributes to High Prices
By News Release @ 2:54 PM :: 3769 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

The first report of its scope in nearly 14 years, it examines the past performance of Hawaii’s construction industry and forecasts future growth....

Read More..
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Problem with Giving America a Raise
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:29 PM :: 2650 Views :: Labor, Small Business
The CBO estimated that the wage hike Obama and his allies champion would cost 500,000 jobs....
Read More..
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Four Things You Should Know About The Minimum Wage Debate In Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 8:31 AM :: 4905 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes, Cost of Living

If the legislature is serious about fighting poverty in Hawaii, a broader and more comprehensive discussion is essential....

Read More..
Sunday, February 09, 2014
Minimum Wage Fraud Revisited–Again and Again
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:35 PM :: 3905 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living
Why do the prices of food, clothing, and shelter keep going up?
Read More..
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Lloyd Lim: A Theory of Business Regulation
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:41 AM :: 3040 Views :: Small Business

There are about 375,000 pages of federal law and regulation in addition to the laws of each State and each city and county....

Read More..
Monday, February 03, 2014
UHERO: Hawaii's minimum wage, poverty, and job creation
By UHERO @ 7:48 PM :: 4413 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living
Ten different bills have been introduced  at the legislature this session to raise Hawaii's minimum wage....
Read More..
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Regressive Taxes: State Hypocrisy on Minimum Wage
By Andrew Walden @ 8:30 PM :: 4807 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes, Cost of Living
“…our residents living in poverty pay more in state taxes than all but three other states….”
Read More..
Friday, January 24, 2014
Should We Raise the Minimum Wage?
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:58 AM :: 2763 Views :: Labor, Small Business

Would this actually help the entry-level workers it is supposed to help? ....

Read More..
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
SB2693 Would Ban Soda, Juice, Latte Over 16oz
By Selected News Articles @ 4:03 PM :: 3722 Views :: Small Business, Cost of Living

...there’s no “latte loophole,” since any quantity of added sugar makes a drink fall under the ban. Indeed, the only way to get more than a pint of drink at a time is to add booze, as adult beverages are excluded ...

Read More..
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Bureaucracy, high prices, keep local business from into buying Obamacare
By Malia Zimmerman @ 8:25 PM :: 3032 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

Of Hawaii’s 30,000 small businesses, 296 registered for insurance through the Hawaii Health Connector by the Dec. 25 deadline....

Read More..
Monday, January 13, 2014
New IRS Rule Could Cut Into Restaurant Workers' Tips
By NCPA @ 11:35 AM :: 3761 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes

As of January 1, a new tax rule will prevent restaurant workers from collecting automatic tips....

Read More..
Friday, January 03, 2014
Flawed Minimum Wage Hike Advocacy Will Cost Hawaii's Poorest Workers $7M this Year
By Andrew Walden @ 12:34 AM :: 4887 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

...7,000 well-paid waiters are being played against 7,000 underpaid dishwashers....

Read More..
Thursday, January 02, 2014
DCCA: 300 Mortgage Loan Originators Lose License
By News Release @ 8:45 PM :: 3567 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

...a list of more than 300 mortgage loan originators (MLOs) and mortgage loan originator companies (MLOCs) that failed to renew their licenses....

Read More..
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Drones may be buzzing Hawaiian skies soon
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:48 PM :: 3122 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 ....

Read More..
Thursday, December 26, 2013
DLNR Clamps Down on 'Illegal Vendors'
By News Release @ 1:54 PM :: 2805 Views :: Small Business

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

Read More..
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
As Hundreds of Hawaii Doctors Threaten to Quit, Obama Administration Delays EHR
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 3304 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 ....

Read More..
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Small Business Policy Index: Hawaii Ranks 46th
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 2433 Views :: Small Business

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

Read More..
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Do Bans on Plastic Grocery Bags Save Cities Money?
By NCPA @ 6:58 PM :: 3946 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Taxes

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

Read More..
Page 10 of 12First   Previous   3  4  5  6  7  8  9  [10]  11  12  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust 

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop 

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT