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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
COVID Wipes Out 69% of Jobs on Maui
By UHERO @ 9:45 PM :: 2209 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...total job reductions between January and April in Honolulu county were 34% of full-time jobs and 41% of part-time. These numbers were much higher on Hawaii (50% and 67%), Maui (69% and 68%), and Kauai (56% and 62%)....

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Saturday, May 2, 2020
Court Orders FAA Clampdown on Helicopter Tours over National Parks
By Court House News @ 4:32 PM :: 1155 Views :: Hawaii County , Small Business, Tourism

...Friday’s ruling says the agencies must bring 23 national parks into compliance with commercial air tour regulations.... 

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Saturday, May 2, 2020
Justice Department Approves Sale of Dairy Producer Amid Antitrust Concerns
By Court House News @ 4:15 PM :: 899 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business

...On April 30, Dean Foods completed the sales of its Hilo facility and related distribution branches on the Big Island, Kauai and Maui, as well as a license to the Meadow Gold Hawaii brand name and related intellectual property to MGD Acquisition LLC....

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
Mālama Meals - Bringing Hope Amidst the Coronavirus Crisis
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:21 AM :: 882 Views :: Small Business, COVID-19

... Mālama Meals, a new group formed by Da Spot and other partners, currently provides more than 10,000 meals a day to kupuna and others in need ....

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Wall Street Journal Denounces Maui Liquor Commission
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 AM :: 1423 Views :: Maui County, Law Enforcement, Small Business, COVID-19

...Wiser regulators than those in Maui would avoid bloody-minded enforcement that deters voluntary civic action to help the public in a crisis....

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
A Low-Risk Plan to Re-Start Hawaii’s Economy Now
By Andrew Walden @ 2:25 AM :: 4413 Views :: Economy, Small Business, COVID-19

...To reopen the economy, start with high dollar-per-human-contact businesses—ie the ones nobody is talking about.  We don’t need to wait a month to do this.... 

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Monday, April 20, 2020
Hawaii 2nd-Worst State for Work at Home
By Selected News Articles @ 6:48 PM :: 1154 Views :: Small Business, Cost of Living, COVID-19

"...We also considered factors like how large and how crowded homes are in the state...."

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Sunday, April 19, 2020
Taxing Medical Practice to Death
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1357 Views :: Health Care, Small Business, Taxes

...Unless you like the idea of having doctors in rural areas being scarcer than toilet paper....

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Friday, April 17, 2020
Governor Ige Orders Face Masks in Stores Statewide
By News Release @ 8:21 PM :: 1369 Views :: Small Business, COVID-19

...Violations of these orders could result in a misdemeanor with fines of up to $5,000 and/or up to one year in prison or both....

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
HDoT Gives Dillingham Airfield Another Year
By News Release @ 10:40 AM :: 810 Views :: Small Business, Tourism, COVID-19

...HDOT Airports Division has notified tenants of Dillingham Airfield the termination of their permit at the facility has been rescinded due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Hawaii CoC petitions governor for more COVID aid
By News Release @ 5:23 PM :: 824 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

...Suspension, deferment of general excise tax collections....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
COVID Cluster at Two Kailua-Kona McDonalds
By News Release @ 6:13 AM :: 899 Views :: Hawaii County , Small Business, COVID-19

...We have closed our Kona Commons and McDonald’s of Walmart Kona locations for deep cleaning....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Deal to Save Meadow Gold Collapses--Honolulu Plant Will Shut Down April 30
By News Release @ 5:32 AM :: 1906 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business

...Reached Agreement in Principle with an Interested Party for the Sale of Dean Foods’ Hilo Facility and Related Assets on the Big Island, Kauai and Maui as an Ongoing Business--Operations of Honolulu Facility Set to Close By April 30, 2020....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Economist unpacks disruptions to Kauai, Hawaii Island real estate
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 1427 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Economy, Small Business, COVID-19

...Paul Brewbaker shares his COVID-19 analysis and forecast with a joint meeting of three boards of REALTORS®....

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Unmasked: Petition Demands Caldwell Reopen Fabric Stores
By News Release @ 4:36 PM :: 932 Views :: Honolulu County, Small Business, COVID-19

...Mayor Kirk Caldwell: Classify Fabric Stores As An Essential Business....

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Hawaii #1 -- States with the Most Affected Small Businesses due to Coronavirus
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 1420 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... 35 percent say that their business cannot last more than three months in current conditions ....

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Thursday, April 9, 2020
Safety Dance: Are There Limits To Lockdowns?
By Robert Thomas @ 2:42 AM :: 1002 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business, COVID-19

...Join us next Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 12 noon Hawaii Time for a free webinar sponsored by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, "Safety vs. Freedom: Are There Limits to Lockdowns?"....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
Enviros Use Sharks as Excuse in Latest Attack on Hawaii Fishing Industry
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 765 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...Groups Sue to Protect Imperiled Pacific Oceanic Whitetip Sharks....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID Relief: Chamber of Commerce Petition Calls for GE Tax to be Suspended
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 939 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

... Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Launches Petition to Urge Governor Ige to Take Further Action to Help COVID-19 Impacted Local Businesses ....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
States with the Biggest Increase in Unemployment--Hawaii 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 1028 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...unemployment claim increases for the week of March 23....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
Mayor Kim Suspends Plastic Bag Ban to Stop Spread of COVID-19
By News Release @ 2:07 AM :: 1275 Views :: Hawaii County , Small Business, COVID-19

...to discourage the introduction of germs or the virus into stores that could be present on personal reusable bags....

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Monday, March 30, 2020
Maui Companies to Begin Assembling Ventilators
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 959 Views :: Maui County, Small Business, COVID-19

...The ventilators are based on an emergency design developed at the University of Texas at Austin, which is being used nationwide....

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Sunday, March 29, 2020
Lead. Grant relief. Don’t take more. Please.
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 832 Views :: Health Care, Small Business, Taxes

... Now’s Not The Time To Raise Taxes And Fees....

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
The Agony of Restaurant Workers
By UHERO @ 6:23 PM :: 819 Views :: Small Business

...social distancing has significant economic impacts....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
Is Seattle a warning against Hawaii raising its minimum wage?
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:08 PM :: 974 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...with the coronavirus recession underway, raising the minimum wage is a bad idea....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Royal Origins Of "Police Power" Hawaii-Style: The King v. Tong Lee (1880)
By Robert Thomas @ 10:50 AM :: 1157 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use, Small Business

...the first Hawaii case which uses the term "police power"....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Calls for Suspension or Delay of GE Tax
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 950 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, COVID-19

...This measure is one of several that the Chamber is proposing to provide relief to local businesses....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Restaurant Association Petitions Ige for 'Sustainment'
By News Release @ 10:42 PM :: 667 Views :: Small Business

...This petition will be sent to Governor Ige on Thursday, March 26th....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Ige Statewide 'Stay at Home' Order Thru April 30
By News Release @ 3:10 AM :: 1278 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Small Business

...Media personnel are amongst the exempted 'Essential Businesses'....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
UPDATE--Stay Home Order Imposed: Caldwell Updates COVID Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 1834 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Small Business

...all individuals are ordered to stay at their place of residence startyng Mon March 23, 2020 at 430pm....

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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Shutdown? 21% of Hawaii Businesses Would Lose $10,000 per Day
By News Release @ 6:23 PM :: 900 Views :: Small Business

...21% of Hawaii businesses will lose more than $10,000 a day if they stop operations....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID: House Speaker 'Implores' Ige to Impose Travel Ban, Order Military Response
By News Release @ 1:18 AM :: 1099 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Military, Small Business

...The handling of this COVID-19 pandemic has been utterly chaotic and there is mass confusion among the public....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Crushed by COVID? Small Businesses Aid Application Period Extended
By Ed Case @ 1:29 AM :: 1548 Views :: Small Business

...the deadline is 4pm Wednesday March 18, 2020.  The forms are linked in this post....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Minimum Wage Hike will Worsen Corona Virus Recession
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:59 PM :: 1170 Views :: Economy, Labor, Small Business, Tourism

...Testimony on proposed minimum-wage increase....

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Monday, March 9, 2020
EPA requiring closures of 12 Big Isle cesspools
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 1203 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Small Business

...EPA inspectors identified multi-unit residential buildings illegally discharging wastewater into eleven cesspools in Kealakekua, Hawaii....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:51 PM :: 981 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii collects $103 per person....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Ethics: Professional Association Tries to Take Over State Board
By News Release @ 8:35 PM :: 1232 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Small Business

...to keep those lucrative 'continuing education' courses under the Association's control....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Raise Minimum Wage? What Hawaii Can Learn from Seattle
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:00 AM :: 1766 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

...An expert on Seattle's experience will address 2 Hawaii events....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Before the Crash: Dillingham Aviator's Last Letter to Airports Division
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 3861 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii State Government, Small Business, Tourism

...Experienced aviators Rick Rogers and Bill Enoka have been identified as the two killed at Dillingham Airfield Saturday, February 22, 2020, when their Cessna crashed on takeoff.  Captain Rogers forwarded this letter to media outlets Wednesday, February 19, 2020.... 

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Sunday, February 23, 2020
Do You Buy Fuel? Then Be Very Afraid!
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 2721 Views :: Small Business, Taxes, Cost of Living

...if this bill passes, guess what is going to happen to your electric bill....

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Sunday, February 23, 2020
Dillingham Crash is Fourth Fatal Incident in Less Than a Year
By News Release @ 2:19 AM :: 1778 Views :: Small Business, Tourism

...Airplane in deadly Mokuleia crash involved in another incident 7 years ago....

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Saturday, February 22, 2020
Illegal Aquarium Fishers Busted Near Billionaires Row
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 1637 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Law Enforcement, Small Business

...illegally stealing fish which exist for the viewing pleasure of billionaires....

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Saturday, February 22, 2020
$13 Minimum Wage Passes Another Committee
By News Release @ 2:11 AM :: 1189 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living

...HB 2541 HD1 would make the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent, and increase the refundable food/excise tax credit. In addition, the bill would increase the minimum wage....

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Animal Activists Pressure Young Brothers to Strangle Cattle Industry
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 1401 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business, Cost of Living

...said state Sen. Mike Gabbard (D-Kapolei-Makakilo), who introduced the measure, “This is the right thing to do!”....

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
HDoT Sends Eviction Notices to Dillingham Airfield Tenants
By News Release @ 4:23 PM :: 1378 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military, Small Business

...Dillingham Airfield Can be Better off Without Airports Division....

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Friday, February 7, 2020
Free Golf, Methamphetamines, and Building Permits
By Andrew Walden @ 12:00 PM :: 4669 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Development, Small Business, Cost of Living

...These are the kind of people who make Hawaii what it is today....

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Friday, February 7, 2020
Caught in Lie, Airports Division Admits it is Trying to Dump Dillingham Airfield
By News Release @ 1:26 AM :: 1833 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business, Tourism

...the U.S. Army got unexpected news from the DOT on Jan. 23....

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Monday, February 3, 2020
Committee Releases Whistleblower Allegations of Misconduct at FAA Honolulu Office
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 1516 Views :: Kauai County, Law Enforcement, Small Business, Tourism

...U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today released a fact sheet highlighting information the committee received from whistleblowers....

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Saturday, February 1, 2020
FAA employee blocked from inspecting Kauai tour chopper prior to crash
By Selected News Articles @ 1:49 AM :: 1959 Views :: Ethics, Small Business, Tourism

...FAA bosses twice denied him travel authorizations to visit the helicopter company, making it next to impossible to perform adequate FAA oversight....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Honolulu 79th Worst Metro Areas for STEM Professionals
By Selected News Articles @ 8:56 PM :: 1507 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...STEM workers are in fierce demand and Honolulu is just not competitive....

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