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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Karma: Supreme Court Aquarium Ruling may apply to Dive Tour Operators
By Selected News Articles @ 3:27 PM :: 3740 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...The Supreme Court Ruling will have far reaching impacts on all ocean permits issued by DLNR....

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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Should Surfrider be Licensed to Pass Out Property Tax Exemptions?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3948 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Small Business, Tax Credits

...Recently, the Honolulu City Council approved on first reading Bill 80 (2017), which would award a real property tax exemption to “ocean-friendly restaurants.”...

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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Judge Invalidates Aquarium Collectors Permits
By News Release @ 3:59 AM :: 3461 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Tourism

...DLNR continues to believe that existing aquarium fishing practices are sustainable and environmentally sound....

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Friday, October 27, 2017
Corporate Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 14th
By Tax Foundation @ 3:26 AM :: 2727 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii dropped from 11th for 2017 to 14th for 2018....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
F is for Fail: 2017 Honolulu Small Business Friendliness
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 2542 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Honolulu Rates F but the State overall rates C-....

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Business Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 27th
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 2814 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...The State Business Tax Climate Index is a measure of how well states structure their tax systems....

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Recent Federal Court Ruling Affects Hawaii Tip Credit
By Selected News Articles @ 9:58 PM :: 2880 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...the 9th Circuit Court’s Marsh v. J. Alexander LLC decision makes life much easier for employers with tipped employees in Hawaii....

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Sunday, September 24, 2017
Harbors Division Soaking the Taxpayer – Again and Again
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 3137 Views :: Jones Act, OHA, Small Business

...the Harbors Division isn’t satisfied with three years of triple-digit increases....

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Saturday, September 23, 2017
DLNR wants to triple fees for commercial marine licenses
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 2551 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

The hearings will be held at the following times and locations....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Am Samoa: Feds Settle with StarKist
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 2683 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...StarKist will pay a $6.3 million penalty and provide emergency response equipment to the American Samoa Department of Public Safety, Fire Services Bureau....

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Hawaii Weed Stores to Go Cashless Oct 1 (sort of)
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 4296 Views :: Law Enforcement, Small Business, Drugs

...Cash Transaction Will Continue under New ‘Cashless’ System....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 2910 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...in FY 2015, the corporate income tax only comprised 5.3 percent of state tax collections....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
BLNR Approves Boating Rule Changes
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 3058 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA, Small Business

...The rule changes cover a spectrum of boating and ocean recreation uses, such as: commercial use and parking permits and fees; commercial marine operations and tours....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Supreme Court: Aquarium Fisheries Sacrificed on Altar of Tourism
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 PM :: 3800 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...The purpose of the Supreme Court is to give the enviros whatever they ask for.  Why?  Because the enviros are agents of the State’s #1 industry—tourism and land development....

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Monday, September 04, 2017
Hawaii Small Business in Facts and Figures
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 2490 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The state's economic engine starts on Main Street....

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Monday, September 04, 2017
Honolulu Republicans: On Labor Day Celebrate Entrepreneurship
By Brett Kulbis @ 1:00 PM :: 2534 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...We hope you take a moment and reflect on how much America’s entrepreneurial spirit and free market economy have enabled us to prosper and enjoy a standard of living unrivalled in history....

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Friday, September 01, 2017
Bill Before Congress: Claim--Hawaii Allows 'horrific legal market' in Dog Meat
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 5482 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Small Business

"...An undercover investigation for EnviroWatch highlighted the brutality of dog meat farms in Hawaii...."

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Interior Dep't Sends Trump Recommendations on National Monuments
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 2946 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

...findings and recommendations on national monuments that were under review as a result of the April 26, 2017 executive order....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Kona DLNR Harassment: Judge Throws Case out on Technicality
By News Release @ 2:50 AM :: 3349 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Small Business

...Judge Fujino dismissed the case because plaintiffs cannot file suit directly in the circuit court challenging the application of a rule....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Hawaii misses the bitcoin boom
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:59 PM :: 3993 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

....Since then, the price of bitcoin has catapulted to over $4,000 per bitcoin, up from $1,000....

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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Honolulu Among 10 Worst Markets for House Flippers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 AM :: 3135 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...“Flip or Flop”....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
E-Cigs Get a Second Chance from FDA
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 2429 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

...Unexpected update from FDA halts federal regulations and embraces e-cigarettes....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
CNBC: Hawaii 2nd-Worst State for Business
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 AM :: 2620 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Hawaii's disadvantages, like the regulatory regime and the roads, are not beyond its control ....

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Tiki bar owner bows to ‘cultural appropriation’ outcry: ‘I am so very sorry’
By Selected News Articles @ 9:41 PM :: 4108 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business

“Pretty soon we will be requiring ‘cultural appropriation’ training before anyone is allowed to open a business in this town.”

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Best States to Start a Business? Hawaii Ranks 46th
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 2901 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...access to cash, human capital and affordable office space....

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Monday, July 03, 2017
Is This the End to the Hawaii Aquarium Fishery?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:56 AM :: 2906 Views :: Environment, Small Business

The Hawaii Aquarium fishery was proven sustainable by a 17 year study of the fishery....

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Friday, June 30, 2017
UH Law School Looks at Sharing Economy
By Robert Thomas @ 2:00 AM :: 1978 Views :: Small Business

..."Property" And Investment-Backed Expectations In Ridesharing Regulatory Takings Claims....

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Monday, June 26, 2017
SB1240: Science Beats Anti-Aquarium Hysteria
By News Release @ 1:52 AM :: 2783 Views :: Environment, Small Business

“The Hawaii aquarium fishing community has offered alternative legislation and a willingness to work with DLNR to improve the permit system and ensure that it is based in sound science” 

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
NFIB Hawaii Small Business End-of-Session Report
By Selected News Articles @ 11:15 PM :: 2513 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

Defeat – for now – of onerous paid leave and minimum wage proposals highlight accomplishments for small business. Big court victory an added bonus....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
HDOT: 2002 Airport Agreement with Sheriff is Out of Date
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 2789 Views :: Labor, Small Business

Private security companies have worked to keep Hawaii’s airport facilities safe since 1976....

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Thursday, June 08, 2017
Mindless Bureaucracy Detains Machine at Honolulu Airport for Lack on Non-Existent Form
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 3719 Views :: Small Business, Drugs

...DEA Form 452 doesn’t exist....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Maui Mayor Signs Polystyrene Ban
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 4179 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Small Business

The law is set to go into effect on Dec. 31, 2018....

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Saturday, June 03, 2017
VIDEO: The Right to Home Share in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:26 PM :: 2998 Views :: Small Business

...Airbnb and other home-sharing applications are regulated by market demands for safety and quality, most notably, by star ratings....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Q-Mark Shreds its Own Reputation with Poll Claiming Anti-Aquarium Hysteria Reaches 90%
By News Release @ 10:50 PM :: 3278 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...Does anybody really believe that 90% of the public has even heard of the aquarium fisheries issue--much less have an opinion on it?

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
The case for short-term rentals
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:37 AM :: 3319 Views :: Land Use, Small Business, Tourism

...the home sharing economy helps locals deal with Hawaii’s cost of living....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
NFIB: Hanalei River Ruling a Victory for Small Business
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 3640 Views :: Kauai County, Small Business

...The NFIB Small Business Legal Center, speaking on behalf of Hawaii’s small-business community, commends the Hawaii Supreme Court decision in County of Kauai v. Hanalei River Holdings, Ltd....

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
FCC Takes Step Towards Freeing the Internet
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:08 PM :: 2567 Views :: First Amendment, Small Business

...preventing “1930s-era regulations on internet providers.”....

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Friday, May 05, 2017
Interior Department Releases List of Monuments Under Review—Announces Public Comment Period
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 2920 Views :: Environment, Small Business

... Four Pacific 'Monuments' are under review ....

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Thursday, May 04, 2017
The First Step in Revoking Obama’s Land (and Ocean) Grab
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:56 PM :: 2950 Views :: Environment, Small Business

What is done by executive power can be undone by executive power....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hawaii Business Tax Burden -- 7th Highest in USA
By News Release @ 3:59 PM :: 2646 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

The experts at Anderson Economic Group have considered 11 taxes that businesses pay in order to produce the most comprehensive business tax burden ranking to date....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Trump Orders Interior Department to Review Obama Tuna Monuments
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 3734 Views :: Environment, National News, Small Business
"Finally, rural America has a voice again"
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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Best Small Cities to Start a Business? Kaneohe Ranks 1176th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 2606 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

....Kahului, Pearl City, Waipahu, Hilo, Kaneohe....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
HTA: Without TVRs Hawaii Would Lose 15% of Tourists
By News Release @ 4:15 PM :: 2871 Views :: Small Business, Tourism

HTA commentary about House Bill 1471 and Senate Bill 704, as they relate to transient accommodations....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
Are Enviros Finally Ready to Accept Fish Farming?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:25 AM :: 4986 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...some environmentalists are saying open-ocean aquaculture deserves a fresh look....

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Friday, April 07, 2017
HB1022: $10M for Latest Honolulu Airport Mess
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 2954 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Small Business

“Settling these claims now spares all parties years of litigation and lets HDOT use existing project monies to pay subs for the work that was done,” said Doug Chin....

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Sunday, April 02, 2017
Carnival Cancelled Thanks to OHA Money Grab?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 PM :: 4550 Views :: Maui County, OHA, Small Business

“A little over half of this increase is attributable to State wharfage charges"

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
OHA issues two more business loans
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 2669 Views :: OHA, Small Business

...two Hua Kanu business loans, totaling $450,000, to Reliant Trucking Inc. and Goldwings Supply Service Inc....

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Sunday, March 26, 2017
Feds to Reopen Papahanaumokuakea to Fishing?
By News Release @ 9:38 PM :: 4788 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...request that the President remove fishing prohibitions within the Marine National Monuments in the U.S. Pacific Islands....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
American Samoa Rep Calls on Trump to Undo Fishing Bans in Obama Tuna Monuments
By News Release @ 5:22 AM :: 2399 Views :: Small Business

The panel overwhelmingly objected to the lack of local input, transparency and scientific scrutiny in the marine monument designation process....

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Monday, March 06, 2017
Congress Repeals Obama’s Blacklist of Federal Contractors
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 2712 Views :: Labor, Small Business

This measure, the so-called Fair Pay and Safety Workplaces rule, would have allowed government officials to debar, or blacklist, construction companies from bidding on federal projects based on the mere allegation of labor law violations without any due process....

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