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Business Report: Businesses Lobby Washington

Based on spring filings, these are the big spenders. Top five corporate lobbies: U.S. Chamber of Commerce $15.2 million. Google* $5.8 million. Business Roundtable $5.8…

Business Report: How money flows at an airline

Using spring results, just out from Hawaiian Airlines, let look at how an airline works. Hawaiian spring revenue was more than $700 million. More than…

Hawaii Small Business Fair set for August 4th

Hawaii’s leading business organizations in the State have gathered their resources and talents together again in 2018 to present the Hawaii Small Business Fair on…

Business Report: Spurious correlations

If fuel prices soar and travel declines, you may feel the two trends are correlated. But without proof of cause-and-effect, correlations should not be automatically…

Business Report: Our retail sector

CBRE says retail employment is ebbing and vacancy is rising as we shop more online. But vacancy is actually still pretty low at almost every…

Business Report: 7/13/18

Here’s a milestone in rebuilding from the Puna lava – the Small Business Administration reports its lending in the disaster zone has already topped $10…

Business Report: Trade war impacts, state by state

China is retaliating for Trump trade tariffs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, usually very pro-Trump, is against the new tariffs. It’s been circulating state-by-state information…

Business Report: Honolulu Office Space

Oahu has 14.6 million square feet of office space, but rents and vacancy rates vary a whole lot. Central Business District: 7 million sq. ft.,…