A rendering of the proposed BioEnergy Hawaii waste-to-energy plant, which could compete for resources with the County's proposed waste reduction facility. Courtesy image.

Big Island Rubbish: Enough To Go Around?

April 22nd, 2014

A private developer’s plan for a waste-to-energy plant in West Hawaii could impact Hawaii County’s plan for waste reduction in Hilo.

Unemployment fell statewide and in each county in Hawaii in March while the work force rose to an unprecedented number. File photo.

Record-High Work Force Seen in Hawaii

April 17th, 2014

Unemployment fell statewide and in each county in Hawaii in March while the work force rose to an unprecedented number.

Hawaii Life President Matt Beall and agent Mealoha Kraus at the recent opening of their new Keaukaha office. Courtesy photo. Hawaii Life Real Estate Expands to Hilo April 9th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Business

Hawaii Life’s agents are featured on cable network HGTV selling property in Hawaii to their clients.

Papa‘a Palaoa Bakery has stepped up from farmers markets to storefront sales and celebrates its grand opening April 14-20. Courtesy photo. New Bread Bakery Sets Grand Opening April 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Business

Papa‘a Palaoa Bakery has stepped up its fresh-baked bread sales from farmers markets to a retail storefront sales celebrates its grand opening April 14-20.

Pacific Biodiesel's commercial crushing mill in Kea`au, Hawai`i. PBT image. Pacific Biodiesel Closes Maui Plant, Shifts to Kea`au April 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Business, Featured Articles

Biodiesel fuel services will continue throughout the state but cooking oil sent to Hilo will now be delivered without processing first on Maui.

Royal Hawaiian Orchards sells a variety of retail mac nut products. Courtesy photo. Royal Hawaiian Orchards Posts Yearly Loss April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Business

The company expects its short-term losses will be offset as its branded products overcome production setbacks and initial development costs.

The Big Island's newest internet only radio station has adopted the local music and news format of the former KAHU radio station. Courtesy image. Biz Quickies: KAHU Radio Format Goes Online March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Business, Featured Articles

Quick news and information about business on the Big Island.

Kona Job Fair on April 2, wedding planning, ziplining and more in this week's Biz Quickies. Biz Quickies: Need Work? Free Kona Job Fair March 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Business

A variety of news items about Big Island businesses and events.

The 9.44 acre Waterfalling Estate in Ninoole, built by developer Scott Watson, will go on the auction block in hopes of getting its $26.5 listing price. Courtesy photo. Biz Quickies: No Sale At $26.5M, Estate Goes To Auction March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Business

An assortment of news briefs about Big Island business.

Burger King expects to reopen in Kailua in July at the former Wendy's in Kona Coast Shopping Center. Wikipedia photo. Biz Quickies: Burger King To Reopen in Kailua March 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Business

In this issue: Median home prices top $300,000; new brewmaster at Kona Brewing; and the Kalani Retreat Center awarded.

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