Eight-point-three million visitors spent nearly 15 billion dollars in Hawai’i last year, a third straight record year in tourism. Those numbers are expected to be topped in 2015 as the Hawai’i Tourism Authority hosts its annual conference. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
The Public Utilities Commission will be conducting public listening sessions next month on the proposed merger of Hawai’i’s major electricity provider. As HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports the issues are evolving rapidly and state leaders are weighing in.
The developer of a luxury condominium on the corner of Kapi’olani Boulevard and Ward Avenue is awaiting a crucial and, potentially costly, regulatory decision next month by the State. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.