Honolulu Advertiser - Business

Last Updated: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 01:00:00 -1000

Broken businesses

As a business writer with The Honolulu Advertiser for a decade, I've had too many unpleasant occasions covering the shutdown of venerable companies.
06/06/2010 03:40 AM

Time's running out on popular refrigerator rebates

The federally funded refrigerator rebate program offering $250 to Hawai'i consumers who replace old fridges with new energy efficient models is winding down and likely will be exhausted in another week or two.
06/06/2010 04:30 AM

One-man show evolved into top-notch team

I got my first taste of business reporting as an Advertiser intern in 1981.
06/06/2010 04:29 AM

Bringing compassion to end-of-life care

Hospice Hawai'i exists to help patients and families "experience a meaningful end-of-life journey."
06/06/2010 04:28 AM

Coming to terms with a one-paper town

After decades of speculation as to which daily would survive, tomorrow the Star-Advertiser will be "it," and will inherit the circulation of both. It will be a broadsheet, and will in that way remind us of The Advertiser, rest its soul.
06/06/2010 04:23 AM

Latest bar codes go beyond grocery store

SAN FRANCISCO ? It used to be that the only time you'd notice a bar code was at a store, maybe when a cashier scanned your groceries. But lately bar codes are showing up in more places around town ? and getting more sophisticated.
06/06/2010 03:55 AM

Stanford creating 'bookless library'

SAN JOSE, Calif. ? One chapter is closing ? and another is opening ? as Stanford University moves toward the creation of its first "bookless library."
06/06/2010 03:53 AM

It won't be the same without you

We have a running joke at The Advertiser Local News Desk when an editor leaves for home anytime from, say, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., which we consider early. The editors still on the desk will call out, "You go on. Have a good time. Don't worry about us. We'll put the paper out."
06/06/2010 03:52 AM

Highs, lows, memories and a new start

Several events and memories stand out from the experience of covering business and government in Hawai'i.
06/06/2010 03:48 AM

Even at the end, there's a deadline

This is my final piece for The Honolulu Advertiser, and like half of the things I've written here, is being done on deadline.
06/06/2010 03:47 AM


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