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  • HONOLULU _ Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $154,000. On a per-share basis, the Honolulu- based company said it had net income of 1 cent. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents to ask voters for a reversal this November. Jerry Brown's signature on Wednesday means, beginning June 9, it will be a crime in California to sell or give tobacco to anyone except military personnel under age 21.

  • HONOLULU _ Matson Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $18.1 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. Matson shares have decreased 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HONOLULU— Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $32.8 million. The Honolulu- based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • GOODYEAR, Ariz.— An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed shortly before 9 p.m. PDT Monday at Phoenix Goodyear Airport after a 16- hour flight from Mountain View, California, south of San Francisco. Maybe slow going isn't so bad when you're flying...

  • HONOLULU _ Territorial Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $3.8 million. Territorial Bancorp shares have dropped almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Territorial Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • HONOLULU _ Central Pacific Financial Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $11.2 million. Central Pacific Financial shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Central Pacific Financial, Earnings Report.

  • BEIJING, April 28- China Eastern Airlines on Thursday placed an order for 35 wide-body jets from Boeing Co and Airbus Group, as the Shanghai- based carrier continues to build its long-haul fleet amid the country's outbound travel boom. Chinese airlines are adding flights to New York, Paris and Sydney from inland cities, while opening new routes to smaller cities...

  • BOSTON— The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old. Hawaii became the first U.S. state last year to raise the tobacco purchase age to 21, and other states are considering the change.

  • HONOLULU— Insurance companies would not be allowed to discriminate against transgender patients under a bill passed by the Hawaii Legislature. "Here in Hawaii where we treat everyone with respect and aloha. People in Hawaii have been denied coverage for essential medical checks like mammograms or screenings for prostate cancer because of the gender on...

  • HONOLULU _ Bank of Hawaii Corp. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $50.2 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1 per share. Bank of Hawaii shares have risen slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HONOLULU— As a record number of visitors stream into Hawaii, state officials want residents to know: Tourism is your friend. The agency that promotes travel to Hawaii is starting an online video campaign to remind locals about the benefits of the state's biggest employer. The first installment features Honolulu chef Mark Noguchi talking about his...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A solar-powered airplane on a journey around the world was preparing to land in California on Saturday night to complete a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean. The aircraft performed a fly-by over the Golden Gate Bridge in the late afternoon following 56 hours of flight that began Thursday morning in Hawaii. The aircraft started its...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from Hawaii to California in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe:. A solar-powered airplane is preparing to land in Northern California after flying for three days across the Pacific Ocean. The aircraft reached the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon following 56 hours of flight that...

  • OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN— The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from Hawaii to California in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe:. The plane took off last March from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and it has made stops in Oman, Myanmar, China, Japan and Hawaii. Pilot Bertrand Piccard, who left Hawaii three days ago, says he hopes to fly...

  • OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN— A solar-powered plane's flight across the Pacific Ocean was going smoothly as it gets closer to a stop in Northern California. It was expected to arrive in the San Francisco Bay area by Saturday evening. The aircraft started its around-the-world journey in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in...

  • The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from Hawaii to California in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe:. The plane took off from Hawaii on Thursday morning and is expected to arrive in the San Francisco Bay Area by Saturday evening. The aircraft started its around-the-world journey in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab...

  • The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from Hawaii to California in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe:. The plane took off from Hawaii on Thursday morning and is expected to arrive in the San Francisco Bay area by Saturday evening. The pair spoke on Earth Day, as Piccard continued his journey from Hawaii to Northern California.

  • KAPOLEI, Hawaii— A solar plane on an around-the-world journey has reached the point of no return over the Pacific Ocean after departing Hawaii, and now it's California or bust. The aircraft landed in Hawaii in July and was forced to stay in the islands after the plane's battery system sustained heat damage on its trip from Japan. The aircraft started its journey in...

  • KAPOLEI, Hawaii— The Latest on a solar plane flying from Hawaii to California:. The pilot of a solar plane trying to circumnavigate the globe says he has passed the point of no return after departing Hawaii and is forging forward over the Pacific Ocean toward California. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 airplane is leaving Hawaii in its wake and is still ascending...