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  • The actions, brought under an SEC initiative that encouraged municipal bond issuers to self-report certain violations, involved conduct that occurred between 2011 and 2014, the SEC said. All of the entities involved settled with the SEC without admitting or denying the SEC's findings, the agency said. The action covers a wide range of other issuers and...

  • The actions, brought under an SEC initiative that encouraged municipal bond issuers to self-report certain violations, involved conduct that occurred between 2011 and 2014, the SEC said. All of the entities involved settled with the SEC without admitting or denying the SEC's findings, the agency said. The action covers a wide range of other issuers and...

  • Regulators propose ban on swimming with Hawaii dolphins

    Scientists are worried human interaction may be depriving the nocturnal creatures of needed rest.

  • Don't pet the lava!

    Thousands of people are flocking to see lava from the Kilauea Volcano flow into the ocean, but park officials are warning tourists to take precautions.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 12- Best known for diving, lagoons and the island that gave the world the name for the bikini swimsuit, the Marshall Islands is now gaining attention as a top-five destination for U.S. crude exports despite the lack of a refinery to process the oil. The shipments to the Marshall Islands, a tiny atoll nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, are a quirk of...

  • Aug 4- First Hawaiian Inc's shares rose as much as 6.5 percent in their debut on Thursday, valuing the lender at $3.41 billion in the biggest initial public offering by a U.S. bank in nearly two years. The offering by the U.S. unit of BNP Paribas, France's biggest bank, was priced at $23 per share- the top end of its expected range of $21- $23. The Honolulu- based bank's shares...

  • Awaiting First Hawaiian Bank IPO

    Bob Harrison, First Hawaiian Bank CEO, discusses the bank's upcoming IPO today and the state of business in Hawaii.

  • Nasdaq erases weekly loss

    CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at what's moving in early morning trading including the first bank to go public in Hawaii.

  • NEW YORK/ RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 2- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday put a class action case against Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on hold pending the resolution of an appeal filed by the company, potentially stalling a much anticipated U.S. trial. The order granted a bid by Petrobras, as the company is commonly known, to postpone a case...

  • *Weekly jobless claims increase 14,000. WASHINGTON, July 28- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to sustained labor market strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 266,000 for the week ended July 23,...

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to sustained labor market strength. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 266,000 for the week ended July 23, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

  • July 26- WestJet Airlines Ltd's quarterly profit slumped 40.5 percent and the carrier said Tuesday that costs would rise this year due to the timing of maintenance expenses on its widebody aircraft and extra charges incurred on a new London route. Macquarie Capital Markets analyst Konark Gupta said the cost increase was not "overly concerning" as it related to "...

  • July 26- First Hawaiian Inc, a unit of BNP Paribas SA, said its initial public offering could raise as much as $485 million, giving the Honolulu- based bank a market valuation of about $3.21 billion. First Hawaiian Bank, with more than $16 billion of assets, has 62 branches throughout Hawaii, Guam and Saipan. The bank's net income inched up to $54.9 million in the quarter...

  • Asia doing well: Hawaiian Airlines CEO

    Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley discusses fears of travel, the success of his airline company in the Asia market, and travel to Hawaii.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Four U.S. carriers have won tentative approval to launch daytime U.S. flights to Tokyo's Haneda airport as early as this fall, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday. Approvals were given to Delta for flights from Los Angeles and Minneapolis, Hawaiian from Honolulu, American from Los Angeles, and United from San Francisco.

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Wednesday he is tentatively approving daytime flights to Japan's Haneda Airport from the United States for American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines Inc, and United Airlines Inc.. The proposed U.S. cities are Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Minneapolis and are scheduled to start as...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. oil refiners Tesoro Corp and Par Hawaii Refining reached a $425 million settlement with the United States on Monday to resolve air quality violations at six refineries in Western states, the government announced on Monday. The accord requires the companies to invest $403 million in new equipment to better control air emissions at...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. oil refiners Tesoro Corp and Par Hawaii Refining reached a $425 million settlement with the United States on Monday to resolve air quality violations at six refineries in Western states, the government announced Monday. The accord requires the companies to invest $403 million in new equipment to better control air emissions at...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. oil refiner Tesoro Corp said on Monday it has reached a $10.4 million settlement with the United States for air quality violations at refineries in six Western states. Under the settlement, Tesoro will also invest $400 million in technology to better control air emissions at operations in Alaska, Northern California, North Dakota, Utah,...

  • Bottom States for Business

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what sets these locales back to make them the bottom 10.