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YEN FOR FLYING: The takeoff of AirAsia Japan, Peach Aviation and Jetstar Japan could change lifestyles in Japan. No longer will air travel be mostly confined to business trips and fancy vacations to places like Hawaii.
INDIANAPOLIS-- Campaign cash from outside political groups is flooding into conservative states with close Senate races like Indiana, Arizona and Montana, where residents are more accustomed to local news promos between football games than the relentless, often snarky attack ads.
NARITA, Japan-- Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and luxury brands. Ticket prices are plunging by about half, to 16,000 yen trips to the southwestern resort island of Okinawa or a 5,000 yen hop to Seoul.
HONOLULU-- Hawaiian Airlines plans to use a bigger plane when it launches nonstop service between Honolulu and Auckland, New Zealand in March. Hawaiian has been rapidly expanding its service to the U.S. mainland and the Asia-Pacific region. It started new routes to New York City and Fukuoka, Japan earlier this year.
SAN FRANCISCO-- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a "little laboratory" for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live. Ellison's ambitions include converting sea water into fresh water on the 141- square-mile island of Lanai.
JERUSALEM-- He has been the poster boy for Israel's powerhouse technology industry and a leading proponent of a great dream _ to end the world's addiction to oil. But on Tuesday, Shai Agassi stepped down as chief executive of Better Place, the Israel- based electric car company he founded with great fanfare five years ago.
HONOLULU-- Hawaii has set minimum standards for health care insurance plans that can be sold in Hawaii under new federal guidelines. Abercrombie says the minimums will help Hawaii lead the nationwide health care transition. Hawaii is among the states that bet correctly that the U.S. Supreme Court would uphold Obama's law.
CoreLogic, a private real estate data provider, also said Tuesday that prices rose 0.3 percent in August from July, the sixth straight monthly gain. Housing prices are rising in most areas, according to CoreLogic.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Hedge fund manager Mick McGuire is betting on an eventual housing recovery by owning stakes in an aerospace and defense company, a sugar farming conglomerate and a land developer. While investments in GenCorp, Alexander& Baldwin.
The governor says he will announce a major milestone in the process of making sure Hawaii residents have access to good healthcare and insurance. Hawaii is among the states that bet correctly that the U.S. Supreme Court would uphold Obama's law. Census data from 2010 show 7.7 percent of Hawaii residents are without health insurance.
Jerry Brown on Sunday announced that he had vetoed legislation that would have provided overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections to an estimated 200,000 caregivers, nannies and house cleaners in California.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
It's a real shaka. President Obama confronts the birther issue during a campaign stop at a Florida restaurant.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
Hawaii's private-owned paradise island, Lanai, is torn these days by economic and cultural conflict, struggling with its identity and an uncertain future after its reclusive residents learned that their island had been sold to the reclusive billionaire owner of a software company, the New York Times reports.
Whether it’s “the Summer White House,” “the Winter White House,” a beach house or a fishing camp, presidents need to get away, too.
Even before buying the Hawaiian island of Lanai, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was among the biggest spenders in corporate America.
Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie says Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has agreed to buy 98 percent of the island of Lanai.