Hawaii fishermen want development considered
Hawaii fishermen on Monday asked policymakers to address how runoff caused by land development harms reefs, fisheries and oceans when they consider how to cope with the effects of climate change. Ocean ...
Tesoro announces $75M sale of Hawaii refinery
Tesoro Corp. said Monday it has agreed to sell its refining operations in Hawaii to Par Petroleum Corp. for $75 million plus the market value of its working capital. The San Antonio, Texas-based company ...
Lobbyist reports say little on influence in Hawaii
Lobbyist disclosures in Hawaii may be a misnomer ? the records don't disclose much. Hardly any individual lobbyists reported spending even $1 schmoozing Hawaii lawmakers early in the recent legislative ...
Hawaii vows to more than double energy savings
Hawaii wants to more than double the energy it saves over the next two years by retrofitting government buildings with new lighting, air conditioning and other energy saving equipment. The plan is expected ...
Tesoro Selling Hawaii Refining Operations to Par Petroleum
Base price is $75 million.
New Hawaii law raises tax credits for filmmakers
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed a law increasing tax credits for filmmakers to help expand the state's movie industry. The law, which will goes into effect next month, extends film tax credits ...
Census: Hawaii has highest share of Asians in US
A state analysis of U.S. Census data released Thursday shows Hawaii has by far the largest share of Asians and the smallest share of whites in any U.S. state's total population. The research division of ...
Par Petroleum Corporation Agrees to Purchase Tesoro Hawaii, LLC
Par Petroleum Corporation announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Tesoro Hawaii, LLC from Tesoro Corporation. Tesoro Hawaii, LLC is an owner of refining, retail and distribution assets located in Hawaii.
Tesoro Hawaii employees avoid layoffs
Par Petroleum Corporation, a Houston based company, agreed to buy Tesoro Hawaii for $75 million plus the value of Tesoro's other assets. The deal is estimated to be between $300-$350 million and is expected to close in the coming months. For the past year, there was a dark cloud over the employees at Tesoro Hawaii. First came the uncertainty after the state's largest refinery was put up for sale ...
Hawaii governor signs bill supporting beekeeping
Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed legislation aimed at encouraging and supporting Hawaii beekeepers. A bill signing for the measure was held at the governor's office on Monday. The legislation exempts home-based ...
Last Minute Hawaii Vacation Discounts
Because of last minute cancelations and a sluggish economy, owners of vacation rental homes and condos are finding themselves with a lot of nights that often go unrented. Most owners are happy to discount these nights in order to try to fill their calendars and keep their properties rented.
Many deals and discounts are available around the internet. Summit Pacific has a way for owners to advertise these deals on its Hawaii Vacation Discounts
page. If youâ€™re able to fly to Hawaii on short notice (usually within the next 30-60 days) you can find incredible savings; often up to 40% off the normal price.
Spectacular ocean view condos at Waipouli Beach Resort
that normally rent for around $350/night are often available for $199. Some units at Hanalei Bay Resort
are available now for $89/night.
Because the discounts offered on Summitâ€™s Pages fluctuate from day to day, you need to move fast on these discounts.