Small Business

10 teams advance in international carbon dioxide competition

Apr 9, 2018

Ten finalists in a contest to make money from carbon dioxide pollution announced, will share $5 million in prize money

Get Started: Surveys shows owners are optimistic, cautious

Apr 9, 2018

Small business owners are very optimistic, but that isn't motivating them to sharply increase their hiring. That's the finding of a survey released last week by financial services company Capital One

Crewman credited with saving lives as fishing boat sank

Apr 6, 2018

A crewman who helped rescue two Americans and five others when their fishing boat sank off Hawaii isn't allowed to command a U.S. vessel in federal waters

US seizes pot-growing houses tied to China-based criminals

Apr 5, 2018

U.S. authorities say a Chinese-based crime organization sent money to Chinese nationals to buy about 100 houses in Northern California for growing massive amounts of marijuana illegally

Nation's lowest unemployment rate is no paradise for Hawaii

Apr 4, 2018

A low unemployment rate is usually an indicator of robust economic health _ but not so in Hawaii.

ADP report says small business hiring slowed in March

Apr 4, 2018

Small business hiring slowed in March, a sign that company owners are holding on to their cautious approach to expanding their staffs

3 shot in YouTube office attack; suspect 'hated' company

Apr 4, 2018

Authorities have identified a woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters and wounded three people before fatally shooting herself as Nasim Aghdam

Labor abuses muddy future of Saipan work visa program

Apr 4, 2018

A recent spate of visa abuses in the Northern Mariana Islands has cast a shadow over efforts to save and expand a visa program unique to the U.S. commonwealth.

Get Started: Deadline nearing for retirement plan decision

Apr 2, 2018

Small business owners considering starting retirement plans for their employees have a chance to save on their 2017 taxes

Coffee cancer warnings may migrate beyond California border

Mar 30, 2018

It's fair to say that a lot of people awoke Friday to a headline that might have jolted them more awake than a morning cup of joe: A California judge had ruled that coffee sold in California should carry a cancer warning

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