Tradition to a Tea

LIHUE — A picture, taken in 1997, shows a smiling 7-year-old Jamie Chambers holding up a cup of tea.

Securitas looks to hire 200

LIHUE — Securitas, a security provider, is hiring for 200 new job positions for the holiday season and beyond, available throughout the Hawaiian islands.

Making things work

There was good news beyond the outstanding vocational rehabilitation employee and outstanding vocational rehabilitation employer of the year celebration Friday at the factory/warehouse of Salty Wahine Gourmet Sea Salts in Hanapepe.

Scammers will find a way

More children are playing games online than ever before, but it’s not all fun and games, and the risks connected to kids and gaming continue to grow.

Ono, it’s pau

ANAHOLA — On their final day, after 31 years of owning and operating Duane’s Ono Char-Burger, you might expect Robert and Leilani Cord to mark the moment.

Say it ain’t so

The burger orders kept coming Tuesday morning. Old Fashioned. Teriyaki. Blue Cheese. Nui-Nui. Duane’s Special.

Saving the Legislature from itself

This week we look at the State Auditor’s recent follow-up report, Report No. 19-14, on the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production income tax credit.

Rice Street vision quest

LIHUE — Jim Guerber opened Thursday’s Lihue Business Association meeting asking people to share their perspectives on Rice Street.

BYOB-ulk container

KAPAA — Single-use plastics come in all shapes and sizes and in the effort to reduce the amount of plastic going into landfills and the environment, grocers are developing a new strategy: BYOB.

State jobless rate remains 2.7%

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations on Thursday announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 2.7 percent, the same rate as in August.

Kalaheo Dental to buy back Halloween candy

KALAHEO — The Kalaheo Dental Group, with sponsorship from the UPS Store at Kukui Grove Center, hosts its Fourth annual Halloween Candy Buy Back on Friday, Nov. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. at its offices in Rainbow Plaza in Kalaheo.

Southwest on the way

LIHUE — In less than a month Hawaii travelers will have another option for inter-sland travel with Southwest Airlines firing up the first routes two months earlier than planned.