Tuesday, February 26 2013

Some of Hawaii’s fastest-growing tourism markets are in the Asia Pacific. And that region is also leading the world when it comes to demand for new aircraft. HPR’s Bill Dorman has details in today’s Asia Minute.

Friday, December 30 2011

All this week we’ve been looking at the year in business in Hawaii from several different perspectives. Today we look at some of 2011’s highlights for the state’s leading industry: tourism. HPR’s Bill Dorman reports.

Thursday, December 29 2011

This week, we’re looking back at what 2011 was like for a number of local businesses---and their investors. Diversified companies operate across more than one business line---and in Hawaii, some of our largest firms come under this category. HPR’s Bill Dorman reports.

Wednesday, December 28 2011

In this last week of the year, we’re looking at how some of Hawaii’s companies did in 2011---for themselves and for their shareholders. For technology companies in general, the potential for both risk and reward is high. That’s been the case this year with several Hawaii-based technology firms.

And even if a business is good for the environment, it may not be great for investors. HPR's Bill Dorman reports.

Tuesday, December 27 2011

As we close in on the end of 2011, we’re taking a look back at some local business highlights of the past year. For financial companies, it’s been a challenging year around the world … as well as here in Hawaii. HPR’s Bill Dorman reports.

Monday, July 25 2011

This week, Japan's government is expanding its efforts to cut back on electricity use. It's part of the continuing struggle to recover from the March earthquake and tsunami that sparked the disaster at the Daiichi nuclear power plant. HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute.

Monday, July 18 2011

Two weeks ago, we told you about an oil spill off the coast of China that had gone unreported for nearly a month. This week, the pollution is continuing to spread. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Friday, July 15 2011
How far would you go for love? In China, one man is willing to go a thousand miles. Quite literally. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Thursday, July 14 2011

Japan’s prime minister wants his country to be nuclear-free. It’s the strongest stand against nuclear power to come from Japan’s leader since the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant four months ago. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Wednesday, July 13 2011

The technology behind smart phones is at the center of another international dispute between U.S. and Asian companies. Once again, Apple is involved---this time facing off against a company from Taiwan. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Tuesday, July 12 2011

It’s an issue governments of every size are struggling with from Honolulu to Washington: how to raise money and cut costs. It’s an issue overseas as well—and some unusual answers are coming from North Korea. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Monday, July 11 2011
Buried treasure, a mysterious history and hidden passageways under an ancient temple. It sounds like a summer blockbuster movie. But it's all part of a developing story in India. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.
Thursday, July 7 2011

It may be the biggest oil spill you never heard about. China's national oil company is coming under increasing criticism for holding back information about an accident that took place more than a month ago. HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute.

Wednesday, July 6 2011

China is the most populous country in the world. But that may not be true in another twenty years. India is on track to overtake China in population - and that has some officials in India re-thinking the future. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

Tuesday, July 5 2011

When it comes to the most popular consumer brands in the Asia Pacific, Japanese and South Korean companies dominate the list. That's according to a new survey of more than 33-hundred people across the region. HPR's Bill Dorman has details in today's Asia Minute.

Monday, July 4 2011

Malaysia's government wants more women to climb the corporate ladder. And that has sparked a change in the law. HPR's Bill Dorman reports in today's Asia Minute.

Friday, July 1 2011

Today is the first day of mandatory electricity cuts in many parts of Japan. The government wants to reduce power consumption during the peak summer months, as the country continues to recover from the March earthquake and tsunami. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

Thursday, June 30 2011

The next summer Olympics will take place in London... and they're just about a year away. But in China, a different set of games has just ended: the "Communist Olympics." HPR's Bill Dorman explains in today's Asia Minute.

Wednesday, June 29 2011
It's a question all parents ask at some point. What's the best way to use computers to help my kids learn? A new study finds some answer from several Asian countries. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.
Wednesday, June 29 2011

More than three months after Japan's tsunami and nuclear disaster, support for nuclear power continues to drop in that country. And as the weather gets hotter, there are increasing concerns about the nation's energy supply. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.