Broadband internet access is both a luxury for modern entertainment and a necessity for business. But Hawaii is falling behind when it comes to fast connections. We get a look at some of the people and businesses involved from Pacific Business News Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier.
Hawaii has a long history of cultural blending and ethnic pride. That extends to the business world as well, with a vibrant community of ethnic chambers of commerce. From Pacific Business News, Editor in Chief A. Kam Napier has more.
Coffee farmers in Kona are challenging the labeling laws for their products. The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has sent out a petition to support Hawaii County resolution 501-14. Advocates want the minimum percentage of Kona coffee changed to 51%. Currently, blended coffee must have a minimum of 10% of beans sourced locally to carry the “Kona” name.