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Sysco to Acquire Hawaii-based Distributor | 2017-10-20

Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY) has signed an agreement to acquire Hawaii-based HFM FoodService. The distributor reported $290 million in annual sales in 2016 and operates on all four of the major Hawaiian Islands and Guam.  “Acquiring HFM provides Sysco with direct access to the growing Hawaiian market and is in clear …

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Report: No obvious cause of deaths

LIHUE — The initial investigation into the deaths of five pilot whales at Kalapaki Beach last Friday showed “no obvious cause of death.” According to a Thursday statement from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, “At this time, we have not yet… Read More….

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The Great Concierge Debate: Digital or Personal?

When in Roam is still in its infancy: Its concierges currently provide just a couple itineraries a week, as well as answering a follow-up question should clients want their interaction to last a bit longer. (Anything beyond that will cost more; a contractor’s take is $12 per $29 itinerary.) Photo …

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DHHL Looks Ahead Toward 2018

State lawmakers focused on affordable housing for Native Hawaiian beneficiaries today. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands briefed members of four joint House and Senate Committees on Housing and Hawaiian Affairs.   DHHL oversees more than 200-thousand acres of trust lands for qualified beneficiaries who are more than 50 percent Native …

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