SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) — Below are the bottom five companies in the Real Estate Development industry ranked by Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Analysts use RPE as a measure to compare the productivity of companies in the same industry. Maui Land & Pineapple (NYSE:MLP) ranks first with an RPE of $152K; Avatar Holdings...Continue reading
The first real snowfall in perhaps two years has capped the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Mauna Kea’s summit is closed at least through this morning and possibly all day as crews work to remove ice and snow from the access road following Friday’s storm. Mauna Kea Weather Center forecasters expected fog,...Continue reading
A 70-year-old Waipahu farm worker who died when a truck backed into him at Aloun Farms last Saturday was identified by a family member as Pedro Cervantes. The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office said Cervantes died of multiple internal injuries from the accident. Cervantes was hit about 1 p.m. on a dirt road across from...Continue reading
by Kaui The most useful blog in my world is Hawaii Agriculture. They keep up to date, and really cover the field (and sometimes stray into the ocean and forest.) A recent post alerted me to potential perils in the produce section: http://hawaii-agriculture.com/newblog/west-hawaii-today-features-food-sustainability-a-kona-vores-dilemma/ right here in Kona. The issue is produce that isn’t local,...Continue reading
HONOLULU – The state is reminding livestock owners that they have until the end of the month to re-register their brands or lose their rights to them. Hawaii law requires livestock owners to register their brand every five years to secure its validity and individuality. The state Department of Agriculture said Thursday that there...Continue reading
What’s up Maui Land & Pine? An incredible stick save (without reported news) starting just before the end of trading! The day’s range moved from 4.00 to the close of 4.27. According to Yahoo the 52 week range is an incredible 2.05 to an impossible 8.20....
MIKE BARRETT does not have much of a yard at his two-story row house in Astoria, Queens. But that fact has not kept him from his new hobby of beekeeping — he put the hive on his roof. When it was harvest time this fall, he just tied ropes around each of the two...Continue reading
A bird conservation group says the endangered short-tailed albatross has nested in the far northwestern edge of the Hawaiian islands — the first time the species has done so in the United States. The American Bird Conservancy said Wednesday nests for the white and black feathered seabird have been found at Kure and Midway...Continue reading