Ask the Expert: Buying a Home While Owning a Business

ANDERS HOSTELLEY, CHIEF PRODUCTION OFFICER, HONOLULU HOMELOANS 808.681.7500 Question: I’m a small business owner. What should I do to ensure I’m in the best position to finance a new home? Answer: When someone wants to buy a home or refinance one, a mortgage company looks at three main criteria: the applicant’s credit, funds for the down payment and closing costs, Read the full article…

Parting Shot: Diagnostic Laboratory Services

Hawaii Business magazine

Thursday, 2:17 PM Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Aiea Photographer David Croxford >> Medical laboratory technician Jayson Ababa checks complete blood count samples using an automated hematology analyzer system. DLS tests samples from Hawaii, Guam and Saipan and performs about 37,000 tests a day.

Box Jellyfish Sting Experience Inspires UH Researcher to Create Effective Treatment

Cheryl Ernst

Problem: Box jellyfish kill more swimmers than sharks in Australia and elsewhere in the Indian and Pacific oceans. Stings from the smaller Hawaii species can be painful and debilitating. Controversial “antivenom” treatments have a poor 40-year track record and fail to prevent death in animals injected with venom. Inspiration: An encounter with box jellyfish while swimming in Read the full article…