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A Better Way

Ilima Loomis

Tracey Wiltgen remembers the friend who was building his dream home. He’d hired a contractor and was excited to get started. But a few months into the project, the dream turned into a nightmare. There was a building boom going on, and the contractor was falling further and further behind schedule as he focused his Read the full article…

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New Name, But Gas the Same

Noelle Fujii

Hawaii consumers can be loyal shoppers, so it’s a risk when a company changes from a popular brand to a new one. But Island Energy Services LLC took the plunge, and its third-party research indicates customers will keep coming. “Chevron has had the leading market share in Hawaii for a long time. And we’re looking Read the full article…