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Pieology Opens First Hawaii Location

Pieology, the fastest growing chain in America, opened its first location in Hawaii this past weekend, complete with a traditional blessing by a kahuna prior to its doors being opened for business.

Artisan Chocolate Entrepreneurs Blossoming in Hawaii

Hawaii is the only location within the United States that has the right environment to grow cacao successfully, which has led to business opportunities.

Wingstop Opens First Hawaii Location

The Wing Experts now saucing and tossing in 35 states

Honolulu Institutes Placard Rating System for Restaurants

Hawaii's Department of Health has just instituted a colored placard system in Honolulu for informing customers how a restaurant did on its last health inspection.

McDonald's Multi-Unit Owner Video Interview

Victor Lim, franchise owner of six McDonald's restaurants in Hawaii, talks to Malia Zimmerman of Hawaii Reporter about his career, his family's help in making his franchise business a success, his hope to pass it on to his children and community good works.

Looking for Franchise Heaven in Paradise

IHOP at Windward Mall, Kaneohe, Hawaii
IHOP at Windward Mall, Kaneohe, Hawaii

Franchises in Hawaii, as elsewhere, are ubiquitous. Outlets such as McDonald's, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Denny's are popular in Waikiki with the tourists, who quickly get tired of the expensive, albeit, delicious, meals with huge servings at hotels.

World's Best 25 Hotels Named by TripAdvisor

The Four Seasons Resort at Hualalai in the Kona area of Hawaii's Big Island has been named the 2013 top hotel in the world by TripAdvisor.

Hawaii Legislature Passes Card Check over Governor’s Veto

In a special session called to override Governor Linda Lingle’s vetoes of numerous bills, the Hawaii state legislature passed Card Check, the top priority for unions in the state as elsewhere in the nation.