Howzit Howard: home sales

Howard Dicus
Howard Dicus

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island saw fewer sales at higher prices. Maui had higher sales at lower prices. With more than half of Maui homes now selling for less than half a million, sales volume picked up to 67, 14 more than in August of last year. Condo sales also rose, on a median price of $310,000 , down $61,000.

Here's the new monthly report on airline on-time arrivals. Hawaiian is best again, 95 percent. Alaska Airlines second, 89 percent. United third, 83 percent. Delta dropped the ball, 70 percent.

CB Richard Ellis says industrial parcels are for sale at the Malakole Industrial Park in Kapolei - $20 a square foot is a lower price than usual.

Defense business - the naval facilities engineering command at Pearl awards a $6 million wharf repair contract to Nova Group of Napa, California.

Alternative media have cut into newspaper circulation... but not only circulation... ads, too. The Star-Advertiser reports Regal Cinemas has decided not to buy newspaper ads to publish its movie listings any more.

Moody's Investor Service puts Hertz on credit watch - after Hertz raises its bid to acquire Dollar-Thrifty.

The World Congress on Zero Emissions at the Convention Center is giving away an electric car today. Enterprise Honolulu is managing the contest.

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