Business report: 2/9/15 - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Business report: 2/9/15

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Hawaii is still getting supplied by sea. But there WAS a little weekend disruption.

On the West Coast, terminal operators stopped unloading ships for a couple days. But they exempted Hawaii shipping and in any case the order expired this morning. At Sand Island the union exercised its contractual right to treat Sunday work as optional, but the yards will be back to normal today.

Securitas employers working security at Kona airport overwhelmingly vote to unionize - days after a narrower vote to do the same at Lihue. Votes are coming at Honolulu, Kahului and Hilo.

Local 5's strike against Kaiser is over - all clinics open today.

Bankrupt RadioShack will close 17 hundred stores nationwide - and three of them are here - Nuuanu Shopping Plaza, Pearlridge, and Waikele. That would still leave 21 stores statewide.

The Israeli company Ormat is selling part of Puna Geothermal. Northleaf Capital Partners is paying 175 million for a 40% stake.

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