Business Report - 3/27/15 - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Business Report - 3/27/15

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Pre-orders for Samsung's new smart phones start today. The company unveiled its redesigned "Galaxy S-6" earlier this month. The phone is made of aluminum and glass instead of plastic. Samsung says the phones will be available for purchase beginning on April 10th. That's the same day "Apple" begins taking pre-orders for its "Apple Watch."

Facebook's plan to beam internet service to billions of people around the world may finally be taking off. It's not from an airplane, but rather an enormous drone. Facebook says it's so light weight that it can fly for months without ever coming down. The company will start testing it this summer.

Sriracha is turning up the heat on snacks. Yahoo News reports the hot sauce maker is partnering with "Pop Foods" to make snacks like popcorn, chips, hummus. The products are expected to hit store shelves next month.

A member of the Obama administration will be on Oahu to dedicate the newly designated Honouliuli National Monument. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell will attend Tuesday's ceremony in Kunia, along with Hawaii Senators Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono. Hundreds of Japanese-Americans were held at the internment camp during World War Two. It also held 4-thousand prisoners of war.

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