Business Report 4/22/15 - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Business Report 4/22/15

The confluence of several Japanese holidays will happen over nine days this year, from Tuesday of next week through Wednesday, May 6th. Japan Airlines says Hawaii bookings are up 10%.

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters hires a new CEO, Gregg Lundberg, former GM of the Westin Maui.

HMSA is sending out a letter to 14,000 members about a data breach. Not here, but in Seattle, the only conceivable way to be affected is to have gotten care in Washington state or Alaska, as the letter explains.

Local 5 files eight unfair labor practice claims against the Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew - charging workers were threatened during an attempt to unionize the properties.

Shinsato Farm in Kahalu'u is for sale and might close. Two family members need to cash out. PBN reports Shinsato pork is used at a lot of local restaurants including BLT, Town, La Tour and Roy's.

Hawaii budget conferees meet today at 2. The legislature and governor are hard at work on the top issues of the day, like naming the Hawaiian hoary bat our state land mammal. You can have your red-okole birds, the bat was here first.

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