Business Report: 1/24/18

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Chef Masaharu Morimoto is getting closer to opening the first of two restaurants at the Alohilani Resort, on the site of the former Pacific Beach Hotel. Morimoto Asia Waikiki is tentatively set to open the day after Valentine's Day, or about three weeks from now. This photo shows they plan a striking modern restaurant face on Kalakaua.

Coldwell Banker does its final report on 2017 sales of Oahu homes worth $1.5 million or more. There were 114 of them, including 26 for $4 million or more. Of those 114 homes, 45 were in Kahala.

We told you Walmart was paying out millions in bonuses – we're now told $1.5 million will be paid to Hawaii-based Walmart employees, apart from quarterly profit-sharing. Actual checks go out in March. Walmart hopes this makes you forget ejecting you from the store during the missile alert!

The Trefethen Family Vineyards celebrates its 50th anniversary today at Hoku's in the Kahala Hotel & Resort. Trefethen is one of Napa's pioneering vineyards, founded in 1968.

The design house Mix Plate Media ventures into new territory – designing an app. It's called Picky Eater and it lets people with dietary restrictions find restaurants that meet their needs.

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