State officials meet today to review Southwest Airlines' request for a gate at Lihue airport. They already set some space aside for Southwest at Honolulu. This doesn't commit Southwest to anything but it does put out the welcome mat.
Oahu office occupancy fell over the winter. Colliers puts office vacancy above 13%, and 17% downtown.
More than 300 cars and trucks are sitting on the Hawaii Convention Center exhibition floor right now. The big auto show opens this morning.