Business Report: 5/14/18

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - BNP Paribas, largest bank in Paris, has already executed its plan to sell more First Hawaiian Bank stock, raising $503 million by taking its stake below 50%. It is still FHB's largest shareholder.

The American Logistics Association preps for its annual Hawaii Food Show, where local companies pitch products to the PX. This year's show will be August 14, a Tuesday, at the Hawaii Prince. Last year 500 new items were chosen, and 23 new vendors.

In the 1970s one of my first jobs was at 7-Eleven and paid $1.80 an hour. Today, Hawaii Pacific Health is hiring high school grads as patient reps at $19 an hour. Work Force Job Fair is Wednesday at Blaisdell.

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