Howard's Business Report

  Business Report: Economic recovery has a long way to go

Howard breaks down the Wall Street Journal’s report on jobless statistics.

  Howard’s Business Report: House passes spending bill

There’s increased accountability on farm aid funds.

  Business Report: August's hotel report

  Business Report: Unemployment by island

Unemployment is over 12% statewide even though it fell on almost every island.

  Business Report: Unemployment numbers reveal complex crisis

Hold onto your pants! It's crisis at a glance! Millions are unemployed and that's a deep-dish dilemma. But how many millions...

  Business Report: Summer report on vacation rentals

In this Illustrated Economics, Howard has the summer report on vacation rentals

  Business Report: Hawaii ranks low on employment

  Business Report: The economic impact of USPS

The U.S. Postal Service handles 47% of all global mail. It pays $37 billion in wages to 636,776 employees. The $1.4 trillion mailing industry employs 7.5 millio

  Business Report: Households with job losses

In this Illustrated Economics report, Howard goes over the topic of households with job losses.

  Business Report: New jobless claims

Top stories from across Hawaii and around the world, as seen on the 6 a.m. news broadcast from Hawaii News Now.

  Business Report: What the economy actually needs

  Business Report: TSA traffic during the pandemic

Airlines fly more people, but the glass is still more than half empty.

  Business Report: How health insurers are saving during the pandemic

Top stories from across Hawaii and around the world, as seen on the 6 a.m. news broadcast from Hawaii News Now.

  Business Report: State tax deduction

Hold onto your pants! It's Crisis at a Glance! One of stickiest sticking points in Congressional COVID conferring is the state tax deduction.

  Business Report: The plummeting GDP

GDP is gross domestic product, the sum total of all goods and services produced in the U.S.

  Business Report: The road to downsizing

Our economy, both local and national, is following a road to recession. The COVID crash triggered furloughs, but government aid delayed a lot of job losses.

  Business Report: Hawaii's painful hotel report for first half of 2020

Top stories from across Hawaii and around the world, as seen on the 6 a.m. news broadcast from Hawaii News Now.

  Business Report: States ranked by credit card debt

Howard shows us where states are ranked according to median credit card debt. Hawaii didn't do so bad. Here are the numbers and how long it takes to pay it off

  Business Report: Hawaii jobless claims

Howard has the breakdown of Hawaii's jobless claims amid the coronavirus pandemic and Hurricane Douglas.

  Business Report: Newsroom layoffs

Howard Dicus reports on how newsrooms have been laying off staff since the last recession.

  Business Report: What Americans are spending their money on during the pandemic

Business reporter Howard Dicus shows us how Americans are spending their money and how it has changed during the pandemic.

  Business Report" Political obstacles for next COVID relief bill from Congress

It's not going to be easy to get Congress and the President to pass another COVID relief package. Howard Dicus has the details on why.

  Business Report: Hawaii's retail vacancy is rising

It's getting worse for commercial real estate on Oahu. Howard Dicus has the updated numbers on the percentage of vacancy.

  Business Report: Updated unemployment numbers for Hawaii for June 2020

Top stories from across Hawaii and around the world, as seen on the 6 a.m. news broadcast from Hawaii News Now.

  Business Report: Major banks to move away from Hong Kong

China's clampdown on Hong Kong freedoms could spell the end of Hong Kong as the unofficial New York of Asia – banking capital and the media capital.

  Business Report: Tourism-dependent companies left holding the bag after quarantine decision

The Hawaii Chamber of Commerce says businesses made plans and spent money expecting an August reopening that is now pushed back to September.

  Business Report: Hawaii's jobless claims for early July 2020

Business reporter Howard Dicus updates us on the unemployment situation in Hawaii. He has the latest numbers of jobless claims by island for early July 2020.

  Business Report: June home sales

In this Business Report, Howard discusses home sales for the month of June.