Howard's Business Report

  Business Report: Flying the Boeing Max jet

Who will be flying the Max jets? Howard Dicus reports.

  Business Report: President Trump's new Fed nominee fails to advance

Hold onto your pants! It's Crisis at a Glance! President Trump's new Fed nominee fails to advance.

  Business Report: Lessons from the plague

Hold onto your pants! It's Crisis at a Glance! In this edition: Howard has a quick history lesson.

  Business Report: Container traffic in the Pacific, including Matson's

Business reporter Howard Dicus compares container traffic in the Pacific by company. He will tell you how it's being dominated by trade from China.

  Business Report: Why vacation destinations are offering large discounts

A recent blog post says there are super-deep discounts to vacation destinations. Howard explains how this shows demand is very soft so far.

  Business Report: September arrivals

Howard Dicus reports on September arrivals for each island.

  Business Report: Media coverage of travel to Hawaii

Media outlets are detailing what it's like to travel to Hawaii right now. All told, coverage suggests a slow return of visitors at best.

  Business Report: How safe is it to fly?

Airlines want you to believe that the air is safe to breathe if you fly. Howard Dicus looks to see if that is true.

  Business Report: Christmas retail outlook

Howard Dicus reports on the outlook for Christmas retail based on Gallup polling of consumer spending plans for the rest of the year.

  Business Report: A comparison of airlines' summer losses

In this Illustrated Economics, Howard compares the airlines' summer losses. T

  Business Report: Hawaii's four biggest banks

In this "Illustrated Economics," Howard shows the relative size of Hawaii's four biggest banks.

  Business Report: Pre-travel testing arrivals by category

Here's a breakdown by category on who is flying into Hawaii since the pre-travel testing program started on October 15th.

  New jobless claims for early October 2020

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

  Howard's Business Report: Where we are with the economic stimulus bill

Our Howard Dicus explains what's holding things up with the covid relief bill. It's Crisis at a Glance!

  Some hotels, airlines plan gradual reopening despite tourism relaunch

The long-awaited October 15 date is really just the start of a longer reopening process.

  Business Report: How mainland media sees Hawaii's trans-Pacific reopening

The headlines sound just as confused as the situation. Just days away from reopening travel, here are the headlines reflecting the lack of a comprehensive plan

  Need office space in Hawaii? It's available during this pandemic

More space is available because of the pandemic. But is this affecting the price? Business reporter Howard Dicus takes a look.

  Business Report: August air seats

In this Illustrated Economics, Howard talks about August air seats.

  Business Report: Furloughs at The Modern Honolulu

Howard shares a partial list of furloughed workers at the Waikiki hotel.

  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...