Tag Archives: Economy

Independence Day 2014 – Let Freedom Ring

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This Friday, many Americans will have a day off from work on the Fourth of July, Independence Day. The holiday is a celebration of United States birthday, and families and friends traditionally gather for beer, … Read More.

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Military in Hawai‘i

BY DAVID CAREY — I have had the great privilege of serving as the Chair of the Military Affairs Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (the MAC) on and off for over ten years. Read More.

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It’s No Time To Relax

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — A question my friends on the U.S. mainland often ask is, “How’s business in Hawai‘i?” My answer these days is, “Great, but I think we have been very lucky for a number of reasons.” Read More.

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Movies and TV Shows Boost Tourism, Buoy the Economy

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Since the beginning of the year, we have enjoyed high demand for our properties in Hawai‘i. Good management, excellent marketing, flawless operations and warm hospitality, along with the modest global economic recovery we are experiencing, … Read More.

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Thoughts on China’s Economy and Tourism Markets

By Dr. Richard Kelley The high-level Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Waikīkī beginning November 7 will bring a great deal of focus on the huge importance of the Asia-Pacific area in today’s global economy. Among the 21 nations – … Read More.

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Deficits, Budgets, and Cherry Pies

By Dr. Richard Kelley For the past several weeks, the politicians of both parties in Washington, D.C., have been embroiled in a pitched battle on how to pay for America’s massive – and still ballooning – $14 trillion national debt … Read More.

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