Business briefs: Nimitz partners setttles with lender 

Two hotels near Honolulu International Airport will be retained by their present owner under a legal settlement announced by attorneys representing the owner of Honolulu Airport Hotel and Best Western Plaza.

Team Guam I steals 1,500m 
Team Guam I sliced the Tumon waters yesterday in a total time of 18 minutes and 8.77 seconds over two runs in the 2006 Haggan OCC Summer Regatta 1,500-meter Sprints yesterday at Matapang Beach in Tumon to top all other teams in the open men’s division, beating out MPRA Animun Tasi and Team Haggan, who arrived in second and third place, respectively, with combined times of 18:11.85 and 18:39.02.