Walgreens to open first Hawaii store

Pacific Business News – opened 476 new stores in fiscal 2006, including 95 acquisitions. Walgreens plans to open 500 more stores in fiscal 2007, and some of those are likely to be in Hawaii. A Walgreens could possibly open up at a second Tower Records location on Oahu.

Castle & Cooke lays off 12 Lanai workers
MSN MoneyCentral – development arm on Lanai were laid off last week as part of the company’s effort to restructure and consolidate some of its administrative operations. Some positions were eliminated while others, such as accounting positions, were transferred to Oahu