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  • Wave generator supplies Hawaii electrical grid for the first time

    July 7, 2015

    A prototype wave generator called Azurais supplying grid power to Hawaii, the first time such a feat has been officially verified, according to the US Department of Energy (DoE). Though it can only produce 20 kilowatts, the DoE said that similar devices could eventually provide large amounts of clean power to coastal cities. The project is co-sponsored by the US […]

  • Mystery Man Moving Japan Made More Than 1 Million Trades

    June 26, 2015

    Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) — It was six minutes after the opening bell on Feb. 4, and dozens of big-name stocks were still untraded in Tokyo. Telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp. was among those that hadn’t budged. The offer price fell 5 percent, then more, and still there were no takers.Then an order was filled: 300,000 shares […]

  • Oahu to enforce plastic bag ban

    June 22, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) – Honolulu is set to become the last county in Hawaii to ban plastic checkout bags. Starting July 1, businesses won’t be allowed to provide plastic bags and non-recyclable paper bags at the time of customer checkout. The law was first approved by the Honolulu City Council three years ago, amended last year […]