Business report: Cooking classes with star chefs plus gasoline prices jump
Food Network is launching a paid subscription service that will offer live, interactive cooking classes with star chefs like Bobby Flay and Rachael Ray.
The new streaming-video app, called Food Network Kitchen, will also enable viewers to order ingredients for recipes and cooking utensils through a partnership with Amazon.
Launching in late October, the service will cost $47.99 a year.
Uber is getting a makeover.
That means bringing all of Uber's disparate projects including food delivery, transit passes, and e-bikes — under one roof, in one unified app.
The app overhaul comes as Uber announced safety updates including a four-digit pin system for riders to make sure they're getting into the right car with the right driver.
In the aftermath of the attacks on Saudi oil, gasoline price jumped by more than 10 cents per gallon between September 16 and September 23.
The EIA says the largest weekly increase in gas prices since early September 2017, when in the wake of Hurricane Harvey gas prices jumped by 28 cents/gallon in one week.
The current average in Honolulu is $3.55 a galllon.
In Hilo it's $3.80.
Southwest Airlines is ramping up its Hawaii expansion.
New flights are being introduced from California and between the islands, days after it pulls out of its failed foray into Newark, New Jersey.
The flights will begin in November, 2 months early.