Island Business Report: Southwest Airlines raises fares, except for flights to Hawaii
Starbucks launched a revamped happy hour deal on from 2 p.m. To 7 p.m.
It's a buy-one, get-one-free happy hour deal on any grande or larger handcrafted beverage.
The happy hour drives traffic during the slow afternoon time.
Delta announced it will hire 12,000 employees by next year as it expand its operations.
The CEO says the airline is hiring pilots, flight attendants and in other categories at the company.
The hirings start this year and will run through 2020.
It turns out that students from other countries provide a significant boost to Hawaii's economy -- to the tune of $447 million.
That's according to a report from the State Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism and reported in the Pacific Business Journal.
The organization said international study exchange programs not only contribute to Hawaii's economic growth but its continued ability to attract foreign students and investments.
Southwest Airlines raised fares $5 across its network, except for flights to Hawaii.
Analysts say the Southwest Airlines fare raise was quickly matched by Delta and United.
Airlines are fast to act when one player makes a move to increase prices on things like tickets or bags.