Hawaii's first strike of white-collar government workers occurs when Hawai`i Government Employees Association (HGEA) Units 3, 4 and 13 walk off the job.
Hilo Coast Processing Company, an affiliate of C. Brewer & Company, grinds its last cane.
Hawaiian Airlines emerges from bankruptcy reorganization.
The 117 year-old Hamakua Sugar Company harvests its last crop of sugar.
Aloha Tower Marketplace opens.
Waialua Sugar Company says it will gradually shut down over the next year and a half.
Paradise Park in Manoa Valley closes.
Liberty Bank merges with Bank of America.
NBC affiliate KHON-TV/2 sold to affiliate of the Fox television network.