Anbang Insurance Group Co. plans an initial public offering of its life-insurance unit, a move that could increase disclosure at the opaque Chinese insurer that made an aborted $14 billion bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. this year.
A Chicago-based Muslim group has put up a billboard advertisement on Interstate 10 west of Phoenix taking aim at the Islamic State, according to KVTK-TV in Phoenix.
The ‘Hey ISIS, you suck’ billboard is part of a national ad campaign by Illinois-based Sound Vision Foundation, a Muslim multimedia organization.
The ad campaign is also putting up billboards in other major U.
A new cannabis testing laboratory is opening in downtown Honolulu.
Steep Hill Hawaii will be a full-service quality-assurance laboratory for medical marijuana with testing equipment that can handle up to 500 test samples per month.
State law requires independent analysis of the products sold by medical marijuana dispensaries. The lab will test batches of marijuana for potency levels and to ensure the products are free of pesticides and other contaminants.
The testing facility will be at 1150 South…
BioEnergy Hawaii LLC, a Kailua-Kona-based developer of waste-treatment and alternative-energy systems, plans to start construction on its $50 million resource-recovery and energy-conversion facility on the Big Island by the fourth quarter of next year, a company executive confirmed to Pacific Business News this week.
BioEnergy Hawaii plans to lease about 15 acres of land on a portion of the property now known as the West Hawaii Concrete Quarry to build and operate an integrated resource-recovery…