Daily Archives: April 27, 2019

Celebrating the first-ever image of a black hole

They took a picture of a black hole. It shows an orange flair around a black circle and the world stopped and went “wow!”  When it happened, I quickly fell into an Internet black hole (yes I went there) to learn more about how they captured this pictur...

By | 2019-04-27T17:00:00+00:00 April 27th, 2019|Technology|

Cloud computing is awesome. But not always

In aviation, being “in the clouds” is a universal flight condition reference to a pilot’s inability to see the ground. It’s also common lament of parents about the troubling coordinates of a teenager’s head, which might seem to be “in the clouds.” In...

By | 2019-04-27T15:00:00+00:00 April 27th, 2019|Technology|

Territorial Bancorp sees Q1 net income increase

Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ: TBNK) released its first quarterly earnings statement of the year Thursday, which showed a 35.35 percent increase in net income from $4.82 million in 2018 Q1 to $6.52 million in 2019 Q1. The board of directors approved a q...

By | 2019-04-27T00:21:44+00:00 April 27th, 2019|Economics|

First Hawaiian Bank experiences loan growth in Q1

The No. 1 largest bank in Hawaii ranked by assets in PBN's Book of Lists, First Hawaiian Bank, (NASDAQ: FHB) released its Q1 earnings report Thursday. It's the bank's first quarterly report a fully independent local bank since BNP Paribas, on Feb.1, so...

By | 2019-04-27T00:12:23+00:00 April 27th, 2019|Economics|