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Why some visitors are better than others

Hawaii hotel room revenue topped $310 million in July, the best July the state ever had for this particular metric, Hospitality Advisors LLC reported Tuesday morning. The bottom line was 18% better than July 2011, and that’s just room revenue, not including restaurants and retail, room service and spas. Hospitality…

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What should Obama or Romney do about the economy next year?

Political strategists, who don’t know any more about economics than the rest of us, do know this: when the economy is bad, blaming it on the imcumbent can put the challenger into office. Barack Obama campaigned successfully against White House economic policies. Now Mitt Romney is mounting a similar campaign…