The Bloomberg /
Star-Bulletin Index


The Bloomberg Honolulu Star-Bulletin Index is a price-weighted index designed to measure the performance of Hawaii-based companies. The index was developed with a base value of 100 as of December 31, 1999. A chart of the index which shows the weekly performance of its members is published weekly in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

Bloomberg Index chart

Aquasearch leads pack
with 1-cent move

Aquasearch Inc., which has been in a holding pattern while in Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy, jumped 18.2 percent to 6.5 cents this week to lead 11 others stocks in the Bloomberg Honolulu Star-Bulletin index.

The Kona biotech firm gained just 1 cent for the week, but it was good enough to vault the company to the top of the heap. Its shares are now up 12.1 percent this year.

Alexander & Baldwin Inc. was the next best performer with a 3.2 percent gain as it closed yesterday at $27.07, just off its 52-week high of $27.56 achieved on Dec. 28. The stock is now in the black for the year with a 1.4 percent gain.

Bank of Hawaii parent Pacific Century Financial Corp. was close behind with a 3 percent gain to $27.52. Its stock is up 6.3 percent in 2002.

Cyanotech Corp. brought up the rear as it dropped 9.9 percent to $1.

Weekly highlight chart

Source: Bloomberg News STAR-BULLETIN GRAPHIC

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