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.
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Front-runner Central Pacific Bank saw the biggest gain of the week among the 12 stocks in the Bloomberg Honolulu Star-Bulletin Index, jumping 7.8 percent to $27.92. With a 89.9 percent gain year-to-date, it is far ahead of the pack.
CPB wins again
Penny-stock biotechs Cyanotech and Mera Pharmaceuticals brought up the rear. Cyanotech lost 10.6 percent to close at 42 cents and Mera fell 16.7 percent to a nickel. Both make nutritional supplements on the Big Island.
Source: Bloomberg News STAR-BULLETIN GRAPHIC