For supermarket operators in Hawaii, paradise is just a memory.
For supermarket operators in Hawaii, paradise is just a memory. Hawaii is a tough place to do business, Barry Taniguchi, president and chief executive officer of Hilo-based KTA Super Stores, told SN. People think we live in paradise, but the cost of living is higher than on the mainland, we have to import a lot of product, and the supermarket business is very competitive. With a full slate of conventional