The profit motive has been a catalyst to great improvements in the world, with many believing it to be a main driver of innovation and development. In fact, it is a foundational principle of economist Adam Smith’s metaphorical concept of the “invisible hand,” which postulates that profit seekers are beneficial to society in general.
Fortune struck one man in the bakery aisle at the supermarket. Two others were working the night shift at a Subway sandwich shop. Yet another was plucked from a list of 15,000 hopefuls.
HONG KONG — Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening outbreak in the city, authorities said.
Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S., Germany topped 50,000 deaths, and Britain closed in on 100,000.
The Food Basket has noticed a sizable drop in the number of people being serving via its monthly Ohana Food Drop in Kailua-Kona.
The state Department of Health reports five new coronavirus cases in Hawaii County today, with 132 new cases statewide.
A 34-year-old Hilo man facing numerous burglary and theft charges is accused of stealing groundskeeping tools valued at almost $6,000 from a storage room at Wong Stadium as well as more than $20,000 worth of items from lockers at a nearby commercial self-storage facility, according to court documents filed by police.
The state Department of Health reported 16 new COVID-19 infections on Hawaii Island and 119 statewide.
The state Department of Health today reported four new coronavirus infections on Hawaii Island and 75 statewide.