Here’s What We Pay County Workers — Except For Cops Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Our salary database has thousands of new entries, but a legal challenge is holding back Honolulu police officer information.

Congress Approves Plan To Reopen Government

Congress Approves Plan To Reopen Government Flickr.com

The U.S. Senate and House voted have voted to reopen the government and fund it until Feb. 8. The measure now goes to President Trump for his signature.

Honolulu Women’s March

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Tad Bartimus: How The Women’s March Changed The World

March founder Teresa Shook sees a straight line from the Women’s March to #MeToo, #TimesUp and more women running for public office.

 

Hirono: Congress Must Resolve Shutdown Issues Without Trump’s Help

The Hawaii senator says the White House is vacillating, so the solution needs to come from the Capitol building.

Will A Federal Government Shutdown Damage The US Economy?

Withholding pay from a large fraction of the workforce can introduce a significant economic speed bump in the short run.

Governor Knew 2 Minutes After Missile Alert That It Was False

But it took his office 15 minutes to announce the news in a Twitter post, legislators were told Friday.

County Mayors: We Want More Power To Tax

They also want a larger share of the state hotel tax revenues and immunity for lifeguards at state beaches.

Community Voices

Hawaii Needs A Plan To ‘Shelter In Place’ Flickr: Ian Weddell

Hawaii Needs A Plan To ‘Shelter In Place’

False alarm aside, we need to talk about how the public is supposed to respond to a real ballistic missile attack.

Tom Yamachika: Will The Legislature Enact Tax Relief? Flickr: Chris Potter

Tom Yamachika: Will The Legislature Enact Tax Relief?

Hawaii lawmakers will have to decide whether to conform to central provisions of the Trump Tax bill.

Helping To Save Hawaii’s Special Places Historic Hawaii Foundation

Helping To Save Hawaii’s Special Places

Add your voice to a forum this month celebrating Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander heritage.

A Hawaiian National’s Take On The False Missile Threat Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

A Hawaiian National’s Take On The False Missile Threat

Yes, those 38 minutes were terrifying, but so are 125 years of U.S. occupation for Native Hawaiians.