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Database of Public Employee Salaries

UPDATED How much does Hawaii pay its public servants? You’ll find information here on fiscal years 2011-2020.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Rise Of #KanakaTwitter

Social media is bolstering political activism and allowing Native Hawaiians to control their own narrative.

City Leaders Unveil Most – But Not All – Of Future Rail Operations Costs

The new 13-year, $918 million deal with Hitachi is nearly $100 million more than the one signed in 2011. It will cover just over half of the costs to run the rail system.

Gun Bills Likely To Pass In Wake Of Diamond Head Shooting

Hawaii lawmakers have several bills lined up for votes that look to curb access to guns and ammunition in the state.

Community Voices

Want Democrats To Unite? Then Make The Selection Process Fair Flickr: Gage Skidmore

Want Democrats To Unite? Then Make The Selection Process Fair

Unfortunately, rumor has it that the party establishment may prevent Bernie Sanders from being the nominee.

Why Business Executives Can Make Good Politicians Flickr: GovernmentZA / GCIS

Why Business Executives Can Make Good Politicians

Case in point: Mike Bloomberg the former mayor of New York running for president.

Our Keiki Also Need A $17 Minimum Wage Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Our Keiki Also Need A $17 Minimum Wage

It’s no surprise why so many high school seniors elect to leave Hawaii after school.

It’s Time To Close The Gender Pay Gap In The Workplace PF Bentley/Civil Beat

It’s Time To Close The Gender Pay Gap In The Workplace

Being paid and treated as equals is good for the bottom line in Hawaii but also for all people in America.