Senate Bill 793 would repeal the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements.
Ripple effects and unintended consequences, especially in a down economy, have become driving factors in the debate over a minimum wage.
Gov. David Ige’s plan to allow residents who are fully vaccinated to travel interisland is a big step among all the little steps to restore normalcy.
But lawmakers have agreed to let Honolulu shoulder the costs for emergency services.
The mayor says he wants someone on the commission who has empathy for law enforcement officers.
The bill would replace the high-interest loans with installment loans that have lower fees.
State officials hope to broaden the exemption to include travelers from the mainland as early as this summer but have not set a date.
Police departments elsewhere release video that is edited to cover faces.
Saiki has empowered the House to be a much-needed political player this year. But concerns about his methods and his ultimate goal are growing.
If Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi wants to show he’s an agent of change, Chinatown is the perfect place to do it.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority has a vital role to play.
House and Senate negotiators say they have used federal funds to cancel out most of Gov. Ige’s budget cuts.
The settlement was reached with Mid-Pacific Institute after 15 months of litigation and with a jury trial set for later this year.
The U.S. senator often talks about how her mother, who fled an abusive relationship in Japan, helped shape her own identity.
More details were expected to come in an announcement Tuesday. Meanwhile, the state has opened vaccine appointments for anyone who is at least 16 years old.
The congressman wants to use federal money to replace cesspools, update wastewater treatment plants and fix ailing bridges and roads.
The messenger molecule that’s been in every living cell for billions of years is the key ingredient in some COVID-19 vaccines.
The county amended its zoning rules last week to allow farmers to set up retail stores on agricultural land without a permit.