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The agreement boosts workers’ pay by $1.50 per hour and ends the longest Hawaii hotel strike since 1970, according to Unite Here Local 5.
A group of veterans have been fighting to get health benefits for illnesses they say are associated with exposure to the dangerous herbicide.
A state senator, inspired by the island nation’s program, wants to build massive amounts of public housing that residents could purchase.
Living with multiple generations is a way of life in Hawaii that Jowenna Ellazar embraces. But like many others, she has few options in a city where the median home price hovers around $800,000.
Non-citizens without green cards — including citizens of Micronesian nations and temporary workers — are excluded from federal disaster cash assistance.
More than a thousand residents of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas are homeless in the wake of the historic storm.
An exploding hotel lobby. Flying roofs and fields of debris. Coconuts as a necessity in the absence of running water.
Many of the workers in Honolulu are Pacific Islanders who rely on flight benefits to avoid paying for expensive trips back home to Micronesia.
Up for grabs are three OHA at-large seats, as well as seats representing Maui and Oahu.