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The bill would replace the high-interest loans with installment loans that have lower fees.
Nearly two weeks after the shooting, Honolulu police still haven’t explained why the teenager was shot or released officers’ body camera footage.
Experts say getting access to transition services is important, but there’s the debate over how much insurance companies should cover.
Supporters say the bill will make it easier to prosecute domestic abusers, but critics including law enforcement say its definition is far too broad.
Many companies are grappling with when — and whether — to bring workers back to the office and how to do so safely.
It’s the first such website for the community published by the state Department of Health.
But the bill the House passed last week that would create a pathway to citizenship for 2.5 million undocumented immigrants faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
Barriers to vaccine access include the state’s prioritization categories, vaccine hesitancy, technology and language barriers, state officials say.
In the absence of official guidance on how to distribute extra COVID-19 vaccines, two Hawaii hospitals are prioritizing employees’ families.