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Hawaii has record visitor spending but many hotel employees still can’t afford to buy homes.
At the state level, Hawaii residents need to earn more than anywhere else in the U.S., researchers say.
The changeover for units built just two years ago illustrates the economic difficulties that make for an apartment shortage in Honolulu.
The gap between CEO pay and the median salaries of their employees for Hawaii’s publicly-traded companies is narrower than nationwide.
The state auditor raises questions about whether the Office of Hawaiian Affairs is meeting its fiduciary duty to Native Hawaiians.
Most employees in the Honolulu catering department are from islands in Micronesia and rely on flight benefits to go home.
Executives at a Hawaii property management company say the allegations are false and upsetting.
Some wedding venues only accept destination weddings to limit the number of guests and the effect on neighbors.
People who experience sexual harassment at the Hawaii State Capitol fear the consequences if they complain.
Service providers say more data is needed to help Hawaii’s most recent immigrants.
Rowena Akana says charges against her by the state ethics commission are inaccurate and politically motivated.
But critics question a proposal that would subsidize rents as high as $3,000 for a one-bedroom unit.