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Thousands of people in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are still waiting to rebuild their homes after Super Typhoon Yutu.
Hawaii homelessness has decreased two years in a row, said Scott Morishige, but legislators contend the administration isn’t spending money fast enough.
Thousands are still homeless and some have left the Northern Mariana Islands after the most powerful storm of 2018 devastated the U.S. commonwealth.
They say the policy is a “good first step” that meets many national best practices, but it lacks an appeals process and requires secrecy even after cases are resolved.
The casino previously received a hefty OSHA fine for hazardous workplace conditions and was cited for paying workers less than the minimum wage.
Micronesians face language and cultural barriers when seeking medical care, and are far less likely to have insurance coverage.
Home values and household income in Hawaii vary widely depending on where you live.
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.