Nicole Woo

Nicole Woo is a senior policy analyst at the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice.

Hawaii’s Economy Will Benefit From A Higher Minimum Wage Flickr: Pictures of Money

Hawaii’s Economy Will Benefit From A Higher Minimum Wage

Opponents can only make disingenuous arguments that rely on irrelevant information.

A Living Wage Will Help Keep Families Here Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Living Wage Will Help Keep Families Here

Hawaii trails 11 other states where the minimum wage is higher than ours.

When It Comes To School Breakfast, We Can Do Better Flickr: Janine

When It Comes To School Breakfast, We Can Do Better

Research shows that when students eat school breakfast they have lower rates of obesity and improved attendance, behavior and grades.

Too Many Hawaii Children Missing Meals During Summer http://www.flickr.com/photos/fazoom/

Too Many Hawaii Children Missing Meals During Summer

Our state compares poorly to others in meeting food needs of poor kids during the summer. Falling short hurts everyone.
Not Enough Hawaii Students Start The Day Off Right Hawaii Dept. of Education

Not Enough Hawaii Students Start The Day Off Right

Hawaii has one of the nation's lowest rates of students participating in school breakfast programs. We can fix that.