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Cuddling industry workers report making as much as $5,000 a month providing human contact to those willing to pay for it.
The owner of Smith’s Union Bar in Chinatown, opened in 1935, worries his landlord won’t renew the bar’s lease.
The rail agency’s directors approve the concept of a public-private partnership to design and build the stretch through the central part of the city.
Union supporters had feared the opinion by U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority would erode union membership.
A declining population and weak increases in personal income have helped keep a lid on inflation in Honolulu, economists say.
The first ever “Presidential Alert” for emergencies will be tested on cell phones nationwide Oct. 3.
Some small ag operations are finding federal food safety regulations can help them expand to new markets.
The union vote could lead to a work stoppage by about 3,500 workers, including those at the Royal Hawaiian, Westin Moana Surfrider and Sheraton Waikiki.
All the state’s counties oppose the proposed constitutional amendment, arguing it would siphon dollars from their tax base.
Honolulu’s city attorney says the ballot title misleads voters on a proposed constitutional amendment.