Putting a worker on paid leave soon after she blew the whistle can be enough to establish a case under Hawaii’s law. But legal elements can be hard to prove.
Researchers are starting to get more data on just how the extended closure of Hawaii’s tourism industry has impacted the economy.
Jennifer Smith was placed on paid leave weeks after her revelations about the Department of Health led to the director and the state epidemiologist being replaced.
A community organizations has petitioned the Hawaii Supreme Court to order the state health department to hire more contact tracers.
After revealing flaws in the state’s contact tracing program, Jennifer Smith, a state DOH case investigator, was put on leave on Friday.
Campaign buttons, poster bear catchy slogans supporting Dr. Sarah Park.
Announced with fanfare by Gov. David Ige last month, Emily Roberson says she is frustrated with trying to do her job and says leadership needs to make clear the chain of command.
With no end in sight to the shutdown of tourism, dozens of companies have filed letters with labor officials outlining job cuts and extended furloughs.
A House special committee wants immediate attention to recommendations on efforts that need to happen soon to pull the state out of the coronavirus crisis.