A report from Department of Human Services to the federal government paints a grim picture, but the state plans to award extra pay to try to attract more workers.
School psychologists are in a constant state of triage because of a shortage in special education teachers and behavioral health specialists.
The department has been going back and forth on new rules since at least February.
He fills the vacancy created by the departure of Gil Keith-Agaran.
The governor said he looked beyond race and gender to consider background and experience.
Denise Yamaguchi's two nonprofits have also gotten more than $1 million in grants from the Legislature in recent years.
Numerous people showed up at a state Senate hearing on Maui where lawmakers urged state agencies to do more to protect consumers.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in capital improvement projects are slated for legislative districts on Kauai, Maui County and the Big Island.
For now, House and Senate leaders say it's premature to schedule one. But the disaster may well warrant convening to pass spending and statutory measures.
Gov. Josh Green stopped senators from axing a tech agency board member; now small businesses must pay the price.