If the economy tanks further, it will be necessary to cut salaries, implement furloughs, skip pay raises and reduce payments to health plans and pensions.
A new report from the Hawaii Executive Conference details the state’s worsening financial problems, but it doesn’t offer any solutions.
Spreading the car trips around could make the rush hour a bit smoother. But getting schools and employers to buy in isn’t always easy.
The Hawaii governor pushes for progress on education and economic development despite the fiscal uncertainty facing state government.