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Hawaii Employees' Retirement System

A Way To Save Hawaii’s Government Employees’ Retirement System

A Way To Save Hawaii’s Government Employees’ Retirement System

A Danger Demanding Sunshine: Last in a series by actuary George Berish about Hawaii taxpayers' obligation for government workers' pensions.
Personal Insults Flung at Gov During Senate Hearing

Personal Insults Flung at Gov During Senate Hearing

Crowd mocks Gov. Neil Abercrombie as he testifies on bills that would reduce retiree benefits.

Actuary Challenges Claims of Retirement Board Chair

Fellow of the Society of Actuaries takes aim at Hawaii newspaper op-ed by Colbert Matsumoto.
Lawmakers Commit $300 Million to Fix Pension Mess

Lawmakers Commit $300 Million to Fix Pension Mess

Nine billion dollar pension liability weighs heavily on Hawaii lawmakers.
The Why and What Of ‘Retirement Systems’

The Why and What Of ‘Retirement Systems’

A Danger Demanding Sunshine: Third in a series by actuary George Berish about Hawaii taxpayers' obligation for government workers' pensions.
Week 40: It’s All About Serving You

Week 40: It’s All About Serving You

Political leaders tend to focus on how much taxes will raise for the state. Civil Beat looks at their impact on individuals.

As a Matter of Fact: Don’t Believe Claim About Hawaii Pension System

Star-Advertiser editorial wrongly blames system's woes on legislature's decision to reduce contributions in the '90s.

Hawaii Ranks Near Top for Debt and Pension Liability

New Moody's report ranks Hawaii among worst in nation for tax-supported debt and unfunded pension liability.

Actuary Examines Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System

George Berish begins series, "A Danger Demanding Sunshine," to explain huge obligation Hawaii taxpayers face.
Hawaii Employees' Retirement System