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Honolulu City Officials Have Received Big Pay Raises In The Past Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu City Officials Have Received Big Pay Raises In The Past Year

Civil Beat fills out its salary database with thousands of City and County of Honolulu workers, including those caught up in a federal probe.

Some Principals Can Still Earn More Than Top DOE Officials Civil Beat

Some Principals Can Still Earn More Than Top DOE Officials

Civil Beat’s public employee salary database now includes 22,395 employees of the Hawaii Department of Education.

Neighbor Islands: Harry Kim Now The Highest-Paid Mayor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neighbor Islands: Harry Kim Now The Highest-Paid Mayor

Maui County has the most employees, but Hawaii County has generally caught up in the salaries paid to top executives.

Pay Hikes For Water Board Engineers Outpace Other City Officials Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pay Hikes For Water Board Engineers Outpace Other City Officials

And check out what we’re paying Honolulu City Council members and other employees of the city’s legislative branch.

Hawaii’s Judges Are The Top Paid Judiciary Employees Flickr.com

Hawaii’s Judges Are The Top Paid Judiciary Employees

They’re getting smaller raises these days, which concerns the chief justice who says qualified judges are hard to find.

Doctors Are Still The Top-Paid Public Employees In Hawaii Flickr.com

Doctors Are Still The Top-Paid Public Employees In Hawaii

The Hawaii Health Services Corp. and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs have big changes atop their pay scales, but the highest-salaried physician hasn’t changed.

Two Deans And A Football Coach Are Top Paid Employees At UH UH Athletics

Two Deans And A Football Coach Are Top Paid Employees At UH

Civil Beat’s salary database just added 7,424 statewide employees of the University of Hawaii system. At least 1,639 make six-figure salaries.

The Fattest Paychecks In Hawaii Government Don’t Always Go To The Top Bosses Flickr.com

The Fattest Paychecks In Hawaii Government Don’t Always Go To The Top Bosses

More than 14,000 state employees have been added to Civil Beat’s salary database, including many who earn more than the governor.

Some Six-Figure Salaries At The State’s Watchdog Agencies Civil Beat file photo

Some Six-Figure Salaries At The State’s Watchdog Agencies

At look at the payrolls of the State Auditor’s Office, Ethics Commission and Ombudsman’s Office

Hawaii Legislature’s Top-Paid Officials Never Run For Office Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature’s Top-Paid Officials Never Run For Office

The latest installment of Civil Beat’s public salary database includes employees of the Senate, House and Legislative Reference Bureau.

Hawaii Salary Database 2020: We’re Kicking Off This Year’s Report With HPD Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Salary Database 2020: We’re Kicking Off This Year’s Report With HPD

A legal challenge by the police union held up release of officers’ names for years but a recent court ruling found disclosure is required under public records law. 

Database of Public Employee Salaries

How much does Hawaii pay its public servants? You’ll find information here on fiscal years 2016, 2018 and 2020.

Hawaii State Salaries