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Hawaii State 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.

Big Pay Raises Coming For Lawmakers And Top State Execs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Big Pay Raises Coming For Lawmakers And Top State Execs

UPDATED 3/14/19: But the Hawaii Commission on Salaries proposed far lower increases for judges.

Our Salary Database Now Includes Hundreds Of Hawaii County Employees Flickr.com

Our Salary Database Now Includes Hundreds Of Hawaii County Employees

With the inclusion of Big Island data first requested in July 2017, only Honolulu police officers are still missing. A judge’s ruling is pending on that.

Chad Blair: Telling The Public A Little Less About What It Pays Its Workers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Telling The Public A Little Less About What It Pays Its Workers

House Speaker Scott Saiki finds Civil Beat’s salary database too specific when it comes to “legislative employees.”

Here’s What We Pay County Workers — Except For Cops Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s What We Pay County Workers — Except For Cops

Our salary database has thousands of new entries, but a legal challenge is holding back Honolulu police officer information.
Judge Blocks Release Of Names Of Former Undercover Cops  — For Now Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Judge Blocks Release Of Names Of Former Undercover Cops — For Now

Responding to a Civil Beat request, the city had intended to release the identities of all officers except those currently “deep” undercover.

How Some Hawaii Officials’ Paychecks Compare To The Mainland Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Some Hawaii Officials’ Paychecks Compare To The Mainland

Some of the islands’ top public employees stack up well, even with our high cost of living. Others, not so much.

Updated Hawaii Salary Database: Doctors And Judges Do Well, Thank You Flickr.com

Updated Hawaii Salary Database: Doctors And Judges Do Well, Thank You

We’ve added tens of thousands of additional workers, including those in the Department of Education, the Judiciary and general state employees.

Hawaii State Salaries