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The expense of paying workers time and a half increased 30 percent in the last five years, reaching $67 million in fiscal year 2017.
Residential buildings could each be evaluated to determine if a sprinkler retrofitting is necessary, a City Council committee is told.
UPDATED: The proposal to raise hotel taxes and extend the GET next faces another vote by the full Senate on Wednesday, then likely House consideration.
Two bills would have rezoned seven acres of agricultural land to urban or residential and allowed for up to 35 homes
To avoid legal challenges, the latest measure to keep the homeless off busy city sidewalks would apply only to commercial streets.
Councilman Trevor Ozawa wants the state to ban offshore alcohol use and disorderly behavior at holiday weekend events.
Though the nonprofit typically relies on grants, Aloha Harvest is looking to the city of Honolulu in hopes of a contract.
The bill would allow creation of districts offering residents the chance to obtain special permits in high-congestion areas.