Hawaii State Senate Bill 2018 would increase minimum wage to $12 an hour on 01 October 2022.
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Senate Bill 2018 would then increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour on Jan. 1, 2024 and then to $18 an hour on Jan. 1, 2026. Read more
Many people in Tonga evaded the powerful waves set off by an undersea volcanic eruption, in some cases by sprinting inland or clambering up trees. Read more
Doors will soon open for a series of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak concerts in Las Vegas. Read more
Junior Madut scored 17 points, including two decisive free throws with 2.2 seconds left, to lift the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 63-59 road victory over Cal State Bakersfield tonight in the Icardo Center. Read more
McDonald’s is expanding sales of its meatless McPlant burger to hundreds of locations. Read more
A marine mammal rescue team is looking for an adult humpback whale entangled in debris off the coast of Hawaii. Read more
Ernie Els birdied the final hole today, set up by a difficult wedge from a fairway bunker, giving him an 8-under 64 and a one-shot lead over Vijay Singh as the PGA Tour Champions season began at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Read more
Under the latest measure, most eateries are asked to close by 8 p.m., while large events can allow full capacity if they compile anti-virus plans. Read more
The governor said his new budget proposal includes funds to expand the Organized Retail Theft Task Force created last year when Los Angeles, San Francisco and other cities saw organized groups of roving thieves carrying out smash-and-grab robberies at retail stores. Read more
Jury selection took just one day for the federal trial. The judge said opening statements would be Monday, with the court taking up some evidentiary matters on Friday. Read more
Netflix added 8.3 million worldwide subscribers during the October-December period, about 200,000 fewer than management had forecast. Read more
Police shot and killed a man who was allegedly armed and causing a disturbance at a train station near the San Francisco airport after he ignored their orders and continued advancing toward them. Read more
Rey Mysterio is on the cover of the WWE 2K22 video game, set for a March 11 release. Read more
The U.S. Department of Education has opened a civil-rights investigation into how LGBTQ students are disciplined at Brigham Young University, a private religious school. Read more
Kailea Kekipi was last seen at the 1700 block of Kinoole Street at 9 p.m. Read more
Rock ‘n’ roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million-Swiss-franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, swimming pool and boat dock on Lake Zurich. Read more
Police said speed, drugs and alcohol do not appear to be contributing factors at this time, and that an investigation is ongoing. Read more
Team USA’s opening ceremony uniforms for the Beijing Olympics include some sneaky new warming technology, along with a handy front pouch and a cinch waist on anoraks in navy and white. Read more
NCAA member schools voted to ratify a new, streamlined constitution, paving the way for a decentralized approach to governing college sports that will hand more power to schools and conferences. Read more
Three gun-owner rights groups and several individuals and businesses had sought to overturn the lower court rulings in California. Read more
The bodies of four people, including an infant and a teen, were found in the Canadian province of Manitoba near the United States border in what the Royal Canadian Mounted Police believe was a failed crossing attempt during a blizzard. Read more