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Minimum Wage Bills Still Alive

State Senate, House measures would increase minimum hourly wage to $18.

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Accessed on 16 February 2022, 1350 UTC.

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Police arrest 24 for DUI

During the week of Feb. 7-13, Hawaii Island police arrested 24 motorists for DUI. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Four were younger than 21.

Lease extension granted for KIA property

After months of delays and complaints, the Board of Land and Natural Resources has authorized a tentative agreement for a 30-year extension for a lease in the Kanoelehua Industrial Area.

DOH OKs water in one Pearl Harbor neighborhood after leak

HONOLULU — The state Department of Health on Monday declared tap water in one Pearl Harbor neighborhood safe to drink more than two months after petroleum leaked from a Navy fuel storage facility, contaminated the drinking water supply and sickened thousands.

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