“Report highlights domino effect of low wages, high cost of living in Hawaii.”
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|Report highlights domino effect of low wages, high costs of living in Hawaiʻi
The number of working households that are unable to meet their needs despite employment has grown by more than 66% since 2018, according to a new report from the Aloha United Way and Bank of Hawaiʻi Foundation. Hawaii Public Radio.
Farmers and ranchers buoyed by new contingent of food-focused politicians
A cohort of farming legislators looks to bolster Hawai‘i’s food systems and build on momentum from 2022. Civil Beat.
Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees take office
$600M spending plan finalized for Hawaiian Home Lands
Japanese, U.S. officials urge peace at memorial event
‘Ticking ecological time bombs’: Thousands of sunken ships from WWII are rusting at the bottom of the pacific
U.S. House passes ocean bills to protect reefs, marine animals and ecosystems
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$1 Million-Plus Mortgages Go Mainstream Next Month
A federal agency raises the limit on conforming mortgages in Hawai‘i and other high-cost markets. Starting in January, a first-time Hawai‘i homebuyer with excellent credit and a substantial income will be able to borrow more than $1 million… read more.
|Suspect shot & killed by HPD following barricade at Waikīkī hotel
Honolulu Police confirmed the suspect was shot multiple times and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He died later from the gunshot wounds. The 10 hour stand off ended after midnight early Friday morning. KITV4. Hawaii News Now.
Shooting range closure prevents dozens of DPS officers from renewing gun certifications
Report: ‘Forever chemicals’ spilled at Red Hill were also released at Kalaeloa Airport
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Affordable Housing Leads to Better Health
To improve the health of the community, Kaiser Permanente partners with and invests in Hawai‘i organizations that are working to find affordable housing solutions… read more.
|Lava slows its roll on Mauna Loa
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory officials say the lava’s advance is no longer threatening Daniel K. Inouye Highway. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Hawaii News Now.
Three men from Kazakhstan cited for entering closed area on Mauna Loa
BLNR looks to protect Paku‘iku‘i in West Hawai‘i waters
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5 Steps to a Successful Job Interview
Are you taking advantage of the Great Resignation and the many job opportunities out there? Here are 5 steps to ensure your next virtual or in-person interview for a job opening goes smoothly... read more.
|Big spending by carpenters super PAC could shift the balance of Maui’s Council
Almost all county council candidates supported by super PAC Be Change Now were successful in the general election, changing the makeup of the councils in every county and setting up a potential leadership shakeup on Maui. Civil Beat.
Maui Mayor-elect Richard Bissen seeks resumes statewide to serve administration
52% of Maui County homes live below ALICE threshold
|New officers highlight KPD’s week
The graduation of the 97th Police Recruit Class on Wednesday at the Kaua‘i Veterans Center capped a week of events at the Kaua‘i Police Department. Garden Island. Kauai Now.
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