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Schools chief's salary going up $50,000

A 33% increase in pay is OK'd after a state law raising the top limit on the superintendent's compensation is enacted

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2014

~~<p>The base salary for public schools Superintendent Kathryn Mata&shy;yo&shy;shi is going up 33 percent to $200,000 next month, marking her first pay increase since taking office in 2010, and the first time in 14 years the salary for the Education Department's top position has been increased.</p>
<p>The pay raise was made possible with Gov. Neil Abercrombie's signing this week of House Bill 2257, now Act 90, which raises the maximum potential salary for the superintendent to $250,000 from $150,000.</p>
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The base salary for public schools Superintendent Kathryn Mata­yo­shi is going up 33 percent to $200,000 next month, marking her first pay increase since taking office in 2010, and the first time in 14 years the salary for the Education Department's top position has been increased.

The pay raise was made possible with Gov. Neil Abercrombie's signing this week of House Bill 2257, now Act 90, which raises the maximum potential salary for the superintendent to $250,000 from $150,000. Login for more...



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