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Wide range of bills advance, stall at mid-point of Hawaii legislative session

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sign holders were at the state Capitol on Tuesday to push for raising the state’s minimum wage. The Living Wage Rally was organized by Raise Up Hawaii, a coalition of businesses, advocacy organizations, labor unions and nonprofits advocating for an increase. Pictured are Tony Samuels, left, a part-time worker, and Aaron Sansone, a University of Hawaii student.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Sign holders were at the state Capitol on Tuesday to push for raising the state’s minimum wage. The Living Wage Rally was organized by Raise Up Hawaii, a coalition of businesses, advocacy organizations, labor unions and nonprofits advocating for an increase. Pictured are Tony Samuels, left, a part-time worker, and Aaron Sansone, a University of Hawaii student.

State lawmakers halfway through the 60-day legislative session are poised to grant raises to public worker union members and infuse millions of dollars to help Native Hawaiians afford homes on their ancestral lands. Read more

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