Mayor Kirk Caldwell reopening city parks for exercise, extending Honolulu stay-at-home order

Mayor Kirk Caldwell said today he is extending the stay-at-home, work-from-home order “with modifications” for Honolulu through May and is reopening city parks for exercise only, beginning 5 a.m. Saturday. He also announced a $2 million program for about 10,000 more COVID-19 tests to be conducted by community centers around the island who provide health … More Mayor Kirk Caldwell reopening city parks for exercise, extending Honolulu stay-at-home order

Assistance available for homeowners, renters hit with financial hardship

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz continues to outline resources available for struggling residents during the coronavirus pandemic. His office released an online guide for homeowners and renters who may be struggling to make payments due to a loss of income. Assistance includes a delay in payments for homeowners with a federally-backed mortgage. … More Assistance available for homeowners, renters hit with financial hardship

WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTIONS BY MAIL

Keep Your Voter Registration Record Up to Date: Ballots are mailed to the voter’s mailing address associated with their voter registration record. Voters who have moved, changed their name or mailing address, must update their voter registration. Voters may check online or call their Clerk’s Office to confirm that their voter registration is current. Not yet registered? Register online or complete a Voter … More WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTIONS BY MAIL

Here’s What’s Not Passing The Hawaii Legislature This Year

Stay informed and up to date on the Hawaii Legislature and the legislators that you voted for. On Tuesday the Hawaii Legislature is set to act on hundreds of bills as lawmakers near the halfway mark of the 2019 session. The bills include measures that increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2022, enact voting … More Here’s What’s Not Passing The Hawaii Legislature This Year

Volunteer Opportunities for Local 3 Members

HOEISF together with District 17 will have sign waving for Mayor Kirk Caldwell from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Neil Blaisdell Park, 98-319 Kamehameha Hwy, Aiea, HI 96701 every Tuesday and Thursday starting, today, October 13, 2016 until November 3, 2016. This event qualifies for Project Vote.  Click here :2016-vote-poster for more information on … More Volunteer Opportunities for Local 3 Members

Ways to Register to Vote in Hawaii

Reserve your right to grumble and vote!  Below are ways to register to vote in Hawaii if you haven’t done so already: Online: Visit http://www.olvr.hawaii.gov. You must have a current Hawaii Driver’s License or State ID to complete an application online. Mail: Print & submit a completed Wikiwiki Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee Application to … More Ways to Register to Vote in Hawaii

County of Hawai’i General Plan Public Input Forum Questionnaire

The County of Hawai‘i’s General Plan is the blueprint that guides the long-term development of Hawai‘i Island. It considers the needs of the entire island, and provides a sound growth strategy that directs future opportunities related to land use, zoning amendments and capital expenditures. The Hawai‘i County General Plan is reviewed every ten years. The … More County of Hawai’i General Plan Public Input Forum Questionnaire

Every VOTE Counts

Every VOTE Counts! Remember – Primary Election Day is on August 13, 2016 If you have already voted by absentee ballot, Mahalo! For those of you voting by early walk-in, remember you only have TODAY (Thursday, August 11) to do so If you haven’t registered yet, you can REGISTER and VOTE TODAY! Click here for more information on … More Every VOTE Counts

Significant Increases In Labor Law Penalties

Hawaii has increased the penalties for employers who do not to adhere to state labor laws. On July 1, Gov. David Ige approved stricter punishments for companies who fail to meet the requirements for workers’ compensation insurance, temporary disability insurance, and breaking prevailing wage laws on public construction projects. Act 187, in part, increases the … More Significant Increases In Labor Law Penalties