The Hawaii Legislature convened its 30th biennial session Wednesday, and its leaders wasted no time proclaiming that a top priority would be increasing the state’s $10.10 per hour minimum wage. Even minority Republicans are behind the idea in the Democrat-controlled Legislature. It is part of a larger recognition of how the islands are becoming un-affordable for many residents.
Advocates for a living wage will be asking our elected officials to deliver on their promises and pass a living wage bill in the 2019 legislative session. But we can’t do it without support from you.
It’s time to Raise Up Hawaiʻi
Every worker deserves a Living Wage.