The US women’s national team players have reached an agreement with the US Soccer Federation (USSF) over equal working conditions with the men’s team.  The World Cup winners were seeking the same conditions as the men in areas including travel, hotel accommodation, staff support and the right to play on grass rather than […]

On a sunny Friday afternoon, 73-year-old Kapolei resident Marjorie Kalama relaxed in the shade with her husband under a lauhala tree at Kohola Lagoon 1 at the Ko Olina resort. For many years, Kalama brought her children and her grandchildren to the lagoons in Leeward Oahu. Their regular visits there […]

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration instituted pay cuts across state government in a six-week bargaining sprint that ended July 1. All of the agreements, which the state Human Resources Department has posted online, use a personal leave program to accomplish the savings. The program institutes immediate savings but the leave time […]