Hawaii lawmakers passed a measure Tuesday to increase the state's minimum wage to $18 per hour by 2028.
After Biden banned Russian oil imports this week amid Putin's invasion of Ukraine, lawmakers are calling for the president to waive the Jones Act, a century-old law that critics deride as protectionist because it requires all oil and cargo shipped between U.S. ports to be on American built vessels with an American crew.
An Illinois woman was busted Saturday for allegedly using a phony COVID-19 vaccine card with a glaring typo to travel to Hawaii, a report said.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige is urging tourists not to travel to the islands due to a surge in coronavirus cases amid the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.