County Human Resources director says unions’ sensitivity to economy is ‘refreshing’
County Human Resources director says unions’ sensitivity to economy is ‘refreshing’

April 15, 2021

About 65% of the county’s $590.8 million operating budget goes for salary and wages, a figure that could increase as government negotiators undertake what Human Resources Director William Brilhante calls “the perfect storm” of collective bargaining, with contracts for all 10 of the county’s bargaining units ending June 30.

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Commissioners redo fire chief vote: Kazuo Todd again selected to lead Hawaii Fire Department

Red states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations
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Airport COVID-19 testers ousted
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Renewal of Maunakea master lease the top priority for new Institute for Astronomy director
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Biden says pause on J&J shots shows gov’t putting safety 1st

Ige sees public schools being able to fully reopen for in-person learning by this fall

DOH urges inoculations despite pause in J&J vaccine distribution

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Suspect in manslaughter case posts bail; Fleming slated to enter plea today

April 15, 2021

A 37-year-old Pittsburgh man charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a fellow visitor from Pittsburgh has posted bail.

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Cool conditions expected to persist through Friday
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DOH reports 15 new COVID-19 cases on Big Island
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Japanese American Veterans Association announces annual scholarships
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Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital offers scholarships
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Friday is National Health Care Decisions Day in Hawaii County
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Basic mediation training slated
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