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Appeals Court: Calvin Say Must Prove He Lives in the District He Represents

civilbeat.com — State Rep. Calvin Say must still prove he lives where he says he does, according to a unanimous ruling issued Wednesday by Hawaii's Intermediate Court of Appeals. The opinion reverses a ruling issued last year by Oahu Circuit Court Judge Karen Nakasone on a petition claiming that Say isn't qualified to represent his district because he doesn't actually reside in it.
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Compromise Reached on Bill to Require More Boards to Disclose Financial Interests

tumblr.com — In the spirit of the evolving romance between the House and Senate, as state Rep. Angus McKelvey put it, a compromise was reached Wednesday afternoon on a bill to add 15 more boards and commissions to the list of those required to file public financial disclosure statements.
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Hawaii Budget Negotiators Resume Work as Deadline Looms

tumblr.com — State budget negotiators have reconvened this morning to continue ironing out the $12 billion spending plan for Hawaii in 2015. Wednesday marks the fourth day the conference committee of select House and Senate lawmakers have met to resolve the differences between the two chambers' versions of the budget.
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Why Do Hawaii's Private Schools Pay Teachers Less Than Public Schools?

civilbeat.com — Rebecca Arlander made roughly $32,000 in her first teaching job and then, a few years later, got a job at another school with a starting salary of about $46,000. One is private, and one is public; both are in Hawaii Guess which is which. Loading
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