KHNL: Man bit by shark on Kauai’s south shore survived a bear attack just months prior
Just in case you were wondering.
KHNL: People keep leaving Hawaii in droves and this year was no exceptlon:
It isn’t because of Hawaii’s high cost of living. Other places are expensive to live in, too.
It’s because of the massive gap between our cost of living and the pathetic excuse for pay in Hawaii.
When I worked here as a technical writer, Hawaii pay for same experience/same work was half what it was on the mainland.
Also, our disgusting – and (in my opinion) criminal and blatently discriminatory – minimum (aka starvation) wage means people have to work two fulltime jobs if they want to eat regularly and live anywhere except on the streets.
(Our continued building of housing for billionaires and corporations instead of real people who live here just makes it worse.)
So, if you had a choice of slaving away for practically nothing, or moving elsewhere with decent pay – what would you do?
Hey, HART (Half-Assed Rail Transit)! How about doing something that won’t leave your clunky junk system dependent on the price of oil?
Honolulu mayor and city council have been hating the homeless since 2013:
Vote no incumbents.
So vote no Republicans.