Some of the pay raises are significant. City Council would at least double its pay.
There was a Salary Commission meeting this afternoon on March 21, 2023 at 1:30 pm. Did you hear about it?
I was looking for a written testimony section for today’s Salary Commission Hearing but could not locate it.
But I found one for 2022 Hearing. The sentiments were overwhelmingly against the raise. This year 2023 poses over 100% and more pay raise for City Council members. Council members like Chair Tommy Waters and Radiant Cordera are publicly saying their job is not a part-time job.
Here is Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s written testimony to the Honolulu Salary Commission for 2023.
Who sits on the Honolulu Salary Commission. If the names look familiar, you’re not wrong.