Hawaii Minimum Wage Workers Have to Work 177 Hours to Afford Rent
Hawaii residents who earn minimum wage have to work 177 hours a week to afford a two-bedroom market-rate unit, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
That’s worse than any other state, and likely due in part to Hawaii’s high cost of housing. The state House and Senate passed separate bills this week to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to at least $10, but it’s still not a done deal.
— Anita Hofschneider
Canon recalls 14,000 PowerShot SX50 HS digital cameras
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Name of product: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras
Hazard: A chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinders on the camera can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to the user.
Units: About 14,000
Description: The PowerShot SX50 HS is a black compact digital camera. The words “PowerShot SX50 HS” are printed on the top of the camera.…