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Bringing support for Hawaiʻi Appleseed’s mission of justice and equity to a virtual space

“While we need to hold off on meeting in person right now, our shared vision for a just Hawai‘i has never been more important.”

This Labor Day, Hawai‘i’s workers need more help than ever

This Labor Day, Hawaiʻi's workforce desperately need support to weather what's become a storm of record unemployment.

Honolulu minimum wage is lowest among 15 most expensive U.S. cities

With such high prices and low wages, it’s no wonder that Honolulu has a homelessness crisis.

Hawai‘i drops to 44th in the nation in children’s summer meal participation

Hawaiʻi is missing out on millions in federal funding, and our keiki are missing out on meals.

Free grab-and-go meals for keiki expands to Molokai

The addition of the Molokai site means the now-30 community summer food sites are projected to serve 1.5 million meals in 2020.

Hawaiʻi P-EBT: Pandemic Benefits for Hawaiʻi Families to Buy Food

There’s a valuable new benefit available for Hawaii families with children who are struggling to buy food. It’s called Pandemic-EBT, or P-EBT.

Community sites expand free meals for keiki through the summer

New community sponsors include Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Alternative Structures International, Hawaii Literacy and Boys & Girls Clubs.

Who Are Hawaiʻi’s Frontline Workers?

The pandemic has shown us how crucial frontline industry workers are to Hawaiʻi’s economy. Sadly, many of these workers are underpaid and underprotected.

Community partnership will serve free meals to keiki during school closure

Community sites on Oʻahu have begun serving free meals to keiki during school closures to compliment DOE efforts to reach children in need.

State research confirms economic benefit of minimum wage hikes

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism's latest report demonstrates that a living wage is not only possible, it is economically desirable.