HONOLULU Hawaii’s minimum wage would rise to $9 per hour under a proposal that was reportedly approved by a state House of Representatives committee on Tuesday. The bill calls for a 75-cent per hour increase in the pay floor, to $8, in July 2009, and a rise to $9 by 2011. The bill passed the House Labor Committee with a 10-2 vote, though it was amended to change the enactment dates.The state has a tip credit that allows restaurants to pay servers 25 cents below the ...
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