State inks UPW deal as lawmakers fail to find money for new initiatives.
Why is the state retirement and health system so underfunded?
EUTF operator says calls can't be transferred to administrators.
Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust ended 2010 budget year $5 million in the hole.
HSTA members whose premiums increased the most can shop around for cheaper options.
Kalbert Young warns that $14 billion unfunded liability needs to be taken seriously.
Updated EUTF staff says report is overdue, California firm contracted for $125,000 can't be reached.
Taxpayers owe more for health premiums, retirement benefits, but budget shows decreases.
National expert says Hawaii's rules for new hires are in line with what other states are doing.
It would be illegal to eliminate Medicare Part B funding for retirees.
Unfunded liability doesn't come up in first meeting for new trustees of Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund.
Susan Hunt says people with lower incomes and less education are at a significant disadvantage when it comes to health care.
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State budget director seeking budget increases of 9 percent and 18 percent in next two years, respectively, over current levels.
Hawaii, and its taxpayers, face more than $16 billion in pension and health-care costs for retired state employees. It's no easy task to explain what's happened, why and what can be done about it.