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Notice #: 0001447003-01
Public Hearings


THE PUBLIC IS INVITED to submit written testimony and testify virtually or in person before the Salary Commission of the City and County of Honolulu (“Salary Commission”) at its meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 1:00 p.m., in the City and County of Honolulu Council Multi-Purpose Room, Floor 2 of Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King Street, regarding the salaries and salary schedules, which are required to be set by the Salary Commission, subject to City Council review.

Pursuant to Section 3-122 of the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu 1973 (Amended 2017 Edition), as amended (“Charter”), the Salary Commission is charged with the responsibility of annually establishing the salaries for elected and appointed officials (including department heads), and salary schedules for deputies of the corporation counsel and prosecuting attorney, in accordance with the principles of adequate compensation for work performed, and preservation of a sensible relationship with the salaries of other city employees.

The purpose of this hearing is to allow the public to comment on the Salary Commission’s proposed salaries and salary schedules, as required by Charter Section 3-122. The 2024 salaries and salary schedules currently under consideration by the Salary Commission are further described by the 2024 Salary Commission Permitted Interaction Group Proposed Salary Schedule and presentation, available at or by requesting a mailed copy by phone at (808)768-3849. The Salary Commission will also discuss other topics, including recommendations related to salaries or the Salary Commission. Written testimony may be submitted to the Salary Commission via email to or by mail to Salary Commission, c/o Office of Council Services, 530 South King Street, Suite 207, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Participation in the meeting is allowed either in person or through the Webex video conferencing platform, by visiting, entering the meeting number "2489 680 2609" and clicking "Join a Meeting. " The password for the meeting is: "salary" (725279 from phones and video systems). The online meeting room will be open five minutes before the 1:00 p.m. start of the public hearing. Webex testifiers are strongly encouraged to log in before the commencement of the meeting to ensure their connection and audio-visual settings are functioning.

Any disabled person requiring an accommodation to submit written testimony may call (808) 768-3849 at least three (3) working days prior to the public hearing or by emailing

Malia Manol Espinda, Chair
Honolulu Salary Commission
(SA1447003 3/8/24)