A new dashboard will provide critical insight for low-income families in Hawaii to improve their social and economic well-being.  The Career Ladder Identifier and Financial Forecaster (CLIFF), launched in late February, will allow people to analyze financial impacts of new career pathways, with a goal of minimizing “benefits cliffs”—when a person loses eligibility to certain … Read more

Hawaii community leaders are rallying together to address the needs of the state’s economically vulnerable communities. This population, described as asset-limited, income constrained, and employed (ALICE), struggles with affording housing, access to health care, and healthy food options — issues that were exacerbated during the pandemic.      Representatives from Aloha United Way (AUW), the … Read more