Social Security

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WASHINGTON — Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of living-increase in 2021, but that might be small comfort amid worries about the coronavirus and its consequences for older people.

Big Island Veterans Home; Social Security; Reality Check: DOH Shakeup; Hawaii Defense Economy Website; Pandemic Personal Trainer

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WASHINGTON — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection.

The Conversation: Friday, March 23nd, 2018

Mar 23, 2018
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Strategy for Opioid Epidemic; New HI-EMA Leadership; Future of Social Security; Saxophonist Boney James

The Conversation: Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Mar 17, 2016

Presidential Candidates and Social Security; Honolulu Art Museum; Vehicle and Fuel Taxes; Children's Book Workshop.

Social Security, Reality vs. Candidates: Dan Adcock

Wayne Yoshioka

A federal law was enacted last month that will abolish a little-known Social Security benefit for married and divorced retirees.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.