Raise Up Hawai‘i demand higher minimum wage

Scott Yunker / The Garden Island

Chris Molina says raising the state minimum wage is “a no-brainer.”

Scott Yunker / The Garden Island

From left: County Councilmember Felicia Cowden, Raymond Catania, Bel Heredia and Sofie Sentes-Heredia demonstrate on a Kuhio Highway traffic island.

LIHU‘E — Demonstrators called for an increase of the state minimum wage Wednesday afternoon, on the corner of Kuhio Highway and Nawiliwili Road near the Kukui Grove Center.