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February 09, 2018

Overnight Government Shutdown Ends

A short-lived federal government shutdown ended this morning, hours after it had started. Hawaiʻi is home to over 33,000 federal civilian employees.
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January 23, 2018

Government Shutdown Ends: Haleakalā National Park is Open for Sunrise

Haleakalā National Park is open for sunrise viewing today following a nearly three day federal government shutdown.
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January 22, 2018

BREAKING: Senate Votes 81-18 to End Government Shutdown

The Senate has voted 81-18 in favor of advancing a bill to end a federal government shutdown that went into effect early Saturday morning.
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October 16, 2013

Government Shutdown Ends After Agreement

Visitors can again watch another sunrise at Haleakalā, after an agreement was reached in Congress to end what has been a 16-day partial shutdown of the federal government.
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October 16, 2013

Schatz Hopes Proposed Deal Will End Shutdown

"This shutdown caused terrible, unnecessary pain for Hawaiʻi families, and we are all relieved that it is nearly over," said US Senator Brian Schatz.
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October 08, 2013

Hanabusa Recalls Furloughed Staff

Hanabusa said she recalled her staff following a unanimous vote in the House over the weekend in which House members approved of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act.
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October 06, 2013

Bill to Pay Back Furloughed Workers Advances

A bill that would pay back furloughed federal workers affected by the government shutdown, advanced to the Senate after passing the House unanimously with a vote of 407-0, said Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaiʻi, who co-sponsored the bill.
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October 05, 2013

Furloughed Workers Encouraged to File for Benefits Online

There are an estimated 9,000 non-defense, federal employees in Hawaiʻi, although it is unknown how many of those are considered essential by their agency and still working, according tot the DLIR’s Research and Statistics Office.
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October 04, 2013

Hawaiʻi Department Heads Assessing Shutdown Impacts

"Over the short-term it's not as big of an impact; but as the lieutenant governor has mentioned, one of the things that we are critically worried about is how long the duration of the shutdown lasts..."
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October 04, 2013

Live Streaming: Fire Prevention Week, Government Shutdown Briefing

Tsutsui is expected to provide a brief update on the federal government shutdown. The briefing will be streamed live at...
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October 01, 2013

Haleakalā Projects Loss of $6,800 Per Day

Haleakalā National Park is projecting monetary losses of $6,800 per day in entrance fees for each day that the federal government shutdown continues, officials said.
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April 08, 2011

Government Shutdown Averted: Hawai’i Impacts

Congress reached a short term budget agreement, averting a government shutdown that would have resulted in the furlough of 800,000 federal workers across the nation.
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