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Furloughs, budget cuts impacting state court system

Furloughs, budget cuts impacting state court system

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Judiciary has released a report, “Justice in Jeopardy,” which details the impacts that furloughs and budget cuts have had on court users and the general public. “These reductions have had substantial negative effects throughout the judicial system, by reducing, delaying and in some cases eliminating important services. Notably, Hawaii’s families […]

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Due to county furloughs, most police stations on the Big Island—except the main Hilo station—will have no civilian staff to assist the public on the first and third Fridays of the month from now through June 17, 2011.

Hawaii County announces furlough schedule for police stations

Due to county furloughs, most police stations on the Big Island—except the main Hilo station—will have no civilian staff to assist the public on the first and third Fridays of the month from now through June 17, 2011.

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he Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Regulated Industries Complaints Office in Hilo will be open on Friday, July 2, but with limited access by phone (808-933-8846) or by appointment only.

The Hilo RICO is located in the County of Hawai‘i’s Board of Water Supply Building at 345 Kekuanaoa Street. The building will be closed on July 2 due to the county furlough schedule.

State announces limited access to regulated industries complaints office in Hilo on county furlough days

he Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Regulated Industries Complaints Office in Hilo will be open on Friday, July 2, but with limited access by phone (808-933-8846) or by appointment only. The Hilo RICO is located in the County of Hawai‘i’s Board of Water Supply Building at 345 Kekuanaoa Street. The building will be […]

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To expand on the “Kids First – No Student Furloughs” commitment Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School made for the current school year, its teachers and administrators have now agreed to convert Fri., April 30, 2010, into a regular school day. April 30 was originally set aside as a Professional Collaboration Day with no school for students.

No furlough Fridays for Waimea Middle School

To expand on the “Kids First – No Student Furloughs” commitment Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School made for the current school year, its teachers and administrators have now agreed to convert Fri., April 30, 2010, into a regular school day. April 30 was originally set aside as a Professional Collaboration Day with no school […]

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Governor Linda Lingle is proposing an updated plan to immediately end Furlough Fridays. Her plan would return public school students to class for the 21 remaining furlough days that would be lost between now and the end of the next school year.

Governor Lingle proposes new plan to return students to school

Governor Linda Lingle is proposing an updated plan to immediately end Furlough Fridays. Her plan would return public school students to class for the 21 remaining furlough days that would be lost between now and the end of the next school year.

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The Hawaii State Public Library System will change its furlough days from the usual Wednesdays to Fridays during March 2010.  All public libraries and administrative offices will be closed on March 5, 12 and 19.

Public Library System changing furlough days from Wednesdays to Fridays

The Hawaii State Public Library System will change its furlough days from the usual Wednesdays to Fridays during March 2010. All public libraries and administrative offices will be closed on March 5, 12 and 19.

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Governor's office refutes Toguchi's statements

Governor’s office refutes Toguchi’s statements

MEDIA RELEASE Linda Smith, the governor’s senior policy advisor, has refuted statements made by Board of Education (BOE) Chair Garrett Toguchi and again called on the BOE and Department of Education (DOE) to move forward on presenting her plan to the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) to use $50 million from the Rainy Day Fund […]

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Public libraries begin furlough days

Public libraries begin furlough days

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) has completed negotiations with the Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) on a Supplemental Agreement for the Fiscal Biennium (2009-2011). The Hawaii State Public Library System implemented “Furlough Days” beginning on this week. According to the HSPLS-HGEA Supplemental Agreement, all full-time HGEA employees within HSPLS will be […]

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Plan to get children back to class

Plan would ensure there is no classroom time lost for the period of January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.
(current furlough schedule continues through Dec. 31, 2009)
27 Fridays of class time will be restored over 1 ½ years beginning Jan. 1, 2010.
How this would be accomplished:

Governor Lingle announces plan to eliminate student furlough days in 2010

Plan to get children back to class Plan would ensure there is no classroom time lost for the period of January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. (current furlough schedule continues through Dec. 31, 2009) 27 Fridays of class time will be restored over 1 ½ years beginning Jan. 1, 2010. How this would be […]

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Lingle's weekly radio address: Union settlement

Lingle’s weekly radio address: Union settlement

Aloha, I am pleased that HGEA members ratified the agreement reached between their union leadership, the state and county governments. They recognized that the type of shared sacrifice embodied in the agreement is necessary to help see our state through the unprecedented budget crisis we are experiencing. State and county employees work hard and serve […]

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State furlough schedules through 2010

State furlough schedules through 2010

MEDIA RELEASE Following the ratification by Hawaii Government Employees Association members of a new two-year contract, Gov. Linda Lingle this week announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees. To minimize the impact on the public, most state offices will close all […]

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Following the ratification by Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract, Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees that will start on Friday, October 23, 2009.

State furlough plan begins Friday (Oct 23)

Following the ratification by Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract, Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees that will start on Friday, October 23, 2009.

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Kona Aerials Gymnastics offering Furlough Educational Day Camps

Kona Aerials Gymnastics helps fill the school void on school furlough days. They will run a day of fitness, art, science, math, and English. All groups will explore, contribute, think and learn as they get fit and meet new friends. The program will help keep children on task and learning, while adding fitness and art […]

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 Governor to continue negotiations for labor savings

Governor to continue negotiations for labor savings

Media releases compiled by Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Gov. Linda Lingle said Thursday she and her cabinet will be working late into the night and through the weekend to plan the next steps following Friday’s court ruling on her furlough plan. Circuit Judge Karl Sakamoto ruled earlier Thursday that the governor does not have the […]

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