The impact of the government shutdown is already being felt in the state’s tourism industry. A number of visitors who showed up at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor Tuesday morning were turned around at the front gate.
The city is fixing its bus stops to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. It’s all part of the Department of Transportation’s Bus Stop Site Improvement Project.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
A woman who failed to return from a work furlough program last week is back in custody. Department of Public Safety officials say Jennifer Garcia was supposed to return to the Women’s Community Correctional Center by 9 p.m. last Friday. Garcia was located Tuesday morning in the University area.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks, including Haleakalā National Park. All visitor facilities in the park’s Summit and Kīpahulu Districts, including buildings, overlooks, trails, campgrounds, cabins, streams, pools, parking lots, and roads, are closed to park visitors.
The late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye was honored Tuesday by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for his efforts in championing the Honolulu rail transit project.
Due to the shutdown of the federal government, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will suspend most programs and operations, including public access to all National Wildlife Refuges and all activities on refuge lands including hunting and fishing.
The monthly test of the Outdoor Siren Warning System and live audio broadcast in conjunction with the Hawaii State Civil Defense will be conducted Tuesday.
Big Island firefighters discovered a body while battling a house fire in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates.
Congress hung “Closed” signs on a big swath of the government Tuesday and sent home 800,000 workers in what President Barack Obama labeled an “ideological crusade” by the GOP. On Capitol Hill, Democrats and Republicans traded blame for the first partial government shutdown in nearly two decades.
Lawmakers from Hawaii shared their statements about the government shutdown.
WEATHER ALERT // The National Weather Service says the flash flood warning has expired for the island of Kauai. A flash flood watch remains in effect for Kauai, Niihau, and Oahu until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Officials say students at the University of California at Berkeley are still not being allowed back on campus following an explosion from a power outage.
A woman is in critical condition following a vehicle crash on Oahu’s North Shore.
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Many people are wondering how widespread the local effects of the government shutdown will be. From furloughs to one of the state’s main tourist attractions being closed, Hawaii is going to be affected.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A comparison of rival House and Senate bills aimed at preventing a partial government shutdown Tuesday:
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Thousands spent the day on pins and needles as the federal government moved closer to shutting down. From Social Security to passports, many people headed to the federal building just in case.
Commissaries used by service members and their families could be closing their doors within days.
More than 3,000 shipyard workers at Pearl Harbor will be furloughed as a result of the budget impasse at Congress. Some will be kept on the job, but they won’t be paid until a budget is approved.
For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation’s health care law as the price for essential federal funding and President Barack Obama and Democrats adamantly refused.
Big Island police have charged the man arrested in connection with the discharge of a firearm in the Mountain View area Sunday afternoon.
A dead snake was turned over to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) last week after it was apparently run over and killed by a Windward motorist on the Pali Highway on Sept. 22.
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The home on 1133 Ikena Circle is dubbed Hi’ilani, meaning “In the Arms of Heaven.”
QR codes are making their way to Hawaii. They’re simple bar codes that smartphone users can scan and be linked to websites, for business information and coupons.