2019 Government Shutdown

  Hawaii company offers jobs (and same-day pay) to furloughed government workers

Representatives of a locally-owned employment agency are offering to help federal employees impacted by the partial government shutdown find work

Charity plans emergency food bag distribution for federal workers

Former airport worker turned Hawaii restaurateur gives hot meals to federal workers

Can furloughed federal workers in Hawaii apply for unemployment? Yes, but ...

Government shutdown holding up recovery funds for lava-ravaged Big Island communities

Silent march planned at HNL airport to protest government shutdown

As shutdown drags on, Hawaii banks offer mortgage relief, low-interest loans

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  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

Government shutdown triggers unprecedented early distribution of food stamps in Hawaii

Federal workers are turning to loans and food banks — and looking for new jobs

LIST: Here’s where federal employees can get assistance as shutdown continues

Restaurant gives furloughed workers free dinners

Government shutdown delays Southwest’s plans to start Hawaii service

  Tourism industry keeps historic Pearl Harbor site open during government shutdown

Hawaii tour companies, hotels and airlines are pitching in more than $50,000 to keep the USS Arizona Memorial visitors' center open during the federal government shutdown.

Trump rejects suggested short-term government shutdown fix

Leaving the White House for a trip to New Orleans, Trump said he had dismissed the proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over Trump's long-promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

2020 Democratic primary set to intensify

While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who face pressure to join the race.

The advice for federal workers impacted by the shutdown: Contact your bank ASAP

Don't wait to call for help, experts say.

  ‘Scared to death’: Federal workers who aren’t getting paid face tough decisions in nation’s priciest state

Federal workers seek loans, second jobs as shutdown lingers

‘It needs to end’: Federal workers in Hawaii scramble to make ends meet

Routine food inspections halted by US government shutdown

Bill would protect federal workers from foreclosure, eviction during shutdown

National parks, air travel and beer: Shutdown impacts widely felt

  Troops at US-Mexico border to cost $132 million by end of January, defense officials say

The number is $10 million more than a previous estimate.

Food stamps guaranteed through February, USDA says

As the partial government shutdown continues, millions of Americans are concerned about their food stamps.

In address to nation, Trump calls for funding for border security; Democrats accuse him of manufacturing crisis

The president addressed the nation about the ongoing government shutdown from the Oval Office on Tuesday night.

Federal workers in Hawaii growing weary of working without pay

About 120 union members have been reporting for duty at the federal detention center near the Honolulu airport.

Millions could lose food assistance if government shutdown continues

Millions are at risk of losing food assistance amid the partial government shutdown.

Tax refunds ‘will go out’ despite government shutdown, White House official promises

With the opening of filing season just about a month away, and no end to the shutdown impasse in sight, the White House determined the IRS could legally issue the funds.

  Banks and credit unions offer cheap loans to federal workers during government shutdown

Several financial institutions are making special accommodations for the roughly 800,000 federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay since December 21.

One youngster is on a mission to save the national parks, despite the government shutdown

While the federal government shutdown continues, a special young man is doing more than his fair share to pick up the slack at our national parks while politicians continue to bicker. Robbie Bond has accomplished more by the sixth grade than a lot of people do their entire lives. His mission to be a

Little progress on shutdown, as Trump says it will last ‘as long as it takes’

The president said he was prepared to continue a standoff with Democrats “as long as it takes.”