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Honolulu city furlough days; what's affected

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - City offices will be closed two Fridays per month, beginning July 2, but many city services will continue on those days. Here is a list of what city services are affected and all of the furlough days.

There will be NO CHANGES to:

• Police, fire fighter, and lifeguard protection

• Emergency Medical Services (ambulance)

• Refuse collection and curbside recycling

• H-Power and landfill operations

• TheBus and TheHandi-Van

• Traffic Management Center

• Traffic contraflow coning

• Hanauma Bay

• Beach parks and comfort stations

• Park open spaces, playgrounds, playcourts, and comfort stations

• Summer Fun programs, except closed Friday, July 2

• Golf courses

• Honolulu Zoo

• Royal Hawaiian Band regular performances

• Online information and permitting

There will be the following CHANGES:

• Honolulu Hale, Kapolei Hale, Fasi Municipal Building, and Board of Water Supply building closed to the public on furlough days (but Honolulu Hale, Kapolei Hale open for walk-in voting)

• Satellite City Halls, including Motor Vehicle, Licensing and Permits, revert to Monday-Friday schedule, closed on furlough days

• Gyms, recreation centers, and swimming pools closed on furlough days

• Central Oahu Regional Park and Waipio Soccer Complex closed on furlough days, except for previously scheduled tournaments

• Botanical gardens closed on furlough days

• All permit offices, including parks and camping permits, closed on furlough days

• Fireworks permits available until Thursday, July 1, but NOT on Friday, July 2

• Refuse and recycling convenience centers closed on furlough days

• Blaisdell Box Office may be closed two Mondays per month, depending on event schedules

• City Clerk's Office will close on some days other than Fridays, so no impact on elections.

Fiscal Year 2010-11 scheduled furlough days:

• July 2 and 23

• August 6 and 27

• September 3 and 24

• October 8 and 29

• November 12 and 26

• December 10 and 17

• January 14 and 28

• February 11 and 25

• March 4 and 18

• April 15 and 29

• May 13 and 20

• June 3 and 24

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