Hawaii County furlough schedule announced

HILO, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii County employees will be furloughed the first and third Fridays of the month starting July 2, according to county officials. The furloughs will impact all employees except police and fire.

Mayor Billy Kenoi's appointed staff is already taking one furlough day per month, but will begin taking a second on July 2. If a furlough Friday falls on a holiday, the furlough day will shift to the following Monday.

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