State schools preparing for furloughs

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Blaine Bautista, left, and Randall Tanaka test out equipment that will be used for the University of Hawaii at Hilo drive-through commencement ceremony next week on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.

Hawaii’s educators are among state employees facing monthly furloughs in the new year as the state continues to grapple with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.