The Sequester Effect in Hawaii

Published On: Mar 07 2013 04:45:00 AM HST

How is the federal government sequester going to affect us here in the islands?

Our KITV4 News team has been investigating how it will affect local people in Hawaii.

Federal budget cuts affect military jet flyovers

Federal budget cuts affect military jet flyovers

War veterans are lamenting the loss of military flyovers, a long standing tradition on Memorial Day, which could be the latest casualty of federal budget cuts.

Military ship

Local military impact of budget cuts goes before lawmakers

Hawaii's military leaders stood front and center and warned state lawmakers that federal budget cuts will ripple throughout the community.

Federal spending cuts expected to take effect

Automatic federal spending cuts are expected to take effect shortly.

Section 8 letters

Budget cuts could bump renters from homes

That fallout here in Hawaii could hit home for thousands of families who receive rental assistance from the federal government.

FBI office

Local federal law enforcement bracing for sequester

Federal law enforcement officials in Hawaii are keeping a close eye on Capitol Hill.

Sequestration could have snowball effect

Federal budget cuts could lead to layoffs and could also mean huge cuts for agencies that help laid-off workers

Pearl Harbor

Hawaii national parks bracing for potential cuts

National Parks across the country are bracing for the worst if congress doesn't solve the sequestration cuts that are looming.

Gabbard pushing hard for Sequestration deadline

Hawaii could lose 11,000 jobs and 18,000 civilians could be furloughed if Congress and the president don't reach a deal on across-the-board budget cuts by March 1. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard says the state should brace itself

First phase of military budget cuts less than two weeks away

The first phase of automatic budget cuts known as sequestration are less than two weeks away. If and when those cuts hit, the ripple effect will be far-reaching in Hawaii.

Military budget cuts could have economic impact

The military has been Wahiawa's economic lifeline for more than seven decades. Wahiawa's momentum is now threatened because of automatic budget cuts to social programs and the military known as sequestration.

U.S. Navy spending cuts to affect Hawaii

The U.S. Navy is preparing for $4.6 billion in cuts as congress fails to pass a spending bill. And those cuts will affect Hawaii to the tune of $110 million.

Reports on sequestration

Mandatory furloughs to affect Navy in Hawaii

Pearl Harbor July 4th fireworks cancelled

Bayfest 2013 cancelled

Pearl Harbor budget cuts

Federal budget cuts affect military jet flyovers

Local military impact of budget cuts goes before lawmakers

Gov. to establish 'Sequestration Impact Response Team'

19,000 PACOM civilian employees could be furloughed

Lawmakers brace for sequestration

Budget cuts could bump renters from homes

Local federal law enforcement bracing for sequester

Labor staff programs could face cuts

National Parks Brace for Cuts

Top Marine in Pacific prepares to furlough civilian workers

Wahiawa businesses brace for military cuts

U.S. Navy cuts to affect Hawaii by $110 million

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