Hawaii Lawmakers Stretch Deadline to Pass $11.2B Budget

·By Chad Blair and Nanea Kalani

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UPDATED Marathon session ends with approval of more than $800 million in capital improvement projects.

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Impressed with lawmakers' conference committee stamina? What do you think about the budget?

  1. An earlier version of this article reported that HB 2476, which would authorize $7.7 million in settlements against the state, could still be given an extension because of budget deliberations. In fact, HB 2476 was approved by House and Senate conferees before the Friday deadline.