Furlough Fridays in the Rearview
They say hindsight is 20/20. So now that the keiki have hit the beaches for the summer and the dust from the Furlough Fridays scuffle has begun settling, Civil Beat is trying to make sense of it all. (Click here to read our backgrounder on the infamous Furlough Fridays.)
One way we're trying to learn from the past is by taking a look at the private letters Hawaii State Board of Education Chairman Garrett Toguchi and Gov. Linda Lingle wrote each other while they tried in their own ways to end school furloughs.
A few surprises: