Sequestration Delays Major Review of Hawaii Historic Preservation Division

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Federal agencies are bracing for millions of dollars in cutbacks and job losses as the effects of sequestration begin sinking in this week.

In Hawaii, the economic impact could cut deep.

But at least one state agency may be breathing a sigh of relief for now. Sequestration has given the State Historic Preservation Division a reprieve from a long-awaited federal review.

SHPD, which is battling to retain its federal certification and funding, was supposed to face its day of reckoning this week.

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