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State fund bridges gaps

The Hurricane Relief Fund's purpose is for insurance and not actual relief aid

By Dave Segal

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 17, 2014

~~<p>The Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund has long been used by lawmakers as a cash cow.</p>
<p>Over the past two decades, the state has pulled $219.5 million from the fund to balance the budget, end teacher furloughs and for other needs. The fund now stands at $126.6 million.</p>
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The Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund has long been used by lawmakers as a cash cow.

Over the past two decades, the state has pulled $219.5 million from the fund to balance the budget, end teacher furloughs and for other needs. The fund now stands at $126.6 million. Login for more...



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