HILO >> Big Island residents are being advised that most Hawaii County police stations will have no civilian staff to assist the public on the first and third Fridays of the month from now through next June 17.
On those furlough days, the public will be unable to conduct a variety of transactions.
For instance, they will be unable to pick up police reports, register firearms or request fingerprinting services.
At the main police station in Hilo, the Finance Office and the Traffic Services Section also will be closed on the first and third Fridays of the month. On those days, the public won’t be able to process road closure permits or requests for special duty officers.
Police officials say officers will work on furlough days.