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Field trip upended by government shutdown

  • COURTESY HAWAI‘I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

    President Donald Trump signed a bill Monday night ending the government shutdown, but it didn’t come in time for some visitors to Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Kapolei students visiting the Big Island had their trip to the park cut short because of government furloughs. Visitors were back in the park by Tuesday.

About 50 Island Pacific Academy students got a real-life civics lesson this week when their class trip to Hawaii island ended prematurely due to the federal government shutdown. Read more

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