There was no way for us to have balanced our budget and achieved todayâ€™s fiscally favorable outlook without the commitment of everyone. To all of you who came to work each day bearing the burden of cuts and slashes to your programs for the past three years; and to those of you who gave up furloughs because of your commitment to serving Hawaiiâ€™s people, I thank you. Mahalo plenty to each and every one of you.
Together, we are moving forward. And moving forward means leaving behind the drama of the recent past.Read more