Government Shutdown Costs Hawaii Parks Millions

Mar 3, 2014

Credit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Last October was a tough time for visitors and locals who enjoy Hawaii’s national parks. They were closed during the 16-day government shutdown. A new report by the National Park Service estimates a nationwide loss of $414 million and 8 million fewer visitors. HPR’s Molly Solomon takes a look at how those numbers were felt locally.