By B.J. Reyes
Only $1,299,999,820.90 to go!
According to a post on Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s website, a Big Island woman who recently served jury duty returned her check to the state, saying the government needed the money more than she did.
“… I have decided to return it to the State of Hawaii as the state needs it more than I do during this current budget crisis. It may not be much, but hopefully every little bit helps!”
When contacted, the governor’s office said Culbertson told them:
“I was born and raised in Hawaii. We’re in trouble right now financially and I got that check and I thought, ‘I don’t need this, but the state does.’”
Read the full post here.