More than 30 people who work at the Hilo Medical Center are losing their jobs due to budget cuts.
The Hawaii Tribune Herald reports the hospital is facing a 9 million dollars budget shortfall.
Among the staff being cut, a doctor, five administrative positions, and 25 temporary traveler nurse or technician positions.
The hospital says it's working to ensure patient-care services are not impacted.
The paper reports the state's public hospital system is anticipating a $48 million shortfall in the next fiscal year that starts Jul. 1.