The governor, anticipating a slow economic recovery, likely will present lawmakers with a much-reduced conservative spending plan.
The state House adjourned while highlighting its successes. The Senate, meanwhile, is left reflecting on its compromises and splits.
Critics say more people should get to weigh in on developing the new recommendations and the process should be more transparent.
Top Hawaii House and Senate leaders have given out nearly $200,000 to other candidates since 2006.