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Community Meetings Set to Discuss 12.5% Hawaii County GE Tax Hike
By News Release @ 1:43 PM :: 6456 Views :: Hawaii County , Taxes

Locals flee Hawaii’s high taxes


News Release from County of Hawaii, February 9, 2018

LINK: Information on the proposed general excise tax surcharge

Schedule of General Excise Tax Surcharge Community Meetings.

• 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb 12, Yano Hall, 82-6156 Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook.

• 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 13, West Hawaii Civic Center Council Chambers, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona.

• 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 13, Aupuni Center Conference Room, 101 Pauahi St., Hilo.

• 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb 15, Naalehu Community Center, 95-5635 Mamalahoa Highway, Naalehu.

• 6 p.m. Friday, Feb 16, Cooper Center, 19-4030 Wright Road, Volcano.

• 11 a.m. Feb. 17, Kohala Integration Center, 54-3853 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapaau.

• 2 p.m. Feb. 18, Kulaimano Community Center, 28-2892 Alia St., Pepeekeo.

• 11 a.m. Feb. 19, Waikoloa Middle School cafeteria, 68-1730 Hooko St., Waikoloa.

• 6 p.m. Feb. 19, Pahoa Community Center, 15-3022 Kauhale St., Pahoa.


These bills have been referred to committee

  • SB 3088, SB 1183 and SB 2614
  • HB 2587

Feedback and questions can be directed to

Feb 7, 2018: Hawaii County Politicians Bob and Weave Trying to Trick Each Other into taking responsibility for 12.5% GE Tax Hike

Jan 28, 2018: Worth the cost? Hawaii County Council to Vote on $40M GE Tax Hike

Jan 21, 2018: After Taking Raise, Harry Kim asks Lege to Allow GE Tax Hike


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