Despite promises that the Republican tax cuts would benefit the middle class, the consensus from independent sources seems to be rather the opposite: that the rich would benefit and people on society’s bottom rung would suffer. Listen to the segment here.
States and municipalities around the country have been legalizing the recreational use of marijuana and THC products. Today’s panel explores the potential costs and benefits of recreational marijuana to communities around Hawaii. Listen here.
Councilwoman Kymberly Pine is also still pushing a measure to ban plastic foam takeout containers. Read more.
The Department will hold five public hearings on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Princess Ruth Keelikolani Building, Room 314, 830 Punchbowl St., Honolulu, HI 96813, to allow the public to comment on the proposed adoption of the following administrative … Read More
Some changes are coming to the property tax laws for the City and County of Honolulu. Read more.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and his City Council stalwarts are playing chicken with a political freight train. Read more.
This Friday September 1, the Tax Foundation of Hawaii is participating in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program. This program honors Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan, and continues his legacy of giving back to the community. How … Read More
Honolulu Mayor Caldwell testified in front of lawmakers last week, reiterating his familiar call to extend the county’s 0.5 percent surcharge on the general excise tax. Read more. (Subscription Required.)
State lawmakers also want a thorough audit of the beleaguered project. Read more.