Invest or Spend?

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By Lowell L. Kalapa      The other week, the Economic Revitalization Task Force had its day before the House Finance Committee to explain its proposals and in particular to explain why the legislature should cut income tax rates and raise … Read More

High Hopes But No Money

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By Lowell L. Kalapa Last week the students of Konawaena High School hosted an economic summit of students from around the Big Island with attendees from Waiakea and Laupahoehoe High School. Their mission was to put together an agenda of … Read More

Hurt Should Be Felt By All

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By Lowell L. Kalapa We received an interesting query the other day about the general excise tax, decrying the fact that the 4% tax is levied on food and nonprescription drugs especially in light of the Economic Revitalization Task Force’s … Read More

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