Here in Hawaii, people like me often complain about lack of transparency, government overreach, and similar issues. But think about it. Does our government overreach? Yes. Why does it do that? Because we let them. Part of our culture here … Read More
On June 21st, Gov. David Ige released a lengthy list of bills he intended to veto. The Hawaii Constitution requires him to issue that list and provides that any bills not on the list will become law, with the Governor’s … Read More
2021 Legislature Going Into Overtime (Talking Tax) Vetoes and Amendments and Overrides, Oh My! The host for this episode is Jay Fidell. The guest for this episode is Tom Yamachika. The Legislature will reconvene on July 6 to consider, amend, … Read More
Tax Foundation of Hawaii archival publications such as Government in Hawaii, Hawaii Finance in Brief and the Tax Burden of the Arnie Aloha Family are now available only in the Members Area. Now out of circulation, these publications were produced … Read More
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HONOLULU, June 21, 2021 — Gov. Ige has released his “Intent to Veto” list required by the Hawaii Constitution. Any bill that is enrolled to the Governor and is NOT on the list will become law. Bills that are on … Read More
We’ve recently found out that the City & County of Honolulu is going to take 10,000 applications from vulnerable people and families who need help paying rent or utility bills. So, it’s a good time to review the tax rules … Read More