This week, I’m going to do something a little different. I’m going to trot out an analysis that was done by one of my predecessors. Who and when will be revealed later. (My comments on how they relate to today’s … Read More
Honolulu, just like most of the other neighbor Island counties, has passed a 3% addition to the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT).
It had to.
If at first you don’t succeed because of the rules, do you redouble your efforts to meet the rules? Or do you change the rules so you can meet them? HART, the Honolulu transportation agency, has just done the latter. … Read More
New Tax Proposals at the Honolulu Council. The host for this show is Keli’i Akina. The guest is Tom Yamachika. The Honolulu City Council is considering adding a new tier to its property tax structure, bringing into question whether … Read More
Lately, the news about HART, the body governing Honolulu’s largest ever public works project, has been focused on one of the nine voting members. That member‘s term is coming to an end, and the news is focusing on Mayor Rick … Read More