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House Finance Committee passes bill to increase Hawaii County Transient Accomodations Tax

he House Finance Committee today passed Senate Bill 648 SD1 HD1, which will increase the amount of the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) revenues for the neighbor islands.

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Governor appoints Creagan to state House

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the appointment of Richard P. Creagan, M.D. to the state House of Representatives for Hawaii’s Fifth Representative District, a seat recently left vacant by the resignation of Rep. Denny Coffman. The appointment is effective immediately and for the balance of the term. “Richard’s diverse experience as a physician, […]

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A polling site at Hawaiian Paradise Park's community center on primary election day Saturday (Aug 11). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Akaka seeks fair electoral process for District 6 voters

MEDIA RELEASE State House candidate Kalei Akaka (District 6, Kailua-Kona) personally filed a complaint Tuesday in the Hawaii Supreme Court questioning the results of the Democratic Party primary election for her district. “I am bringing this lawsuit because I feel that due to the numerous voting procedure irregularities which have been extensively covered by the […]

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Smart announces candidacy for State House District Three

Brittany Smart announced today that she be seeking the Hawaii State House of Representative District 3 seat. “Due to Mr. Herkes’ announcement to run for the Hawaii State Senate, there is now an open House seat. District 3’s representative at the State legislature needs to have an understanding of the unique challenges that this community […]

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