West Hawaii News, 03 February 2019

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Accessed on 03 February 2019, 1445 UTC, Post 18366.

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Old A rapist must serve 11 years

KAILUA-KONA — An 18-year-old Kona teen will serve at least 11 years in prison for the 2016 rape of a woman at Old Kona Airport Park.

Property tax changes coming

HILO — Eliminating the solar water tax credit, reclassifying small agriculture lots to residential and repealing an obsolete program are three ways the county could generate revenue and make its property tax code more equitable, according to a report to be considered next week by the County Council.

Kim seeks GET flexibility

Mayor Harry Kim asked state lawmakers in Honolulu on Thursday to grant more flexibility in how counties can use their general excise tax surcharge.

Vehicle registration renewal terminal experiences early technical difficulties

KAILUA-KONA — One week after it was installed, a kiosk inside the Kona Safeway allowing drivers to renew vehicle registrations digitally is down for repairs.

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Russ Roberts