The Hawaii State Senate enacts the “highest state income tax in the nation.”
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would increase the income tax paid by Hawaii’s top wage earners to 16%, which would give the islands the highest state income tax rate in the nation.
Sunscreens containing two harmful petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, would be banned from sale in Hawaii under a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.
A Hilo woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for her role in starving her 9-year-old daughter to death in 2016 was freed from custody without bail Monday, pending sentencing.
A man acquitted by reason of insanity last year for the beating death of an internationally renowned artist will remain in the Hawaii State Hospital for at least another year.
Big Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Joshua Toney who was reported missing.
The Big Island reported seven new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 2,289.
A pair of resolutions will be introduced today by state Sen. Donna Mercado Kim, an Oahu Democrat, that would ease travel restrictions in Hawaii for vaccinated individuals.
Vaccinated travelers could be exempt from COVID-19 travel restrictions by May, Gov. David Ige said Monday.
Neighbors of Puna’s internationally famous “Fissure 8” want the still smoldering volcanic vent preserved for future generations, and they’re asking a county land-buying commission to purchase it using taxpayer money.
HONOLULU — Hawaii is considering overtaking California as the state with the highest income tax rate in the nation, under legislation slated for a vote this week.
HONOLULU — Heavy rains caused a dam to overflow on Maui, and nearby residents in the community of Haiku are being evacuated, county officials said Monday.
Big Island police are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a 30-year-old woman last seen Friday morning in the area of Kamalii Road in lower Puna in a copper colored sedan.