Van Pernis returns to Leeward Planning Committee.  Roth’s ouster request will be revised.

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West Hawaii continues to shoulder highest tax burden

Taxpayers in North Kona’s District 8 shoulder more of the property tax burden than County Council Districts 1-6 combined, as West Hawaii’s property values and concomitant taxes continue to grow with the area’s popularity.

Hilo celebrates Lei Day

Live music and floral scents filled the air as the community celebrated Lei Day in Kalakaua Park on Saturday afternoon.

Hawaii lawmakers finish session after huge federal aid boost

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s lawmakers on Thursday wrapped up a legislative session marked by a generous influx of federal aid that helped the islands weather a pandemic that threw tens of thousands of people out of work and upended the state’s tourism-dependent economy.

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