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Hawaii County Fund Balance


$52.7M in unspent Hawaii County funds will be carried forward for next year.

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Accessed on 01 November 2021, 1254 UTC.

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Roth: building permit reviews to be expedited

As the county administration struggles with a backlog of more than 1,500 building permit applications stuck in its new computerized EPIC system, contractors and County Council members have more questions than answers following a statement from Mayor Mitch Roth that certain permit reviews will be “expedited.”

Puna water projects mulled

Hawaii County will not be reinvesting in certain water infrastructure destroyed by the 2018 Kilauea eruption, public officials said Thursday.

Minimum term set for driver in fatal crash

The Hawaii Paroling Authority has set a minimum term for a 26-year-old Waimea man who was sentenced to serve a half-decade behind bars for a 2019 crash that claimed the life of a mother of four and injured three girls.

TAT a ‘necessary evil’

Mayor Mitch Roth on Wednesday called a proposed 3% tax to be added to hotel and vacation rental charges “a necessary evil.”

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