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Notice #: 0001371586-02
Public Hearings

DATE: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
PLACE: Hawai’i County Building
Council Chambers
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, Hawai’i
Pursuant to Chapter 19, Article 11, Section 19-90, of the Hawai’i County Code, notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Council
of the County of Hawai’i for the purpose of considering real property tax rates for all classes of real property in the County of Hawai’i for fiscal year
July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023.
Notice is hereby given that the Hawai’i County Council will be conducting this meeting via interactive conference technology (ICT) pursuant to
Hawai’i Revised Statutes §92-3.5. Council Members will be participating via ICT at the West Hawai’i Civic Center, Council Chambers, 74-5044
Ane Keohokalole Hwy., Bldg. A, Kailua-Kona. Members of the public may also attend from this location.
Public attendance via Courtesy Site is available at the following locations: Pahoa Council Office, 15-2879 Pahoa Village Road; and Waimea
Council Office, Parker Square, 65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Suite 109. If a courtesy site is unavailable and/or participation is disrupted, the scheduled
meeting will continue.
Oral Public Testimony via Zoom: To provide oral testimony via Zoom, email or call (808) 961-8255 to
complete the registration process and obtain meeting login information. Please contact our office to register by 12:00 noon, Monday, May 16, 2022.
Submitting Written Testimony: To ensure timely delivery to Council Members prior to the meeting, written testimony must be submitted no later than
12:00 noon on Monday, May 16, 2022, by: (1) email to; (2) facsimile to (808) 961-8912; or (3) mail to the
County Clerk’s Office in Hilo at 25 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawai’i, 96720. All written testimony, regardless of time of receipt, will be made part of the
permanent record. Please submit separate testimony for each item.
Live Stream of Public Hearing: To view the live stream of this meeting, at the scheduled meeting start time, type the following into the address bar of
the browser: Please call 961-8255 if the Council’s streaming location is not
functioning. If the Council’s stream is deemed inoperable, the following address will be provided for the live stream and should be typed into the
If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, call 961-8255 as soon as possible, preferably by May 13, 2022. If a
response is received after this date, every effort will be made to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but there is no guarantee the request
can be filled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.
The County Council will consider the following tax rates for all classes of real property for fiscal year July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023 (the Mayor’s
proposed budgeted tax rates for fiscal year July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023, are shown in bold):

Property Classes
Per $1,000 Net Valuation
Approximate Range
Per $1,000 Net Valuation
Approximate Range
Current Proposed Current Proposed
Residential Tier One 11.10 11.10 11.10 11.10
Residential Tier Two 13.60 13.50 13.60 13.50
Affordable Rental Housing 6.15 6.10 6.15 6.10
Apartment 11.70 11.10 11.70 11.10
Hotel and Resort 11.55 11.10 11.55 11.10
Commercial 10.70 10.50 10.70 10.50
Industrial 10.70 10.50 10.70 10.50
Agricultural or Native Forests 9.35 9.10 9.35 9.10
Conservation 11.55 11.10 11.55 11.10
Homeowner 6.15 6.10 6.15 6.10

Hawai’i County Is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
(Hawai’i Tribune Herald: May 13, 2022)
(West Hawai’i Today: May 13, 2022)