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Notice #: 0001373303-02
Public Hearings

DATE: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
TIME: 6:00 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, Friday, May 27, 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 Friday, May 27, 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 browser:
If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, call 961-8255 as soon as possible, preferably by May 26, 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 within the following range of rates for all classes of real property for fiscal year July 1, 2022,
to June 30, 2023 (the current tax rates and the Council’s proposed tax rates for fiscal year July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023, are shown in bold):
Property Classes Building Land
Per $1,000 Net Valuation Per $1,000 Net Valuation
Approximate Range Approximate Range
Low Current Proposed High Low Current Proposed High
Residential Tier One 10.35 11.10 11.10 11.85 10.35 11.10 11.10 11.85
Residential Tier Two 12.85 13.60 13.55 14.30 12.85 13.60 13.55 14.30
Affordable Rental Housing 5.40 6.15 5.65 6.40 5.40 6.15 5.65 6.40
Apartment 10.95 11.70 11.70 12.45 10.95 11.70 11.70 12.45
Hotel and Resort 10.80 11.55 11.55 12.30 10.80 11.55 11.55 12.30
Commercial 9.95 10.70 10.65 11.40 9.95 10.70 10.65 11.40
Industrial 9.95 10.70 10.65 11.40 9.95 10.70 10.65 11.40
Agricultural or Native Forests 8.60 9.35 9.05 9.80 8.60 9.35 9.05 9.80
Conservation 10.80 11.55 11.55 12.30 10.80 11.55 11.55 12.30
Homeowner 5.40 6.15 5.65 6.40 5.40 6.15 5.65 6.40
Hawai’i County Is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
(Hawai’i Tribune Herald: May 27, 2022)
(West Hawai’i Today: May 27, 2022)