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Notice #: 0001447140-01
Public Hearings


TIME: 10 A.M.

Upon receipt of the Executive Program, annual budget, and proposed ordinances from the Mayor, this Notice in accordance of RCH Section 9-104 serves to notify the public of the Council’s intention to hold public hearings on the proposed Executive Program and annual budget and on the proposed annual Legislative Budget.

1. Bill 11 – Relating to the Legislative Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.


City Council $ 9,740,496
Office of Council Services 3,266,968
City Clerk 6,422,619
City Auditor 2,106,101
Provisional 7,374,490

Total Legislative Operating Expenditures $28,910,674

Bill 12 – Relating to the Executive Operating Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.


Budget and Fiscal Services $ 33,500,821
Community Services 159,615,627
Corporation Counsel 15,302,576
Customer Services 30,348,890
Design and Construction 28,005,752
Emergency Management 1,837,828
Emergency Services 73,441,295
Enterprise Services 30,427,364
Environmental Services 375,680,797
Facility Maintenance 136,404,237
Fire 156,002,805
Human Resources 8,376,690
Information Technology 36,969,157
Land Management 10,540,877
Mayor 996,195
Managing Director 8,794,155
Neighborhood Commission 1,229,198
Royal Hawaiian Band 3,312,617
Medical Examiner 4,904,659
Parks and Recreation 117,869,688
Planning and Permitting 37,976,068
Police 371,008,881
Prosecuting Attorney 29,687,335
Transportation Services 437,958,971

Total Executive Agencies $2,110,192,483

Debt Service $677,580,000
Retirement System Contributions 356,886,000
FICA and Pension Costs 49,128,000
Health Benefits Contributions 82,459,000
Other Post-Employment Benefits 112,820,000
Provision for Vacant Positions –
Miscellaneous 243,361,000

Total Miscellaneous and Debt Service $1,522,234,000

Total Executive Operational Expenditures $3,632,426,483


Real Property Tax $ 1,714,171,440
Fuel Tax 42,696,000
Motor Vehicle Weight Tax 184,824,810
Public Utility Franchise Tax 61,800,000
Federal Grants 147,176,805
State Grants 23,429,499
Transient Accommodations Tax 93,865,000
Public Service Company Tax 48,065,000
Licenses and Permits 64,645,473
Charges for Services 78,299,180
Sewer Charges 246,371,200
Transportation Revenues 46,951,400
Solid Waste Revenues 129,175,900
Other Revenues 181,451,491
Carry-Over 892,084,106

Total Operating Resources $3,955,007,304

Bill 13 – Relating to the Executive Capital Budget and Program for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.


General Obligation Bonds $284,948,600
General Fund
Other Revenues 2,450,000
Highway Fund
Other Revenues –
Solid Waste Special Fund
Solid Waste Revenues –
Transportation Fund
Transportation Revenues –
Special Events Fund
Other Revenues –
Golf Fund
Other Revenues –
Honolulu Zoo Fund
Other Revenues –
Bikeway Fund
Other Revenues 1,354,000
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Fund
Charges for Services 1,660,000
Parks and Playgrounds Fund
Other Revenues 716,350
Sewer Fund
Sewer Charges 211,738,800
Sewer Revenue Bond Improvement Fund
Revenue Bonds 207,559,000
Other Revenues – Investments –
Federal Grants Fund
Federal Grants 149,955,749
Community Development Fund
Federal Grants 6,021,719
State Funds
State Grants –
Developer –
Other Revenues –
Housing Development Special Fund
Other Revenues –
Utilities’ Share
Other Revenues –
Clean Water and Natural Lands Fund
Real Property Tax 8,642,280
Other Revenues 350,000
Carry-Over 17,436,720
Affordable Housing Fund
Real Property Tax 8,642,280
Other Revenues 207,000
Carry-Over 13,998,720
Ewa Highway Impact Fee
Other Revenues –
Capital Project Fund
Other Revenues 3,360,000
HCD Rehabilitation Loan Fund
Federal Grants –
Waipio Peninsula Soccer Park Fund
Other Revenues –
General Trust Fund
Other Revenues –

Total Executive Capital Resources $919,041,218


General Government $87,716,600
Public Safety 62,301,000
Highways and Streets 162,166,000
Sanitation 445,329,800
Human Services 27,703,749
Culture-Recreation 68,803,069
Utilities or Other Enterprises 65,021,000

Total Executive Capital Expenditures $919,041,218

Bill 14 – Authorizing the issuance and sale of General Obligation Bonds and Bond Anticipation Notes of the City and County of Honolulu in a maximum principal amount equal to the aggregate of the amounts appropriated in the Capital Budget Ordinance of said City and County for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2025, and specified in said Ordinance to be financed from the proceeds of the sale of such bonds and to be expended from the General Improvement Bond Fund, the Highway Improvement Bond Fund, Solid Waste Improvement Bond Fund, or the Housing Development Special Fund.

5. Real Property Tax Rates

Bill 15 – Determining the real property tax rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.

Tax Rate Per $1,000
Net Taxable Real Property

Class (A) Residential $3.50
Class (B) Hotel and Resort $13.90
Class (C) Commercial $12.40
Class (D) Industrial $12.40
Class (E) Agricultural $5.70
Class (F) Preservation $5.70
Class (G) Public Service $0.00
Class (H) Vacant Agricultural $8.50
Class (I) Residential A
Tier 1 $4.00
Tier 2 $11.40
Class (J) Bed and breakfast home $6.50
Class (K) Transient Vacation
Tier 1 $9.00
Tier 2 $11.50


Resolution 24-61 – Determining the real property tax rates for the City and County of Honolulu for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.

Tax Rate Per $1,000
Net Taxable Real Property Value

Class (A) Residential $3.50
Class (B) Hotel and resort $13.90
Class (C) Commercial $12.40
Class (D) Industrial $12.40
Class (E) Agricultural $5.70
Class (F) Preservation $5.70
Class (G) Public service $0.00
Class (H) Vacant agricultural $8.50
Class (I) Residential A
Tier 1: $4.00
Tier 2: $11.40
Class (J) Bed and breakfast home $6.50
Class (K) Transient vacation
Tier 1: $9.00
Tier 2: $11.50

The foregoing schedule of rates is for consideration at the public hearing. The final tax rates may be higher or lower than the rates reflected above.

Advance notice is given that the Council may pass the Bill on third reading or may adopt the Resolution fixing the real property rates for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025 at a meeting to be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 in the Council Chamber, Honolulu Hale.

The above items have been published in anticipation of the action to be taken by the City Council Budget Committee; and therefore, the City Council may or may not take action on each of the items or any amendments proposed thereto.

Remote and in-person oral testimony will be permitted on all items on the agenda when each agenda item is taken up. Each speaker may not have anyone else read their statement and is limited to:

A three-minute presentation on Public Hearing and New Business items; and
A one minute presentation on all other items.

Remote testimony:

1. For direct access to submit oral testimony call: +1-253-215-8782, enter
84737845401 and Passcode 544934.

2. To testify by videoconference visit: Videoconference access information will be provided upon registration. Testifiers are encouraged to register/submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Although remote oral testimony is being permitted, this is a regular meeting and not a remote meeting by interactive conference technology under HRS Section 92-3.7. Therefore, the meeting will continue notwithstanding loss of audiovisual communication with remote testifiers or loss of the public broadcast of the meeting.

Persons wishing to testify in-person in the Council Chamber are requested to register by 10 a.m. by filling out the registration form in person outside the Council Chamber. Persons who have not registered will be given an opportunity to speak following the oral testimonies of the registered speakers.

Written testimony may be uploaded at, or mailed to Office of the City Clerk, Attention: Information Section, 530 South King Street, Room 100, Honolulu, HI 96813. If submitted, written testimonies, including the testifier’s address, e-mail address, and phone number, will be available to the public at

Should you have any questions, please call (808) 768-3814 or send an email to

Meeting materials (“board packet” under HRS Section 92-7.5) are accessible at by clicking on the appropriate Council meeting.

The meeting will be viewable: (1) by internet live streaming through; (2) by televised live broadcast on ‘Olelo TV Channel 54; and (3) on the monitor situated outside the Council Chamber. Viewers who experience a loss of viewing signal should try switching to another viewing option.

After the meeting, the meeting will be viewable on demand at Copies of older meeting videos may be requested by calling the City Clerk’s Office at (808) 768-5822, charges may apply.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability or an interpreter for a language other than English, contact the Office of the City Clerk Information Section at (808) 768-5822 between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or send an email to as soon as possible or at least three (3) business days before the scheduled meeting. Requests made as early as possible have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled.

(SA1447140 3/8/24)