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Notice #: 0001454268-01
Public Hearings


DATE: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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, 2024, to June 30, 2025.

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 Council Chambers, West Hawai’i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building A, Kailua-Kona. Members of the public may also attend from this location.

Public attendance via Courtesy Site is available at the following locations: Old Kohala Courthouse, 54-3900 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapa’au; Pahoa Council Office, 15-2879 Pahoa Village Road; and Lily Yoshimatsu Senior Center, 67-1199 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea.

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 by12:00 noon, Monday, May 13, 2024.

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 13, 2024, 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 (808) 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 (808) 961-8255 as soon as possible, preferably by May 10, 2024. 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, 2024, to June 30, 2025(the Mayor’s proposed budgeted tax rates for fiscal year July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025, are shown in bold):

Property Classes Building Land

Per $1,000 Net Valuation Per $1,000 Net Valuation

Current Proposed Current Proposed

Residential Tier One 11.10 11.10 11.10 11.10

Residential Tier Two 13.60 13.60 13.60 13.60

Affordable Rental Housing 6.15 5.95 6.15 5.95

Apartment 11.70 11.70 11.70 11.70

Hotel and Resort 11.55 11.55 11.55 11.55

Commercial 10.70 10.70 10.70 10.70

Industrial 10.70 10.70 10.70 10.70

Agricultural or Native Forests 9.35 9.35 9.35 9.35

Conservation 11.55 11.55 11.55 11.55

Homeowner 6.15 5.95 6.15 5.95



Hawai’i County Is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

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