Council to talk taxes: Breaks for drivers, homeowners and businesses on agenda this week

  • Kanealii-Kleinfelder

  • LEE LOY

  • Homes line Iwikuamoo Street in Waikoloa Village on Monday. The Hawaii County Council will consider Resolution 291, postponed from a January meeting, authorizing the finance director to issue a $250 credit to be applied to the August real property tax bill of property in the homeowner’s class today. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Motorists fuel up Monday afternoon at the Texaco gas station in Waikoloa Village. The Hawaii County Council will consider today Resolution 363 to reduce the County of Hawaii fuel tax for diesel on-highway and gasoline on highway fuels from 23 cents per gallon to 13 cents per gallon. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Homes line Iwikuamoo Street in Waikoloa Village on Monday. The Hawaii County Council will consider Resolution 291, postponed from a January meeting, authorizing the finance director to issue a $250 credit to be applied to the August real property tax bill of property in the homeowner’s class today. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • A man walks toward First Hawaiian Bank in the Waikoloa Highlands Shopping Center. The Hawaii County Council will also consider Bill 156 capping the value of property classified as apartment, hotel and resort, commercial, industrial, agricultural or native forests, or conservation at 15% of the previous year’s assessed value for that property. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

It’s going to be a taxing week for the Hawaii County Council.