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Council chairs seek return of $72M hotel tax revenue

MEDIA RELEASE Council chairmen from all four Hawaii counties jointly announced their support for legislation that would repeal the cap on distribution of hotel room tax revenue to the county governments. Council Chairs Gladys Baisa of Maui County, Jay Furfaro of Kauai County, Ernie Martin of the City and County of Honolulu and J Yoshimoto […]

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East Hawaii budget ‘talk story’ (May 22)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff County council members J Yoshimoto and Zendo Kern are hosting a community meeting on the proposed 2013-2014 budget. The meeting, with Mayor Billy Kenoi and cabinet members, is 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the Hawaii County Building in Hilo. The informational ‘talk story’ agenda includes an overview of the budget and […]

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Sweeping votes push power positions back to Hilo; Naeole voted council's new vice chair

Council shuffle shifts leadership to Hilo

Sweeping votes push power positions back to Hilo; Naeole voted council’s new vice chair

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Mayor Kenoi takes over county reins

HILO — Mayor Billy Kenoi used his inaugural speech to promise a hiring freeze for county government, an efficient and reliable bus transit system and a new system to track requests and applications.

A crowd of hundreds gathered Monday in Afook-Chinen Civic Stadium to watch as Kenoi, the nine-member county council and prosecuting attorney were sworn in.

Mayor Kenoi takes over county reins

Mayor Kenoi takes over county reins HILO — Mayor Billy Kenoi used his inaugural speech to promise a hiring freeze for county government, an efficient and reliable bus transit system and a new system to track requests and applications. A crowd of hundreds gathered Monday in Afook-Chinen Civic Stadium to watch as Kenoi, the nine-member […]

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