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Community Meetings Regarding Proposed Increase in General Excise Tax

February 12, 2018, 9:30 AM HST
* Updated February 12, 9:35 AM
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The Hawai‘i County Mayor’s office is encouraging the  public to attend community meetings scheduled islandwide regarding a proposed .05% General Excise Tax (GET) surcharge.

Go online and click on the link to General Excise Tax Surcharge for a detailed explanation.

Mayor Kim’s schedule of the islandwide meetings is as follows:

DATE DAY TIME PLACE COUNCIL MEMBER NOTES
February 12, 2018 Monday 6:30 p.m. Yano Hall (Kona) Maile David confirmed
February 13, 2018 Tuesday 6 p.m. WHCC (Kona) Karen Eoff

Dru Kanuha

confirmed
February 13, 2018 Tuesday 6 p.m. Aupuni Center Conf. Room,

Hilo

Sue LeeLoy,

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Aaron Chung

confirmed
February 15, 2018 Thursday 6 p.m. Naalehu Community Center (Nā‘ālehu/Ka‘u) Maile David confirmed
February 16, 2018 Friday 6 p.m. Volcano Cooper Center (Volcano) Maile David confirmed
February 17, 2018 Saturday 11 a.m. Kohala Intergenerational Center (behind Hisaoka Gym) Tim Richards confirmed
February 18, 2018 Sunday 2 p.m. Kula‘imano Community Center (Pepe‘ekeo) Val Poindexter confirmed
February 19, 2018 Monday 6 p.m. Pāhoa Community Center (Puna) Eileen O’Hara

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Jen Ruggles

confirmed
February 19, 2018 Monday 11 a.m. Waikoloa Middle School Cafeteria Tim Richards confirmed
March 4, 2018 Sunday 1 p.m. NHERC (Honoka‘a) Val Poindexter confirmed
March 12, 2018 Monday 6 p.m. Waimea Elementary School Cafeteria, Kamuela Tim Richards confirmed

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