real property taxes

Cory Lum / Civil Beat

Honolulu's mayor signed a bill creating a new tax classification for owners of Oahu properties where bed-and-breakfast establishments are operated.

Casey Harlow/HPR

The city plans to send out real property assessment notices for the 2020-2021 tax year by Dec. 15.

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The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday approved increases in property taxes for hotels/resorts and residential condos and houses over $1 million not used as primary residences -- all to help cover a $12.8 billion operating budget for the next fiscal year.

Casey Harlow / HPR

Members of the Hawai‘i Lodging and Tourism Association, opposing Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposal to raise real property taxes for hotels and resorts, say they're being made to bear the burden of the $9 billion rail system.

How Honolulu Property Tax Decisions Could Affect Owners

May 14, 2019
Cory Lum / Civil Beat

The Honolulu City Council on Tuesday overrode Mayor Kirk Caldwell's veto of a bill that increases the standard home exemption on property taxes while advancing his proposal to hike the tax rate on hotels and resorts.