Belz takes over reins at KGEFCU

Monica Belz is the new CEO at Kauai Government Employees Federal Credit Union, following the retirement of Corinne King, who led the Lihue credit union for 10 years.

TrumpTax, Part 2

One of the new, key components of Trump Tax is a provision important to the vast majority of small businesses. Practitioners may know it as the Section 199A deduction. Under Trump Tax, corporations that used to see a maximum tax rate of 35 percent got that rate slashed to 21 percent.

AI wins Agathon

Technology from Kauai took top honors at Hawaii’s first agriculture hackathon, a week-long event in Honolulu that started Jan. 13.

HTA: Travel demand for Hawaii unaffected by false alert

The president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority said travel demand for the Hawaiian Islands was unaffected after a false alert of an inbound missile to Hawaii was mistakenly issued Saturday by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

Taxpayers, be sure to pay attention

As we nervously await the opening of the 2018 Legislature, we wonder how our state will approach tax conformity now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, or “Trump Tax,” is now law.

Hawaii visitor units top 80,000

The Hawaii Tourism Authority on Wednesday released the 2017 Visitor Plant Inventory, which showed that visitor accommodation units statewide increased to 80,336 units, up 1.6 percent, year-over-year.

Shigemoto leads KHDC

Tom Shigemoto has been elected president of the new Executive Board of Directors for the Kauai Housing Development Corp. during its annual meeting, Dec. 20.