The ongoing furor in Honolulu over the extent to which the rail project is adequately funded, or lack thereof, and the possibility of new state-mandated property taxes to fund education, lead us to look at how we can or should make property tax classifications.
The 28th annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference is Sept. 20 to 23 at Leeward Community College in Pearl City on Oahu, and continues with five gatherings on the Neighbor Islands.
The Shops at Kukuiula hosts three special events during Koloa Plantation Days later this month.
A little over 20 years ago, on May 6, 1998, then-Maui Mayor Linda Lingle was speaking to a group of business leaders from the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii. Before the meeting, she was told that she could speak on anything she wanted to, but was specifically told not to criticize any specific person in government.