A bill that allocates transient accommodations tax revenues to Kauai, Hawaii and Maui counties from July 1 through Dec. 31, 2030 passed through the House of Representatives Tuesday with 44 outof 51 votes in favor of the bill.
Hanamaulu resident Clint Yago Sr. has filed papers to run for mayor of Kauai. For the past 38 years, Yago said he has worked in construction. He graduated with a certificate in carpentry from KauaiCommunity College.
The state House Finance Committee passed a bill Wednesday that includes an amendment that would prohibit the use of chlorpyrifos beginning Jan. 1, 2019, but provides an exemption for farmers for a three-year period if they provide public disclosure.