‘Barrel tax’ to fund agriculture, sustainability initiatives
By Paul Curtis - The Garden Island | Friday, May 15, 2009, 12 a.m.
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LIHU‘E — A proposed tax of $1.05 on each barrel of oil sold in Hawai‘i, which would inevitably be passed on to drivers at the pump, would go to fund energy and food self-sufficiency in the state. The proposal, House