Kawakami signs Bill No. 2875, Draft 2, overhauls ag dedication

  • Contributed by the County of Kaua‘i

    Mayor Derek Kawakami, seated right, beams after signing into law an overhaul of the agriculture dedication system in the county. Seated at left is county Finance Department Director Reiko Matsuyama, and standing from left are Councilmember Luke Evslin, county Agriculture Land Use and Valuation Specialist Terry Phillips, Council Vice Chair Mason Chock, Council Chair Arryl Kaneshiro, Councilmember Billy DeCosta and Real Property Tax Manager Mike Hubbard, in the mayor’s office Monday.

LIHU‘E — Mayor Derek Kawakami signed a bill this week that will change the way the county taxes agricultural land.