PLEASE VOTE YES FOR 1% LAND FUND CHARTER AMENDMENT NOV. 2

by Debbie Hecht The Charter Commission meets every ten years to amend our County charter, which is the highest law of Hawai`i County.  The Commission has passed a not less than 1% Land Fund amendment.  This will appear on the ballot on November 2nd.  As a charter amendment, it can be changed only by a … Read morePLEASE VOTE YES FOR 1% LAND FUND CHARTER AMENDMENT NOV. 2

THE OPEN SPACE BOND & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT for COUNTY PARKS

by Debbie Hecht Hawai`i Island’s treasured lands need to be saved now!  The $4 million generated from 2% of Hawai`i County property taxes could be used as the principal and interest payment on $50 million of bonds.  This is not a new idea!  Over 200 communities across the United States have passed Open Space Bonds … Read moreTHE OPEN SPACE BOND & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT for COUNTY PARKS