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Hawaii State Revenue

Hawaii Could Be $1 Billion in Hole by 2019, GOP Senator Warns PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Could Be $1 Billion in Hole by 2019, GOP Senator Warns

State Senate's only Republican warns that lawmakers and the next governor will need to address a "budget freefall."
Hawaii Takes a $100 Million-Plus Hit as Council Downgrades Revenue Forecast Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Takes a $100 Million-Plus Hit as Council Downgrades Revenue Forecast

Panel foresees much lower growth than originally expected, meaning state government will have to get by on less.
Is Hawaii Really Doing So Well? Fact-Checking the Governor’s Speech

Is Hawaii Really Doing So Well? Fact-Checking the Governor’s Speech

Gov. Neil Abercrombie painted the state in a rosy light during the State of the State, boosting his re-election campaign.
Caldwell to Hawaii Legislature: Where’s My Money? I Want it Now

Caldwell to Hawaii Legislature: Where’s My Money? I Want it Now

Honolulu mayor lays out his 2013 legislative proposals, which include protecting rail funding and getting more tourism dollars.
Yellow Light: Caution When You File Your State Taxes Fotalia

Yellow Light: Caution When You File Your State Taxes

A funny thing happened on the way to doing state income taxes this year that could get some taxpayers in trouble.

State Bank Concept Takes Hold in Hawaii

There are ways we could be doing more to protect and build our assets.
Hawaii Finalizing $50M in ‘Restructuring’ Cuts

Hawaii Finalizing $50M in ‘Restructuring’ Cuts

State working toward Aug. 9 target to implement budget cuts.
Hawaii Spending Growing at Nearly Four Times National Average

Hawaii Spending Growing at Nearly Four Times National Average

Only four states projected larger percentage budget growths for 2012.

Hawaii Gov Reveals Plan for $50 Million in Cuts

UPDATED Abercrombie outlines process to reach savings called for by Legislature.
Attorneys, CPAs and Bank Execs Named to Hawaii Tax Review Commission

Attorneys, CPAs and Bank Execs Named to Hawaii Tax Review Commission

All seven members named to commission, group could start work in July.

Hawaii Tax Collections Could Best Forecast

Last year's delayed tax refunds still dragging down collections.

Restoring Furloughs To Cost State of Hawaii More Than $160 Million

Impact would be $251 million without anticipated contract concessions.
Hawaii State Revenue