Even though most think athletics enhances the university’s image, they don’t want to pay higher fees.
The Honolulu mayor wants the City Council to consider a new vacancy tax and an increase in the property tax for certain high-end parcels.
The development company was one of the opponents of a tax on real estate investment trusts, which nevertheless was approved and is now on the governor’s desk.
UPDATED: But some employees felt coerced to support Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda’s confirmation, the Ethics Commission writes in a guidance letter to Jodie Maesaka-Hirata.
There’s no strike yet, but hotel workers authorized one should contract negotiations fall through.
The tuition cuts are part of a new tuition schedule that will also freeze other rates through 2023.
The measure also includes $2 million to temporarily house 248 additional Hawaii inmates at a private prison in Arizona.
UPDATED: Proposed new tuition rates being considered by the Board of Regents seek to reverse declines in graduate student enrollment.