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Hawaii State Revenue

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

Impact would be $251 million without anticipated contract concessions.

Hawaii Tax Director Finds Unusual, Inconsistent Revenue Reports

Department calls for independent audit of its reports.
Abercrombie: Special Session Unlikely, Revenues Forecast Unchanged

Abercrombie: Special Session Unlikely, Revenues Forecast Unchanged

UPDATED 5 p.m. Council on Revenues keeps negative 1.6 percent revenue forecast.

Analysis: Budgets Swell for All but Two Hawaii Depts.

Updated 5/18/11 4:15 p.m. Eliminating furloughs contributes to budget growth.

How Much Hawaii Legislature’s Tax Hikes Will Cost You

Hawaii taxpayers on the hook for about $600 million in new tax revenue.

Hawaii to Drain Hurricane Fund to Cover Shortfall

Gov. Abercrombie wants $75 million to help weather this year's financial storm.

Hawaii GET Exemptions on the Chopping Block

Ending 22 exemptions would raise $434 million over next two years.

GET Hike, Exemptions Would Raise Extra $1.3 Billion For Hawaii

Senate committee pushes final decision on possible tax increase to Thursday.
Hawaii House GOP Proposes Budget Fixes

Hawaii House GOP Proposes Budget Fixes

Republicans want to continue furloughs and renege on gov's promise to pay more for public worker health costs.
Hawaii’s Budget Options: Raid Special Funds or Freeze Spending

Hawaii’s Budget Options: Raid Special Funds or Freeze Spending

Senate money chairman says state has to tap special funds or "completely shut down spending" to close deficit by June.

Hawaii’s New Budget Deficit: $1.3 Billion

State's budget director takes "prudent" approach to budget, predicting negative 2 percent revenue growth.
Japan Disaster Will Cost Hawaii Tourism $200M

Japan Disaster Will Cost Hawaii Tourism $200M

Hawaii plans $3 million marketing blitz to lure back tourists.
Hawaii State Revenue