This paper describes and evaluates the merits of Kauai County’s use of the property tax to capture rents from tourism and provide property tax relief
Things are looking up for the U.S. and global economies. Japan returned to growth in the second quarter, and it appears likely that the U.S.
This study was commissioned by the Save the Waves Coalition to determine the value of the Mavericks surf area to the local community and beyond.
This paper chronicles the evolution of Hawaii’s high technology tax credits, describes their provisions and the ensuing problems in attempting to ascertain whether or not
Dr. Denise Konan, to speak at Hawaii Economic Association luncheon September 24, 2009. The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation that would put a
The U.S. recession is easing, but prospects for a quick Hawai’i construction recovery remain poor. We expect U.S. output to grow by more than 2%
Two recent developments have caused us to mark down a bit our already weak outlook for the Hawai’i economy. The H1N1 flu epidemic has worsened