County mulls extra property tax on the rich: Revenues sought as COVID-19 cripples budget

  • A luxury home on the beach at Kukio. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A luxury home on the beach at Kukio. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A luxury home on the beach at Kukio. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A luxury home on the beach at Kukio. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Hawaii County may take a page from Honolulu’s playbook and tack an extra property tax on multi-million dollar residences.