Better late than never? 23 years later, property owners seek sewer fee refund

  • The outbuilding at 75-5946 Alii Drive is shown, with the main house with historic wall to the right. (PC: Hawaii County)

After paying their two sewer bills for more than two decades, owners of two contiguous lots on Alii Drive are arguing they should have had to pay only one sewer bill because the structure on one of the lots is an outbuilding, not an unoccupied unit as defined by the county.