Gas tax cut measure proceeds to public hearing despite negative vote

  • Traffic backs up at the intersection of Kuakini Hwy. and Henry St. Tuesday afternoon. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Traffic backs up at the intersection of Kuakini Highway and Henry Street on Tuesday afternoon in Kailua-Kona. The County Council is likely to stomp on the brakes on a resolution cutting the county gas tax 10 cents a gallon to help alleviate drivers’ pain at the pump. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

The County Council is likely to stomp on the brakes on a resolution cutting the county gas tax 10 cents a gallon to help alleviate drivers’ pain at the pump.