No property tax relief: Council approves $785.3M spending plan

  • Sue Lee Loy

  • Tim Richards

  • INABA

  • Homes line Iwikuamoo Street in Waikoloa Village in April. There will be no tax breaks for Hawaii County property owners this year. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

There will be no tax breaks for Hawaii County property owners this year, after the County Council on Thursday shot down attempts by three council members to divvy up for property owners a budget windfall stemming from a booming economy that sent property values skyrocketing.