KAILUA-KONA North Konas Four Seasons Resort Hualalai was recently named best hotel in the USA by U.S. News &World Report.
This week, we are continuing our coverage of creative tax-related bills at our Legislature. The Hawaii State Tax Watch Doggie is taking a nap at the moment so I’ll continue without him.
Che Pilago has been tattooing since he was a teenager. Around age 15, he started sneaking his dads tattoo equipment to work on friends when his parents were out camping for the weekend (dont tell them). Che grew up watching his dad, Angel Pilago, and close relatives tattoo. His dads side of the family comes from a long line of tattoo artists who specialize in traditional Polynesian-style tattoo, or tatau.
This year, our Legislature once again is poised to consider revenue raising – namely, taxes in new and creative ways. For a different perspective on the issue, we’re asking the Hawaii State Tax Watch Doggie, who has been going through the hundreds of introduced bills.
This column has spent some time profiling the who and what of small businesses in West Hawaii, so it might be time now to turn our attention to the how.