To address mounting retirement obligations, Hawai‘i’s public employers have agreed to make actuarially determined payments over 30 years to pay down unfunded liabilities and grow the pension and health fund trusts that help fund future public contributions. These payments, which are largely supported by state and county taxes and fees, will be a sizeable burden in a small state like Hawai‘i.
Honolulu, HI, August 1, 2018 Hawaii has a new resource to help make better budget and tax policy decisions, coming online at a critical time in light of recent and upcoming events in Washington. According to recent federal government reports, 2018 federal tax reforms have resulted in a 33% drop in receipts from corporate
Honolulu, HI, MARCH 8, 2018 The Hawaii Appleseed Center on Law and Economic Justice is proud to announce the launch of the Hawaii Budget and Policy Center (HBPC) and the selection of Beth Giesting to serve as its Director. is a local non-profit working to build a Hawaii where everyone has genuine opportunity to