KBR is seen as the leading advocate for private property rights and real property ownership.

          February 6, 2017

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BILLS, BILLS, and MORE BILLS are adding up to nearly 3,000 new proposals by Hawai`i State Legislature.
HAR GAC is tracking many of these that deal with Real Estate Issues.

Hot topics include:
  • TVR's
  • Conveyance and GE Taxes
  • National Flood Insurance Program compliance
  •  Invasive Species
  • Affordable Housing
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Appraisal Management Companies

Follow this link to the Hawai`i State Legislature 




YOUR input is valuable so in case you missed it last week.... Please take the Rice Street Survey now......

The new Rice Street Brand was
revealed January 26 to the business owners and stakeholders on Rice Street. The brand has been launched by the Planning Department with the recently awarded Federal Transportation"Tiger" and NAR "Smartgrowth" Grants.

The Planning Department received several hundred comments over the course of the public review period, which informed the development of the Departmental Draft.

 Written testimony can be submitted to the Planning Commission at plankauai@kauai.gov
Kaua'i County Co uncil Meeting
 Wednesday February 8, 2017
Kaua'i County Council 2016-2018

                                  Mel RAPOZO Chair                                   Ross K.KAGAWA  Vice Chair
    Arthur BRUN  

**Click on individual Councilmember for additional information.**

Up for second reading Bill 2644 Draft 1
relating to zoning amendment in Hanama`ulu.

                    Submit Council Testimony Here

Planning Department

The Planning Department is currently working to revise      a Proposed Bill to allow Additional Rental Units island        wide as a means to provide more rental housing for            Kaua'i residents. The revised proposal is scheduled to be    heard by council on April 5, 2017.

                   ADU  RECERTIFICATION
on Other Than Residentially Zoned Lots

                 KBR will be sending out written notification to property owners.

                        Deadline for Recertification extended to June 30, 2017
                                     or call 241-4050 for more information.

Text Realtor to 30644 to receive a Call to Action from NAR on Issues that impact you and your clients.

 Questions or Comments Contact: 
Chad Deal (RB) Government Affairs Director

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