Many proposed bills are already beginning to fade as The Hawai`i Association of REALTORSĀ® Government Affairs Committee continues reviewing the thousands of bills introduced by our legislators for the 2018 Legislative Session.
Testimonies are being submitted as the GAC takes a pro-active stance to protect private property rights. 
HOT TOPICS INCLUDE
Rental Application Screening Fees
Residential Landlord-Tenant Code; Application Screening Fee
Late Occupancy Exemption
Landlord Tenant Code; Holdover Seller; Exemption
Handyman Exemption
Contractors; Exemptions
Short Term Vacation Rentals
Transient Accommodations; Local Contact
Taxation; GET; TAT
Transient Accommodations; Short-Term Vacation Rentals; Service Bookers
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Net Neutrality
Last week Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed an executive order, directing all state government agencies to contract for internet-related services only with providers who contractually agree to abide by net neutrality principals.
"An open internet is critically important to our people and our economy, connecting us to the rest of the world, increasing our commerce, fostering innovation, and adding to our economic growth," Ige said in a statement. "I have worked with my cabinet members, members of the House and other stakeholders to protect the integrity of this critical resource."
"For those who want to live in Hawai'i, probably no issue is more challenging than finding a decent, affordable place to live. And probably no issue challenges us as a society more than the daily sight of those who are now living on our streets and in our parks."
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2018 is an Important Election Year
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*Follow the link above to see how the new Federal Tax laws affect Hawai`i Residents and click below to see what the New York Times has to say.
"Home Owners have had it too good!"

     The Board of Realtors met with individual council           members in January to discuss 2018 priorities.

                   Kaua`i County Council 2016-2018


KAUA'I COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Council Chambers
Historic County Building
4396 Rice Street, Suite 201
Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766


 Bill2666, Draft 1 General Plan Update Passed  last week with 6-1 votes.

Send Testimony to: counciltestimony@kauai.gov



KAUA`I BOARD of REALTORS 
4359 Kukui Grove St. Suite 103 Lihue, HI 96766 
 Phone: (808) 245-4049 
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